As for the government's fiscal deficit goal, Jaitley set a target of 3.3% of the gross domestic product for the year starting in April, more or less in line with market participants' expectations.
The Nifty tanked 256.30 points or 2.33 per cent to end the session at 10,760.60. The Sensex traded in a range of more than 750 points, changing directions multiple times, as investors digested the budget for the fiscal year beginning April. 1. IT was the only sectoral sub-index to clutch strong point.
Small caps also contributed to losses falling 869 points to 17,847 level. The company had posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 976.82 crore in the year-ago quarter. TCS at 0.33% margin, Hindustan Unilever at 0.10%, and Wipro at 0.05%.
Maruti Suzuki India, Reliance Industries, Bharti Airtel, HPCL, Axis Bank, Indiabulls Housing Finance, GAIL, Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finance and UltraTech Cement fell 4-6 percent in the Nifty pack.
Although the market recovered later in the day, it could not hold on to its gains and closed lower, with BSE Sensex down 58.36 points at 35906.66 and NSE Nifty down 10.80 points at 11016.90.
Spanish police find 8000 lbs of stolen oranges in traffic stop
However, a robbery report from Carmona law enforcement connected a missing shipment of oranges to the traveling orange family. Authorities continued questioning the people and a lot of them couldn't explain where the four tons of oranges had come from.
PC Jeweller topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 1,598.55 million.
GMR Infra (15.38% ) and Bombay Dyeing (13.41%) were other major losers on BSE. The impact of poor Union Budget followed by weak Q3 results led to the fall in the markets. "That is likely to be the thought process of institutional buyers too, but it is fair to expect some churning before FY 2019 starts". On the NSE, 135 stocks advanced, 1,716 declined and 31 remained unchanged. 125 stocks were unchanged.
PC Jeweller crashed almost 60 percent in morning following further correction in Vakrangee wherein the company holds some stake, but post the management clarification saying there is no business interest with the IT firm, the stock recovered half of losses to trade lower by 25 percent.
The government's move to bring back long-term capital gains tax on equities and retain securities transaction tax (STT) has raised questions in many quarters.
Local authorities say that they don't know if the Quiksilver CEO was on his own when he took off in his boat. In a statement, the World Surf League noted the "deeply concerning reports " about Agnes' disappearance.
Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc has 2.09% invested in Pfizer Inc . (NYSE: PFE ). 210,832 are owned by Lehman Fincl. AbbVie Inc. ( ABBV ) pays a dividend of 2.84, which translates to dividend yield of 2.32% based on the current price.
Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 4.50-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 3.15-to-1 ratio favored decliners. The energy index fell 1.54 percent as USA crude prices tumbled 2 percent on ongoing evidence of rising US crude output.
The bridges are among 693 the state has identified as in need of repairs, with a cost estimate of $1.7 billion. In anticipation that President Trump's State of the Union address will include a building program, Dr.
As a police announcement intoned that walkways had to be kept clear, protesters shouted, "Putin's War", "Protest" and "Boycott". A video stream on Sunday morning from the opposition leader's headquarters showed police entering the office.
Only parents can sign up children to Messenger Kids, and all contacts need to be approved by a parent before a child can chat. Launched in December 2017, Messenger Kids is a new advertising-free Facebook app targeted at six-to-12-year olds.
According to Ahn, copycat apps are usually created to resemble popular mainstream apps and is a popular method of deceiving users. The company credits improvements to its machine learning models and new detection models for malicious and abusive techniques.
If you had your heart set on seeing Lorde do a Grammy performance, there's a classic one nestled below for your convenience. Reps for the Grammys and Lorde did not immediately respond to Variety's request for comment.
IKEA Furniture Magnate Ingvar Kamprad Dies at 91
He found that he could buy them in bulk very cheaply from Stockholm, and sell them at a low price but still make a good profit. His decision to live overseas , mainly in Switzerland , to avoid Sweden's high income taxes was also widely criticised.
Wenger happy with or without Aubameyang
The Gunners want to sign a striker to replace Alexis Sanchez who joined Manchester United last week. Sporting director Michael Zorc had earlier also attempted to clarify the situation.