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Metals crack Sectoral Trend Sensex top gainers and losers Markets at close   The Sensex and Nifty ended lower for a second straight session on Wednesday, tracking Asian peers, as caution crept into the markets ahead of the federal budget, due on Thursday.   The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 35,965, up 68 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 11,027, up 21 points. HDFC Securities Report on SBI Life Insurance   PAT  for  the  quarter  was  up  21% at Rs 2.3 billion despite business strain on strong growth. We upgrade our margin assumption resulting in VNB increasing by  4.6/5.5% for FY18/19 and tweak APE growth assumptions also. We continue to  like  SBI  Life  due to strong distribution footprint of its parent SBI along with industry tailwinds from financialisation of savings. We maintain BUY with a target price of Rs 840. Budget 2018: India Inc wants GST reforms, friendly-business policies   Tabled in Parliament on Monday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Economic Survey has estimated that the Indian economy will grow by 7-7.5% in 2018-19, re-establishing India as the world's fastest-growing major economy.   Every budget rides high on the expectations of taxpayers and the finance minister has a challenging task of balancing tax cuts and increased revenues and here's what India Inc expects from Budget 2018. READ MORE

The Sensex and Nifty edged lower for a second straight session on Wednesday, tracking Asian peers, as caution crept into the markets ahead of the federal budget, due on Thursday. Asian stocks were also down as the recent rise in global bond yields weighed on equities, with MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edging 0.2% lower. Indian markets have been on a record-hitting spree in recent weeks, driven by liquidity, better-than-expected corporate earnings, and a positive economic growth forecast. ALSO READ: MARKETS LIVE: Union Budget 2018 ...

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