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India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | November 19, 2012 08:32 IST

The market is set to open on a positive note with weekend global cues paving the way. US indices closed higher encouraged that President Obama may manage to handle the fiscal cliff better than earlier anticipated. Asian markets are in the green too.

The city of Mumbai will be back to business after a weekend which saw a sea of humanity pour out on the streets to bid farewell to Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.
 
The market is set to open on a positive note with weekend global cues paving the way. US indices closed higher encouraged that President Obama may manage to handle the fiscal cliff better than earlier anticipated. Asian markets are in the green too. Japan's prime minister Yoshihiko Noda dissolved the lower house of parliament and has called for elections (December 16th).
 
Later in the week attention will shift to the Winter Session of Parliament which begins on November 22. Amendments to General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) have been finalized, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said. The proposal to set up the National Investment Board (NIB) for expediting clearance to large projects will soon come up for approval before the Cabinet, reports state.


Table 1
Indian market  % change
 Last close1 day3 mthYTD
Sensex18,309(0.9)3.518.5
Nifty5,574(1.0)3.920.5
BSE 1005,609(1.0)4.822.0
BSE 2002,274(1.0)5.022.9
CNX Midcap7,855(1.1)8.028.5
BSE  Small Cap7,111(1.1)7.528.1
BSE 100 Futs5,618(1.3)4.5-
Sensex Futs18,358(1.7)--
Developed market % change
 Last close1 day3 mthYTD
Dow Jones12,5880.4(5.2)3.0
Nasdaq2,8530.6(7.3)9.5
S&P 5001,3600.5(4.1)8.1
FTSE5,606(1.3)(4.2)0.6
CAC3,342(1.2)(4.2)5.8
DAX6,951(1.3)(1.3)17.8
Hang Seng*21,2580.55.715.3
Nikkei*9,1571.5(0.1)8.3
Emerging market % change
 Last close1 day3 mthYTD
Shanghai Comp2,012(0.1)(4.8)(8.5)
Brazil Bovespa55,402(1.6)(6.2)(2.4)
Mexico Bolsa40,8310.60.710.1
Kospi*1,8780.9(3.5)2.9
Straits*2,9520.2(3.6)11.5
* Markets are open
Institutional activity
(Rs cr)CashF&OMTDYTD
FIIs1849203,34897,401
MFs18-(583)(15,758)
FIIs Prov.510
MFs Prov.(375)
Commodities % change
 Last close1 day3 mthYTD
Crude (US$/bbl)87.60.7(8.8)(11.4)
Gold (US$/oz)1,7240.66.710.2
Copper (US$/mt)7,596(0.5)2.10.1
Aluminium (US$/mt)1,930(0.7)7.0(3.2)
Zinc (US$/mt)1,892(1.9)7.43.6
Currency % change
 Last close1 day3 mthYTD
Rs/US$55.180.91.1(3.8)
US$/GBP1.590.2








 

 
 
 
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