Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Sensex jumps over 250 pts in early trade; Nifty above 14,200

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were net sellers in the capital market as they offloaded shares worth Rs 483.64 crore on a net basis on Wednesday, according to provisional exchange data.

Sensex drops over 200 pts in early trade; Nifty slips below 13,700

The 30-share BSE index pared the gains to trade 202.44 points or 0.43 per cent lower at 46,758.25.

Tokyo Olympic torch relay to start in 100 days

The relay's start point will still be the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima, which was hit hard by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, reports Xinhua news agency.

Sensex rallies 347 points to end at fresh peak

Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 97.20 points or 0.73 per cent to an all-time closing high of 13,355.75. It touched its record intra-day peak of 13,366.65 in early trade.

Japan prosecutors seek to question ex-PM Abe on spending scandal

Public broadcaster NHK said the group paid more than eight million yen ($76,000) for the events over five years until 2019.

Japan residents to get free Covid-19 vaccine

The bill, which says the government will cover all vaccine costs for Japan's 126 million residents, was approved by the upper house of parliament, having cleared the powerful lower house.

Delayed Tokyo Olympics to cost additional $1.9 billion: Report

The 2020 Games were pushed back a year as Covid-19 spread around the globe, and are now scheduled to open on July 23, 2021.

Japan on ‘maximum alert’ after record virus cases

More than 2,000 cases were recorded nationwide on Wednesday, with nearly 500 in Tokyo.

Sony PlayStation 5 gaming console released, goes on sale

The game unit of Sony Corp touts the new console's data-processing capacity, saying it is 100 times faster than the PS4, its predecessor launched in February 2014.

Avian flu detected in Japan

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Kotaro Nogami informed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of the outbreak on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Sensex sheds over 150 pts in early trade; Nifty below 11,900

The 30-share BSE index was trading 173.47 points or 0.43 per cent lower at 40,512.03, and the broader NSE Nifty slipped 47.20 points or 0.40 per cent to 11,883.15.

Japan protests to China for entering Japanese waters

The Japanese government says Japan has had ownership of the islands since the late 1890s under international law.

Asian shares lower after tech-driven rally on Wall Street

The S&P 500 rose 1.6% to 3,534.22, with Big Tech stocks, including Apple and Microsoft, powering much of the gains.

Sony leads smartphone image sensor market in 2020 1st half

The global smartphone Image sensor market led by Sony reached a total revenue of $6.3 billion in the first half of 2020, according to a report by market research firm Strategy Analytics.

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