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Last Updated : Sep 12, 2019 10:26 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Market Headstart: Nifty seen opening higher; Eicher, Ujjivan top buys

Trends on SGX Nifty indicate a positive opening for the broader index in India, with a 37 points gain or 0.34 percent. Nifty futures were trading around 11,074-level on the Singaporean Exchange.

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The Nifty50 is expected to open higher on Thursday tracking Asian markets which were trading higher on hopes for a thaw in U.S.-China trade frictions and expectations that the European Central Bank will kick off another wave of monetary easing by global central banks.

U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to delay an additional increase in tariffs on Chinese goods by two weeks at the request of China’s Vice Premier Liu He “as a gesture of goodwill,” said a Reuters report.

Investors also await an ECB meeting later on Thursday to see how far policymakers will go to support a flagging economy, given the risks posed by Britain’s divorce from the European Union, commonly referred to as Brexit, it said.

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Trends on SGX Nifty indicate a positive opening for the broader index in India, with a 37 points gain or 0.34 percent. Nifty futures were trading around 11,074-level on the Singaporean Exchange.

The S&P BSE Sensex rose 125 points to 37,270 while the Nifty50 closed 32 points higher at 11,035 on Wednesday.

The rupee recovered from initial losses to settle higher by 5 paise at 71.66 against the US currency on Wednesday, extending gains for a fifth straight session on the back of firm domestic equities and Asian currencies like the Chinese yuan.

On the institutional front, FPIs were net buyers in Indian markets for Rs 266 cr while the DIIs were also net buyers to the tune of Rs 1132 cr, provisional data showed.

Stocks in news:

SBI on Wednesday said it will raise up to Rs 3,465 crore by offloading up to 4.5 per cent stake in SBI Life Insurance Co to bring down the promoter shareholding as per regulatory norms.

Promoters of India’s largest hospital chain Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd, are selling around five million shares through a secondary share sale, which could fetch ₹725 crore (approx $101 million), as the company’s promoters look to raise capital to pare debt.

Bangalore-based Strides Pharma Science on Wednesday announced that it has acquired 70% stake in Switzerland-based Fairmed Healthcare AG for 2.2 million Swiss Francs (around ₹15.86 crore).

Technical Recommendations:

We spoke to Bonanza Portfolio and here’s what they have to recommend:

Eicher Motors: Buy| LTP: Rs 17,013.65 | Target: Rs 18,540 |Stop Loss Rs.16,160| Upside 9%

Ujjivan Financial Services: Buy| LTP: Rs 315.60 | Target: Rs 336 |Stop Loss: Rs.302|Upside 6.50%

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First Published on Sep 12, 2019 08:38 am
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