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Indices close marginally up. Nifty hold 11000

Benchmark indices reverses opening losses to end Friday session with minor gains on August 16

Major headlines

  • KNR Constructions enters into a share purchase agreement for sale of SPV worth Rs. 96 crore
  • Lupin received nod for its Hydrocortisone Valerate Cream USP, 0.2% from USFDA

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Indian indices

Indian stock markets ended flat with marginal gains after a volatile start as concerns the US economy may slip into recession impacted trade sentiment. The Sensex gained 0.10% or 38.80 points to 37350.33. The Nifty rose by 0.17% or 18.40 points to 11047.80

Indices were supported by PSU bank and auto shares, while IT limited gains.

Indices performance for the day

Indices  Value Chg (pts) Chg (%)
BSE Sensex 37350.33 38.80 0.10
NSE Nifty 11047.80 18.40 0.17
BSE Midcap 13,490.90 13.85 0.1
BSE Smallcap 12,584.59 14.42 0.11

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

  • IDBI Bank plunged by 8.47% to Rs. 24.85, after the lender posted a net loss of Rs. 3,800.84 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2019.
  • Yes Bank rose by 3.79% to Rs. 79.45, after the bank said that it has raised Rs. 1,930 crore through qualified institutions placements.

Market sentiment

Market breadth (No of shares)   Volume (Rs in crore)
Advance 1194 842 Cash 1999.19 31079.29
Decline 1301 923 F&O - 824880.3

Sectoral & stock screening


BSE Sensex A Group

Top 5 Gainers Closing Price Chg (%)   Top 5 Losers Closing Price Chg (%)
Godfrey Phillips 1001.2 16.85   GIC Hsg Finance 195.70 -8.72
Idea Cellular 6.45 14.56   IDBI 24.85 -8.47
MMTC 20.85 10.03   Aarti Industries 1590.60 -8.37
Tamil Nadu Newsprint 181.15 9.06   Edelweiss 134.00 -6.94
Apollo Hospital 1471.25 8.32   Reliance Infra 46.25 -6.35

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Global signals

Asian stock markets were mixed on August 16, as investors watched yields on longer duration US Treasurys as well as for developments on the US-China trade front.

European stock markets were in green on August 16, as investors tentatively returned to riskier assets after a turbulent week.

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