February 20, 2024

BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices adde almost 2 p.c every.

Indian benchmark indices broke two-day dropping streak and erased a number of the losses of earlier periods to finish increased in unstable buying and selling on January 24, amid shopping for throughout the sectors.

At shut, the Sensex was up 689.76 factors or 0.98 p.c at 71,060, and the Nifty was up 215.15 factors or 1.01 p.c at 21,454.

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After a agency begin, market gyrated between positive factors and losses all through the session, nonetheless, ended close to day’s excessive amid final hour shopping for.

Shares and sectors

Prime gainers on the Nifty had been Hindalco Industries, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Tata Metal, Energy Grid Company and HCL Applied sciences, whereas losers included ICICI Financial institution, Axis Financial institution, Asian Paints, Adani Ports and HDFC Life.

Amongst sectors, auto, Info Know-how, capital items, FMCG, steel, oil & gasoline and energy up 1-2 p.c.

BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices added almost 2 p.c every.

An extended build-up was seen in REC, PFC and Zee Leisure Enterprises, whereas a brief build-up was seen in Oberoi Realty, Delta Corp and Axis Financial institution.

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Amongst particular person shares, a quantity spike of greater than 1400 p.c was seen in SAIL, Delta Corp and Aditya Birla Vogue & Retail.

MTNL, AIA Engineering, Alembic Pharma, Andrew Yuletide, Borosil Renewable, Cummins India, HFCL, Hind Building, IDBI Financial institution, IFB Industries, IFCI, Indus Towers, Lupin, Mishra Dhatu, Motilal Oswal, Puravankara, South Indian Financial institution, Sterling Wilson, Tube Funding, Vaibhav World, amongst different shares which touched their 52-week excessive on the BSE. Click on right here for the complete record

Outlook for January 25

Rupak De, Senior Technical Analyst, LKP Securities:

The Nifty exhibited volatility all through the day following a weak begin. On the hourly chart, the index started displaying preliminary indicators of a reversal. Nonetheless, it closed beneath the resistance degree of 21500. A decisive transfer above 21500 might doubtlessly set off a major rally within the index. On the draw back, help is located at 21400-21350. A confirmed breakthrough above 21500 could propel the index in the direction of 21700 and past.

Ajit Mishra, SVP – Technical Analysis, Religare Broking:

Markets took a breather after Tuesday’s slide and gained almost a p.c amid volatility. The tone was damaging initially nonetheless rebound within the choose heavyweights not solely capped the decline but in addition helped the Nifty to shut within the inexperienced. In the meantime, a blended development continued on the sectoral entrance whereby steel, power, and IT carried out nicely whereas banking and realty ended subdued. The broader indices additionally witnessed some restoration and managed to achieve over one and a half p.c every.

The banking index examined its long run transferring common (200 EMA) on Wednesday so we will’t rule out some consolidation. Nonetheless, it might be robust for different key sectors to set off any significant restoration in Nifty. We thus really feel merchants ought to proceed with a stock-specific buying and selling method and preserve positions on each side.

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