Stock Market: Sensex, Nifty pause after climbing lifetime high; Vodafone Idea, TCS stocks dip
The BSE Sensex shot up up to 41,120 after breaking its previous high of 40,816 while the Nifty-50 index soared to its new high of 12,132 — it's new high after breaking its previous high of 12,103 levels.
Stock Market News: On account of strong global cues coming in from the US-China trade talks, the Indian indices continued to scale new highs in the intraday trade as both Sensex and Nifty climbed it's life-time high. The BSE Sensex shot up to 41,120 after breaking its previous high of 40,816 while the Nifty-50 index soared to its new high of 12,132 — it's new high after breaking its previous high of 12,103 levels. Bank Nifty index soared 162 points and closed at 31,718 levels.
Elaborating upon the Indian stock market Simi Bhaumik, a SEBI registered technical equity analyst said, "The market is overall bullish. Nifty has sustained above 12,000 levels which indicates another 200-250 points rally which means one can expect Sensex to regain 41,000 levels in few trade sessions."
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Telecom stocks witnessed maximum profit booking as the BSE Telecom index went down to the tune of 4.93 per cent after the Closing Bell trade session. Telecom major Vodafone Idea share price crashed 9.36 per cent, Bharti Airtel shares went down 4.17 per cent, shares of Bharti Infratel dipped 6.58 per cent, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd or MTNL stock price went southward 4.78 per cent while Reliance Communications share price scaled 4.35 per cent in the intraday trade after the Closing Bell trade session.
IT stocks also received some beating as the BSE IT index went down near 1.35 per cent in the intraday trade. IT major Tata Consultancy Services or TCS share price went down 1.57 per cent, Wipro shares crashed 2.10 per cent, Infosys stocks went down around 0.75 per cent, MphasiS scrip dipped 4.91 per cent, L&T Technology Services counter dipped 1.88 per cent while Rolta India share price added 1 per cent in the intraday trade.
Elaborating upon the derivative front Santosh Meena, Senior Analyst, TradingBells said, "Heavy short positions were created in index future by FIIs around 12000mark and there were many short positions at 12000 strike call option by many traders as market was showing some tiredness in 12000-12100 zone but they didn't get follow through to their short positions as Nifty witnessed smart bounce back from its 20-DMA of 11880 with the help of positive global cues that pushed bears on back foot to cover their short positions and their short covering led a stellar rally in market in yesterday's trading session." He said that the market is likely to continue its bullish momentum where Nifty may head towards 12,300 to 12,500 levels in the coming days whereas Bank Nifty may head towards 32,500 to 33, 000 levels. In the downside 20-DMA of 11,925 has become a strong base for the Nifty.
Among the major Asian markets, the Japanese Nikkei 225 index went up 0.35 per cent, South Korean Kospi went down 0.10 per cent, Hang Seng shed 0.29 per cent while the Shanghai markets ticked 0.03 per cent higher.