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

stock market weekly reports

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.

Gold strengthens Rs 31,000 level on demand push, MCX Commodity Tips

gold

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.

Commodity Tips : MCX Gold price is set to extend its losing spree

gold price today

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.