Sensex dips 37 points on profit-booking; Nifty edges higher

Mumbai, December 2 The BSE Sensex slipped from record highs to end marginally lower on Wednesday, while the Nifty edged up to a fresh closing record amid profit-booking in financial stocks and muted global cues. After touching a low of 44,169.97 during the session, the 30-share Sensex pared most losses…

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US, Europe develop vaccine plans with approval likely soon

The United States and Europe on Tuesday fleshed out plans to administer Covid-19 vaccines as soon as they gain approval, with a US panel recommending that health care workers and nursing home residents be given top priority. Read More | Source: Gulf Times…

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UK becomes first country to approve Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine, first shots roll out next week

The United Kingdom has become the first Western nation to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, a landmark moment in the coronavirus pandemic that paves the way for the first doses to be rolled out across the country next week. Read More | Source: CNN…

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sentenced to 13 months in prison over 2019 protest

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been sentenced to 13.5 months in prison after pleading guilty to inciting and organizing an unauthorized protest outside the city’s police headquarters last year, during months of unrest over a proposed extradition bill with China. Read More | Source: CNN…

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Covid-19 caseload in India climbs to 94.99 lakh

India’s Covid-19 caseload rose to 94.99 lakh, while the total number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 89 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to over 94 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 94,99,413, with…

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India’s COVID-19 tally nears 95 lakh after 36,604 new infections; active cases fall below 4.3 lakh

India’s COVID-19 tally nears 95 lakh after 36,604 new infections; active cases fall below 4.3 lakh …

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Sensex, Nifty hit closing highs on recovery hopes, vaccine boost

Mumbai, December 1 Equity benchmarks surged to lifetime closing highs on Tuesday as better-than-expected GDP data and progress on the Covid vaccine front gave fresh impetus to investor bullishness. A strengthening rupee and persistent foreign capital inflows further boosted market sentiment, traders said. Sun Pharma top…

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