Saturday, 23 September, 2017

Indian markets rally - Sensex trades over 140 points, Nifty nears 10000 mark

Markets rise for 4th day Sensex cracks 32,000-mark again Nifty Ends Above 10000 As Banking Shares Rally; IndusInd Surges 6%
Preston Stone | 12 September, 2017, 07:44

The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 102 points or 0.32 percent at 31,984 in early trade, while the broader Nifty index was up 32 points or 0.32 percent at 10,037.

SAIL rose over 1 percent on fund raising reports. MTNL (up 1.26%), Reliance Communications (up 0.90%) and Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) (up 0.15%), edged higher. The Nikkei Asia300 that tracks influential companies out of Japan ended up 0.8%.

Shares of Indian carmakers such as Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Tata Motors Ltd and Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd were up more than 0.5 percent each.

Religare Enterprises shareholders have approved a proposal to invest up to Rs 500 crore in its arm Religare Capital Markets for repaying debt related to Mauritius business, and capital needs of India business.

Indiabulls Real Estate has acquired a 13,519 square meter land in Gurugram for an undisclosed amount to a develop commercial complex on the plot.

USA seeks to cut off oil to North Korea, blacklist Kim Jong
This would also apply to any other vessels designated by the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea. Russia's exports of crude oil to North Korea are about 40,000 tonnes a year.

IPO update: The initial public offer (IPO) of Matrimony.com, which runs online match-making portals, was subscribed 67 per cent on the first day of bidding yesterday.

Brokers said that building up of positions by domestic institutional and investors ahead of IIP for July and and inflation data for August - to be released later in the day - also had an influence. Because of the buying pick-up, the 30-share BSE index opened higher and hit the day's high of 31,952.87, but settled at 31,882.16, up 194.64 points - 0.61 per cent.

Most regional indices ended higher on Monday, as risk sentiment improved after North Korea didn't test a ballistic missile to commemorate its Foundation Day on Saturday as many had feared. The rupee weakened 9 paise to 63.87 against the U.S. dollar.

European markets also rallied on Monday, with insurers leading the charge as investors reassessed the economic impact of hurricane Irma.

The gauge had gained 220.19 points in the previous three sessions.

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