Share Market HIGHLIGHTS: Sensex ends above 51,000 after four-day gap, Nifty near 15,100; RIL, Axis Bank jump

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Updated: February 25, 2021 4:19:33 pm

Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended higher for the third consecutive day on Thursday

Share Market Today, Share Market LiveBarring Nifty Financial Services and Nifty FMCG indices, all the sectoral indices settled in the green. Image: Reuters

Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices HIGHLIGHTS: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended higher for the third consecutive day on Thursday, on the day of February series derivative contracts expiry. BSE Sensex jumped 250 points or 0.48 per cent to settle above 51,000 after a gap of four days at 51,025. While the broader Nifty 50 ended near 15,100, gaining 115.35 points or 0.51 per cent. Stocks of ONGC, NTPC, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, Power Grid Corporation of India were among the top index gainers. While ICICI Bank, Nestle India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, L&T were among Sensex laggards. Barring Nifty Financial Services and Nifty FMCG indices, all the sectoral indices settled in the green, with Nifty Metal index surging 4 per cent.

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    15:51 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Nifty may range in between 15250 and 15000 in days to come

    The market witnessed some swift recovery from its short-term support around the Nifty50 Index level of 14650-14850. The expectation is that the level should range between 15250 and 15000 in days to come. Technical pieces of evidence are not supporting any significant momentum from a short-term perspective, and the market is likely to stay in this range. The momentum indicators like RSI, MACD to poised neutrally supporting.: Ashis Biswas, Head of Technical Research at CapitalVia Global Research Limited

    15:39 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Sensex holds above 51,000, Nifty ends near 15,100

    BSE Sensex ends 258 points or 0.51 per cent higher at 51,039, while the Nifty 50 index settled near 15,100, up 115.35 points or 0.77 per cent

    11:52 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    MTAR Technologies IPO opens next week; check issue size, price band, grey market premium, other details

    MTAR Technologies, a precision engineering solutions company, is set to launch its initial public offering (IPO) for subscription on March 3, 2021. The company has fixed the price band of the issue at Rs 574-575 per share of face value of Rs 10 each. Through this issue, the company looks to raise Rs 596.41 crore, at the upper end of the price band. The issue will close for subscription on March 5, 2021. 

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    11:15 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Residential real estate witnesses major attitudinal shift

    Residential real estate witnessed a major attitudinal shift amongst luxury buyers in 2020 amidst the pandemic who indicated preferences that includes houses with large living rooms and bedrooms, home office/study room, gym or space for recreational activities, open spaces and staff quarters. In fact the same profile of buyer was also seeking a second home within driving distance out of city limits with similar asks. Owning and upgrading homes took precedence across all strata including UHNIs given the security and stability a tangible asset like real estate promises.: Ram Raheja, Director, S Raheja Realty 

    10:55 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    NSE says unavailability of online risk management system led to mkt shutdown, waiting for report from telcos

    Largest stock bourse NSE on Thursday said the unavailability of an ‘online risk management system’ led to the nearly four hour shutdown of trading on Wednesday. It is also awaiting a detailed root cause analysis from its telecom service providers and vendors regarding the incident, the exchange said.

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    10:55 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Buy these two stocks for next one month; charts show strong support as Nifty reverses downtrend

    Technically, with the Nifty bouncing back strongly after the recent correction, the bulls seem to have made a comeback. Zooming into the daily charts, we can see that the index is holding above the previous intermediate highs of 14754. We can therefore see the change of polarity principle at work. Previous resistances are now acting as support.

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    10:39 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Bharti Airtel share price up 2%

    Bharti Airtel share price jumps nearly 2 per cent to Rs 584.45 apiece on BSE, after the firm raised $1.25 billion via overseas bonds

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    10:37 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    NSE glitch impacted online risk management system

    NSE yesterday received a communication of instability of all their links from both the telecom service providers. While there was no impact to the trading system, this instability had an impact on the online risk management system, also configured in a High Availability mode. (NSE India's tweet)

    10:36 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Unavailability of online risk management system led to NSE outage

    Given that the online risk management system was unavailable, market functioning could not continue normally and hence had to be shut down. Once the issue was resolved, NSE made an announcement with respect to the re-opening of the markets. (NSE India's tweet)

    10:35 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    NSE awaits detailed report from telcos on technical glitch

    NSE is awaiting detailed root cause analysis from telecom service providers and vendors regarding this incident. NSE is in close contact with SEBI and keeping them updated. (NSE India's tweet)

    10:09 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Nureca shares make strong debut on bourses; list at nearly 60% premium over IPO price

    Nureca shares began trading on Dalal Street on Thursday at Rs 634.95 per unit, a strong listing debut over its price band of Rs 396-400 apiece. Nureca shares listed with a 58.74 per cent premium over the IPO price on BSE. While on NSE, the shares got listed at Rs 615 apiece, a 53.75 per cent premium over the issue price. The Rs 100 crore public issue was subscribed 39.93 times during the three-day bidding process. 

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    09:52 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Rupee likely to take positive cues from optimistic domestic developments, weaker US dollar

    Rupee is likely to take positive cues from optimistic domestic developments and weaker US dollar. However, impact of rising crude oil prices and steepening US yield curve could be key trigger points to reverse the rupee's gain against US dollar. Overall, buying pressure from oil importers could limit downside in USDINR pair around 72.30. Whereas, rising premium receivables for long term forward selling attracts exporters on every upticks around 72.50. The short term range is likely to be 72.30-73.30. It will be revised once breaches 72.30 on weekly closing basis.: Amit Pabari, managing director, CR Forex Advisors

    09:47 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Strong reception of senior, perpetual bonds by high-quality global investors reflects confidence in business

    Ashish Sardana - Group Treasurer, Bharti Airtel said: “The strong reception of both our senior and perpetual bonds by high-quality global investor community reflects its confidence in our business and credit. We remain focused on keeping our balance sheet strong and these issuances further bolster our capital structure. We are delighted by the outcome and thank our investors for their continuing support.  

    09:46 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Lowest ever dollar funding cost on 10-year, perpetual debt for Airtel

    Airtel has priced US$750 million of senior 10.25-year bonds at a yield of US 10 Year Treasury + 187.5bps for an implied coupon of 3.250%. Simultaneously, Network i2i Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company priced US$500 million in guaranteed subordinated perpetual NC 5.25 year bonds with a coupon of 3.975%. This is the lowest every yield on 10 year and Perpetual bonds for Bharti Airtel.  

    09:43 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Bharti Airtel raises $1.25 billion via overseas bonds

    Bharti Airtel has priced its debt fundraise of US$1.25 billion through the issuance of its first-ever dual-tranche US$ bond offering spread across senior and perpetual issuance. This is the largest issuance by any Indian Investment Grade issuer since January 2019.

    09:32 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Financials, particularly banks, appear strong fundamentally

    In this volatile market, where dips & bouncebacks are sharp, the directional trend is upwards. The 'higher highs' & 'higher lows' indicate the long-term bullish trend. The fundamental reason for this trend, which is global, is the abundant liquidity available in the global financial system and the Fed's declared commitment to keep liquidity flowing and maintaining interest rates at historical lows. The takeaway from this is that markets can remain buoyant for an extended period of time. While riding this bull run investors will have to remember the fact that valuations are high and there is risk ahead. Financials, particularly banks, appear strong fundamentally: V K Vijayakumar, Chief Investment Strategist at Geojit Financial Services

    09:29 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Nifty Metal index top sectoral gainer, up over 2%

    All the sectoral indices were trading in the positive territory. Nifty Metal index was up over 2 per cent, while Nifty PSU Bank index jumped nearly 2 per cent

    09:23 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Nestle India top Sensex loser

    Nestle India, Power Grid Corporation of India and Asian Paints were trading in red in an otherwise strong trade on Thursday.

    09:21 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Axis Bank, HDFC Bank top BSE Sensex gainers

    Top BSE Sensex gainers were Axis Bank, ONGC, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, Infosys, HCL Tech, TCS, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Bharti Airtel among others.

    09:20 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Sensex jumps over 500 points

    BSE Sensex jumped 540 points to 51,323, while the broader Nifty 50 index surged 160 points to trade at 15,142 on Thursday

    09:06 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Sensex jumps 400 points in pre-open on Thursday

    BSE Sensex jumped 400 points to 51,171, while the broader Nifty 50 index surged 167 points to trade at 15,150 in pre-opening session on Thursday

    08:38 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Stocks in focus: Nureca, Max Life Insurance, Axis Bank, Bharti Airtel Vodafone idea, Affle India

    Nifty futures were trading 242 points or 1.63 per cent higher at 15,048 on Singaporean Exchange, indicating a strong opening for BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 on Thursday. The Indian share market may continue with volatility given the monthly F&O expiry today. According to an analyst, the short term downtrend trend of Nifty seems to be placed at the verge of reversal and further upmove is expected to confirm this turnaround in the market.

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    08:09 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    NSE halts trading for 4 hours over tech glitch, market hours extended on Wednesday

    The National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday halted trading for nearly four hours because of technical glitches. The NSE said trading resumed at 3.45 pm after activity came to a halt at 11.40 am. Both the NSE and BSE extended trading hours for the equity and derivatives markets till 5 pm. Though the NSE stopped functioning at 11.40 am, the BSE remained functional throughout the day, allowing trades to be concluded in the cash segment. Trading resumed at 3:45 pm on the NSE to allow settlement and closure of trades in the derivative segment.

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    08:05 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    US stock indices jump overnight on Wall Street

    US stocks on Wall Street ended higher in overnight trade after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s comments calmed inflation worries. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.35 per cent, the S&P 500 gained 1.14 per cent and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.99 per cent. The Dow and the S&P 500 set for their best month since November.

    08:04 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Asian stocks edge up

    Asia stocks were seen trading higher on Thursday following gains on Wall Street. Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumped 1.61 per cent and the Topix index also gained 1.41 per cent. 

    08:04 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Nifty futures up 219 points

    BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were likely to open on a strong footing on Thursday, as suggested by trends on SGX Nifty in early trade. Nifty futures were trading 219 points or 1.48 per cent higher at 15,025 on Singaporean Exchange.

    08:04 (IST)25 Feb 2021
    Bonds sell-off: RBI governor asks markets for trust

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday sought to calm the bond markets saying they should trust the central bank based on its past actions, read its signals and co-operate in the orderly evolution of the yield curve. Das reassured them saying liquidity will continue to be sufficient.

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