Turmeric prices were trading up by 0.80 percent to Rs 7,538/quintal in futures trade today on uptick in domestic and export demand.
Key benchmark indices opened higher in early trade, Wednesday against the previous day’s closing. The Indian rupee made stronger marginally against the USD.
Indian stock markets have opened on Monday day in green note. At 10.35 am, the BSE Sensex is trading higher by 199 points at 32,461.58
Indian stocks logged strong gains in the week ended Friday, 15 Sept 2017 led by gains in pharma and auto stocks. stock market weekly reports
Sensex, Nifty are likely to open higher on Friday as Asian shares slipped after North Korea shoot another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean today. The Indian rupee on was trading little changed against the US dollar in today’s opening trade.
These stocks will be in focus today:
Metals and mining company Vedanta Ltd has said the State Pollution Control Board Odisha, has directed it to temporarily close five units of its power plants which may have an impact on the cost of production of the aluminium.
IDBI Bank has said that the bank has sold 12.5 lakh equity shares in Clearing Corporation of India for an undisclosed amount.
Bajaj Finance Ltd has allocated 2.6 crore shares to qualified institutional buyers bringing back over Rs 5044 crore.
SAIL India has reported an 18% surged in sales during August over the corresponding month last year.
IPO Watch: ICICI Lombard General Insurance has raised Rs 1625 crore from anchor investors ahead of its IPO sale opening today. It would allot shares to 64 anchor investors at Rs 661 per share.
Price of Gold today took jump from a positive trend overseas by surging Rs 650 per 10 grams to reach Rs 31,000 level, supported by fresh local buying, whereas silver slipped sharply by Rs 350 to Rs 41,500 per kg, on account of softening demand by industrial units and coin makers.
Globally, gold rose by 0.08% to USD 1323.60 per ounce after hitting a 2-week low of USD 1,318.96. Silver also edged up 0.03% to USD 17.75 per ounce in Singapore. In New Delhi, gold of 99.9% purity surged Rs 650 to Rs 31,000 and 99.5% purity surged Rs 30,850 per 10 grams. Gold had lost Rs 650 in the last two days.
However, Sovereign price carried on to be traded at the previous level of Rs 24,700 per piece of 8 grams. But silver ready dropped Rs 350 to Rs 41,500/kg and weekly-based delivery cracked below the 41,000 mark by slipping Rs 370 to Rs 40,930 per kg.
Live Market- Sensex, Nifty open higher on Thursday against the previous session’s closing in the morning hours. The Indian rupee was trading at seven days’ low against the USD. The shares of Reliance Industries, Sun Pharma, Axis Bank rose, whereas the shares of M&M and Wipro fell.
Following stocks, among others, will be in focus today:-
Stocks of Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) will be on watch today as Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today ruled out govt’s intervention to interrupt the daily revision in petrol and diesel prices.
Coal India Ltd is aiming to diversify into new mining areas and the process of finding out the areas is underway, the company said.
Hindalco Industries, the group company of Aditya Birla, plans to prepay another Rs. 1100-crore debts this month to further reducing the level of its debt.
Jet Airways may participate in the second phase of bidding for regional flights under UDAN scheme, but the final decision is awaited.
At 10.30 am, the BSE Sensex is trading at 32,307 levels up 121 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 10,117 levels up 38 points.
Sensex, Nifty open higher on Wednesday morning hours, against the last session’s closing. The shares of RIL, TCS, Adani Port advanced, while L&T and HDFC shares fall.
Here are a few top stocks that are likely to be in focus today:
Tata Motors shares rises @1.3% to Rs. 392.25 after the company announced its global wholesales up 9% to 94,210 in August, y-o-y.
Jet Airways posted a standalone net profit of Rs 53.50 crore in the April – June quarter, compared to Rs 25.88 crore a year earlier.
Tata Sons’ holding company Tata Chemicals is buying out Tata Global Beverages in Tata Chemicals for about Rs 1458.55 crore.
Daily stocks on focus the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Dev. Fund with a cost of Rs 10,881 crore for 2017-18 to 2028-29 to heighten the dairy sector.
ONGC shares are in focus as the Union Cabinet has approved a Rs 3,000 crore project to acquire seismic data for prospecting of oil and natural gas reserves. National oil companies, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation and Oil India Ltd will implement the project.
At 10.35 AM, the BSE Sensex is trading at 32,231 up 72 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 10,111 up 19 points. A total of 57 stocks clocked a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 6 stocks crossed a new 52-week low on the NSE.
MCX Gold extended Losses after breaking Rs.30,000. The metal slipped heavily yesterday due to global prices slipped following a rebound in US equities. US stocks rose following the modest pullback in last week. COMEX Gold has tanked all the more today as Asian equities edged up. The metal quotes at USD 1328.30 per ounce, down 0.62 percent on the day. MCX Gold ended down 1.10 % at Rs 29,930 per 10 grams yesterday and this break under Rs 30,000 levels should extend further today.
Meantime, the Indian rupee dropped further Versus the USD in early trades on Tuesday, 12 Sept 2017 as the dollar strengthened overseas. Gains in domestic equity markets capped some of the losses. The rupee opened lower at 63.98 /dollar against last close of 63.93 /dollar.
Sensex crosses 32,000 mark; Top stocks in focus
Domestic equity markets open on a positive note on Tuesday, against the previous session’s closing with firm global cues. At 10.40 am BSE Sensex gains 130 points, to 32,012, while the Nifty50 rises 39 points, to 10,045. The Indian rupee opened slightly weak against the USD. The shares of Sun Pharma, Tata Steel and Asian Paints climbed, whereas the shares of ONGC and Coal India fell in the morning hours.
A few top stocks that in focus today:
Godrej Industries gained 3% after its arm Godrej Agrovet got Sebi’s go-ahead to raise an estimated Rs 1,000-1,200 crore through an initial public offering.
Stocks of Tata Steel hit an over Six-year high of Rs 692, up 4.7 percent on BSE today morning after Tata Steel UK announced that the British Steel Pension Scheme has been separated from the company. Tata Steel stock was trading at its highest level since January 2011.
IndiGo’s parent arm Inter-Globe Aviation has announced some of its promoter organisations will offload shares under an IPP (institutional placement) programme in which it is expected fresh issuance of shares.
Share holders of Religare Enterprises have approved a proposal to invest up to Rs 500.00 crore in its arm Religare Capital Markets for repaying debt for Mauritius business, and capital needs of India business.
Tata Motors would invest Rs 1,500 crore across various segments of freight-haulers to secure its leadership credentials to help recover some of the lost market-share in the past couple of months.
Shares of auto firms were trading higher in early trade, Monday, due to Indian car companies sounded relieved after the GST Council has raised the vehicle cess on Saturday, by less than the maximum possible, though luxury auto companies were more cautious in their assessment of the new rates.
In the early hours today, the Nifty Auto index was trading 0.62% up at 10,846 while Tata Motors DVR was up 1.24%, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) was up 0.86% and Maruti Suzuki BSE 1.03 % rose 0.72%.
The GST Council meet held on Saturday left untouched the rates on small cars and hybrid vehicles. But mid-sized cars attract a cess i.e, 2% points higher.
Meantime, M&M, Motor India Ltd, Toyota Kirloskar Audi India, Jaguar Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz are planning to pass on the increased cess to buyers,
At 10.20 am, the BSE Sensex is trading at 31,846 up 158 points, while Nifty is trading at 9,983 up 48 points. A total of 55 stocks clocked a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 11 stocks registered a new 52-week low on the NSE.
Sensex, Nifty posted modest losses in the week ended 8 Sept 2017, as rising geopolitical worries between the US & North Korea diminished sentiments. In the weekend, BSE Sensex closed higher by 25 points, or 0.07%, to 31,688, while the Nifty 50 edged up by 5 points, or 0.05%, to 9,935.
In the past week beginning from August 31, 2017 to September 07, 2017, market was volatile. Weak GDP data, geopolitical worries are some of the key factors that affected the movements of the Indian indices. Sensex ended 68 pts lower, while Nifty managed to close positively, up 12 pts from the last week.
Increasing foreign investors selling due to premium valuation, lackadaisical earnings season and geopolitical worries kept the dictations for the market. Concerns on the North Korea front persisted, however, the good part was inflows by DIIs (Domestic institutional investors) and vigor in the rupee, which offset the downside.
Lack of clarity on the impact of GST in corporate earnings of the companies added to cautiousness. However, for the coming week, the market would keenly watch for the development in global markets. The key data points to be on the lookout are IIP, CPI and WPI.
On account of in demand at domestic spot market, prices of crude palm oil edged up by 0.42% to Rs 528.80 /10 kg in futures trade Friday. At the MCX, crude palm oil for delivery in October month edged higher by 0.42% to Rs 528.80 /10 kg in business turnover of 38 lots. In the same manner, the oil for delivery in Sept contracts has been trading higher by 0.32 % to Rs 530.20 / 10 kg in 109 lots.
Mentha oil prices softened by 0.21% to Rs 1,218 / kg in futures market today as speculators trimmed their exposure under negative cues from spot market. Moreover, abundant stock positions on higher supplies from producing regions kept the momentum downtrend. At the MCX, mentha oil for delivery in October was trading lower by 0.21% to Rs 1,218 per kg in business turnover of 140 lots. Likewise, the oil for delivery in Sept contracts was down by Rs 2, or 0.17% to Rs 1,203.50 / kg in 442 lots.
The stock of Larsen and Toubro (L&T) was registering an upward momentum on the exchanges today’s’ trade since the stock surged over 4 percent amid high volume trading. The company is hopeful of bagging some six defence contracts amounting to Rs 40,000 crore. L&T stock gained 4.83% to Rs 1,181 in intraday trade on the BSE. The stock was the top gainer on both Sensex & Nifty.
The counter has witnessed huge trading activities with a combined 2.9 million shares exchanging hands on both Exchanges so far. On an average a combined 1.3 million shares were traded daily in the past fourteen days on BSE & NSE.
The stock attracted a volume of 30,20,232 shares and traded value of Rs. 35,190.23 lakh on the NSE. L&T had hit its 52-week high value of Rs 1,222.63 on May 30, 2017, and 52-week low of Rs 863.40 on Nov 9, 2016, on the NSE.