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Property prices crash 30% as buyers hold on cash till election verdict
May 07, 2014
BANGALORE|MUMBAI|NEW DELHI: Not all asset classes have been on a bull run in anticipation of the election result on May 16, when votes will be counted. Stocks may have been surging over the past few months but the secondary residential market has been going the other way, according to anecdotal evidence and the data that's available.
Nifty hits over one-week low
Apr 05, 2014
MUMBAI: Key benchmark indices edged lower as investors turned cautious ahead of beginning of the 9-phase Lok Sabha elections on Monday, 7 April 2014. The barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex hit lowest closing level in one week. The 50-unit CNX Nifty hit over one-week low. The Sensex was down 149.57 points or 0.66%, off close to 165 points from the day's high and about 20 points from the day's low. The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, was positive.
Realty stocks edge higher
Mar 29, 2014
MUMBAI: A divergent trend was witnessed on the bourses, with the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, trading slightly lower for the day and the 50-unit CNX Nifty trading a tad higher for the day. The Sensex was down 2.99 points or 0.01%, off close to 150 points from the day's high and up about 25 points from the day's low. The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, was positive. The BSE Mid-Cap index was up more than 1%.
Sensex turns negative in noon trade; HDFC, L&T drag
Mar 28, 2014
MUMBAI: Indian equities pared all its early gains and turned negativein thenoon trade on Friday. Realty and metal stocks witnessed a rise whereas capital goods stocks registered a fall.
Sensex hits lowest level in more than 10 weeks
Feb 07, 2014
MUMBAI: Key benchmark indices extended losses and hit fresh intraday low in afternoon trade. The barometer index, S&P BSE Sensex, hit its lowest level in more than 10 weeks. The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, was negative. The Sensex was down 209.24 points or 1.02%, off about 176 points from the day's high and about 5 points from the day's low. The market sentiment was hit adversely as the government revised downwards the GDP growth rate for the year ended 31 March
Pharma, realty stocks in demand
Jan 30, 2014
MUMBAI: Realty stocks rose after Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday, 28 January 2014, said after the central bank's surprise hike in its key lending rates after a monetary policy review that once inflation comes down to comfortable levels, the RBI would have some room to cut rates. Purchases of both residential and commercial property are largely driven by finance.
BSE Small-Cap, Mid-Cap indices off over 2% each
Jan 28, 2014
MUMBAI: Key benchmark indices extended losses and hit fresh intraday low in early afternoon trade. The barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was down 355.83 points or 1.68%, off 121.30 points from the day's high and up 3.98 points from the day's low. The market breadth indicating the overall health of the market was quite weak with more than three losers for every gainer on BSE. The BSE Mid-Cap and Small-Cap indices were off more than 2% each. Weakness in Asian stocks and a steep slide in US stoc
Banking, realty stocks gain ahead of RBI policy
Jan 28, 2014
MUMBAI: Key benchmark indices trimmed gains after hitting intraday high in morning trade. The barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was up 39.94 points or 0.19%, off 29.12 points from the day's high and up 33.17 points from the day's low. The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, was strong.
Be brave: Go for equities, shun gold
Dec 30, 2013
MUMBAI: It's not been the easiest of years for financial planner Gaurav Mashruwala. He had to constantly assure his clients that they should not panic and change asset allocation.
Realty stocks edge higher as SBI, HDFC cut home loan rates
Dec 21, 2013
MUMBAI: Ten realty stocks were up 0.6% to 20% at 15:19 IST on BSE after State Bank of India and HDFC on Thursday, 19 December 2013, cut home loan rates.
Realty-high GSC to invest $1 bn in India over 3 yrs
Dec 21, 2013
DELHI: A slowdown in the real estate space does not seem to have dampened US-based private equity firm Golden State Capital (GSC), which has decided to invest close to $1 billion in India over the next three years through its real estate investment trust (REIT). It also expects to get its REIT listed on the Singapore stock exchange next year.
Builders eye the rich, bank on penthouses
Nov 12, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: At a time when the majority of builders in the city are concentrating on creation of low cost houses to overcome the sluggish market, some prominent ones are coming up with luxury penthouses with price tag of above Rs 1 crore.
Buying your first house? Here's a checklist of 9 sales pitches that you should be wary of
Oct 07, 2013
DELHI: Newly-weds Dipankar and Ashima Gupta have made up their minds to buy their own house. The first trigger came last year, when two of their close friends bought property. Then their landlord sounded the warning that he would raise the rent again. What sealed the decision was the salary hike that Dipankar got this year. "We might as well pay an EMI instead of giving rent to the landlord every month," says Ashima.
Court ruling to impact realty cos
Sep 30, 2013
DELHI: Real estate companies may come under renewed pressure after the Supreme Court delivered a big retrospective tax blow to real estate developers. Builders now have to pay 5 per cent value-added tax from June 2006 after the Apex Court upheld its judgment in the K Raheja case.
Indiabulls Real Estate can move to Rs 110: Tulsian
May 28, 2013
SP Tulsian said "By and large, I am keeping a positive view on all the real estate stocks whether you talk of the Indiabulls Real Estate or Prestige Estate , Anant Raj . Maybe because Indiabulls Real Estate has a good presence in Mumbai, the three pockets - National Capital Region (NCR), Bangalore and Mumbai are really doing quite well."

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