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Today's picks: 18 August 2017

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Coal India, Cipla, Tata Steel

Devangshu Datta 

Nifty 

Current: 9,904 (fut: 9,914), Target: NA
Stop-long positions at 9,850. Stop-short positions at 9,975. Big moves could go till 10,025, 9,775.  A long 10,000c (46), long 9,800p (53) may be offset with short 9,700p (33), 10,100c (21). This strangle combo costs 44. Breakevens at 10,044, 9,756. It will profits if the moves 2 per cent in either direction. 

Bank Nifty

Current: 24,237 (fut: 24,295) Target: NA
Stop-long positions at 24,175. Stop-short positions at 24,405. Big moves could go till 24,600, 24,000. Trend slightly biased towards correction.

Coal India

Current price: Rs 247, Target price: Rs 242 
Keep a stop at Rs 250 and go short. Add to the position between Rs 243 and Rs 244. Book profits at Rs 242.

Cipla

Current price: Rs 573, Target price: Rs 563
Keep a stop at Rs 579 and go short. Add to the position between Rs 565 and Rs 568. Book profits at Rs 563.

Tata Steel   

Current price: Rs 625, Target price: Rs 635
Keep a stop at Rs 619 and go long. Add to the position between Rs 632 and Rs 634. Book profits at Rs 635.

Target prices, projected movements in terms of next session, unless otherwise stated

First Published: Fri, August 18 2017. 06:00 IST
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