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SGX Nifty Indicates Positive Opening; CPI Cooled to 5.3% in August

Author: Rushit Sejpal

Posted Date: September 14 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
At 8:20 am IST, SGX Nifty Futures was trading at 17,412, compared with Nifty’s close of 17,355 yesterday.

Market Pulse: Confirmed Uptrend

Distribution Day Count:

Nifty50: One Nifty Midcap100: Three Nifty Smallcap100: Three

Global stock markets: Dow 30, +0.7%; Nasdaq, -0.1%; S&P 500, +0.2%; Nikkei, +0.5%; Kospi, +0.9%; Shanghai Composite, +0.1%.

Nifty started the session on a negative note yesterday and traded lower throughout the morning session. After making a low of 17,269, the index reversed losses in the second half of the session and closed flat for the day. There was mixed action on the sectoral front. Nifty Metal and IT helped the index stage a comeback with gains of 1.3% and 0.9%, respectively. On the flip side, Bank indices closed 0.4–0.6% lower. FIIs were net buyers at Rs 1,419 crore and DIIs were net sellers at Rs 506 crore.

The distribution day count currently stands at one. Further, Nifty is now trading near its all-time high and is placed above all its key moving averages. We would like the index to continue this trend. After such a sudden rally, one must also be prepared for some mild profit booking. In the process, if the index adds a couple of distribution days, stages a reversal, or breaches its key moving averages, we may change the market status to an Uptrend Under Pressure. Reducing exposure to stocks breaking below their 21- or 50-DMA on higher volume is important.

Key News

- CPI cooled to 5.3% in August from 5.6% in July. Food price inflation fell to 3.11% from 4% in July.

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