Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices Highlights: Domestic indices recovered losses on Friday and closed in the green territory. The BSE Sensex closed above 60,200 and NSE Nifty 50 above 17950. The Nifty moved in the range of 17,774.25 and 17,999.35 during the day. The 30-share BSE benchmark rose 303.15 pts or 0.51% to close at 60,261.18 and Nifty 50 climbed 98.40 pts or 0.55% to 17,956.60. The top gainers of the Nifty were Adani Enterprises, IndusInd Bank, Eicher Motors, Tata Steel and Infosys while Titan, SBI Life, Apollo Hospital, Nestle India and Larsen & Toubro were the top losers.
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The top gainers of the Nifty were Adani Enterprises, IndusInd Bank, Eicher Motors, Tata Steel and Infosys while Titan, SBI Life, Apollo Hospital, Nestle India and Larsen & Toubro were the top losers.
The 30-share BSE benchmark rose 303.15 pts or 0.51% to close at 60,261.18 and Nifty 50 climbed 98.40 pts or 0.55% to 17,956.60.
Most of the broader market indices were trading in green. Nifty Next 50 rose 0.21%, Nifty 100 climbed 0.56%, Nifty Midcap 50 was up 0.07%, Nifty Smallcap 100 advanced 0.37% and Nifty Total Market increased 0.46%.
China’s Shanghai Composite index ended 31.86 pts or 1.01% higher at 3,195.31 on Friday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng climbed 224.56 pts or 1.04% to 21,738.66 while Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 330.30 or 1.25% to 26,119.52.
UK's FTSE 100 rose to an over four-year high on Friday led by robust growth in the domestic economy in November and a boost to risk appetite from a slowdown in U.S. inflation. The blue-chip FTSE 100 rose 0.6%, with the index on track to rise for the second straight week. Financial stocks led gains with HSBC and exchange operator London Stock Exchange Group gaining 1.2% and 1.8%, respectively.
HCL Tech shares recovered early losses and were trading in positive territory. The shares of the IT giant rose 0.71% to Rs 1079.50 after falling 3% intraday. The scrip touched an intraday low of Rs 1042.00 and a high of Rs 1081.60.
Jet Airways shares rose 5%, reaching the upper circuit at Rs 73.9 on Friday after the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) allowed the transfer of Jet Airways’ ownership to Jalan Kalrock Consortium (JKC) and approved the ownership effective date of the resolution plan as November 16, which means the consortium gets six months or 180 days to settle lenders’ dues.
Indices reversed the trend and turned green. The BSE Sensex was trading marginally higher at 60,040.44 and NSE Nifty 50 reclaimed the 17,900 level.
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Infosys, Tata Steel, HCL Tech, Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, PNB, ICICI Bank and Paytm are the most active equities of NSE Nifty.
Bank Nifty fell 0.22% to 41,989.80. PNB, IndusInd Bank, IDFC First Bank, ICICI Bank and State Bank of India were the top gainers while Bandhan Bank, AU Bank, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank and Federal Bank were the laggards.
In MCX, gold is trading near all-time high but momentum oscillator is showing signs of divergence. RSI_14 is not yet at overbought zone but any peak in price is not matched by the peak in RSI indicating some caution is needed. The main trigger for this month was US CPI which came in line with estimation but we have not seen any big move in gold indicating fresh investment has not come in and participants have marginally opted to book some profit or take a few fresh open positions.
Wipro will report its October-December 2022 numbers today The company is expected to post revenue growth of 1% sequentially in constant currency (CC) terms, according to analysts. Ahead of the earnings announcement, Wipro shares were trading 1% lower on NSE.
HCL Tech shares fell 1.60% to Rs 1054.75 on Friday on profit booking after the IT giant, the previous day reported a higher-than-expected profit for the December quarter supported by strong deal wins, but lowered its full-year revenue view noting seasonal challenges in the fourth quarter.
Infosys shares were trading marginally higher on Friday at Rs 1,484 on NSE after the company reported a 13.4% rise in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December 2022 at Rs 6,586 crore on January 12.
The top losers of the Nifty were Eicher Motors, HDFC Bank, Bharti Airtel, Apollo Hospital and Reliance Industries Ltd while the gainers were Hindalco, Tata Steel, UPL, Grasim and Bajaj Finserv.
Equity indices turned red in the early morning session on Friday. The BSE Sensex fell 221.58 pts or 0.35% to 59,736.45 and NSE Nifty 50 dropped 24.70 pts or 0.14% to 17,833.50.
Foreign institutional investors (FII) sold shares worth a net Rs 1662.63 crore while domestic institutional investors (DII) bought shares worth a net Rs 2127.65 crore on Thursday, January 12, 2023, according to the data available on NSE.
Indiabulls Housing Finance and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) are the stocks/securities placed on the National Stock Exchange’s futures and options (F&O) ban for trade on Friday, January 13.
“CPI inflation at 5.72% in December confirms the downtrend which started in November. This will enable the RBI to go slow on rate hikes. Along with easing inflation IIP rising to 7.1% in November reinforces the growth rebound story in India. This means India can achieve a 6% GDP growth rate in FY 24 despite the global growth slowdown.” – V K Vijayakumar, Chief Investment Strategist at Geojit Financial Services.
US CPI inflation in December eased. The year-on-year inflation number for December has fallen to 6.5% from 7.1% in November 2022.
India’s retail inflation or CPI fell to a one-year low of 5.72% in December, owing to a sharp deflation (-15.08%) in vegetables and easing price pressures in the broader “food and beverages” category, according to official data released on Thursday. The inflation stood at 5.88% in November 2022.
The Asian markets were trading mixed on Friday morning. Japan’s Nikkei fell 323.85 pts or 1.22% to 26,125.97, China’s Shanghai Composite index rose 9.85 pts or 0.31% to 3,173.30 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng 11.77 pts or 0.05% to 21,502.33.
The US stock indices concluded the overnight session in green. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose 216.96 pts or 0.64% to 34,189.97, the tech-heavy Nasdaq climbed 69.43 pts or 0.64% to 11,001.10 and S&P 500 advanced 13.56 pts or 0.34% to 3,983.17.