Sensex rallies 345 pts, Nifty nears 10,900; Banking stocks gain

stock market highIndia’s share markets extended the session at fresh lifetime highs tracking global cues, and after media report that the govt is allowing 100 percent FDI in the banking sector. The BSE Sensex gained 344.69 points at 35,426.51 while NSE Nifty added 78 points to mark the new high of 10,866.50 on Thursday, later morning.

The value buying in the shares such as ICICI Bank, HDFCs, SBI, ITC, Axis Bank, HUL, L&T and Yes Bank led the key equity indices to fresh record peaks.

Banking stocks gained after media reports that the govt considered allowing 100 percent FDI in the banking sector. Effectively, ICICI Bank, SBI, HDFC Bank, Yes Bank, Axis Bank, PNB, Federal Bank, Bank of Baroda, Indusind Bank rose in different extents.

Shares of SBI, HDFC Bank, Hero MotoCorp, ICICI Bank and Yes Bank were the top five gainers among the Sensex stocks on Thursday.

Shares of Yes Bank jumped 3.36 pct to the day’s high of Rs. 354 ahead of its Q-3 earnings, while stocks of HDFC Bank rose 2.32% to hit an all-time peak of Rs. 1,935.

Shares of UltraTech Cement, Adani Ports SEZ, Yes Bank and Bharti Airtel will be watched ahead of their respective third-quarter earnings scheduled today.

 

Nifty gainers and losers

Sensex rises record high in early trade, RCom shares spikes

Sensex Nifty up Key benchmark indices extended gains after markets opened even with Sensex picking on with a little up move. BSE Sensex gained 74.89 points to open at 34,085.50 while NSE Nifty started a little move by 6.10% at 10,537.60.

Shares of Reliance communication (RCom) kept gains after an enormous surge in the stock prices on Tuesday, when Anil Ambani announced the total debt of the company would be reduced by Rs 39,000 cr.

Shares of RIL, Yes Bank, Sun Pharma contributed the most to the Sensex gains. Sectorally, Nifty pharma and Nifty Realty leading the charge while Nifty banking sector shed up to 0.24%.
Shares of Yes Bank, Sun Pharma, ONGC, HUL, Dr Reddy’s, RIL, Tata Steel, Maruti Suzuki, and NTPC come out as the top gainers on Sensex while Wipro, ICICI Bank, Coal India and Asian Paints were losers.

Oil Company shares such as Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation and Indian Oil Corporation fell nearly 1 percent each in early trade owing to a surge in crude prices globally, on Tuesday.

Weekly Review of Stock, for the week ended 22 December, 2017

share market weekly reports The Stock Market rallied in the week ended Friday, 22 Dec 2017, on the back of BJP winning effect in Gujarat and HP together with strong global markets, boosted the indices to register new life-high levels. The BSE Sensex and the Nifty 50 index closed at record highs.

The Sensex opened the week at 33,364 and made a peak of 33,964 & a low of 32,595 closing the week at 33, 940. Thus it closed with the weekly gain of 478 points on the other hand, the Nifty opened the week at 10,263 & made a peak of 10,501, reached the bottom of 10,074 and closed the week at 10,493. Thus the Nifty closed with the weekly gain of 160 points.

Key Stock movements during the Week: Moving on the key stocks, ICICI Bank spurted 4.27% at Rs 316.40. The bank’s subsidiary ICICI Securities has filed a DRHP with Sebi for an IPO of up to 6.44 cr equity shares.

HDFC Bank was up 0.23% at Rs 1,877.35 after banks said for raising of funds up to Rs 24,000 crore, while IndusInd Bank dropped 1.85% at Rs 1,648.85 on bank’s amalgamation of Bharat Financial Inclusion.

Wipro rose 3.9% at Rs 301.10 on its announcement of partnership with Headspin. Stocks of Bharti Airtel rose 2.33% at Rs 531.05 on its entering into a pact with Millicom Cellular, while Hero MotoCorp surged 7.72% at Rs 3,772.20.

Dr Reddy’s fell 1.64% at Rs 2,333.05. Coal India was down 1.86% at Rs 266.  The HDFC was down 0.84% at Rs 1,708.35 on its approval of raising funds by issuing equity shares of Rs 13000 crore.

Sensex rallies over 170 points, Nifty hits at 10,480

share market up Benchmark indices were trading marginally higher on fresh spell of buying after new data indicated to steady growth in the U.S economy. The shares of Tata Motors, L&T and ONGC rose, while the shares of Coal India and Power Grid fell.

The BSE index Sensex was up 178.85 points at 33,935.13 and the NSE index Nifty 50 index was up 42.60 points at 10,482.90 in later morning hours.

Top five Sensex gainers include stocks of ONGC, Maruti, Bharti Airtel, M&M and Tata Motors, while the major losers were Coal India, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto and IndusInd Bank.

Shares of oil companies such as ONGC rose 2.13%, GAIL India rose 1.09% and Castrol India rose 0.91% were trading up in later morning hours, keeping the BSE Oil and Gas index in the green zone. On the other hand, shares of BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation) down 0.33% during the time. 

The Indian domestic currency rupee on Friday opened little changed versus the U.S dollar. It rupee was trading at 64.05 per dollar, up 0.02 percent from its last day’s close of 64.06. The Ten-year bond yield was at 7.210 percent, compared to its last close of 7.214%.

5 Dec Tuesday Sensex, Nifty slip in early trade; RCom tanks 7%

sensex nifty downThe benchmark indices Sensex & Nifty opened moderately lower on Tuesday as most of the Asian shares slipped in the early morning led by the falls in I.T stocks.

At 10.48 am, the BSE Sensex shed 114.33 points to begin at 32,755.39 whereas NSE Nifty 50 started the day at 10,090.10, down by 37.65

Shares of Wipro Ltd, Adani Ports, Power Grid and NTPC were the top losers today followed Infosys and HDFC Bank which contributed the most to the Sensex fall, while the shares of Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, supported to reduce the losses.

Shares Reliance Communications (RCom) slipped 6.93 percent to hit the day’s low of Rs 10.74 while Reliance Naval dipped 4.22 percent to day’s low of Rs 34.

The Reserve Bank of India’s two-day monetary policy review starts today and the decision will be released by tomorrow. The RBI’s monetary policy committee is expected to keep the policy repo-rate unchanged in the upcoming monetary policy review owing to various factors.