Best Stock Weekly Review: Market logs strong gains through the week

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Weekly Update- Indian stocks logged strong gains in the week ended Friday, 15 Sept 2017 led by gains in pharma and auto stocks. The BSE Small-Cap and BSE Mid-Cap indices outperformed the Sensex during the week. While the BSE MidCap advanced 217.99 points or 1.38% to settle at 15,972.74, the SmallCap index gained 362.56 pts or 2.22% to settle at 16,687.76.

In the week ended the Sensex rose 585.09 pts or 1.85 percent to settle at 32,272.61. The NSE Nifty index rose 150.60 points or 1.52 percent to settle at 10,085.40.

All through the previous five days, the Sensex had gained 524.44 points on solid global cues on receding concerns on North Korea and sustained buying by domestic investors.

On the macro front, the yearly rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, figured provisionally at 3.24% for August 2017, corresponding to 1.88% in July 2017 and 1.09% in August 2016, as per data which was announced on Friday, 14 Sept 2017.

The price of Oil soared to their highest weekly rise since on higher demand forecasts and the recommence of refineries in US. The OPEC this week predicted higher demand for its oil in 2018 and pointed to cues of a tighter global market.

Best Stocks of Vedanta, IDBI Bank, Bajaj Finance, SAIL will be in focus today

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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.

14 Sept Stocks in Focus on Thursday: IOC, BPCL, HPCL, Coal India, Hindalco

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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.

11 Sept Monday News- Stocks of Auto companies rise post GST council meet

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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.

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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.

L&T gains 5% on hopes of winning defence contracts of Rs 40,000 cr

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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.

07 Sept-Top stocks View on Thursday, Sensex off early high

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Sensex, Nifty opened higher on Thursday aligned with the last closing session. The Indian rupee made stronger against the US dollar. ICICI Bank, Coal India, Adani Ports rose, while HDFC bank and NTPC fell.

Some top stocks, among others, that are likely to be in limelight in today’s trading session are as follows: 

Reliance Industries Ltd has acquired Kemrock Industries and Exports after the lenders of Kemrock put up the company and its assets up on the block, RIL said in a statement.

Eicher Motors rose 2.1 percent to Rs. 32,700 after reports that the maker of Royal Enfield motorbikes is eying to bid for Italian bike-maker Ducati USD 2 billion. The move will further strengthen its brand equity, portfolio, global reach and access to technology.

HCL Technologies Limited has informed a partnership involving purchase of select assets with Alpha Insight for monitoring operational intelligence and business volume. HCL said that the proposed asset purchase consideration shall be up to 3.25 million euro, including payments subject to certain financial milestones. 

The IPO of ICICI Lombard General Insurance got an approval and it will open the offer from 15 to 19 September.

Stocks in focus today: HDFC, Bajaj Finance, HCL Technologies, ICICI Bank

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Markets are open lower on Wednesday tracking weaker Asian stocks. The rupee opened lower against the USD. The shares HUL, NTPC and Asian Paints rose, while HDFC Bank, Sun Pharma and Adani Ports fell in the morning hours. Shares of Just Dial gains 5 perpcent after HDFC Mutual Fund a 4.6 percent stake, in the company at Rs. 375.00 per share on Tuesday, as per data with NSE.

Some of the major stocks will be in public attention today:-

HDFC lender today raises Rs 2000 crore by issuing bonds on PP basis to expand its long-term capital.

Bajaj Finance has authorized the QIP of equity shares. It has set a floor price regarding the QIP at Rs 1,771.9 per equity share. Bajaj Finance’s shares hit a day’s high of Rs 1814 before closing down 0.64 percent at Rs 1,787.5 today.

Shares of ICICI Bank will be in focus since ICICI Lombard General Insurance has got Sebi’s go-ahead for its estimated Rs 6,000 crore IPO.

HCL Technologies has said that the company has agreed to buy UK-based ETL Factory, doing business as Datawave, for 7 million pounds, while Dixon Technologies’ pubic offer is scheduled to open today.

Best Stock Tips: The most active stocks in terms of value Today

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The Sensex and Nifty opened in the positive zone on Tuesday, regaining from the losses of the last session. The toppers in the Sensex pack included Reliance Industries, Asian Paint, Adani Ports, Tata Steel, ONGC, Axis Bank, Dr Reddy’s, Kotak Bank, Maruti, Tata Motors, and L&T, rising up to 1.25%.

Shares of Sun TV followed by Reliance Industries Infosys and YES Bank were trading as the most active stocks in terms of value on NSE in Tuesday’s trade. 

Investors turned to buying in bank, realty and auto stocks. 

Reliance Capital has moved ex-Home Finance business from Tuesday. The stock’s Future and Option contracts have expired on Monday. The stock settled at Rs. 687.40 share apiece at its opening bell on BSE and surged to touch intraday high of Rs. 740 share apiece, up by 7.96 percent within first few minutes’ trade. Reliance Capital share holders will get one free share of Reliance Home Finance as on Sept 6, 2017, for every share held in the company.

At 10 AM, the BSE Sensex is trading at 31,790 up 89 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 9,940 up 27 points. A total of 58 stocks hit a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 8 stocks touched a fresh 52-week low on the NSE.

Weekly Reports -Stock Overview for the week ended Sept.1, 2017

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The benchmark indices BSE Sensex and the Nifty 50 index clocked impressive gains in the week ended Friday, 1 Sept 2017 on positive global cues. Except sharp losses on Tuesday, 29 August 2017, the two key indices registered modest gains in 4 trading days of the week.

Through the week, a stellar auto sales and cheering August manufacturing data supported investors put behind the unsatisfactory GDP numbers. The benchmark Sensex went up 162 points to end at 31,892.23 as a three-week high, whereas the Nifty closed short of 10,000. Broad market depicted strength. The BSE Mid-Cap index rose 2.84%. The BSE Small-Cap index advanced 3.09%.

Throughout the week following stocks captured attention:

  • Software major Infosys rose 0.83% at Rs 920.10.
    Wipro advanced 2.49% at Rs 296.80.
    Dr Reddy’s surged 6.2% at Rs 2,217.35.
    Lupin rose 0.18% at Rs 993.50.
    Maruti Suzuki India rose 2.77% at Rs 7,812.70.
    Bajaj Auto jumped 6.74% at Rs 2,918.65.
    Reliance Industries rose 2.68% at Rs 1,609.35.
    L&T rose 0.74% at Rs 1,139.70.

Market week ahead: A slew of companies will be announcing their April-June 2017 quarterly results next week, which include Skipper & Tamilnadu Petro products, Digjam and Indian Hume Pipe, Vaibhav Global and Honda Siel Power Products, Hotel Leela venture & UFO Moviez India.