The 10-year yield closed eight basis points (bps) higher on Monday compared with Friday’s closing level — recording the highest single-day surge since September.
Optimism surrounding blue-chip stocks was tempered by the fact that industrial production and retail inflation data are due later this week.
Unitech shares on Monday opened on a bullish note at Rs 8.40, then rose to a high of Rs 8.70, registering a jump of 19.34 per cent over its previous closing price on the BSE.
The 30-share Sensex was trading higher by 194.68 points, or 0.58 per cent, at 33,444.98, with realty, oil and gas, PSU, metal, banking and auto stocks staying in good shape.
On Friday, the rupee had gained 12 paise to end at 64.45 on fresh selling of the American currency amid unwinding of long dollar bets ahead of release of key US macro data.
On a weekly basis, the Sensex gains 1.27%, while the Nifty advances 1.42%
Jet Airways shares opened on a weak note on the BSE at Rs 668.90, then lost further ground to touch a low of Rs 665, down 4.55 per cent over its previous close.
The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 32,949.21 points on Thursday, opened higher at 33,034.20 points.
Sebi said commodity derivatives provide a new asset class to the investors, thereby may benefit them with effective portfolio diversification.
FY18 inflow till Nov at Rs 110,791 crore; industry AUM at all-time high Rs 22.79L crore.
On June 29, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) had imposed a penalty of Rs 5 lakh on the firm.
The gauge had lost 205 points yesterday following the Reserve Bank's decision to leave interest rates unchanged and raised the inflation forecast for the remainder of the current fiscal to 4.3-4.7 per cent.
The NSE Nifty too shed 39.15 points, or 0.38 per cent, at 10,079.10.
Trading was volatile throughout the session ahead of RBI's monetary policy review and Gujarat elections later this week.
The co-location case relates to some brokers allegedly getting preferential access in the high frequency trading system at NSE's servers during 2011-14.
Sensex posts weakest closing since Nov 15; Nifty falls below the 10,200-mark
Tata Motors Head of Commercial Vehicle Business Unit Girish Wagh said the growth in sale of commercial vehicles was driven by a strong product portfolio across segments.
Market capitalisation of listed companies declined by over RS 1,00,000 crore in the selling spree.
As per the data, the government's total expenditure was Rs 12.92 lakh crore at October-end, or 60.2 per cent of the budget estimate which was 58.2 per cent of the budget estimate a year ago.
The Nifty, too, fell 8.95 points or 0.09 per cent to end at 10,361.30 after shuttling between 10,392.95 and 10,345.90.
The Bharat 22 ETF is a vehicle used to further the government's disinvestment programme.
The 30-share BSE index was down 30.43 points, or 0.09 per cent, at 33,694.01 at 1045 hrs.
The NSE Nifty dropped 41.65 points or 0.40 per cent to 10,348.05.
Dealers attributed the rupee's fall to increased demand for the US currency from importers and banks and a lower opening in the domestic equity market.
Chairman of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association said India signing free trade agreements would also give support to the industry.
Sectoral indices such as capital goods, auto, consumer durables and banking were all in the green by up to 0.47 per cent. The 50-share Nifty gained 30.70 points, or 0.29 per cent, at 10,379.45.
The market regulator’s directive on bracketing MF schemes into five broad categories is a step to make mutual funds true to their labels.
Stock markets continued to show strength that bolstered rupee sentiment, currency traders said. However, the dollar's clout overseas weighed heavy on the domestic unit.
The Sensex opened higher and went further up, but settled at 33,478.35, a gain of 118.45 points, or 0.36 per cent, due to profit-booking in the last one hour of trade.
According to an RBI statement, the exchange rates for the pound and the yen against the rupee were 86.1892 and 57.82 per 100 yens, respectively.
The equity markets along with exchange rate and G-Sec market welcomed this news on Friday.
Among major Sensex losers, Cipla, ICICI Bank, Infosys, Tata Steel, M&M and SBI fell by up to 0.99 per cent, pulling the index down.
On Friday, the rupee had bounced back in style to end at a one-week high of 65.01 after Moody's upgraded India's sovereign credit rating.
The inflow was further triggered with the news of India faring well in the World Bank's ease of doing business index and a jump in core sector growth.
The rating upgrade comes after a gap of 13 years --Moody's had last upgraded India's rating to 'Baa3' in 2004. In 2015, the rating outlook was changed to 'positive' from 'stable'.
All the sectoral indices led by banking, realty and metal were trading in the positive zone, with gains of up to 2.46 per cent.
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