The 10-year government bond (6.79% 2027) yield fell sharply by 1.58 percent or 11 basis points to 7.279 percent, from previous close.
The Sensex clocked its best performance in recent years in 2017, rising by 7,430.37, or 27.91 per cent year-on-year. Expectation of a pick up in third quarter earnings and strengthening of rupee supported the sentiment. This has been a remarkable year for Indian markets, " said Sameet Chavan of Angel Broking.
Penn State holds off Washington to win Fiesta Bowl Likewise, Petersen is reticent to bring up the 2007 Fiesta Bowl , when his Boise State team defeated Oklahoma 43-42 in overtime. The Huskies enter as the fifth best team in total defense (tops in the Pac-12), allowing just 277 yards per game .
"Focus on upcoming Union Budget and government's reforms will direct investors to turn sector/stock specific".
Tata Motrs, Bharti Infratel, Axis Bank, Tata Consultancy Services, Hero MotoCorp, HCL Technologies and Adani Ports emerged as the top gainers in the NIfty50 index, each gaining over 2 per cent. The benchmark had crossed the 34, 000 mark on December 26, riding on a rally of high closings the entire year. Reliance Industries, up 0.8 per cent, and Idea Cellular Ltd, up more than 3.5 per cent, extended gains for a second straight session.
Reliance Communications (RCom) today rose as much as 23%, after Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio announced yesterday that it will acquire RCom's wireless infrastructure assets, including towers and spectrum, at an estimated price of Rs 20,000-24,000 crore.The stock, however, 17.48% up on the NSE.
Sector-wise, the rally was driven by telecom (up 1.63 percent), power (1.46 percent), teck (1.24 percent), IT (1.20 percent), auto (1.16 percent), FMCG (0.85 percent), consumer durables (0.85 percent), infrastructure (0.83 percent), capital goods (0.51 percent), realty (0.46 percent), bankex (0.36 percent) and healthcare (0.18 percent). Asian markets were firm, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inching up 0.3 per cent.
Today, the start of the last trading session of the calendar year, is likely to be mildly in the red. However, the returns are lower than Hang Seng, which has gained 33 per cent. The CAC 40 of France slipped 0.55%, DAX of Germany lost 0.69%, while FTSE 100 of the United Kingdom closed above the neutral line.
About 30 percent of the supply goes to cancer patients in the region, and one in seven entering the hospital need blood. United Blood Services strives to keep a five-day supply of every blood type at all times.
Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has been ordered by the firm to use only private jets for both business and personal transport. Cook's predecessor, the founder of Apple Steve Jobs had his own private jet that was gifted to him during 2000 by Apple .
Under the national Republican plan, homeowners will be able to deduct state and local property taxes up to $10,000. The Montclair Tax Collector's Office will open for five hours on Saturday to handle the demand.
Both Powerball and Mega Millions now boast jackpots above $300 million, giving gamblers two chances to hit it big this weekend. The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $306 million, the Colorado Lottery's website shows.
One person certainly lucked out in this situation. "Why not just land in Tokyo and send the other person back?" she tweeted. She pointed out that boarding pass scanner should have registered the mistake.
India and Iran maintain that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Indian Navy. Faisal also tweeted that the meeting was arranged in light of "Islamic traditions and based on purely humanitarian grounds".
The cold front will start moving in Saturday afternoon and push temperatures down to the 40s overnight into Sunday . This will be a very unsafe stretch of cold for the area, so make sure your family and pets are prepared.
The protests were mostly directed at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's government, the Nazar media network reported. A message calling for "No to high prices" protests was circulated recently on Telegram, he wrote in another tweet.
Former Royals closer Wade Davis off to Colorado Rockies
Holland made $15 million this year, but he did not exercise the $15 million player option after the 2017 season. Friday's agreement totals $52m over three years and reportedly includes a fourth-year vesting option at $14m.
Gunman attacks Coptic church in Egypt
The group's North Sinai affiliate had killed at least seven Coptic Christians in the restive peninsula in less than a month. The elderly mother of the aforementioned man was stripped naked and dragged through a street by a mob to humiliate her.
SoftBank succeeds in tender offer for big stake in Uber
In an earlier report in August , the paper said Uber was losing roughly $9,000 a vehicle , 18 times more than previously believed. SoftBank will occupy two seats on the company's board and will now be an extremely influential player in decisions at Uber.
DFA denies plan to transfer embassy to Jerusalem
"One of the most important topics [of the conversation] was the return of the embassy of Guatemala to Jerusalem". And now, the Israeli government is reporting at least 10 other countries are preparing to make the same decision.
Space saga rules box office
Overseas, Last Jedi has launched in virtually every major market, save for China, where it doesn't debut until January 5. After a lull on Christmas Eve, moviegoing picked up in earnest on Christmas Day as films saw huge day-over-day gains.