Folios are numbers designated to individual investor accounts, though one investor can have multiple accounts.
If something negative, which was not expected came out on D-Day, does come out, there could be a knee-jerk reaction and volatility in the market.
With the exit polls for the Gujarat elections predicting a comfortable victory for BJP with a single-party majority, the market will only be excited if the results are better than expected.
The FOMC also confirmed that it would step up the monthly pace of shrinking its balance sheet, as scheduled, to USD 20 billion beginning in January from USD 10 billion.
The rupee last ended a trading session at this level in the first half of September.
SEBI had withdrawn a circular in September, that mandated corporates that defaulted on loan repayments or bond payments to immediately report to the regulator and the exchanges.
Consensus forecasts of 22 per cent earnings-per-share (EPS) growth for the market in FY19 may still fall, but should settle in the low teens, Credit Suisse said in its India Market Strategy report.
This is over Rs 34,000 crore more than India's total allocated defence budget (Rs. 2.74 lakh crore) for 2017-18!
The 6.79 per cent government security maturing in 2027 went-up to Rs 97.69 from Rs 97.40 yesterday.
The central bank promised to hold rates low for an extended period and even maintained a pledge to provide more stimulus if needed.
There are no dearth of naysayers but yet the cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are rocketing like never before
The central bank policymakers mostly followed the script, though they did indicate that one less hike is on the way for 2019.
With bitcoin smashing through the USD 8,000 level for the first time this week after a 50 percent climb in eight days, bankers are also worried they will be blamed if the market crashes.
The 6.79 per cent 10-year benchmark bond maturing in 2027 gained to Rs 97.40 from Rs 97.28 yesterday.
The sale would help InterGlobe Aviation, parent of no- frills airline IndiGo, meet the minimum public shareholding requirement for listed companies.
Britain's Forties oil pipeline, the country's largest at a capacity of 450,000 barrels per day (bpd), shut down on Monday after cracks were revealed.
The proceedings have been filed under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
Analysts advise investors to tread with caution as the market awaits triggers for a move on either side.
A senior official said Sebi and bourses are stepping up the measures to prevent possible manipulations in trading activities.
The 10-year benchmark gilt yield ended the day at 7.17 percent, unchanged from its previous close, after touching an intraday high of 7.23 percent.
Although the Fed is expected to hike rates by 25 bps, market participants will be watching out for its outlook on increases in interest rates over the next calendar year.
Though, on an average, 12.5 bitcoins are being added to the supply but this will not be constant. By design, at some point in future, the generation of anymore bitcoins will not be practically feasible
Bitcoin futures were already offered on some unregulated cryptocurrency exchanges outside the US, but backers said this US market debut would confer greater legitimacy on the volatile cryptocurrency and lead to wider use.
The 24-member panel is chaired by T V Mohandas Pai, Chairman of the Manipal Global Education Services.
"The Corporation is in the US dollar market with a USD 400 million, three-year drawdown. The issuer has given an initial price guidance of 175 basis points over the US treasury," a source at one of the investment bankers told PTI.