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October 25, 2021 / 10:46 AM IST

Nandish Shah, Derivative Analyst, HDFC Securities: Nifty continued its downward journey for the fourth day on the trot to end the day with the losses of 63 points to close at 18115 levels. Long unwinding is seen in the Nifty Futures where Open Interest fell by 2% with Nifty falling by 0.35%.

Nifty is likely to find support in the vicinity of 17950 – 18000 levels. On the higher side, an immediate resistance is seen in the vicinity of 18200 – 18430 levels where we have seen. Long unwinding in the Nifty futures(No fresh short build up), Long build up in the Bank Nifty Futures and Put writing at 18000 levels indicate that one should be bearish only below 17950 levels.

Accumulate longs on decline with the stop loss of 17950 levels. On the higher side 18200-18300 levels will act as a strong resistance. In Bank Nifty, our advice is to go long with trailing stop loss of 39800 levels. On the higher side 40700-41000 level may act as resistance going forward.

October 25, 2021 / 10:38 AM IST

Buzzing:

The company reported sharply higher consolidated profit at Rs 302 crore in Q2FY22 against Rs 218 crore in Q2FY21, revenue jumped to Rs 1,080.5 crore from Rs 831.5 crore YoY.

Gland Pharma was quoting at Rs 3,538.95, down Rs 154.70, or 4.19 percent.

The share touched a 52-week high of Rs 4,324.65 and a 52-week low of Rs 1,701.00 on 13 August, 2021 and 20 November, 2020, respectively.

Currently, it is trading 18.52 percent below its 52-week high and 107.15 percent above its 52-week low

October 25, 2021 / 10:30 AM IST

Nifty IT index shed 2 percent dragged by the Coforge, Mindtree, L&T Technology Services

October 25, 2021 / 10:22 AM IST

Omkar Speciality board approved fund raising of Rs 50 crore via rights issue:

Omkar Speciality Chemicals board on October 22 approved fund raising of Rs 50 crore via rights issue. 

The company has posted loss of Rs 3.55 crore in the quarter ended September 2021 against loss of Rs 2.28 crore in the quarter ended June 2021.

Omkar Speciality Chemicals was quoting at Rs 21.85, down Rs 1.10, or 4.79 percent.

The share touched its 52-week high Rs 27.30 and 52-week low Rs 4.74 on 19 October, 2021 and 23 February, 2021, respectively.

Currently, it is trading 19.96 percent below its 52-week high and 360.97 percent above its 52-week low.

October 25, 2021 / 10:14 AM IST

Rupee Opens:Indian rupee opened lower at 74.98 per dollar on Monday against Friday’s close of 74.89.Dollar pared its losses after Federal Reserve Chairman Powell said central bank was in track to start tapering its stimulus soon but should not yet raise interest rates, said ICICI Direct.Rupee future maturing on October 27 depreciated by 0.02% in Friday’s trading session on risk aversion in domestic markets, FII outflows and steady crude oil prices.

Rupee Opens: Indian rupee opened lower at 74.98 per dollar on Monday against Friday's close of 74.89. Dollar pared its losses after Federal Reserve Chairman Powell said central bank was in track to start tapering its stimulus soon but should not yet raise interest rates, said ICICI Direct. Rupee future maturing on October 27 depreciated by 0.02% in Friday’s trading session on risk aversion in domestic markets, FII outflows and steady crude oil prices.

October 25, 2021 / 10:09 AM IST

Buzzing:

The company reported sharply higher profit at Rs 34.3 crore in Q2CY21 against Rs 4.8 crore in Q3CY20, revenue fell to Rs 850.6 crore from Rs 946.3 crore YoY. 

Order intake was at Rs 979 crore in Q3CY21, up from Rs 890.2 crore in Q3CY20.

ABB Power Products and Systems India was quoting at Rs 2,257.35, down Rs 183.35, or 7.51 percent on the BSE.

October 25, 2021 / 10:03 AM IST

Market at 10 AMBenchmark indices erased all the opening gains and trading near the day’s low with Nifty below 18000.At 10:02 IST, the Sensex was down 312.25 points or 0.51% at 60509.37, and the Nifty was down 122.30 points or 0.68% at 17992.60. About 593 shares have advanced, 2202 shares declined, and 133 shares are unchanged.

Market at 10 AM Benchmark indices erased all the opening gains and trading near the day's low with Nifty below 18000. At 10:02 IST, the Sensex was down 312.25 points or 0.51% at 60509.37, and the Nifty was down 122.30 points or 0.68% at 17992.60. About 593 shares have advanced, 2202 shares declined, and 133 shares are unchanged.

October 25, 2021 / 09:52 AM IST

BSE Realty index fell 5 percent dragged by the Sobha, Sunteck Realty, Oberoi Realty

BSE Realty index fell 5 percent dragged by the Sobha, Sunteck Realty, Oberoi Realty

October 25, 2021 / 09:42 AM IST

V K Vijayakumar, Chief Investment Strategist at Geojit Financial Services:

After the 1.2% cut in Nifty last week, the market will try to stage a comeback on the back of the excellent numbers from ICICI Bank and reasonably good numbers from Reliance. A distinct trend in the market for many sessions now has been the outperformance of Bank Nifty which was up 2.5% last week when Nifty was down 1.2%. This outperformance is justified by the bank results so far and the trend may continue since there is valuation comfort in the banking segment in an otherwise overvalued market. So, even if the market turns weak, banking may show resilience. 

The threat to the bulls is likely to come from the FIIs who have turned into sustained sellers. The Q2 results, so far, look impressive particularly in energy, metals, mining, IT and banking. The resurgence of Covid cases in the Eastern parts, particularly West Bengal, has to be watched.

October 25, 2021 / 09:31 AM IST

Nifty Bank index added 1 percent supported by the ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, RBL Bank

Nifty Bank index added 1 percent supported by the ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, RBL Bank

October 25, 2021 / 09:25 AM IST

Gold flat after last session’s retreat from 1-1/2-month high

Gold prices held steady on Monday after cutting gains in the prior session on U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell’s comment that inflation could ease next year and the central bank was on track to start tapering its stimulus.

The metal rallied to its highest since early September on Friday before trimming gains on Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s comments on tapering.

October 25, 2021 / 09:22 AM IST

Market Updates:

Benchmark indices erased all the opening gains and trading flat amid volatility.

At 09:21 IST, the Sensex was up 38.10 points or 0.06% at 60859.72, and the Nifty was up 9 points or 0.05% at 18123.90. About 1074 shares have advanced, 1213 shares declined, and 126 shares are unchanged.