Opening Bell – Nifty hits 10,000 for the first time ever
Bharti Infratel was top Nifty gainer trading at Rs 418.4 per share, up by 2.32% while Zee Entertainment was top Nifty loser trading at Rs 543.7 per share, down by 1.5%. There were 953 advances, 459 declines and 488 unchanged stocks on NSE reflecting strong positive sentiments floating in the market.
BSE Mid-cap index was trading at 15270 level, up by 0.29% while BSE Small-cap index was trading at 16082 level, up by 0.29%.
Around 50 companies are going to announce their financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017. Some of the important results to watch out for includes Asian Paints, Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, Hero MotoCorp, Indiabulls Ventures, Vedanta and Raymond.
The Indian rupee on Tuesday opened at 64.40 against the dollar, down 0.1% from its previous close.
The US stocks showed lack of direction over the course of the trading session on Monday and ended the day on a mixed note. The Dow and the S&P 500 closed modestly lower, but bucking the trend, tech-heavy Nasdaq posted a record closing. The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 6,411 up by 23 points. The Dow Jones Industrial fell 67 points to close at 21,513 and the S&P slipped 3 points to 2,470.
Asian markets are trading subdued in early trade on Tuesday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng has advanced 25 points. China’s Shanghai Composite has dipped 1 point and Japan’s Nikkei 225 has edged down 13 points.