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MARKETS: Sensex at days low, down 300 pts; RIL falls 2%, SBI 1.5% – Business Standard

Markets at 11 AMLIVE market updates: Barring financials and banking stocks, most of the key sectoral players are trading higher on the bourses.

The Nifty Auto index, for instance, was up 1 per cent and was leading the list of gainers in late morning deals. Among individual stocks, Motherson Sumi Systems, Varroc Engineering, JBM Auto, VST Tillers Tractors and Sharda Motor Industries ralling up to 10 per cent on the BSE on expectation of improved outlook. READ MOREThat apart, the Nifty Media, IT, and Metal indices were up between 0.8 per cent and 1.1 per cent.Overall, the BSE Sensex index was down206 points at 60,512 levels and the Nifty50 was at 18,055. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index was up 0.2 per cent while the BSE SmallCap index was up 0.7 per cent.In the primary market, the three-day issue of Tarsons Products has been subscribed 1.4 times till 11 AM on Day 2. =================================================================Markets at 10 AM
LIVE market updates: Frontline indices were mildly off the day’s low as investors rushed to sell pharma stocks, along with metals, banks, and select FMCG stocks.

The BSE Sensex was down 177 points at 60,541 levels at 10:05 AM while the Nifty50 was at 18,078, down 38 points. Both the indices touched an intra-day low of 60,434 and 18,033, respectively, earlier today.

Reliance Industries (down 1.5 per cent) was the biggest laggard on the Nifty index, followed by HDFC, Asian Paints, Kotak Bank, Divis Labs, HDFC Bank, and Cipla. On the upside, Maruti Suzuki (up 1.8 per cent), Tata Motors, JSW Dteel, Hero MotoCorp, Adani Ports, and Tata Steel were leading the list of gainers.

Gains in broader markets continue to support the overall market breadth.Individually, shares of PB Fintech, the parent company of Policybazaar, rallied another 16 per cent to Rs 1,397 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in Tuesday’s intra-day trade after a strong market debut on Monday. With today’s rally, the stock has surged 43 per cent against its issue price of Rs 980 per share. READ MORE

In the currency market, rupee opened at 74.49 per US dollar compared with Monday’s close of 74.48/$.
================================================================Opening BellLIVE market updates: The benchmark indices started in the negative territory on Tuesday amid selling in metals and financial counters. The BSE Sensex index declined 134 points, or 0.22 per cent, in early deals at 60,585 levels, dragged by Tata Steel, HDFC, Reliance Industries, Axis Bank, Kotak Bank, and Asian Paints.

The NSE Nifty50, too, dipped 32 points to quote at 18,077-mark. Meanwhile, the broader MidCap and SmallCap indices on the BSE rose up to 0.2 per cent.

Among individual stocks, Escorts rose 0.23 per cent after the company said its board is scheduled to meet on November 18, to consider and evaluate proposals for raising funds by way of issue of bonds/ debentures/ any other securities.

That apart, Macrotech Developers added 1.6 per cent as the company launched its qualified institutional placement (QIP) programme to raise Rs 4,000 crore.

Lastly, Coforge zoomed 5.7 per cent amid reports that the company is likely to soon file papers with the US SEC (Securities Exchange Commission) for an initial public offer via the ADR (American Depository Receipts) route.Sectorally, the Nifty IT index was up 0.4 per cent while the Nifty Financial Services index was down 0.5 per cent.

Overall, the market breadth favoured buyers with 1,334 stocks advancing on the BSE as against 853 stocks that declined.
================================================================Pre-open session:LIVE market updates: Frontline indices ended flat on the bourses in the pre-open session. The BSE Sensex, for instance, settled around 60,755 levels, up 36 points. The Nifty50, on the other hand, was up 17 points at 18,127.=================================================================Updated at 8:25 AMLIVE market updates: Indices may continue to trade sideways on Tuesday amid lack of triggers. At 8:15 AM, SGX Nifty was up 56 points at 18,195 levels. On tech charts, the Nifty needs to sustain above 18,070-odd level for further gains. While the index can rally up to 18,500 on the higher side, the Nifty can drop to 17,800-odd levels on the downside.
Primary Market Update

Tarsons Products’ Rs 1,024 crore IPO managed full subscription by the end of Day 1 with retail portion seeing a subscription level of 2.1 times.
Global cues
On Monday, the US markets ended almost flat amid an uptick in Treasury yields. According to a Reuters report, the focus is now on retail sales data for October, which is expected to show the impact of inflation on consumer spending.
In Asia, Hang Seng and Taiwan were up 0.3 per cent each. Nikkei, Shanghai Composite, Straits Times and Kospi were more or less unchanged.