Thursday, 15 November, 2018

Sensex closes at 35324.77 after morning record high

The Sensex recorded a significant rise of 919.19 points or 2.65% while the Nifty gained 213.45 points or 1.99% in the week The Sensex recorded a significant rise of 919.19 points or 2.65% while the Nifty gained 213.45 points or 1.99% in the week
Russell Knight | 19 January, 2018, 00:26

"Markets are hitting newer highs by the week, so people latch on to that opportunity".

On Thursday, the stock markets got off to yet another flying start as surged nearly 400 points. too gained nearly a per cent as both the benchmark indices opened on all-time highs.

The 30-share Sensex jumped 310.77 points, or 0.89 percent, to end at a new peak of 35,081.82, breaking its previous record of 34,843.51 reached on January 15.

The BSE Small Cap Index fell by 2.04 per cent and mid-cap index by 1.69 per cent. "Investors who had accumulated small cap stocks unloaded them amid fears of a bubble". As the market soared to a fresh high of 10,803 on Wednesday, traders raised bets of the Nifty not easily falling below 10,800 by selling put options at that strike.

"We continue to hold a wait and watch outlook and believe the markets are overbought and in the expensive category at this juncture, we would not initiate fresh longs at this time", Nikhil Kamath, Co-Founder and Head of Trading, Zerodha said.

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Asian stocks touched record highs as well, with a rally on Wall Street supporting bullish investor sentiment.

However, the BSE market breadth was bearish as 1,556 stocks declined as compared to 1,186 advances. Some reports had said that the Centre was considering a higher ceiling for foreign investment limits in private as well as public sector banks.

Major Index gainers were ITC, Indiabulls Housing Finance, HDFC Bank, UPL, HDFC, Kotak Bank, M&M, IndusIndBank and TCS.

Yes Bank wiped out all gains to close 0.35 percent lower after its Q3 earnings were announced. The 50-share Nifty closed at 10788.55, up 0.82 percent. from the previous close.

Nifty Metal was the biggest loser among sectoral indices, falling 3 percent; followed by Pharma (1.2 percent) and PSU Bank (1.6 percent) while FMCG gained 1 percent.

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