RUPEE: The Indian rupee was at 74.70/74.71 to a dollar versus 74.83/74.84 in the previous session as upbeat global risk appetite sent the dollar index to its lowest level in nearly two years.
STOCKS: The benchmark BSE Sensex and the broader NSE Index fell 0.80% and 0.76%, respectively, on profit booking even as Asian shares were trading mixed. HDFC Bank led the losses after Managing Director Aditya Puri sold his stake in the lender last week. ICICI Bank also contributed to losses.
GOVERNMENT BONDS: The benchmark 5.79% bond maturing in 2030 was at 99.80 rupees, yielding 5.82%, against 99.79 rupees, yielding 5.82%, at the previous close, as traders awaited fresh triggers and the monetary policy decision next week.
INTEREST RATE SWAPS: The one-year swap rate was at 3.68% against 3.72% at previous close, while the benchmark five-year swap rate was at 4.20% against 4.23% at previous close.
04 Dec 2020 04:48 PM
India's benchmark stock index retreated to close above 45,000 points for the first time ever as the RBI upgraded its GDP target for the current fiscal year and kept interest rates steady amid high inflation.
04 Dec 2020 03:57 PM
Indian rupee stayed higher tracking uptick in regional peers
04 Dec 2020 11:51 AM
Indian equities touched record highs after the RBI kept interest rates steady due to high inflation, and retained its accommodative monetary policy stance
04 Dec 2020 11:35 AM
Yuan rose to a fresh 2 1/2-year high against a weakening dollar, despite fresh signs of tension between the US and Chinese economy.
04 Dec 2020 11:01 AM
Gold prices strengthened and are on track for their first weekly gain in a month, as growing optimism over a U.S. fiscal stimulus deal pressured the dollar and boosted Gold appeal as an inflation hedge.
04 Dec 2020 10:44 AM
Indian rupee was trading at 73.73/73.74 compared to 73.90/ 73.91 in the previous session, as the Dollar Index continued to decline in anticipation of the U.S. monthly non-farm payrolls report.