Sensex Gains 45.51 Pts During The Week

Sensex Gains 45.51 Pts During The Week

Indian bourses gained slightly during the week ended September 09 amid volatility on mixed worldwide signs.

But, midcap and smallcap stocks outperformed their bigger counterparts.

Huge buying activity was witnessed in BSE Consumer Durables accompanied by Capital Goods, Automobile and Bankex.

But, Teck, Metal, IT and FMCG saw huge selling.

Worldwide stock markets gained during the week gone by on the expectancy that the United States president package would arouse economic system and central banking institutions in rising market regions currently are done with their strategy stiffening.

Thus far policy makers in the developed countries have not been capable of coming up with any convincing answer to deal with the disaster like situation.

The US president hinted $447 billion package that comprises spending on infrastructure, tax reductions on middle class, joblessness gains, etc.

In the Indian market, the signals of moderating expansion are getting more noticeable with PMI index showing deceleration coming in services after manufacturing segment.

PMI for manufacturing declined to 52.6 during the last month as against 53.6 in July.

The facts suggest continuance of smoothness in the country's expansion entering second quarter after first quarter gross domestic product growth came at 7.7%.

Industries bodies such as FICCI and CII have already depicted their fears over the declension in biz assurance levels.

Recently central banks in South Korea, Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia preferred to leave rate of interest unaltered in spite of the price forces.

The 30-share index BSE Sensex surged 45.51 points during the week ended on September 09 to 16,866.97.

In contrast, the Nifty index gained 19.45 points over the week to 5,059.45.

Mid-cap index surged 110.87 points, whereas Small-cap index remained up by 170.28 points.

Among sectoral indices, BSE Consumer durables gained 5.01% accompanied by Capital goods, which surged 3.38%, Auto added 2.12%, Bankex rose 1.35%, Oil & gas gathered 0.99% and Realty gained 0.37%.

Sanjeev Zarbade, Vice President, Kotak Securities stated, "On a relative basis, Sensex`s performance was in line with the global markets. In the next week, there is the IIP data and monetary policy meeting to watch out for. Markets could come under pressure depending upon the outcome of the meet. The RBI Guv`s speech would be closely followed for any signals of a pause in the rate tightening cycle. Post the gains in the past two weeks, we expect markets to consolidate. Global economy has several issues to contend with in the near term. For retail investors, we advise a stock-specific approach at this juncture."

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