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The broking firm said it has managed to fulfil its settlement obligations during this period.

Here’s who bought what in some of key bulk and block deals on Wednesday.

This was the record number of transactions achieved in a month.

FPIs have sold $9.5 billion (Rs 71,000 crore) worth equities in the last 22 days.

The sell off wiped off Rs 3.21 lakh crore from market capitalization of BSE-listed companies.

Merani said market fall might eventually look like the 2008 crash, and that would be the bottom.

Gehlaut bought 24 lakh shares from the open market at Rs 96.33 apiece.

Five stocks stood out from the BSE500; they defied the selloff to log 50-300 per cent gains.

Gone are the days when individual investors used to press the panic button on seeing their portfolio turning red. Now, most of them believe that crashes like this offer a great investment opportunity where many quality stocks are available at a cheaper valuation.

As a part of the global deal, ABB India demerged its power grid business into a separate entity, called APPSIL.

The day’s meltdown wiped off Rs 2.74 lakh crore off the market capitalization of BSE-listed companies.

Foreign fund managers have been selling heavily in Indian equity and debt markets.

The Indian capital markets have been declared a service essential to the economy and exempted from the nationwide lockdown prescribed by the government to control the COVID19 pandemic.

Abbott said in a statement that it plans to begin distributing the test next week and will ramp up manufacturing to 50,000 tests per day.

Among bluechip stocks, TCS and ITC were trading with gains.

Shares of Union Bank of India traded 2.75 per cent down in trade at 09:45 am on Monday.

Markets have lost more than half a trillion dollars in market capitalisation since Covid-19.

Sensex and Nifty have tumbled nearly 30% till date from their all-time highs hit in January.

At close of trade on Friday, the market capitalisation of TCS was at Rs 6,82,408.68 crore, which was about Rs 6,959.73 crore more than that of RIL's.

The BSE benchmark index Sensex advanced 1,410.99 points or 4.94 per cent to close at 29,946.77 on Thursday.

The Rs 1.7 lakh crore package did not have any stimulus for the hardest-hit sectors.

The move will affect the capacity utilisation which is expected to go down significantly during this period of lockdown, the statement added.

The stock has jumped 42 per cent year-to-date compared with a 30 per cent slide in the BSE Sensex during the same period.

India VIX, the measure of volatility in the market, dropped further 2.38 per cent to 75.77.

RIL (Rs 65.02 crore) was leading the pack of most active stocks in value terms.

The investor and his family have been steadily increasing stake in the company.

Kotak Institutional Equities said that Facebook’s reported interest may be driven to enhance addressable opportunity in its largest market in terms of subscriber base.

“Covid-19’s hit on Bharti Airtel is likely to be moderate as prepaid tariff hikes of 20-30% in December 2019 would drive near-and medium-term growth for the company, and regrow its ARPU,” brokerage CLSA said in a note. Prepaid subscribers, it said, account for 94% of Airtel’s 283 million subscribers and that 45-50% of the recharges are happening online.

India Vix snapped two-session winning streak and tumbled 7.94 per cent to close at 76.96

We advise to focus on megacaps or largecaps at this juncture, said Kotak Securities.

The benchmark gauge is trading at 12.4 times 12-month estimated earnings.

Morgan Stanley has cut India Inc’s earnings for a third time since the virus outbreak.

Normally, volumes double in the expiry week: Contracts are due to expire this Thursday.

“We will remain open,” a NSE spokesperson told

The market is likely to remain volatile till the number of coronavirus cases doesn't come down.

India Vix jumped to 83.60, hinting that volatility will rule supreme in days to come.

The selloff has hurt everyone from smallest investor to the biggest billionaire equally hard.

This will exclude all kinds of transactional and other related costs at a price not exceeding Rs 150 per equity share.

Investigation pertains to whistleblower complaints which concluded in January.

The fundraising plan will also include a qualified institutions placement, rights issue, and further public offer, among others, subject to such approvals.

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