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MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat, Nifty at 10,380; YES Bank rallies 9%

Nifty IT index was the top loser of the day, falling 2.1 per cent weighed by HCL Technologies and Infosys. On the other hand, among gainers, the Nifty Metal index rose 1.3 per cent led by NMDC.

SI Reporter  |  New Delhi 

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The benchmark ended largely flat on Thursday.

The S&P ended at 34,432, down 10 points (0.03 per cent), while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,380, down 6 points (0.06 per cent).

Among individual stocks, YES Bank rallied 9.3 per cent to Rs 205.60 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE). of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) rose 2.6 per cent to Rs 1,331.10 per share after the company reported 23 per cent year-on-year (Y-o-Y) jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 22.30 billion in September quarter (Q2FY19). The consolidated gross revenue during the quarter grew 21 per cent at Rs 320.81 billion on a Y-o-Y basis.

Among sectoral indices, IT index was the top loser of the day, falling 2.1 per cent weighed by HCL Technologies and Infosys. On the other hand, among gainers, the Metal index rose 1.3 per cent led by NMDC.

In the broader markets, both the S&P MidCap and S&P SmallCap rose 1 per cent each to end at 14,773 and 14,356 respectively.
 
Manufacturing PMI up at 53.1 in Oct

The country's manufacturing sector activity improved in October, as firms scaled up production and employment levels amid a strong rise in new business order flows, a monthly survey said Thursday.

The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index strengthened from 52.2 in September to 53.1 in October as new orders and production increased at the quickest rate in four months. This is the 15th consecutive month that the manufacturing PMI remained above the 50-point mark. In PMI parlance, a print above 50 means expansion, while a score below that denotes contraction.
 
Global Markets

Battered equity investors got Asia off to a positive start for November, as Thursday’s session benefited from another strong performance on Wall Street, while the pound jumped on a report Britain has secured a deal that would give its financial services firms continued access to European after Brexit.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific outside Japan rose 0.7 per cent, adding to modest gains the previous day, though this came after a brutal October month. The index had fallen 10.2 per cent in October, its worst monthly performance since August 2015, as factors ranging from Sino-US trade tensions to worries about global economic growth, higher US interest rates and company earnings spurred volatility in global

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 1.5 per cent and the Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.2 per cent. Japan’s Nikkei bucked the trend and slipped 1 per cent following two days of big gains.

(with inputs from Reuters)

MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat, Nifty at 10,380; YES Bank rallies 9%

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MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat, Nifty at 10,380; YES Bank rallies 9%

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MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat, Nifty at 10,380; YES Bank rallies 9%

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MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat, Nifty at 10,380; YES Bank rallies 9%

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MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat, Nifty at 10,380; YES Bank rallies 9%

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MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat, Nifty at 10,380; YES Bank rallies 9%

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MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat, Nifty at 10,380; YES Bank rallies 9%

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MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat, Nifty at 10,380; YES Bank rallies 9%

Nifty IT index was the top loser of the day, falling 2.1 per cent weighed by HCL Technologies and Infosys. On the other hand, among gainers, the Nifty Metal index rose 1.3 per cent led by NMDC.

The benchmark ended largely flat on Thursday.

The S&P ended at 34,432, down 10 points (0.03 per cent), while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,380, down 6 points (0.06 per cent).

Among individual stocks, YES Bank rallied 9.3 per cent to Rs 205.60 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE). of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) rose 2.6 per cent to Rs 1,331.10 per share after the company reported 23 per cent year-on-year (Y-o-Y) jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 22.30 billion in September quarter (Q2FY19). The consolidated gross revenue during the quarter grew 21 per cent at Rs 320.81 billion on a Y-o-Y basis.

Among sectoral indices, IT index was the top loser of the day, falling 2.1 per cent weighed by HCL Technologies and Infosys. On the other hand, among gainers, the Metal index rose 1.3 per cent led by NMDC.

In the broader markets, both the S&P MidCap and S&P SmallCap rose 1 per cent each to end at 14,773 and 14,356 respectively.
 
Manufacturing PMI up at 53.1 in Oct

The country's manufacturing sector activity improved in October, as firms scaled up production and employment levels amid a strong rise in new business order flows, a monthly survey said Thursday.

The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index strengthened from 52.2 in September to 53.1 in October as new orders and production increased at the quickest rate in four months. This is the 15th consecutive month that the manufacturing PMI remained above the 50-point mark. In PMI parlance, a print above 50 means expansion, while a score below that denotes contraction.
 
Global Markets

Battered equity investors got Asia off to a positive start for November, as Thursday’s session benefited from another strong performance on Wall Street, while the pound jumped on a report Britain has secured a deal that would give its financial services firms continued access to European after Brexit.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific outside Japan rose 0.7 per cent, adding to modest gains the previous day, though this came after a brutal October month. The index had fallen 10.2 per cent in October, its worst monthly performance since August 2015, as factors ranging from Sino-US trade tensions to worries about global economic growth, higher US interest rates and company earnings spurred volatility in global

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 1.5 per cent and the Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.2 per cent. Japan’s Nikkei bucked the trend and slipped 1 per cent following two days of big gains.

(with inputs from Reuters)

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