Stock markets on the week ended Friday, 19 January 2018, posted their 7th consecutive weekly longest winning flash since February 2012
Sensex, Nifty edged higher in early trade led by Asian stock’s firmness and the GST council in its last meet slashed the tax rate on 54 services
India’s share markets extended the session at fresh lifetime highs tracking global cues, after media report that the govt is allowing 100% FDI
The BSE Sensex was up 79.02 points or 0.23 per cent at 34,850.07 and the Nifty was up 10.4 points or 0.1 per cent at 10,710.85 in later hours.
Market began on a positive note on Tuesday with key indices opening a little higher as good growth in industrial output and a global shares rally picked up investors’ sentiment. The BSE index Sensex was up 69.80 points at 34,913.31 and the NSE Nifty was up 16 points at 10,757.55 in the morning hours.
Shares of prominent companies such as Tata Consultancy services, Infosys Ltd, Wipro Ltd, HCL Tech and Tech Mahindra inched up in the morning trades.
Shares of Federal Bank fell 3.3 percent to Rs. 110.45 after the bank reported higher gross and net slippages.
Shares of HDFC shed over 1 percent on the back of profit booking after the Company’s share jumped over 7 percent intraday to hit an all-time peak with its M-Cap crossing Rs 3.00 lakh crore yesterday .
Shares of Hindustan Unilever Ltd rose about 1.6 percent to a 52-week high of Rs 1,389 in the morning hours.
Shares of TCS, Wipro, Infosys, Bharti Airtel, and HUL were among the top gainers on BSE Sensex while HDFC, Reliance Industries, Tata Steel, Asian Paints and Power Grid fell upto 1.5 percent with HDFC losing the most.
Apart from the Global Market, the increased demand for the wedding season, between local jewellers and retailers, has become increasing price by Rs 200. Gold prices in the Delhi bullion market have risen to Rs 30,950 per ten gram. This is a three-month high level. Due to demand among Industrial units and quin makers, the silver price has gone up to 40 thousand per kg.
The reason for this increasing price Gold and Silver-
Due to increasing gold price between demand local jewellers and retailers say bullion traders. In addition, gold is also strong in global trends. Globally, Gold high 0.42 percent to $1,343 an ounce in the Singapore market. In this same Silver gained 0.90 percent to $17.36 an ounce.
The BSE Sensex spiked 238.64 points at 34,831.03 while NSE Nifty added 67.75 at 10,749 in the late morning, for the first time ever. It is hoped all through this week, the stock markets are expected to be guided by the third-quarter earnings of major companies like HDFC Bank, ITC Ltd, Wipro Ltd, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bharti Airtel and Yes Bank etc.
The stock of ICICI Bank extended the gains rising 3.29% to the day’s high of Rs 328.05 while HDFC shares rose 2% to the day’s high of Rs 1,796.7 after the company approved raising up to Rs 13,000 crore in its banking arm.
Shares of ICICI Bank, HDFC, Power Grid, Wipro, TCS, RIL, and SBI were the major gainers IN Sensex while Bharti Airtel and IndusInd Bank traded a little lower.
Infosys shares rose 1.26 percent to a fresh 52-week high of Rs 1092.05 after the company on Friday reported a rise of 38.22 percent in the net profit to Rs 5129 crore for the Oct –Dec quarter for the current fiscal.
Share Markets scaled fresh all time highs in the week ended day on Friday, 12 January 2018, led by financials and energy stocks, since investors expected the monthly inflation data for clues on the central bank`s monetary policy. The BSE Sensex rose 88.90 points to close at new high of 34,592.39 while the Nifty-50 jumped up 30.05 points to record 10,681.25.
This was the 6th weekly straight gain for the domestic benchmarks. During the week, the Sensex gained 438.54 pts, or 1.28%, whereas the Nifty-50 rose 122.40 pts, or 1.15%. The Nifty50 surpassed its previous record closing of 10,651.20 hit on Thursday.
Optimistic trade in global market and hopes of revival in the first half domestic corporate earnings from is upholding the healthy sentiment.
Domestic institutional investors have bought equities to the tune of Rs 7.70 billion, while FPIs sold shares worth Rs 6.24 billion on net basis on Thursday, as per data.
Shares of TCS slipped 0.56% after the Company on Thursday reported a 3.6% fall in net profit for the Q3 at Rs 6,531 crore. The other IT major Infosys Ltd posted a 38.3% growth in consolidated net profit to Rs 5,129 crore for the Oct – Dec quarter of 2017-18.
In the Sensex pack, ICICI Bank emerged as the top performer with a rise of 2.63%, followed by Maruti Suzuki at 1.27%. Other major gainers included ONGC, Reliance, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, HDFC Ltd, Larsen and Toubro, IndusInd Bank, Tata Motors and Mahindra and Mahindra, rising by up to 1.26%.
The rise in sector-wise, the oil and gas rose 0.69%, banking sector 0.50%, capital goods 0.48%, metal sector 0.45%, auto 0.28%,, infrastructure 0.14% and IT 0.03%.
Live Market- Sensex, Nifty edged higher in early trade Friday hitting new record highs on continued buying by retail investors amid strong global cues. Shares of Coal India, Axis Bank and ICICI Bank were top gainers, while Infosys, TCS and Power Grid fell in the early trading.
The BSE Sensex traded higher by 104.62 points to 34,608 levels, while the NSE Nifty-50 rose 30.80 points to 10,682 in later morning hours.
Except IT sector, all other BSE sectoral indices were moving in the green, out of the metal index gained the most by 0.71%, capital goods 0.61%, infrastructure 0.56% and banking stock 0.47%, however, IT index was down 0.1%.
Major Sensex gainers include ICICI Bank, HDFC, Larsen & Toubro, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Reliance Industries whereas the major losers were PowerGrid, IndusInd Bank, YES Bank and Infosys.
Shares of TCS fell 1.1 percent to Rs. 2762 after the company reported weaker earnings in its segments.
Shares of Infosys Ltd inched up 0.01 percent to Rs. 1,075.75 ahead of its Q3 earnings due later today.