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MARKET WRAP: Sensex down 363 pts on weak global cues; Eicher Motors dips 9%

Among the sectoral indices, the Nifty Auto index fell 3.05 per cent weighed by Eicher Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Maruti Suzuki

SI Reporter  |  New Delhi 

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The benchmark equity indices settled over 1 per cent lower on Wednesday driven by losses in heavyweight stocks such as  Reliance Industries, HDFC and  HDFC Bank amid weakness in the Asian

The S&P BSE ended at 35,892, down 363 points or 1.00 per cent, while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,793, down 118 points or 1.08 per cent.

Among the sectoral indices, the Auto index fell 3.05 per cent weighed by Eicher Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Maruti Suzuki. The Metal index declined 3.41 per cent weighed by Tata Steel and Vedanta.

The broader market indices too fell in line with the benchmarks. The S&P BSE Midcap index fell 1.26 per cent to end at 15,232, while S&P BSE SmallCap settled at 14,658, down 0.74 per cent.

Buzzing Stocks

Eicher Motors fell 8.71 per cent to settle at Rs 21,164 on the BSE after Royal Enfield (RE), the motorcycle franchise owned by the company, reported a 13 per cent year-on-year (Y-o-Y) decline in total sales at 58,278 units in December 2018. It had sold 66,968 motorcycles during the same month last year. On a month-on-month basis, the volume declined by 11 per cent. It sold 65,744 motorcycles in November 2018.

Shares of cash-strapped airline Jet Airways fell 6.16 per cent to end at Rs 264 apiece on the BSE after the company defaulted on the debt payments to banks.

In a BSE filing, Jet Airways said, "the payment of interest and principal installment due to the consortium of Indian Banks (led by State Bank of India) on 31st December 2018 has been delayed due to temporary cashflow mismatch and the company has engaged with them in relation to the same." Following this, ratings firm ICRA downgraded rating to 'D' from 'C'. The short term rating has been revised to D from A four.

Global Markets

Asian shares turned tail on the first trading day of the new year as more disappointing economic data from China darkened the mood and upended US stock futures.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan skidded 1.6 per cent as a private sector survey showed China manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in 19 months. The Japanese stock were closed for a public holiday.

Prices

slid by around one percent in 2019's first trading on Wednesday, pulled down by surging output in the United States and Russia and concerns about on an economic slowdown, especially in Asia's main growth region of China.

Brent crude futures were at $53.22 per barrel, down 58 cents, or 1.1 per cent, from their final close of 2018. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were at $44.89 per barrel, down 52 cents, or 1.2 per cent.

(with Reuters input)

MARKET WRAP: Sensex down 363 pts on weak global cues; Eicher Motors dips 9%

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MARKET WRAP: Sensex down 363 pts on weak global cues; Eicher Motors dips 9%

Market at close   The S&P BSE Sensex lost 363 points or 1 per cent to settle at 35,892 while the NSE's Nifty50 index dropped 118 points or 1.08 per cent to end at 10,793. 

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MARKET WRAP: Sensex down 363 pts on weak global cues; Eicher Motors dips 9%

Market check Index Current Pt. Change % Change   S&P BSE SENSEX 35,824.55 -430.02 -1.19   S&P BSE SENSEX 50 11,274.77 -140.46 -1.23   S&P BSE SENSEX Next 50 32,584.11 -397.98 -1.21   S&P BSE 100 11,063.17 -137.44 -1.23   S&P BSE Bharat 22 Index 3,454.51 -57.02 -1.62

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MARKET WRAP: Sensex down 363 pts on weak global cues; Eicher Motors dips 9%

Among the sectoral indices, the Nifty Auto index fell 3.05 per cent weighed by Eicher Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Maruti Suzuki

The benchmark equity indices settled over 1 per cent lower on Wednesday driven by losses in heavyweight stocks such as  Reliance Industries, HDFC and  HDFC Bank amid weakness in the Asian

The S&P BSE ended at 35,892, down 363 points or 1.00 per cent, while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,793, down 118 points or 1.08 per cent.

Among the sectoral indices, the Auto index fell 3.05 per cent weighed by Eicher Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Maruti Suzuki. The Metal index declined 3.41 per cent weighed by Tata Steel and Vedanta.

The broader market indices too fell in line with the benchmarks. The S&P BSE Midcap index fell 1.26 per cent to end at 15,232, while S&P BSE SmallCap settled at 14,658, down 0.74 per cent.

Buzzing Stocks

Eicher Motors fell 8.71 per cent to settle at Rs 21,164 on the BSE after Royal Enfield (RE), the motorcycle franchise owned by the company, reported a 13 per cent year-on-year (Y-o-Y) decline in total sales at 58,278 units in December 2018. It had sold 66,968 motorcycles during the same month last year. On a month-on-month basis, the volume declined by 11 per cent. It sold 65,744 motorcycles in November 2018.

Shares of cash-strapped airline Jet Airways fell 6.16 per cent to end at Rs 264 apiece on the BSE after the company defaulted on the debt payments to banks.

In a BSE filing, Jet Airways said, "the payment of interest and principal installment due to the consortium of Indian Banks (led by State Bank of India) on 31st December 2018 has been delayed due to temporary cashflow mismatch and the company has engaged with them in relation to the same." Following this, ratings firm ICRA downgraded rating to 'D' from 'C'. The short term rating has been revised to D from A four.

Global Markets

Asian shares turned tail on the first trading day of the new year as more disappointing economic data from China darkened the mood and upended US stock futures.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan skidded 1.6 per cent as a private sector survey showed China manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in 19 months. The Japanese stock were closed for a public holiday.

Prices

slid by around one percent in 2019's first trading on Wednesday, pulled down by surging output in the United States and Russia and concerns about on an economic slowdown, especially in Asia's main growth region of China.

Brent crude futures were at $53.22 per barrel, down 58 cents, or 1.1 per cent, from their final close of 2018. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were at $44.89 per barrel, down 52 cents, or 1.2 per cent.

(with Reuters input)

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