At 02:35pm (IST) BSE Sensex was trading at 18530, up 24points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 18590and a day's low of 18508. It opened at 18574.
The NSE Nifty was quoting at 5,629, up 3 points over theprevious close. It earlier touched a day’s high of 5,649 and a day’s low of5623. It opened at 5,628.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid-Cap index were tradingup at 1%.
Sterlite Inds,Wipro, Tata Steel, IDFC, Hindalco,SesaGoa,Bharti Airtel,Infosys, Dr. Reddy's Tata Power,L&T SBI,Jindal Steelare among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
HDFC Bank, HDFC, SunPharma, M&M, Maruti Suzuki, areamong losers in Sensex and Nifty.
Consumer Durables,Metal,Teck,IT, Realty, Health care,Capital Goods, FMCG, Power, Auto are the gainers.
Oil & Gas, Bankex and PSU indices headed south.
European markets are subdued today with shares in Franceworst hit.The CAC 40 is down 0.29% while London's FTSE 100 is off 0.11% andGermany's DAX is lower by 0.10%.US market witnessed gains after technologystocks were a hit among investors.
Results Today: AkshOptifibre, Gujarat Metallic, AmarRemedies, SOUTHERN ISP,
Trends in FII flows: The FIIs were net buyers of Rs3.66bn inthe cash segmenton Friday, while the domestic institutional investors (DIIs)were netsellers of Rs1.84bn, as per the provisional figures released by theNSE. Theforeign funds were net sellers of Rs4.41bn in the cash segment onFriday,according to the SEBI figures.
Global Data Watch:BoJ's Governor Shirakawa Speech JPY, GfkConsumer Confidence Survey (Dec) EUR,Import Price Index (YoY) (Oct) EUR, ImportPrice Index (MoM) (Oct) EUR, RetailSales (YoY) (Oct) EUR, Retail Sales (MoM)(Oct) EUR, EcoFin Meeting EUR,Employment Level (QoQ) (Q3) CHF, ConsumerConfidence (Nov) EUR, Chicago FedNational Activity Index (Oct) USD, Dallas FedManufacturing Business Index(Nov) USD, Trade Balance (MoM) (Oct) NZD, Exports(Oct) NZD, Imports (Oct) NZD,Trade Balance (YoY) (Oct) NZD, Corporate ServicePrice (YoY) (Oct) JPY
India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
Markets are now reinforcing the perception of an early interest rate hike by US Federal Reserve, with consensus calling for the hike taking place in June, when compared with the prior expectations of a hike in September.