3:33 PM: BSE Sensex was trading over 90 points up to close at 26,051.81, NSE Nifty was up by 0.39% to settle at 8,033.30.
3:23 PM: BSE Sensex was trading over 65 points up at 26,028.89, NSE Nifty was up by 0.29% at 8,025.40.
3:00 PM: BSE Sensex was trading over 100 points up at 26,060.89, NSE Nifty was up by 0.47% at 8,039.60.
2:47 PM: BSE Sensex was trading close to 140 points up at 26,102.19, NSE Nifty was up by 0.55% at 8,046.00.
2:28 PM: BSE Sensex was trading close to 110 points up at 26,069.62, NSE Nifty was up by 0.37% at 8,031.80.
2:12 PM: BSE Sensex has maintained upward trend by trading close to 120 points up at 26,080.37, NSE Nifty was up by 0.47% at 8,040.05
1:46 PM: BSE Sensex has maintained upward trend by trading over 105 points up at 26,069.43, NSE Nifty was up by 0.45% at 8,038.60.
1:29 PM: BSE Sensex has maintained upward trend by trading over 75 points up at 26,036.27, NSE Nifty was up by 0.30% at 8,026.40
1:00 PM: BSE Sensex was trading over 50 points at 26,014.17, NSE Nifty was up by 0.20% at 8,018.25.
12:40 PM: BSE Sensex was trading over 30 points at 25,991.65, NSE Nifty was down by 0.14% at 8,013.85.
12:20 PM: BSE Sensex was trading over 10 points at 25,974.47, NSE Nifty was down by 0.02% at 8,003.80.
12:08 PM: BSE Sensex was trading over 35 points at 25,996.82, NSE Nifty was down by 0.16% at 8,014.95.
11:45 AM: BSE Sensex has recovered to trade at 26,026.06, NSE Nifty was down by 0.25% at 8,022.55.
10:55 AM: BSE Sensex was trading down by over 20 points at 25,937.54, NSE Nifty down by 0.11% at 7,993.60.
10:30 AM: BSE Sensex erased initial gains and was trading down by over 40 points at 25,919.40, NSE Nifty down by 0.22% at 7,984.45.
10:01 AM: The benchmark BSE Sensex slid by over 15 points down at 25,945.38, NSE Nifty was down at 7,991.30.
9:50 AM: The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading at 25,961.65, NSE Nifty too positive at 8,006.25.
9:38 AM: The benchmark BSE Sensex has gained momentum and was trading over 40 points up at 26,004.19, NSE Nifty too positive at 8,012.40.
The benchmark BSE Sensex opened positively as it was trading over 55 points up at 26,018.86, while NSE Nifty was trading 0.54% up at 8,045.15.
Asian stocks bounced to one-week highs on Wednesday as investors tried to share in the exuberance of Wall Street’s record run, while high US bond yields kept the dollar well underpinned. Australia’s main index led the action with a rise of 0.9 percent to a one-month top, helped by strength in bulk commodity prices. China’s blue-chip CSI300 index advanced 0.6 percent to a near 11-month peak. Japan’s Nikkei was closed for a holiday after enjoying a five-session winning streak that took it to the highest finish since January. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan also added 0.6 percent, edging further away from four-month lows hit on Monday.
Emerging market shares have struggled in recent days as surging US bond yields sucked much-needed capital out of Asia. President-elect Donald Trump’s past talk of trade tariffs has also weighed on sentiment in the export-intensive region. Indian shares ended higher on Tuesday, recovering from a six-month low hit in the previous session, as positive global cues following a record-breaking session on Wall Street and an increase in crude prices lifted investor sentiment. The benchmark BSE Sensex snapped six sessions of falls to end 0.76 percent higher at 25,960.78. The broader NSE Nifty gained for the first time in four sessions to close up 0.92 percent at 8,002.30.
Analysts at JPMorgan said Trump’s latest pledge to dump the Trans-Pacific Partnership was already priced into markets. The dollar also kept most of its recent hefty gains on the yen at 111.10, though it has met resistance around 111.35 in the last couple of sessions. Sterling was precariously poised at $1.2421 ahead of a budget update from British Finance Minister Philip Hammond.
Oil prices were steady for the moment as the market hung on every comment from OPEC officials on whether cartel members would agree to an output cut. Brent crude was up 11 cents at $49.23 a barrel, while U.S. crude added 10 cents to $48.13 a barrel. Industrial metals advanced on talk of demand from China and the whole global reflation trade. Copper was near a 16-month high, while iron ore futures <0#DCIO:> surged 8 percent on the back of higher steel prices.