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The stock market has reached record levels due to heavy foreign investment. The Sensex opened at a record 47,026.02 on Friday. The index is currently trading at 46,684.21, down 206.13 points. In addition, the Nifty is trading 63 points lower at 13,677.70. At the same time, shares of Burger King fell nearly 10% in the low circuit to Rs. Trading at 161.45.
The banking sector and large stocks are seeing sharp declines. The Nifty Bank Index is trading 379 points lower at 30,467.70. Shares of IndusInd Bank are trading 3% lower in the Nifty. Shares of ONGC, Coal India and Tata Motors fell 2-2%. At the same time, shares of HCL Tech and Infosys are up 2-2%. The market cap of BSE-listed companies has risen to Rs 184.12 lakh crore.
Foreign investment in the market
This year, foreign investors bought heavily in the stock market. According to National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL), the figure has crossed Rs 1.54 lakh crore so far. Earlier, foreign investment in 2012 was Rs 1.3 lakh crore.
What is special is that the pace of foreign investment in Indian markets has only increased since August Gust, which continues to this day. In November this year alone, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have invested about Rs 60,000 crore. It had invested Rs 22,000 crore in October. At the same time, FPI investment in December has crossed Rs 50,000 crore.
Decline in Asian markets
Today, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index of Asian Markets traded down 191 points at 26,486. Japan’s Nikkei index traded 47 points lower at 26,759. China’s Shanghai Composite Index also traded down 2 points at 3,402.
Record rise in the market on Thursday
The BSE Sensex had gained 223.88 points to close at 46,890.34 yesterday. Shares of Bajaj, HDFC, TCS and Reliance Industries rose for the first time to reach 46,992.57. Apart from this, the Nifty index also rose by 58 points to close at 13,740.70. Burger King stock, which has been looking for an upper circuit since the day of listing, remained in the lower circuit yesterday and finally the stock fell 10% to 179.35.
Sluggish markets in Europe
The European market saw flat trading yesterday. France’s CAC index rose 1.78 points to 5,549.46. Germany’s DX index rose 101 points to close at 13,667. On the other hand, the UK’s FTSE index fell 19.85 points to close at 6,551.
U.S. Market boom
US markets were closed on Thursday. The Dow Jones index rose 0.49% to close at 30,303, up 148 points. The S&P 500 index was up 21 points at 3,722. Apart from this, the Nasdaq index also rose 106 points to close at 12,764.
09:53 AM The BSE Banking Index is trading with 8 out of 10 bank stocks declining and two bank stocks rising. Shares of IndusInd Bank are trading 3% lower in the index.
09:51 A.M. Shares of Burger King are trading 10% lower at Rs 161.45 on the BSE.
09:33 AM Of the 30 companies in the Sensex index, 17 are trading lower and 13 are trading lower. IT sector stocks have the top gain in the index. These include shares of HCL Tech, Infosys, TCS. Banking stocks, on the other hand, are seeing strong selling.
Source – BSE
09:15 AM The Sensex opened 136.02 points higher at 47,026.02 and the Nifty opened 24.40 points higher at 13,764.40.
09:06 AM The Sensex is trading at 135.90 points, up 47,026.24 in the previous session. Apart from this, the Nifty index is also trading at 13,750.
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