Sensex declines by 62 points, Nifty trades below 8800
In the Asian region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.21 per cent, while Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.38 per cent in early trade today. The banking sub-index of NSE, Nifty Bank ended 0.31 per cent higher led by gains in Bank of Baroda, which closed 2.09 per cent higher ahead of its earnings announcement for the December quarter.
The Sensex has so far touched a high of 28,456.18 points and a low of 28,319.47 points during the intra-day trade.
With regard to global cues, firm trend in other Asian bourses, tracking overnight gains in the USA markets after President Donald Trump promised to release a much-anticipated plan for tax cuts soon, boosted the trading momentum here.
Market breadth was positive with 1,010 advances against 483 declines.
Sector-wise, the S&P BSE IT index augmented by 203.47 points, followed by the Teck (technology, media and entertainment) index, which surged by 88.92 points, and the capital goods index, which rose by 64.54 points.
Navy: Special forces flew Trump flag in convoy
Maxwell said the unit's commanding officer would decide what punishment is warranted if anybody is found guilty of wrongdoing. Special Operations Command, which is responsible for overseeing and conducting special operations and secret missions.
BSE Sensex and Nifty ended on a flat note.
Meanwhile, Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 201.13 crore yesterday, as per the provisional data released by the stock exchanges.
In terms of broader markets, the BSE mid-cap index fell by 0.28 per cent, whereas the small-cap index rose by 0.14 per cent.
On the other hand, ITC (1.03%), Axis Bank (0.79%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (0.70%), Infosys (0.66%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (0.46%), and ICICI Bank (0.36%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Federal Court Will Not Reinstate Trump's Immigration Order
Trump immediately responded with an all-caps tweet: " SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE! ". While it seems the president plans to move the US Supreme Court, here are the reactions his tweet garnered.
Chaotic scenes as blaze in Hong Kong train injures 11
It is believed to be an isolated incident that is not linked to terrorism. "The smoke came from nowhere and spread very quickly". Tsim Sha Tsui station remained closed and the Tsuen Wan line was disrupted while the rest of the metro ran a normal service.
Classic Hot Wheels cars are coming to 'Rocket League'
Specifically, a "Treasure Hunt" flag, and "Shark Bite" Topper will be available as post-match drops after the update. This DLC will launch on February 21, 2017 adding two new cars to the game: the Twin Mill III and Bone Shaker .
Massive Tornado Hits East New Orleans, Leaving Injuries in Its Wake
According to WVUE Fox 8 , severe weather and tornadoes have inflicted damage to several homes and businesses in New Orleans . Almost 7,800 customers were without power in the New Orleans area by early Wednesday, according to Entergy New Orleans Inc.
Russia's Athletics Ban Extends Beyond 2017 World Championships
So far in 2017, 35 Russian athletes have applied to compete as neutral athletes in global competition, the statement added. IAAF President Sebastian Coe said a working group would be set up to agree new rules by the end of the year.
Aguero says Man City future to be decided at end of season
Guardiola has preferred a 4-3-3 formation this term, meaning Aguero and recruit Jesus are vying for the lead striking role. Maybe it's even a good idea to leave Jesus as the starter right now to ride the wave of his form.
Random fan scores date with Eugenie Bouchard
With the Falcons holding a big lead over the Patriots Sunday, Bouchard tweeted that she "knew Atlanta would win". The Patriots went on to win 34-28 in overtime, and credit to Bouchard, she didn't run from her promise.
Afghanistan's Civilian Casualties Hit Record High in 2016
UNAMA's report Monday charted a 10-fold increase in civilian casualties blamed on Islamic State - 899, including 209 deaths. The increase of casualties among children was 24%, with 923 deaths and 2,589 wounded, the report said.
Tiffany CEO Cumenal is out; chairman Kowalski becomes interim CEO
Tiffany , the company dealing with famous iconic luxurious gifts and jewelry worldwide, has been seeing rough times. The board "has been disappointed by recent financial results", said Kowalski in the statement .
Scotland believe rather than hope in 2017 Six Nations
If she can help Ireland to a World Cup win in August then her day job might just get a lot easier. But Ireland are better than them, in terms of results and performances over the previous year .