Extending its rising streak for the third straight day, the rupee strengthened by 12 paise to 61.83 against the US dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on increased selling of the US currency by exporters. (Graph:PTI)
In volatile trade, the BSE Sensex rose to day's high of 21,207.89 but frittered away most gains to end at 21,101.03, a rise of 21.31 points, or 0.10 per cent. The gauge had surged 371.10 points on Friday. (Graph:PTI)
Gold price posted its biggest weekly loss in a month after the US Federal Reserve's decision last week to start scaling back its bond-buying stimulus, which was followed by upbeat GDP data. (Graph:PTI)
After rising nearly 130 points, the benchmark BSE Sensex closed with a slender gain of 21.31 points on late selling in bluechips including Infosys Ltd,HDFC Bank and TCSdespite a firm trend in the global markets. (Graph:PTI)
Nine of the top 10 Sensex companies added Rs 57,183 crore in market value last week, with IT majors TCS and Infosys emerging as the biggest gainers.
Amid slowing economy, indirect tax collections grew by 5 per cent in the April-November period of this fiscal.