Market Live: Sensex holds 200-pt gains; AU Small Finance debuts with 47% premium
Mon Jul 10 2017
Ramesh Sridharan (876 articles)

Market Live: Sensex holds 200-pt gains; AU Small Finance debuts with 47% premium

11:18 am NSE cash and futures & options segments markets are not opened for trading, though the exchange told earlier that it would open at 11:15 am.

11.17 am Market Update: The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 205.14 points or 0.65 percent at 31,565.77.

About 1,513 shares advanced against 720 declining shares on the BSE.

The 50-share NSE Nifty was up 58.65 points or 0.61 percent at 9724.45.

11:12 am Interview: Satin Creditcare Network is in focus as the company has raised Rs 35 crores via issuance of convertible redeemable preference shares.

“There is a time period of about a year when Capital First will be able to convert it into equity shares and once they convert, they will get about 3 percent of equity capital as of right now,” HP Singh, Founder & MD of Satin Creditcare told CNBC-TV18.

In this strategic tie up, Satin Credit Care will be able to distribute Capital First’s financial products all across through their own network. So Singh believes this is a very significant strategic tie up happening.

“This is not an equity tie-up which you are trying to look at, this is far more a business and a strategic tie-up happening across the products,” said Singh.

Not giving any board seat to Capital First, he said.

11:01 am NSE starts its pre-opening session for cash market segment.

10:58 am NSE said Cash Market segment would pre-open at 11:00 am and would end at 11:07 – 11:08 am (random closure).

Cash Market segment normal market will open at 11:15 am, it added.

10:50 am Brokers say normal trade on National Stock Exchange will start at 11:15 am.

Pre-opening session session will be for seven minutes from 11:00 am to 11:07 am.

10:45 am NSE said due to technical reasons in cash market the opening of market (Cash and F&O segment) has been further delayed. Market re-open time will be intimated.

10:31 am NSE sources told CNBC-TV18 that trades are not going through in pre-opening session of the exchange.

Further delay is likely in the opening session of NSE, sources said.

10:26 am Market Check: The 30-share BSE Sensex continued to hold its 200-point gain in morning trade, backed by TCS, Infosys, Tata Motors and Reliance Industries.

The index was up 201.51 points or 0.64 percent at 31,562.14 on strong breadth.

About two shares advanced for every share falling on the BSE.

10:21 am The National Stock Exchange will start cash and F&O trading at 10:45 am again, according to CNBC-TV18 quoting NSE sources.

It is learnt that the exchange will start pre-opening session at 10:30 am.

10:16 am Expert’s take on NSE issue: “Trading is currently not happening at all. It is a bigger problem than a mere rate, there should not be any panic though,” Deena Mehta, MD, Asit Mehta Investment Intermediates told the channel, adding that there is a good chance that the exchange will cancel all the pending orders.

10:13 am BSE CEO Ashish Chauhan said the exchange is not facing any technical issue and trading is taking place normally.

10:10 am Sources told CNBC-TV18 that the NSE will announce future course of action anytime.

10:09 am Bumper Listing: AU Small Finance Bank has a bumper debut on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The stock price started off trading at Rs 528, a whopping jump of 47.5 percent over the issue price of Rs 358.

10:05 am CNBC-TV18 exclusive: J Ravichandran, Interim Chief of the National Stock Exchange, told CNBC-TV18 that the exchange was trying to resolve the technical glitch at the earliest. “At this point, the focus is to restart the market,” he told the channel. On being quizzed about whether the pre-opening would begin again, he said that an announcement in this regard will be made later.

Meanwhile, Dipan Mehta, Member of BSE and NSE tried to allay fears as well. “There is nothing to panic. They will have the exchange up and running quickly,” he told CNBC-TV18 as well.

9:55 am NSE shuts F&O: National Stock Exchange of India has shut trading in the futures & options segment and there has been no intimation from the exchange about re-opening, according to sources of CNBC-TV18.

9:53 am Under pressure: Shares of Biocon tanked around 9.5 percent intraday as investors turned cautious of regulatory issues for the company.

The French drug regulator found lapses at Biocon’s Bommasandra facility in Bengaluru with respect to good manufacturing practices (GMP) for activities related to three biosimilar products.

The French National Agency for Medicines and Health Products Safety, known as ANSM, inspected the Biocon’s Bengaluru plant on behalf of the European Medicine Agency (EMA) between March 13 and March 17.

EMA was reviewing Biocon’s three biosimilar products — Fulphila (Pegfilgrastim), Ogivri (Trastuzumab) and Semglee (Insulin Glargine) — for marketing authorisation in European Union.

The ANSM raised 35 deficiencies, including 11 major deficiencies, concerning biosimilar products.

9:50 am Pre-opening: AU Small Finance Bank settled at Rs 525 in pre-opening, up 46.65 percent over its issue price of Rs 358.

The BSE has fixed upper circuit limit at Rs 626.50 and lower circuit limit at Rs 268.50.

9:47 am Buzzing: KEC International shares rallied nearly 4 percent in morning trade on bagging bagged orders worth Rs 1,845 crore.

At 09:47 hours IST, the stock price was quoting at Rs 272.05, up Rs 5.25, or 1.97 percent on the BSE.

9:44 am NSE Rates: Sources told CNBC-TV18 that NSE rates are not updating due to some technical glitch. NSE Technical team is working on it to resolve the issue.

Wide discrepancy was found in stocks prices of almost all companies. For example, Tata Motors on the BSE was trading 2.2 percent higher at Rs446 while on the NSE it was down 0.6 percent at Rs 436.85.

9:35 am RIL crosses Rs 1500 mark: Reliance Industries hit a 52-week high of Rs 1,501 on the BSE.

9:25 am System Glitch: Benchmark indices hit a fresh record high in opening trade but soon after the opening NSE rates were note moving in tandem with the BSE, reports CNBC-TV18.

Sources told CNBC-TV18 that NSE cash quotes not updating, while future rates are still working fine.

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9:15 am Market Check: The market started off the week on a stronger note, with both equity benchmarks hitting record highs but there has been some problem with NSE rates.

The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 200.68 points at 31,561.31 on strong breadth. About 886 shares advanced against 285 declining shares on the BSE.

TCS, Tata Motors, Bharti Airtel, Lupin and Sun Pharma rallied more than 2 percent while HDFC was only loser.
Most Asian indexes were in positive territory as Chinese inflation data for June met market expectations. The Nikkei 225 advanced 0.83 percent and South Korea’s benchmark Kospi index edged up 0.21 percent while the S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.56 percent.

Ramesh Sridharan

Ramesh Sridharan

Ramesh Sridharan is our Stock Market Correspondent covering events and daily movements of stock markets in Asia. He is based in Mumbai


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