Friday, November 24, 2017
The market breadth was positive as 1485 shares advanced against a decline of 1033 shares, while 146 shares were unchanged.
European equities were slightly higher on Friday morning amid lower liquidity levels due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up by 0.1 percent with the biggest European bourses trading slightly higher. Food and beverages was the top performing sector in early deals with Danone leading the gains. The stock rose 1.5 percent following news that China put an end to tariffs on some consumer products.
The Sensex is up 91.70 points at 33679.78, while the Nifty is up 33.20 points at 10382.00. The market breadth was positive as 1468 shares advanced against a decline of 804 shares, while 98 shares were unchanged.
Infosys, Bajaj Auto, Aurobindo Pharma and Infosys were the top gainers, while HUL, Tata Steel and Zee Entertainment lost the most.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 was lower by 0.47 percent as markets reopened for trade after a day off. Losses were seen in trading houses, banks, manufacturing and retail names. Technology stocks were a mixed picture: Nintendo rose 1.98 percent, SoftBank Group edged up 0.46 percent and Sharp was down 0.98 percent.
Across the Korean Strait, the Kospi tacked on 0.03 percent, with tech heavyweight Samsung Electronics off by 0.07 percent. Brokerages and financials were slightly lower.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 23.63 points at 33,537.92 and the 50-share NSE Nifty fell 4.80 points to 10,337.50.
About 719 shares advanced against 409 declining shares on the BSE.
Bharti Airtel, Bosch, Bharti Infratel, Infosys and Power Grid were early gainers.
Dr Reddy’s Labs, UltraTech Cement, Asian Paints, Zee Entertainment and Axis Bank were early losers.
ICICI Prudential Life, HDFC Standard Life and SBI Life were under pressure, falling 2-4 percent.
Quess Corp plunged 6 percent as Thomas Cook (up 4.5 percent) is selling some stake in the company.
PC Jeweller, VIP Industries and ACE gained 2-4 percent.