Nifty below 11,000, Sensex falls over 300 points, day after budget

sensex downBenchmark indices tumbled early trade on Friday as investors were dissatisfied with the Union Budget 2018-19. The BSE Sensex fell over 300 points, while the NSE Nifty 50 traded below 11,000 in the opening. Investors are liable to pay 10 percent tax on profits more Rs 1.00 lakh made from share sale or equity mutual fund units held for over one year.

The BSE Sensex was trading at 35,329, down 577 points, while the Nifty50 index was trading at 10,833, down 183 points in the later deals.

Financial sector and Banking stocks traded lower. Canara Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, State Bank of India and HDFC Bank were down at a tune of 3 to 1 percent, while IT stocks were trading higher with TCS Ltd, Infosys, HCL Technologies, Wipro adding 1.2 to 0.5 percent.

Cigarette Company’s stocks rose after the govt kept the cess on cigarettes unchanged. ITC Ltd gained 2 percent and VST Industries Ltd 3 % in the morning hours.

Across sectors, Nifty PSU Banks Index was down 2 percent while, Nifty IT and Nifty FMCG were trading higher by 0.5% and 0.7%, respectively.

Shares of Ashok Leyland Limited gained 2% after the company’s Q3 net profit was above expectation, while Bajaj Auto stock rose 1% after its sales rose 3,53,147 units in January.

Sensex trades above 34,900, Nifty near 10,760, IT stocks rise

stock market upMarket 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.

30 Nov Stock Market Update: Market slips lower in early trade

Sensex nifty down Key benchmark indices slipped in the early morning trade on Thursday due to market movements seemed to have turned negative ahead of India’s GDP growth data which is due today later evening. The stocks of State Bank of India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Axis Bank, Reliance Industries, Bharti Airtel traded in the red in early trade. 

At 10.35 am, the BSE Sensex traded lower by 252.09 points at 33,350.67, while the NSE Nifty 50 fell 76.50 points to 10,284.80.

Jewellery stocks such as Tara Jewels fell 8.3%, Gitanjali Gems fell 2.4%, PC Jeweller declined 1.8%, among others; while stocks of Healthcare Global rose 5 percent.

Shares of Bajaj Auto and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories were the major gainers on Sensex, rising up over 1 percent while State Bank of India, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Reliance (RIL) Adani Ports, lost up to 1.7 percent.

Most of the Asian shares also sunk in the early morning session today after the US technology barometer index lost nearly 1 percent on Wednesday.

The rupee goes down 24 paise at 64.55 versus the US dollar in the morning ahead of the Sept quarter GDP data.