At 9:18am (IST), the BSE Sensex was trading at 19380, up 40 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 19381 and a day's low of 19318. It opened at 19342.
The NSE Nifty was quoting at 5,877, down 2 points over the previous close. It earlier touched a day’s high of 5,884 and a day’s low of 5877. It opened at 5,878.
RIL, Infosys, TCS, Wipro, ICICI Bank, L&T,Tata Power, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Jindal Steel,BHEL, SBI, Sterlite Inds, are among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
HDFC Bank, Coal India, Sun Pharma, NTPC,Hero MotoCorp, ONGC are among losers in Sensex and Nifty.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index was trading flat.
Oil and Gas , HC, PSU, Power,Realty, IT, Teck ,Metal, Oil and Gas, Bankex, Capital Goods, Metal, are the gainers.
FMCG, Consumer Durables indices are the losers.
Key Results Today: Centrum Cap, KBS INDIA, Geodesic, Empee Sugars, Empee Dist, Shri Lakshmi
Trends in FII flows: The FIIs were net buyers of Rs16.11bn in the cash segment on Friday, while the domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were net sellers of Rs7.98bn, as per the provisional figures released by the NSE.
The foreign funds were net buyers of Rs28.58bn in the cash segment on Friday, according to the SEBI figures.
Global Data Watch: ANZ Job Advertisements (Nov) AUD, Company Gross Operating Profits (QoQ) (Q3) AUD, Retail Sales s.a. (MoM) (Oct) AUD, Non-manufacturing PMI (Nov) CNY, HSBC Manufacturing PMI (Nov) CNY, BoJ's Governor Shirakawa Speech JPY, Vehicle Sales (YoY) (Nov) JPY, RBA Commodity Index SDR (YoY) (Oct) AUD, Halifax House Prices (3m/YoY) (Nov) GBP, Halifax House Prices (MoM) (Nov) GBP, Markit Manufacturing PMI (Nov) EUR, Real Retail Sales (YoY) (Oct) CHF, USD, Fed's Bullard speech USD, Total Vehicle Sales (Nov) USD, Monetary Base (YoY) (Nov) 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.