Stock Market Live Updates: SGX Nifty signals a positive start; Asian shares trade mixed

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Local search platform JUST DIAL has reported over three-fold jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 75.32 crore in the third quarter that ended December 31, 2022. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 19.39 crore in the October-December quarter a year ago.

Price as on 16 Jan, 2023 09:28 AM, Click on company names for their live prices.

Avenue Supermarts (DMart) on Saturday reported a 6.7% (YoY) rise in consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December to Rs 590 crore. But the bottomline was way below the estimated figure of Rs 672 crore. Consolidated revenue increased 25.5% on year to Rs 11,569.05 crore, but higher expenses led to a sharp contraction in the profitability. Operating margin contracted by a sharp 106 basis points to 8.34%.

Price as on 16 Jan, 2023 09:27 AM, Click on company names for their live prices.

SMBC Bank, Oaktree submit expressions of interest for IDBI’s strategic stake sale

Price as on 16 Jan, 2023 09:27 AM, Click on company names for their live prices.

We expect gold and silver to remain volatile in today’s session. Gold has support at $1895-1882 while resistance at $1934-1944. Silver has support at $23.92-23.65, while resistance is at $24.50-24.72. In INR terms gold has support at Rs 56,050-55,780, while resistance is at Rs56,510, 56,650. Silver has support at Rs 68,950-68,420, while resistance is at Rs 69,920–70,680.

– Rahul Kalantri, VP Commodities, Mehta Equities

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Price as on 16 Jan, 2023 09:24 AM, Click on company names for their live prices.

Opening Bell: Sensex jumps 300 pts, Nifty above 18,000; Just Dial rallies 8%, DMart tanks 5%

Opening Bell: Sensex jumps 300 pts, Nifty above 18,000; Just Dial rallies 8%, DMart tanks 5%

Pre-open session: Sensex rises 250 points; Nifty above 18,035

US FDA inspected Lupin’s Somerset, New Jersey, USA manufacturing facility from January 2, 2023 to January 13, 2023. The inspection closed with issuance of a Form-483 with two observations. We are addressing the observations comprehensively and will work with the US FDA to resolve these issues at the earliest, said Lupin.

US FDA inspected Lupin’s Somerset, New Jersey, USA manufacturing facility from January 2, 2023 to January 13, 2023. The inspection closed with issuance of a Form-483 with two observations. We are addressing the observations comprehensively and will work with the US FDA to resolve these issues at the earliest, said Lupin.

Asian shares cautious, BOJ faces crunch policy decision

Asian shares started cautiously on Monday as investors waited nervously to see if the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will defend its super-sized stimulus policy at a pivotal meeting this week, while a holiday in U.S. markets made for thin trading.

Quarterly earnings today

22 companies will release earnings for the quarter ended December. Federal Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Angel One among the major ones.

SGX Nifty signals a positive start

Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 18 points, or 0.10 per cent, higher at 18,056.50, signaling that Dalal Street was headed for a positive start on Monday.

Tech View: Doji candle on Nifty weekly charts shows tug-of-war

As Nifty failed to end above the 18,000-mark for four days in a row, the headline index formed a Doji candle on the weekly charts. A tug-of-war was visible between bulls and bears throughout the week as wicks of the candle were of equal size on both ends indicating indecision among traders.

Tokyo stocks open lower on strong yen

Tokyo stocks opened lower Monday as the yen strengthened against the dollar, following rallies on Wall Street where investors speculated that the Fed may slow its rate hikes.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 1.14 percent, or 297.98 points, at 25,821.54 in early trade, while the broader Topix index lost 0.62 percent, or 11.89 points, to 1,891.19.

S&P 500 ends at highest in month, indexes gain for week as earnings kick off

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished at their highest levels in a month on Friday, with shares of JPMorgan Chase and other banks rising following their quarterly results, which kicked off the earnings season.

Oil dips, but hovers near 2023 highs on China demand optimism

Oil prices dipped in early Asian trade on Monday, but held close to the highest levels since the start of the year on optimism that China’s reopening will lift fuel demand at the world’s top crude importer.Brent crude fell 36 cents, or 0.4%, to $84.92 a barrel by 0116 GMT while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $79.65 a barrel, down 21 cents, or 0.3%, amid thin trade during a U.S. public holiday.

Rupee falls 8 paise to close at 81.38 against US dollar on forex outflows

The rupee depreciated by 8 paise to close at 81.38 against the US dollar on Friday, tracking a rebound in crude oil prices and sustained foreign fund outflows.

Sensex, Nifty on Friday

The BSE Sensex ended 303 points or 0.51% higher at 60,261, while Nifty50 rose 98 points or 0.55% to settle at 17,957.

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