Indian market ended with mild gains with a tug of war between the bulls and bears. The headline index was lifted by tech stocks and was in line with global market trend. Stocks in Asia and Europe advanced yesterday after a deal struck between the US and Mexico to avoid a tariff war. Weak Job data from the US on Friday raised further bets on rate cut.
The NIFTY rose 52 points 0.44% to close the day at 11923. The index hovered between 11975 and 11871 and settled as Doji showing indecisiveness in the market.
Sectoral indices traded mixed on NSE with Nifty IT and Nifty FMCG rose over 1% while Nifty Media and Nifty PSU Bank indices were the top drags, both down over 1.5%
In the broader market, the NSE 500 rose 0.31% with advance decline ratio was 2.18: 2.79. NIFTY small cap dropped 0.52% while the mid cap was up marginal 0.5%.
In overnight market, US Dow Jones index gained 0.3% at close erasing some gains seen in the opening session. However, it was 6th straight session of gains yesterday. The UK FTSE closed up 0.59% and German DAX rose 0.77%.
Indian and Global market at a glance
US- China working on a “Phase 1” trade deal
Positive news from the Brexit front boost the Global and…
Data showed the UK economy shrank 0.4% in April as Brexit paralysis took hold following the proposed deadline for departure from the EU. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) said the UK is now on course for a “marked slowdown” in the second quarter of 2019. The economy is now expected to shrink by 0.2 per cent, NIESR said. From US, there was no major data release yesterday
In Asia today, the Japanese NIKKEI advanced 0.35% and Hang Seng rose 0.78% with ease in global risk off sentiment. Asian market was also encouraged by Chinese data. China today reported that its exports grew 1.1% in May beating market expectation of a 3.8% decline and country’s imports slid 8.5% from a year earlier.
The SGX NIFTY, traded slightly positive indicating a flat opening today. The NIFTY Index has support at 11870 levels and if the level is breached then we may see corrective activity. The resistance is seen at 11975 levels today.
In commodities, priced dropped overnight on demand concern despite a rally in other asset classes on risk appetite. The US WTI Crude oil future dropped from $54.55 to $53.05 overnight to settle at $53.33. In Asia, it traded at $53.49, at the time of writing.
Gold futures corrected marginally however the sentiment remains positive in the coming days on rate cut hope. The COMEX gold is trading at $1333, in Asia at the time of writing. On break of $1347, prices may resume upside and one can look for buy on correction as short term strategy on the counter.
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