12 Jan (Friday) Sensex up 104 points, metal and capital goods shares rose

Sensex Nifty up Live Market- Sensex, Nifty edged higher in early trade Friday hitting new record highs on continued buying by retail investors amid strong global cues. Shares of Coal India, Axis Bank and ICICI Bank were top gainers, while Infosys, TCS and Power Grid fell in the early trading.

The BSE Sensex traded higher by 104.62 points to 34,608 levels, while the NSE Nifty-50 rose 30.80 points to 10,682 in later morning hours.

Except IT sector, all other BSE sectoral indices were moving in the green, out of the metal index gained the most by 0.71%, capital goods 0.61%, infrastructure 0.56% and banking stock 0.47%, however, IT index was down 0.1%.

Major Sensex gainers include ICICI Bank, HDFC, Larsen & Toubro, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Reliance Industries whereas the major losers were PowerGrid, IndusInd Bank, YES Bank and Infosys.

Shares of TCS fell 1.1 percent to Rs. 2762 after the company reported weaker earnings in its segments.

Shares of Infosys Ltd inched up 0.01 percent to Rs. 1,075.75 ahead of its Q3 earnings due later today.

Weekly Stocks and Events for the week ended 24 Nov 2017

stock market weekly reportsThe market registered notable gains in the week ended Friday, 24 Nov 2017, on strong global cues coupled with some domestic triggers. The Sensex picked up 91 pts on Friday to finish at a 3-week high of 33,679.24, influenced by gains in IT stocks and consumer durables stocks. The Nifty reclaimed the 10,400-mark to scale an intraday high of 10404.50 but profit taking dragged it down to 10389.70, with a gain of 40.95 points, or 0.40%.

Sensex opened the week at 33,365 and made a peak of 33,738, low of 33,288 closing the week at 33, 679. At the same time, the Nifty opened the week at 10,287 and made a high of 10,404 and low of 10261 closing the week at 10,389. Hence, all through the week, the Sensex gained 1 percent or 336.44 pts, while the Nifty rallied 1.03 percent or 106.10 pts. Moody’s S&P kept India-Sovereign rating unchanged with “Stable” outlook.

The global ratings agency maintained that growth will remain strong over coming 2 years and the country will keep up good external accounts position and fiscal deficit will be mostly in line with expectations.

Among important domestic events during the week, the govt promulgated an ordinance to modify the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code-2016, aiming to prevent unscrupulous, undesirable persons from misusing the provisions of the code.

The Parliamentary Affairs Cabinet Committee on Friday recommended that the winter session of Parliament be scheduled from 15 Dec 2017 to 5 Jan 2018.

Stock Market News- Stocks to Watch out on 22 November 2017

sensex up Key benchmark indices edged higher in early trade on Wednesday, with indices extending fresh gains tracking steadiness in Asian stocks. The stocks of Adani Ports, Mahindra and Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, HDFC rose, while the shares of Dr. Reddy’s and Axis Bank fell in early hours. At 10.35 am, the BSE Sensex traded higher by 38.28 points to 33,514.63, while the NSE Nifty 50 rose 0.65 points to 10,327.55.

Stocks to watch out today: Steel Authority of India’s (SAIL) stock will be watched out as the company is likely to have JV for 1.5 million ton steel plant for production of auto-grade steel with Arcelor Mittal.

Telecom sector stocks will be in limelight as the Telecom Regulator has put forward relaxing spectrum holding limits.

Shares of Reliance Industries Limited is on watch after the global investment banking company Goldman Sachs raised their target price by 26% to Rs 1,205. RIL shares rose by 2% to Rs.939.65, on Tuesday’s closing.

Ajanta Pharma announced that it has got the USFDA approval for the bioequivalent generic version of Kapvay tablets and the same has been launched in US market through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ajanta Pharma USA Inc.

Bank of Baroda has announced that it has approved the proposal of raising additional equity capital aggregating upto Rs 6000 crore by way of rights issue or QIP, depending on applicable statutory approvals.

Monday Market View- Sensex Opens on a Strong Note, Stock Intraday trading tips

Indian stock markets have opened on Monday day in green note. At 10.35 am, the BSE Sensex is trading higher by 199 points at 32,461.58 and NSE Nifty is trading higher by 72 points at 10,157.60. Gains are mainly seen in capital goods stocks, auto stocks and energy stocks. The Indian rupee is trading at Rs 64.07 against the US dollar.

Share price of Bharat Petroleum Corpn (BPCL) opened the trading day on an cheering note up 1.2% after the company was reported that it is in discussions with the country’s largest natural gas transporter GAIL (India) to acquire the govt’s majority stake in it for Rs 180 to 200 billion.

Here is a list of some of the important stocks that are likely to be in focus today:

Steel Authority of India (SAIL) said the company has supplied 80% steel required for the construction of Sardar Sarovar Project, inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi.

Oil marketer Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) has drawn up investment plans of Rs 7110.00 crore for business expansion in the current financial year. The company merges with ONGC, also planned capex of Rs 61,000 crore for capacity growth over the next five years.

ITC Ltd plans to open 40 new hotels, adding about 5,000 rooms over a period of time, as part of the strategy to make stronger its hospitality business.