Live Markets Commentary
Sify Editors @ 3:30 PM
Week Ahead: Economic data, global cues to set the trend
There will be triggers galore for the market in the coming week, with a slew of economic events lined up during the next few days.
The Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy review is due on Tuesday (December 6). In its previous meeting, held in October, the central bank had cut the repo rate by 25 basis points. The bank's monetary policy stance is eagerly awaited, as this is the bank's first review meeting after the government's demonetization move.
The trend in FII inflaw, the mood of domestic financial institutions, movements of the rupee and crude oil are the other things to look out for in the coming week.
Markit Economics will release the data on India's services sector activity in November will be out on Monday (November 5).
Sify Editors @ 10:30 AM
Weekly Wrap : Sensex, Nifty settle modestly lower
After some highly listless spells and some rangebound movements, amid mostly weak global cues and on some disappointing economic data and lingering concerns about near term economic growth following the government's demonetization move, the Indian stock market ended with modest losses last week.
Weak sales data from automobile manufacturers weighed on market on Friday and took a fairly heavy toll of stocks. The rupee regained some lost ground against the U.S. dollar during the latter part of the week, after having plunged to a record low earlier.
The BSE benchmark Sensex ended the week at 26,230.66, losing 85.68 points or 0.32%, while the Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange ended down 27.50 points or 0.33% at 8086.80. The BSE Midcap index edged by 0.13%, while the Smallcap index gained nearly 0.5%.
The Indian stock marked ended marginally up on Monday after a highly lackluster session. Global cues were mixed, with Asian markest mostly closing higher dispite subdued buying interest, and major European markets trading weak. The Sensex ended up 33.83 points on that session, while the Nifty50 gained 12.60 points.
The Reserve Bank of India's move to hike cash reserve ratio, that requires banks to maintain incremental CRR of 100% on deposits received between September 16 and November 11 for the fortnight beginning Saturday, weighed on the market. CRR, which is the portion of the deposits which banks are required to park to the RBI, stood at 4% earlier.
On Tuesday, the market started off on a firm note, gained in strength as the session progressed, but pared most of its gains past mid afternoon, as the mood turned quite cautious amid concerns about near term growth outlook following lowering of growth forecasts by Morgan Stanley and Fitch Ratings. The Sensex ended the day with a modest gain of 43.84 points and the Nifty50 edged up by 15.50 points.
The markt ended notably higher on Wednesday, despita sluggish start and a subsequent staying a bit lackluster till around mid afternoon. Concerns about near term liquidity in the economy appeared to be weighing on sentiment early on in the session, but the mood turned positive as the day progressed even as investors looked ahead to the GDP data for the September 2016 quarter. The Sensex gained 258.80 points in that session and the Nifty50 advanced 82.35 points.
|Cities||Gold (10g)||Silver (1Kg)|
|Chennai||Rs. 29540.11||Rs. 41070.00|
|Mumbai||Rs. 29946.52||Rs. 41070.00|
|Delhi||Rs. 29946.52||Rs. 41070.00|
|Kolkata||Rs. 29475.94||Rs. 41070.00|
|Kerala||Rs. 28877.01||Rs. 41070.00|