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Apr-12-2024 08:40

The benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices are likely to open on a positive note on Friday as trends in the GIFT Nifty indicate a higher start for the broader index with a gain of 117 points.

On Wednesday, the Indian equity indices ended higher with the Nifty hitting fresh record high and Sensex inching closer to its all-time high ahead of the FOMC minutes and the US inflation data.

The 30-share benchmark index ended at 75038.15 up by 354.45 points or by 0.47 % and then NSE Nifty was at 22753.8 up by 111.05 points or by 0.49 %.

On the global front, on Friday, however, Asia-Pacific markets showed a mixed trend as investors evaluated economic data from Singapore and South Korea and also awaited China's trade numbers.

In Asia, this morning the sentiment among investors remained mixed, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 rising 0.29 per cent in early trade, while the broad-based Topix rose by 0.55 per cent. South Korea’s Kospi fell by 0.33 per cent while the Kosdaq was up by 0.85 per cent. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 declined by 0.41 per cent. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was quoting 1.68 per cent lower in early trade.

In the U.S. overnight, tech stocks boosted both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, with gains of 0.74 per cent and 1.68 per cent, respectively. While the Dow and Jones ended range bound.

Back home, Top traded Volumes on NSE Nifty – Tata Steel Ltd. 64134758.00, Coal India Ltd. 15825331.00, State Bank of India 14530669.00, ITC Ltd. 14008124.00, HDFC Bank Ltd. 13903700.00,

On NSE, total number of shares traded was 35.68 Crore and total turnover stood at Rs. 95135.10 Crore. On NSE Future and Options, total number of contracts traded in index futures was 235491 with a total turnover of Rs. 21002.15 Crore. Along with this total number of contracts traded in stock futures were 1364387 with a total turnover of Rs. 120360.99 Crore. Total numbers of contracts for index options were 666097912 with a total turnover of Rs. 56375037.77 Crore. and total numbers of contracts for stock options were 5689583 with a total turnover of Rs. 515152.40 Crore.

The FIIs on 10/04/2024 stood as net buyer in equity and debt. Gross equity purchased stood at Rs. 31363.61 Crore and gross debt purchased stood at Rs. 1325.47 Crore, while the gross equity sold stood at Rs. 22837.05 Crore and gross debt sold stood at Rs. 769.01 Crore. Therefore, the net investment of equity and debt reported were Rs. 8526.56 Crore and Rs. 556.46