Gold prices on Friday rose by Rs 80 to Rs 33,050 per 10 gram at the bullion market on increased buying from jewellers amid firm trend overseas, according to All India Sarafa Association.
Snapping its eight-day winning streak, the BSE benchmark Sensex declined by over 222 points Friday to end at 38,164.61 as investors booked profits after Fitch Ratings cut India's growth forecast.
The volume consumption of compressed natural gas (CNG) by automobiles and piped natural gas (PNG) in domestic kitchens has been witnessing an increasing trend, supported by softer gas prices in the last 2-3 years.
Shares of Zee Entertainment Enterprises fell as much as 2.64 per cent to Rs 431.5, their lowest since February 18. Stock broke below a support at Rs 442, the 14.6 per cent Fibonacci projection level of the downtrend from May 2 high to January 25 low.
Rising for the ninth straight session, market benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 119 points in early trade Friday led by gains in banking, metal and auto stocks amid sustained foreign fund inflow.
Asian markets opened higher in trade. European stocks closed mixed. European Union will grant Britain an extension to its Brexit negotiating period until May 22. Sources say that the Tatas are open to looking at Jet Airways.
According to a regulatory filing on Friday, Embassy Office Parks finalised allocation of 58,105,600 units to anchor investors at Rs 300 per unit, totalling Rs 1,743.16 crore.
Continuing its upward journey for the eighth consecutive session, market benchmark BSE Sensex ended marginally higher Wednesday, following gains in Infosys, HDFC twins and L&T amid uninterrupted capital inflows by foreign funds.
Oil prices were on Wednesday weighed down by economic growth concerns that dampened the outlook for fuel consumption, but supported by voluntary supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and by U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela.