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.
"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.
Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots surpass $300 million 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.
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.
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.
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.
Tedesco vowed that the police would do all it could to solve the crime. "Right now our job is to bring this person to justice". WHY! Symes says Myers' older son has been living with her for about two months. "Our hearts are shattered".
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 .
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.
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.
That gives Kansas City fans the chance to get their first sneak peek at Smith's heir apparent against the Broncos. Since they are the fourth seed, the Kansas City Chiefs will rest key starters before wild card weekend.
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.
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.
Climate change is real and we have a moral obligation to protect this Earth for our children and grandchildren. New Year's Eve 1917 was just 1 degree, while temperatures hit a balmy 11 degrees in 1962.
Eric Garner was killed on July 17, 2014, after he was confronted by police for allegedly trying to sell "loosie" cigarettes. An out-of-court settlement in which the city agreed to pay the Garner family $5.9 million was announced in 2015.
These snapshots of particular moments in history often give voice to history's silent masses: "ordinary people". So when will future historians get to dig into the vast Twitter archive now being held by the USA government?
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.
Instagram to show 'Recommended for You' posts in Feed
Posts related to followed hashtags will appear in users' feed algorithmically, based on factors including recency and quality. The feature will allow players to view suggested posts for its users on the basis of the likes and dislikes of its users.
Amanda: 2018 is coming in COLD!
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.
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.
Apple CEO Tim Cook now takes private planes only
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 .
Snapchat wants you to watch Stories outside of its app
To get feedback on the app's performance and design, it has distributed a variety of Android devices to the engineering teams. Snap changes included separate streams for posts or messages from close friends versus digital content from publishers.
Democrat Jones officially declared victor over Roy Moore
Previously, Merrill has said it is "highly unlikely" that Jones would not be certified as the victor of the election. Moore's campaign was deeply wounded by accusations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls decades ago.