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Profit-booking continues on D-Street

Among sectors, IT, metal, pharma, FMCG fell 1-3%. BSE midcap and small-cap indices fell 1% each

Major headlines

  • KEC International secures orders worth Rs. 1,829 crore
  • Tata Chemicals plans sale of US soda ash division; values it at $1 billion or more
  • Inox Leisure saw a recovery in Q2FY22, strong content line-up bodes well
  • Supreme Industries’ Q2FY22 revenues and net earnings marginally beat estimates; OPM pressure higher than expected

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Indian indices

The Sensex and Nifty ended lower for the fourth straight session on October 22 amid volatility. At close, the Sensex was down 101.88 points or 0.17% at 60,821.62 while the Nifty slipped 63.20 points or 0.35% at 18,114.90. Nearly 1205 shares have advanced, 1865 shares declined, and 119 shares are unchanged.

Major losers included Hindalco Industries, Coal India, Tata Motors, ITC and Tata Consumer Products, while gainers included HDFC, Bajaj Auto, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ONGC and Axis Bank.

Among sectors, IT, metal, pharma, FMCG fell 1-3%. The BSE midcap and small-cap indices fell 1% each.

Indices performance for the day

Indices Closing Chg (pts) Chg (%)
BSE Sensex 60821.62 -101.88 -0.17
NSE Nifty 18114.90 -63.20 -0.35
BSE Midcap 25566.64 -250.62 -0.97
BSE Smallcap 28336.31 -343.82 -1.20

Following are the stocks/sectors which were in news today:

  • Macrotech Developers Ltd plans to raise up to Rs 4,000 crore
  • Biocon shares fell over 6% after company’s consolidated net profit declined by 18% to Rs 138 crore for Q2FY22
  • TVS Motor jumped over 7% after company reported a sharply higher profit at Rs 277.6 crore for Q2FY22 against Rs 196.3 crore in Q2FY21.

Market sentiment

Market breadth (No of shares)   Volume (Rs in crore)
Advance 1258 718 Cash 5414.32 79706.27
Decline 2053 1311 F&O - 52184591.00

Sectoral & stock screening


BSE Sensex A Group

Top 5 Gainers Closing Price Chg (%)   Top 5 Losers Closing Price Chg (%)
IRB 293.15 20.00   SOLARINDS 2219.65 -11.23
RVNL 43.05 19.92   IIFLWAM 1574.60 -10.51
SUVEN 110.80 9.76   SOUTHBANK 9.61 -8.65
IFBIND 1296.65 9.43   DCMSHRIRAM 934.05 -8.45
STLTECH 300.75 9.01   SASKEN 1389.95 -7.94

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Global signals

Asian markets finished mixed. The Hang Seng ended up 0.42%, while the Nikkei 225 rose 0.34%. The Shanghai Composite lost 0.34%.

European indices finished higher with France leading. The CAC 40 rose 0.82% while the DAX rose 0.53%, while the FTSE 100 was up 0.35%.

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