Anand James, Chief Market Strategist, Geojit Financial Services Banks continue to remain expectant, while Pharma has found defensive buying, helped by positive FDA observations, helping markets to put GST shocks behind. Stock specific moves have now become more dominant with earnings beginning to flow in. Nifty oulook by Mustafa Nadeem, CEO, Epic Research A bullish candlestick is observed in today's session after a Doji yesterday confirming the buying momentum. Bulls emerged at lower levels as buying was seen across sectors. A doji followed by a bullish candlestick negated the selling pressure at higher levels with Nifty retracing back to 9,900. A bullish confirmation is in place for short term. Resistance is seen at 9,920-9,930 which may continue with next possible target at 10,000 while if market cannot sustain the said resistances, we may see a mild profit-booking. though overall range becomes 9,950 - 9,800 for the short-term. ITC ends over 2% higher at Rs 291 after the stock witnessed its sharpest fall in nearly two decades – down 13% on closing basis – on Tuesday. On the sectoral front, all the sectoral indices on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) settled with gains. Recouping from yesterday’s losses, the FMCG index closed the day with gains of 1.4%. Healthcare, metals and media stocks supported the market on the upside. Top Sensex gainers and losers stocks The broad market depicted strength. There were almost two gainers against every loser on BSE. 1,668 shares rose and 964 shares fell. A total of 151 shares were unchanged.