Many of the roughly 180 S&P 500 companies reporting their results next week are not directly exposed to China, but they may still have reasons for concern.
Sebi today barred Assda Agro Projects Ltd (AAPL) and its seven directors and promoters for at least four years from securities market and ordered them to refund the money collected from investors for unregistered public issue.
Chartered accountants' apex body ICAI has set up an expert group to study the proposals made by regulator Sebi for regulating fiduciaries in the securities market.
The NSE Nifty finished at 11,010.20, showing a gain of 53.10 points, or 0.48 per cent, after shuttling between 11,030.25 and 10,946.20.
The MSCI All Country World Index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was up a little over 0.1 percent, and set to end the week flat after two consecutive weekly gains.
U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday after President Donald Trump toughened his stance against China and said he was ready to impose levies on $500 billion worth of goods from the Asian nation.
The Sensex rebounded over 145 points while the broader NSE Nifty settled above the 11,000-mark today, driven by a spurt in IT and pharma counters.
The UK’s top share index held its ground on Friday, outperforming a broadly negative European market, as global trade uncertainty and political troubles closer to home spurred demand for defensive stocks and earnings filtered through.
Lloyd’s of London insurer Beazley Plc’s BEZG.L first-half profit slumped as its bond portfolio took a hit from higher U.S. interest rates, while the company also warned a “hard” Brexit could prove very expensive for Britain’s insurance sector.
Benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded over 145 points to close at 36,496.37 today while the broader NSE Nifty settled above the 11,000-mark on widespread gains led by IT and pharma stocks.