05 Oct Stock Investment Advisory, Sensex Nifty down trends today

stock market news The Sensex & Nifty gained on Thursday amid uninterrupted buying by domestic institutional investors, who bought shares net Rs. 584.88 crore, while foreign portfolio investors dumped equities of Rs. 632.14 crore as per data. The auto, metal, realty, healthcare and capital goods stocks were driving the markets in the morning hours.

Stocks to Watch out:- MAS Financial Services and Godrej Agrovet will hit the market with IPO this week.

Prataap Snacks’ stock lists strongly at 33% premium over the issue price. It lists at Rs 1250/share on BSE.

Shares of Natco Pharma hits at 3-month high after its partner Mylan gets USDFA approval.
Infosys Ltd stock advances over 1% after 13.5 lakh shares worth Rs 122 Crore changed hands in two block deals at Rs 902.

Stocks of Parag Milk Food up 2% as FPI invest limit raised to 40 percent from 24 percent.
Reliance Communication’s stock trades lower as it withdraws plan to demerge towers.

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

L&T infotech

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.

31 Aug Live- Sensex down 71.10 Pts, Nifty lower ahead of Aug F&O expiry

ONGC, Biocon, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Ajanta Pharma, RIL, Fortis Health are few of the stocks among others to watch out for in today’s trade today, 31 August 2017.

Oil & Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) is about to seek consent of shareholders to raise a debt of Rs 25,000 crore to fund the planned acquisition of Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL). ONGC has endorsed raising the debt and would take the proposal to shareholders soon.

India’s major auto players Tata Motors and Maruti Suzuki look forward to a slump in demand after the cabinet has approved an ordinance that will permit the cess on sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and larger passenger cars to be raised at 25% from 15% under the GST regime.

Future and Option (F&O) watch:

Benchmark indices opened on a careful note ahead of the expiry of August (F&O). With a single session left in August series, market rollovers moved to 53 percent compared to average roll-overs of 57 percent for last three series. Market wide F&O open interest is Rs 1.36-lakh cr. approx, as compared to Rs 1.40 lakh crore on the D-1 of July expiry.

Live market: Benchmark indices in the meantime are trading with weak note while broader market indices carry on trading in positive terrain. At 10.25 am, the BSE Sensex was trading at 31,596 down 50 points, while Nifty ws trading at 9874 down 10 points.