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 above 33,700, Nifty at 10,450 mark, HDFC Bank, Sun Pharma lead

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The key indices erased their opening gains and were being traded flat due to lack of directions from global markets. The BSE index Sensex was down 1.12 points at 33,776.26 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was up 7.4 points at 10,45.60 in the later morning hours.

Sun Pharma gained 1.76%, L&T up 1.37%, Hero MotoCorp rose 1.32%, Tata Steel up 0.74% and HDFC rose 0.7%, as the top Sensex gainers while M&M, ICICI Bank, HUL, Infosys and IndusInd Bank were the major losers.

Shares of RCom gained 4 percent today after a report said that Reliance Jio Infocomm leads the race to acquire the company’s assets.

BSE realty index rose 3.01%, followed by metal 0.75%, infrastructure 0.69% and capital goods 0.64%, while banking index fell 0.34%, auto 0.3% and PSU 0.18%.

PSU Bank, Auto, Realty and Bank Nifty Index are the top losers on the NSE, while Nifty Media, Pharma and Metal Index were the top gainers.

Among specific stocks, stocks of Varun Beverages Limited rose 7 percent as the company has entered into a binding accord with PepsiCo to acquire franchisee rights.

Shares of Repro India gained in third straight session rising 3 percent after a promoter bought stake in the company.

23 Nov Sensex Nifty trade flat, Top Stocks Watch today and Trading news

stock market up Stock markets have opened the on Thursday on a flattish note against the previous day’s closing. At 10.40 am, the BSE Sensex is trading up by 18.70 points at 33,580.25 while the NSE Nifty is trading up by 9.75 points at 10,352.05. The stocks of Bharti Airtel, Lupin and Sun Pharma rose, while the stocks of Asian Paints and Dr. Reddy’s fell in the morning hours.

Stock watch out during trade on Thursday, based on recent & latest news developments:-
Coal stocks will be in focus as the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to modify the Centre’s notification banning the use of furnace oil & pet coke in UP, Rajasthan and Haryana and asked the NTPC to approach the govt.

Thomas Cook India Ltd, the Tour operator company, has got board approval to divest a 5.42% stake in its subsidiary Quess Corp, which would bring down its shareholding to 51.56% and propose to raise over RS 600 crore through OFS route.

Tata Teleservices Limited has started shifting its customers to the network of Bharti Airtel Ltd under an intra-circle roaming agreement. The first set of customers being moved to Airtel’s network is from U.P (West), Bihar and West Bengal. 

Inter Globe Aviation: IndiGo, is keenly consider alternate plans to induct at least 50 wide-bodied planes for overseas flights.

FMCG major Godrej Consumer Products Ltd has trimmed prices of its various products in the range of 7 to 10 percent to pass on benefits of the recent GST rate reduction.

Sensex Nifty Gain, Index trend and Stock in Action on Wednesday

Sensex Nifty up Sensex and Nifty take cues from the positive US markets to trade on a positive note with BSE Sensex trading at 33,402 levels, up by 32 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 10,357 levels, up by 7 points at 10.40 am on Wednesday. Pharma Sector gains strong footing with positive Q2 earnings from many companies. IT stocks trading higher with TCS, Wipro Ltd, Infosys Ltd, Tech Mahindra and HCL Technologies in the morning hours.

Quarterly Results:- Voltas Ltd, Ashok Leyland, Arvind Ltd, United Bank Limited, OBC, Bharat Forge, Petronet LNG, Balkrishna Industries, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals, IRB Infra, NDTV, Muthoot Finance and Thermax are scheduled to release their quarterly earnings for the Sept quarter on Wednesday.

Stock in Actions:- AkzoNobel India has said it will sell its specialty chemicals biz as a going concern to an affiliate of the AkzoNobel Group-NV Netharlands for Rs 320 crore. 

Larsen & Toubro (L&T): Schneider Electric SE, the French industrial multinational together with its consortium partner Temasek, has in business with L&T to acquire its electric and automation division for Rs 15,000-Rs 17,000 cr.

Glaxo Smith Kline has reported 4.73% rise in net profit at Rs.192.41 cr for the Q2 ended Sept 30, 2017-18. The company had posted net profit of Rs .183.72 cr in the same period of previous year.
Reliance Communications is re-negotiating its deal with Canadian investment fund Brookfield along with other prospective buyers for a stake in its tower unit.

Telecom stocks will be in focus as the TRAI is considering removal of the 50% limit on spectrum holdings within a particular band. This would help Vodafone and Idea retain all their airwaves once the merger is completed.