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'Implement GST in select sectors to test it first'

June 08, 2017

CHENNAI: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) system should first be implemented in select industries and service sectors to test it before rolling it out on a full scale across the nation, a top tax lawyer said on Thursday. "It is not known whether the software has been tested. In order to avoid chaos, the GST regime should be implemented in phases. ...

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Indian equities open on flat-to-positive note

June 08, 2017

MUMBAI: The Indian equity markets opened on a flat-to-positive note during the early morning session on Thursday, with healthy buying in metal, automobile and capital goods stocks. According to market observers, investors were cautious on global concerns such as the European Central Bank's policy review (due later during the day) and the strengthe...

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Markets open on a higher note on Wednesday

June 07, 2017

MUMBAI: The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a higher note during the morning session of the trade. The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 31,252.71 points, touched a high of 31,289.98 points and a low of 31,229.25 points. On Tuesday the Sensex closed at 31,190.56 points. The Sensex is trading at 31,256.94 points up by 66...

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Key Indian equity indices trade higher during early session

June 02, 2017

MUMBAI: Key Indian equity market indices opened in the green on Friday following global cues. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 146.20 points or 0.47 per cent higher during the early session. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 51.30 points or 0.53 per cent higher at 9,667.40 points. The...

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Sensex crosses 30k points, Nifty at new closing high

April 26, 2017

MUMBAI: Positive global cues and optimism over the upcoming quarterly earning results pushed the Indian equity markets to their new closing highs during Wednesday's trade. The NSE Nifty touched its new record high level of 9,367 points. The BSE Sensex also made new record high of over 30,160-points mark during the intra-day trade. The wider 51-sc...

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