Weekly market update (8th June – 12th June).
This week, Indian Equities witnessed the most volatile week. The week started on a positive note but selling pressure was seen in mid-week due to which market declined by 1 percent in this week. Decline was noticed due to many reasons such as Moody’s downgrade rating, decline in global equities, ADR verdict and rising cases of COVID-19. However, market was supported due to the increasing foreign investment and the decision by the government to lift certain lock down norms to recover the economy.
Overall Indian market declined by 1 percent but small cap index and mid cap index outperformed in this week. On Monday 8th June, SENSEX opened at 34,287.24 and closed at 34,370.58 (up by 83.34 points) while, on Friday it closed at 33,780.89 and increased by 242.52 points. When compared with opening price on Monday, SENSEX declined by 1.48 percent this week. While, on Monday, NIFTY opened at 10,142.2 and closed at 9,972.90 on Friday, down by 1.68 percent.
The S&P BSE Mid-cap index gained more than 0.37 percent and closed at 12,600.15 on Friday. But some mid cap stocks gained more than 10 percent. This includes stocks such as Ujjivan Financial Services, PC jewellers, Cochin Shipyard, Info Edge, Granules India, Dishman Carbogen and Swan Energy. On the other side The S&P BSE Small-cap index was flat in this week.
Global indices, commodities and currency:
DAX was trading at 12,777.50, down by 70.18 points or 0.55% on Monday while today it is trading at 11,949.28, down by 21.01 points and NASDAQ was trading at 9,814.08 up by 198.27 points or 2.06% while now it is trading at 9,588.81 up by 96.80. CAC was trading at 5,169.24 and decreased by 0.55% or 28.55 points. It is now trading at 4,839.26 up by 23.66 points.
When market closed on Monday, Gold was trading at 45,985.00, up by 274 points or 0.60% and is now trading at 47,334. Silver was trading at 48,189.00, up by 838.00 points and is currently trading at 47,690, down by 949.00 points.
On Monday, at the closing time of Indian indices, USD was trading at Rs 75.54 which is now trading at Rs 75.84. EURO was trading at Rs 85.20, and is currently trading at Rs 85.46. GBP was trading at 95.21, which is now trading at Rs 95.25.
This week, major gain was seen in Banking, Financial, IT, Energy and Auto Sector. NIFTY Bank decreased by 379.95 points (in this week, comparing to the opening price of Monday), closed at 20,654.55.
Top 5 gainers:
This week, share price of IndusInd Bank increased by 25.12% or by 106.10 points, closing at Rs 528.45, India Bulls Housing gained 17.81% or 23.20 points, closing at Rs 153.45. Shares of Mahindra and Mahindra jumped by 5.01 percent or 24.25 points, closing at Rs 508.45. Hero MotoCorp’s share price increased by 61.20 points or 2.61 percent, closing at Rs 2,401.85 this week, and share price of Bajaj Finance gained 59.80 points or 2.50 percent and closed at Rs 2,450.15.
Top 5 losers:
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation fell by 4.36 percent or by 0.67 points and closed at Rs 14.68. This week, share price of Zee Entertainment decreased by 4.20 percent or 7.40 points, closing at Rs 168.60. Reliance Power fell by 4.09% or 0.11 points, closing at Rs 2.58 shares. Endurance Tech declined by 3.98 percent or 34.10 points, closing at Rs 821.85 and share price of ONGC declined by 3.39% or 2.95 points and closed at Rs 83.95 on Friday.
Stocks in news:
This week, IT sector saw a huge loss mainly after the H-1B Visa news which impacted on their stocks and almost all IT stocks including TCS, Wipro and Infosys ended on a negative note. On the other side, telecom index impacted due to the ADR verdict. IndusInd Bank was in news in this week, as they continued to gain for 5 consecutive day mainly after the announcement of Additional shares purchase by promoters in the company and closed at Rs 528.45. On the other side, after announcement of Quarter 4 Results, Mahindra and Mahindra share price jumped more than 5 percent this week. Other than these stocks, most active in terms of volume includes stocks such as Vodafone Idea, SAIL, Axis Bank, Bharti Airtel, IDFC First Bank, SBI, NCC, Bank of Baroda, Tata Motors, Jindal Steel, ITC, ICICI bank, Adani power and Tata power.