SGX Nifty Indicates Higher Opening; Berger Paints and Hindustan Foods to Report Results Today

Posted Date: May 26 2021
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At 8:00 am IST, SGX Nifty Futures was trading at 15,264, compared with Nifty close of 15,208 yesterday.
 
Market Pulse: Confirmed Uptrend
Distribution Day Count: Three
 
Global stock markets: Dow30, -0.2%; S&P 500, -0.2%; Nasdaq, -0.03%; Kospi, -0.2%; Nikkei, +0.1%; Shanghai Composite, +0.5%
 
Yesterday, Nifty gapped higher but gradually moved lower as the day progressed. In the last hour, Nifty recovered from the day’s low and managed to close in the green. Volume was lower compared with the last few sessions. Banking and Financial-related stocks underperformed (HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, and HDFC were down 0.5–2.0%). All other sectors closed in positive territory. Nifty Pharma, FMCG, Realty, IT, and Auto closed 0.2–0.7% higher. Nifty Bank and Financial Services closed almost 1% lower. The advance-decline ratio was in favor of advancers. Of the 2,263 stocks traded, 1,040 advanced, 874 declined, and the rest remained unchanged. Nifty is trading 2.5% and 3.0% above its 21- and 50-DMA, respectively.
 
Last week, Nifty retook its 50-DMA, did not add a distribution day, and registered an additional follow-through day, which are positive signs. We would like the index to hold its 50-DMA and trade above that. Without trying to predict and decode stories, we will take what the market gives and continue to monitor unfolding conditions. If the index falls further, adds a distribution day, and breaches its key moving averages, we may change the market status to an Uptrend Under Pressure. Focus on quality ideas emerging out of sound bases with relative strength line at or near new highs while reducing exposure to stocks breaking below key support levels.
 
Key Results Today: Berger Paints IndiaHindustan Foods, Pfizer (Nse)  , Cummins India (Nse), and others.
 
 
Key News:
 
Godawari Power & Ispat reported its Q4 FY21 results. Revenue was up 60% y/y to Rs 1,262 crore. Margins improved to 38.8%. Finance cost was down 44% y/y to Rs 27.6 crore.
 
Aia Engineering recommended a final dividend of Rs 9 per equity share.
 
Bodal Chemicals incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary in Indonesia.
 
Stocks on the move on 25.05.2021
 
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