Monday, 1 January 2018

SENSEX PLUNGES 244 POINTS ON FIRST TRADING DAY OF 2018

Nifty cracked below the 10,500-mark to hit a low of 10,423. before settling 95 points, or 0.90 percent down at 10,435. The Sensex touched a low of 33,766 before settling down 244 points, or 0.72 percent, at 33,812. This is the biggest single-day fall since December 1 when it had lost 316.41 points. The gauge had gained 208 points to end at an all-time high of 34,056 in the last session of 2017 on Friday.The Sensex today dropped by 244 points, its biggest single-day fall in the past one month, to close below the key 34,000-mark on the first trading day of 2018 after a late sell-off in auto, banking and IT stocks. HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co. Ltd rose 2.6% to Rs396.Golden Tobacco Ltd rose 5% to Rs55 
GLOBAL MARKET:
MSCI's world equity index shed 0.12 percent on Friday, leaving it short of an all-time intraday high reached earlier in the session but nonetheless enough to give the index an unparalleled record of gains each month this year.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 118.29 points, or 0.48 percent, to 24,719.22, the S&P 500 lost 13.93 points, or 0.52 percent, to 2,673.61, and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 46.77 points, or 0.67 percent, to 6,903.39
TOP GAINERS:
Company
Group
Current Price (Rs)
% Change
Themis Medicare Ltd.
B
699.65
+ 20.00
Reliance Ind.Inf
B
645.75
+ 19.99
MarathonNextgenRea
B
648.00
+ 16.14
Wendt India
B
3,830.00
+ 14.22
Walchandnagar
B
251.55
+ 12.07
Bal Pharma Ltd
B
122.80
+ 10.73
Jai Corp Ltd.
B
192.20
+ 9.99
Orient Paper
B
154.00
+ 8.91
TOP LOSERS:
Company
Group
Current Price (Rs)
% Change
Balkrishna Paper Mil
B
109.40
-8.76
Forbes & Company Ltd
B
4,487.05
-6.56
Salona Cotspin L
B
193.90
-5.87
T T Ltd.
B
100.50
-5.63
5Paisa Capital
B
360.85
-4.99
Bombay Rayon Fashion
B
118.35
-4.98
Intense Technologies
B
118.05
-4.72

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