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19 Apr 2021
Markets close lower, Macrotech Developers lists at a 10% discount

Indian markets slumped today. Nifty 50 closed at 14362.95 (-254.9, -1.7%) , BSE Sensex closed at 47949.42 (-882.6, -1.8%) while the broader Nifty 500 closed at 12076.75 (-221.3, -1.8%)

Market breadth is moving down. Of the 1773 stocks traded today, 331 showed gains, and 1420 showed losses.

  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals hits a 52-week high as its wholly owned subsidiary Glenmark Life Sciences files for a Rs 1,160 crore IPO.

  • PVR and Inox Leisure hit nine-month lows as rating agency Crisil downgrades the cinema companies' banking facilities amid rising Covid-19 cases.

  • Nifty Financial Services (FINNIFTY) is trading lower, pulled down by losses in Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Power Finance Corporation, and Bajaj Finserv.

  • HCL Technologies is rising as the IT services major signs a million-dollar digital transformation contract with UD Trucks, a Japanese commercial vehicles company.

  • Supreme Petrochem, Dishman Carbogen Amcis, Linde India and Apollo Hospitals Enterprise are trading in the green with twice theaverage weekly trading volume.

  • HDFC Securities in a report on the Automobiles sector, maintains a 'Reduce' rating on Eicher Motors and Ashok Leyland and a 'Buy' on Bajaj Auto, Tata Motors, and Maruti Suzuki India.

  • The Government of Singapore increases its stake in Dr. Reddy's Laboratories to 1.7% (from 1.5%) and adds a 1.2% stake in Au Small Finance Bank and a 1.5% stake in Kalyan Jewellers India in Q4FY21 via bulk deals.

  • IT Services company MindTree reports net profit for Q4FY21 at Rs 317 crore, a 53% YoY rise with revenues of Rs 2,109 crore, a 3% YoY jump, and a final dividend of Rs 17.5 per share.

  • Macrotech Developers lists at Rs 435 per share, a 10% discount to the issue price of Rs 486 per share. The Mumbai-based realty company's IPO was subscribed 1.3 times.

  • HDFC Bank's Q4 consolidated net profit rises 18% YoY as net interest income rises 12.6% YoY to Rs 17,120 crore, net NPA ratio increases to 0.4% of net advances.

  • Gloom in markets in early trading. Nifty 50 was trading at 14617.85 (36.4, 0.3%) , BSE Sensex was trading at 47451.46 (-1380.6, -2.8%) while the broader Nifty 500 was trading at 12298.05 (60.5, 0.5%)

  • Market breadth is moving down. Of the 1682 stocks traded today, 199 were gainers and 1448 were losers.

Riding High:

Largecap and midcap gainers today include Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. (3152.90, 3.00%), Dr. Lal Pathlabs Ltd. (3003.00, 2.84%) and Adani Transmission Ltd. (1011.85, 2.07%).


Largecap and midcap losers today include Bank of India (64.60, -7.25%), RBL Bank Ltd. (175.15, -6.71%) and DLF Ltd. (236.80, -6.20%).

Volume Rockets

17 stocks in BSE 500 are trading on high volumes today.

Top high volume gainers on BSE included Dishman Carbogen Amcis Ltd. (132.50, 7.11%), Caplin Point Laboratories Ltd. (491.55, 5.58%) and DCM Shriram Ltd. (694.65, 5.49%).

Top high volume losers on BSE were TeamLease Services Ltd. (3111.10, -4.50%), Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd. (549.95, -3.94%) and Kalpataru Power Transmissions Ltd. (349.50, -3.73%).

Linde India Ltd. (1895.95, 0.34%) was trading at 5.7 times of weekly average. Minda Industries Ltd. (529.95, 2.77%) and Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. (3152.90, 3.00%) were trading with volumes 5.6 and 5.0 times weekly average respectively on BSE at the time of posting this article.

BSE 500: highs, lows and moving averages

9 stocks overperformed with 52 week highs, while 1 stock hit their 52 week lows.

Stocks touching their year highs included - Bajaj Consumer Care Ltd. (311.20, 1.63%), Bajaj Electricals Ltd. (1130.00, -0.85%) and Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (527.30, 0.04%).

Stock making new 52 weeks lows included - KRBL Ltd. (177.95, -2.81%).

5 stocks climbed above their 200 day SMA including Caplin Point Laboratories Ltd. (491.55, 5.58%) and Granules India Ltd. (341.50, 4.16%). 31 stocks slipped below their 200 SMA including Suzlon Energy Ltd. (4.45, -6.32%) and DB Corp Ltd. (82.10, -4.87%).

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