Bombay Sensex

4 Stories

Stocks Start Week on Rebound

(Newser) - Stocks headed higher at today’s open, following a week of profit-taking that left the Dow and S&P down 3.6% and 5% respectively. The Dow was up 107 points, while the Nasdaq added 1.2% and the S&P 1.4%, including a 3% surge in financials. Lowe's... More »

Indian Stocks Soar 17% on Election Win

Congress victory sends shares soaring; trade suspended

(Newser) - The benchmark Indian stock index soared an unprecedented 17% this morning as investors voiced their resounding approval of the Congress Party's electoral victory. Trading on the Sensex had to be suspended within seconds of opening after a 1,300-point surge; following a two-hour delay, the index jumped again and was... More »

Dow Drops Nearly 300 on Auto Bailout News

(Newser) - Stocks hit the brakes hard this morning, after the Obama administration’s auto task force panned GM and Chrysler’s proposed reconstruction plans. The Dow was down 298 points by late morning, while the S&P and Nasdaq had tumbled 59 and 31 points respectively. GM plummeted 25%, falling below... More »

Wall Street Hunts for Its Next Bubble

Emerging markets upswing could mirror '98 tech boom

(Newser) - With the Fed’s rate cut in place, Wall Street has visions of another bubble—this time in emerging markets. The Dow skyrocketed 2.5% on news of the cut, but even that was dwarfed by 4.2% gains in the Bombay Sensex and 4.3% in Brazil’s Bovespa.... More »

4 Stories