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Stock Market Today 2022: Indices erase intraday losses, finish with marginal good points; Sensex rises 38 pts

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Market Today, Sensex Today, Nifty Today: The topline fairness indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) erased their intraday losses and ended with marginal good points on Thursday.

The S&P BSE Sensex rose 37.87 factors (0.06 per cent) to finish at 17,956.50 whereas the Nifty 50 inched 12.25 factors (0.07 per cent) increased to settle at 17,956.50. Both the indices had opened round 0.25 per cent decrease earlier within the day and traded decrease for essentially the most a part of the session, slipping as a lot as 0.5 per cent within the intraday commerce with the BSE benchmark hitting a low of 59,946.44 and the broader Nifty touching 17,852.05.

On the Sensex pack, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Bharti Airtel, Ultratech Cement, Power Grid Corporation of India, IndusInd Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), ITC and Asian Paints have been the highest gainers on Thursday. In contast, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Wipro, Infosys, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Axis Bank, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Nestle India, HCL Technologies and Titan Company have been the highest laggards.

Among the sectoral indices on NSE, the Nifty Realty index climbed 1.55 per cent, Nifty Metal rose 0.92 per cent and Nifty FMCG inched up 0.57 per cent. On the opposite hand, Nifty IT fell 0.79 per cent and Nifty Oil & Gas slipped 0.65 per cent.

In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap ended at 25,286.51, up 104.51 factors (0.42 per cent) whereas the S&P BSE SmallCap settled at 28,438.57, up 95.57 factors (0.34 per cent).

“Following the release of the Fed minutes, domestic equities experienced profit booking amid weak sentiment from global peers. The minutes showed that even while decision-makers were concerned about the impact of aggressive actions, they were in favour of raising rates further. In the domestic market, IT and pharma were the major laggards, responding to the fall in the US stocks, while financials maintained their support,” mentioned Vinod Nair, Head of Research at Geojit Financial Services.

Global Markets (from Reuters)

European shares dropped on Thursday, monitoring falls on Wall Street after Federal Reserve officers mentioned in coverage assembly minutes that inflation pressures weren’t easing and a European Central Bank official warned the outlook had not improved.

By 0835 GMT, the Euro STOXX was down 0.13 per cent, whereas Wall Street futures pointed to a weaker open after the primary indexes closed decrease. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares exterior Japan misplaced 0.5 per cent.

Stocks have staged a robust rebound prior to now two months on hopes a peak within the tempo of financial tightening is close by, however they continue to be susceptible to central banker warnings that the struggle in opposition to value pressures is way from over.

Federal Reserve officers noticed “little evidence” late final month that US inflation pressures have been easing, in keeping with the minutes of their July 26-27 coverage assembly launched on Wednesday.