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29 Jun 2020, 09:31:40 AM IST
Top gainers/losers on Nifty
29 Jun 2020, 09:29:18 AM IST
Top gainers/losers on Sensex
29 Jun 2020, 09:22:34 AM IST
Benchmark indices lower in opening deals
Benchmark indices opened in the red on Monday.
At 0916am, the Sensex was down 240.35 points or 0.7% at 34930.92, and the Nifty was down 68.50 at 10314.50. About 614 shares advanced, 621 shares declined, and 72 shares were unchanged.
29 Jun 2020, 09:19:03 AM IST
FIIs make a strong comeback, June inflows highest in 2020 so far
Foreign fund flows into India significantly improved during 1-26 June despite persistent concerns about steep valuations and weak fundamentals.
Foreign institutional investors’ (FIIs’) capital inflows into Indian equities total $2.87 billion so far in June, highest ever in the year. FIIs have been gradually allocating money to Indian shares with an inflow of $1.71 billion in May after a massive March-April selloff of $8.42. This inflow of foreign money also drove Indian markets over 8% higher in June, outperforming both MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) and MSCI World indices in the month.
29 Jun 2020, 09:10:24 AM IST
Nifty at pre-open
29 Jun 2020, 09:09:25 AM IST
Top gainers/loser on Sensex at pre-open
29 Jun 2020, 08:56:50 AM IST
India reports 19,000 fresh coronavirus cases in last 24 hours
India recorded over 19,000 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, with death toll in the country at 16,487.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said “no storm can continue forever”.
The number of containment zones in Delhi has risen to 417, with over 83,000 cases in the national capital. Maharashtra recorded over 5,493 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 164,626.
Globally, more than 10.24 million people have been diagnosed with covid-19. While over 5.5 million have recovered, 504,366 have died so far.
29 Jun 2020, 08:46:42 AM IST
Bharat Forge, Bharat Electronics, Petronet LNG, Central Bank of India, MRF, Reliance Communications, Rail Vikas Nigam, Welspun India, among others, will announce their Q4 earnings today.
29 Jun 2020, 08:36:59 AM IST
Petrol, diesel prices raised on Monday
State-run oil marketing companies on Monday hiked prices of petrol by 5 paise a litre to ₹80.43 and that of diesel was raised by 13 paise to ₹80.53.
Over the last 22 days, the price of petrol has gone up by ₹9.17 a litre while that of diesel has risen by ₹11.14 a litre.
29 Jun 2020, 08:32:19 AM IST
Gold up, oil prices slip
In commodity markets, gold held near its highest since early 2012 at $1,771 an ounce. Oil prices slipped on concerns that the pandemic would slow the reopening of some economies and thus hurt demand for fuel.
Brent crude futures fell 62 cents to $40.40 a barrel, while U.S. crude lost 60 cents to $37.89.
29 Jun 2020, 08:31:03 AM IST
SGX Nifty indicates negative start for Indian equities
In Asian deals, Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 73.5 points, or 0.7% at 10,266.50, indicating a negative start for Indian equities on Monday.
On Friday, the BSE Sensex had ended at 35,171.27, up 329.17 points or 0.9%. The Nifty had closed at 10383, up 94.10 points or 0.9%.
29 Jun 2020, 08:28:01 AM IST
Asian equities weak, in line with subdued close to Wall Street Friday
Asian share markets got off to a shaky start on Monday as the spread of the coronavirus made investors question the optimism on the global economy, benefiting safe harbour bonds and the US dollar.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.2% and further away from a four-month top hit last week. Japan’s Nikkei shed 1.5% and South Korean stocks 1.4%.
Wall Street had faltered on Friday as some US States reconsidered their reopening plans. The global death toll from covid-19 touched half a million people on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally.
29 Jun 2020, 08:24:20 AM IST
Wall Street stocks ended lower on Friday as coronavirus cases, trade deal concerns weigh
Major equity indexes on the Wall Street had ended weak on Friday as several U.S. states imposed business restrictions in response to a surge in coronavirus cases.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 730.05 points, or 2.8%, to 25,015.55, the S&P 500 lost 2.4% to end at 3,009.05 and the Nasdaq Composite shed 2.6% to close at 9,757.22.
For the week, the S&P 500 fell 2.9%, the Dow lost 3.3%, and the Nasdaq declined 1.9%.
A Wall Street Journal report that the phase 1 US-China trade deal could be at risk weighed on equities. According to the report, Chinese officials have warned that “meddling” in Hong Kong and Taiwan could lead Beijing to back away from its commitment to purchase US farm goods.