Investment Advisory, Stock Indices open flat, PSU banks rise, IT companies slip

happy new year Sensex, Nifty started the New Year 2018 on a subdued note, opening flat due to lack of major triggers in the morning session. The BSE Sensex was trading at 34,085, up 28.59 points, while the Nifty 50 was ruling at 10,534.55, up 3.85 points in later morning hours. The BSE Midcap & Small-cap indices were up 0.4% and 0.5%, respectively.

Shares of I.T companies pressured to profit booking, as the Nifty IT index slipped 0.5 percent in early trade, led by near 1 percent losses in Tech Mahindra, TCS and Wipro stocks.

Shares of IndiaBulls Housing Finance rose 3%, SBI rose 0.79%, Indian Oil Corporation rose 0.78%), BPCL rose 0.73% and Airtel gained 0.63% as the top gainers on Nifty50, whereas shares of Infratel, Wipro, TCS, Hindalco and Bajaj Auto were the top losers in today’s trade.

The Nifty PSU Bank index rose 0.4 percent, led by shares of Bank of India, which spiked 4% on Rs22.6-billion capital infusion, while Shares of automobile companies were mostly mixed as the auto sector companies unveil their sales figures of December month, later today.

Stock to Watch out, Stock in focus on 10 November 2017

stock market down Stock Market Update: Sensex and Nifty open significantly lower on negative global cues. At 10.30 am, BSE Sensex, was down 25.71 points at 33,225 levels while the NSE Nifty50 index was down 10.85 points at 10,298 levels. Shares of Oil & Gas companies decline, OMCs hit with HPCL and BPCL losing over 1 percent in the early trading hours today. Shares of Tata Motors, RIL, Asian Paints, Axis Bank, TCS, and Adani Ports lost up to 1.5% whereas ONGC socks, ICICI Bank, L&T, SBI, HUL and are rising up to 0.9%.

Stock Movements: Shares of State Bank of India was trading 0.43% higher at Rs 315.1.
Mahindra & Mahindra edged down 0.59% to Rs 1,353.45 ahead of their respective Q2 results today.
Stocks of Divi’s Laboratories Ltd rose 5.1% to Rs. 1061 in the early hours after the company announced in a notice to BSE that the US food & drug regulator has completed evaluation of corrective action.

Shares of Bharat Petroleum Corp fell 1.4% to Rs. 515 prior to its earnings expected to take place later in the day. As per reports, it is expected to post a net profit of Rs2160.10 crore while net sales will be at Rs 59286.20 crore.

Corporate Earnings: The stocks of companies such as Mahindra & Mahindra, MRF, Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Nestle, Balaji Telefilms, Bank of Maharashtra, Motherson Sumi Systems, Sobha, Sun TV, Cochin Shipyard, DLF and Suzlon among others will be in focus today as these companies scheduled to announce their earnings today. 

Rupee Watch: The Indian rupee opened at 65.07 a dollar and was trading at 65.08 against the USD, down 0.23% from its Thursday’s close of 64.94.

Elite Investment Advisory- Stock Analysis of Wednesday’s trade

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Elite Investment analyses the market in such a way that Sensex, Nifty rose on the back drop of a revival in the global markets, The intensity of rain havoc in the financial capital helped pick up risk appetite to a great extent. A low-spirited rollover numbers gives the concerning impression, but considerable short covering was observed in the IT and pharma sectors, keeping market optimistic. Speculators were covering up their short positions prior to the August derivatives contract being expired tomorrow added to the upward move. 

A view at Stock Market: Domestic stocks witnessed a gap up opening triggered by mostly positive Asian stocks and held firm till early afternoon trade. Stocks cut gains in mid-afternoon trade, however, it hovered in positive zone in late trade.

At closing bell, the BSE Sensex was up 258.07 points at 31,646.46 and the NSE Nifty rose 88.35 points to 9,884.40.