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SGX Nifty Up 84 Points; Indicates Firm Opening for Indian Stock Markets
Fri, 17 Sep SGX Nifty

The SGX Nifty opened on a positive note today.

At 8:10 am, it was trading up by 84 points, or 0.5% higher at 17,695 levels.

Trends on SGX Nifty indicate a firm opening for Indian stock markets.

Asian stock markets are trading on a steady note today as traders weighed risks from China to the global recovery and the prospect of reduced Federal Reserve stimulus.

The Hang Seng is trading up by 0.2%, while the Shanghai Composite is trading down by 0.3%. The Nikkei is trading up by 0.5%.

In US stock markets, Wall Street indices fell on Thursday as losses in heavyweight technology and oil stocks offset cheer over strong retail sales indicating economic resilience.

US retail sales unexpectedly increased in August, likely tempering expectations for a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the third quarter.

Treasury yields and the dollar stayed higher following surprise strength in US retail sales, which eased worries over the impact of the delta variant and highlighted the case for the Federal Reserve to scale back pandemic-era emergency support.

Meanwhile, the labour market remained under pressure, with data showing initial jobless claims were slightly more than expected last week.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 63 points, or 0.2%, the S&P 500 lost 7 points, or 0.2% and the Nasdaq Composite added 20.4 points, or 0.1%.

US stock futures are trading on a flat note today with Dow Futures down by 12 points.

Gold prices were set for a second weekly loss as a firm dollar dented the metal's allure for holders of other currencies while investors await a key US Federal Reserve meeting for clues on how soon the central bank will start to taper stimulus.

Crude oil prices are flat today even as more supply came back online in the US Gulf of Mexico following two hurricanes.

Back home, BHEL and Infosys will be among the top buzzing stocks today.

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To know the top cues in today's stock market session, check out the pre-open commentary here.

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INDIAN ENERGY EXCHANGE Share Price Up by 15%; BSE POWER Index Up 1.3% (Today's Market)

Oct 19, 2021 09:30 AM

INDIAN ENERGY EXCHANGE share price is trading up by 15% and its current market price is Rs 916. The BSE POWER is up by 1.3%. The top gainers in the BSE POWER Index are INDIAN ENERGY EXCHANGE (up 15.0%) and ADANI POWER (up 10.0%). The top losers are KALPATARU POWER (down 0.5%) and POWER GRID (down 0.9%).

L&T at All Time High; BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index Up 1.8% (Today's Market)

Oct 19, 2021 09:30 AM

L&T share price has hit an all time high at Rs 1,853 (up 3.6%). The BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index is up by 1.8%. Among the top gainers in the BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index today are L&T (up 3.6%) and LAKSHMI MACHINE (up 1.1%). The top losers include BHARAT ELECTRONICS (down 0.2%) and KALPATARU POWER (down 0.5%).

HINDUSTAN COPPER Share Price Up by 6%; BSE METAL Index Up 0.3% (Today's Market)

Oct 19, 2021 09:30 AM

HINDUSTAN COPPER share price is trading up by 6% and its current market price is Rs 159. The BSE METAL is up by 0.3%. The top gainers in the BSE METAL Index is HINDUSTAN COPPER (up 6.3%). The top losers are JSW STEEL (down 0.1%) and HINDUSTAN ZINC (down 0.5%).

CYIENT Share Price Up by 5%; BSE IT Index Up 1.2% (Today's Market)

Oct 19, 2021 09:30 AM

CYIENT share price is trading up by 5% and its current market price is Rs 1,255. The BSE IT is up by 1.2%. The top gainers in the BSE IT Index are CYIENT (up 5.2%) and L&T INFOTECH (up 9.4%).

MPHASIS Share Price Up by 5%; BSE IT Index Up 1.3% (Today's Market)

Oct 19, 2021 09:28 AM

MPHASIS share price is trading up by 5% and its current market price is Rs 3,536. The BSE IT is up by 1.3%. The top gainers in the BSE IT Index are MPHASIS (up 5.3%) and L&T INFOTECH (up 9.9%).

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