sensex Today: Stock Market LIVE Updates: Infosys, HDFC twins top drag. Metal stocks in demand. Coal India, BPCL up 2% each
HDFC twins make investors poorer by Rs 2.6 lakh crore in 9 days
From April 4 market value of Rs 9,18,591 crore, HDFC Bank has eroded Rs 1.67 lakh crore in the nine-day selloff. The private lender’s market value stood at Rs 7,51,421 crore in Tuesday’s intraday trade. Mortgage lender HDFC, on the other hand, has lost another Rs 91,595 crore in market value to Rs 3,94,097 crore from Rs 4,85,692 crore on April 4.
Varroc Engineering rises 11% after global lighting biz sale reports
Shares of Varroc Engineering rallied about 11 per cent in early trade on Tuesday after reports surfaced that the company was looking to sell its global lighting business. According to ET Now, the auto component maker is likely to sell its lighting business for about $600-650 million to a leading European component maker to pare its loan and become debt free.
INEOS Styrosolution plunges 15%; promoter plans to offload 14% stake via OFS
HDFC Bank shares down for 9th straight day
Jubilant FoodWorks shares trade ex-split
MindTree zooms 3% on robust Q4 earnings
Gainers included Tata Steel, which rose 1.55 per cent to Rs 1,360. SBI, Bajaj Finserv, ICICI Bank, M&M and Bajaj Finance advanced up to 1.1 per cent. Reliance Industries, Maruti Suzuki, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank inched up to 0.8 per cent higher.
Market LIVE Updates: Nifty50 has approached an important cluster. We remain hopeful of some recovery till the time 17,000 is defended successfully. On the flipside, Monday’s bearish gap area of 17,250-17,450 is likely to act as an immediate hurdle now. As of now, we expect the index to sustain the range for at least a couple of days, before breaking out of this congestion zone
– Sameet Chavan of Angel One
Nifty IT index only sectoral pack in red
Market LIVE Updates: How Sensex stocks are faring after opening bell
Opening Bell: Sensex gains 270 points; Nifty above 17,250; AU SFB jumps 3%, Grasim 2%
Pre-open session: Sensex gains 200 points, Nifty above 17,250
Yen hits 20-year low; dollar index stays above 100 level
The Japanese yen hit a 20-year low against the dollar on Tuesday, supported by high U.S. Treasury yields and likely comparatively good U.S. economic data this week. The dollar rose 0.37% on the yen to 127.44 yen in early trade, its highest level since May 2002. The dollar was also firm against most other currencies and the dollar index was at 100.8, just off Monday’s two-year high of 100.86.
Oil steady despite Libya supply drop
Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday, after rising 1% in the previous session, as Libya was forced to halt some exports and as manufacturers in China prepared to reopen factories after a nearly three-week COVID-19 shutdown in Shanghai. Brent crude futures rose 21 cents, or 0.2%, to $113.37 a barrel at 0020 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures slipped 2 cents to $108.19 a barrel.
L&T Infotech and Mastek among cos to report Q4 results today
Market LIVE Updates: SGX Nifty signals a positive start
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 43.5 points, or 0.25 per cent, higher at 17,269.50, signaling that Dalal Street was headed for a positive start on Tuesday.
Tech View: Nifty50 makes ‘Death Cross’, signals weakness
: Nifty50 on Monday made a ‘Death Cross’ as the 50-day simple moving average fell below its 200-day moving average. The last time the index made a ‘Death Cross’ was in March 2020. While A Death Cross suggests the trend may stay weak, a bounce cannot be ruled out given the index has come near its strong support range of 16,800-17,000 levels.
Hong Kong stocks down in early trade
Hong Kong stocks slid down in early trade on Tuesday after a four day holiday weekend, tracking growth concerns in China and modest falls on Wall Street. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.78 percent, or 382.28 points, at 21,135.80. The Shanghai Composite Index rose in early trade, up 0.15 percent, or 4.71 points, at 3200.24, while the Shenzhen Composite Index edged up 0.51 percent, or 10.31 points, to 2032.83.
Tokyo stocks open higher on bargain hunting
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday as investors bargain hunted shares that dipped after modest falls on Wall Street. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 1.04 percent, or 278.29 points, at 27,078.00 in early trade, while the broader Topix index gained 0.94 percent, or 17.64 points, to 1,897.72.
US stocks edge lower as earnings roll in
US stocks closed slightly lower after a wobbly day of trading Monday, as worries about interest rates and inflation keep a lid on Wall Street despite some better-than-expected profit reports. The S&P500 slipped less than 0.1%. Like it, the other two major U.S. stock indexes also rolled between small gains and losses Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq each fell 0.1%.
Rupee slips 10 paise to 76.29 against dollar
The rupee depreciated for the third straight session to close 10 paise lower at 76.29 against the US dollar on Monday, tracking the strength of the greenback overseas coupled with foreign fund outflows. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened lower at 76.41 against the American currency, and shuttled between a high of 76.20 and a low of 76.43. It finally settled at 76.29, down 10 paise.
Sensex, Nifty on Monday
The Sensex plunged 1,172 points while the Nifty crashed below the 17,200-level on Monday, hammered by robust selling in market heavyweights Infosys and HDFC Bank following their below-estimate results. The BSE Sensex tumbled 1,172.19 points or 2.01 per cent to settle at 57,166.74 — marking its fourth straight session of loss. The broader NSE Nifty plunged 302 points or 1.73 per cent to 17,173.65.
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