Lackluster Day of Trading : 4 Aug 2016



Indian equity markets began the day's proceedings on a flat note and remained range bound through the entire trading session today. At the closing bell, the BSE Sensex stood higher by 17 points, while the NSE Nifty closed higher by 6 points. The S&P BSE Mid Cap and S&P BSE Small Cap indices closed the day higher by 0.4% each. Realty and metal stocks were in demand today while, consumer durables and IT stocks lead the losses.



Nifty Snapshot



 The market was positive and the premium of Nifty AUG

futures stands at 54.1

 Nifty Aug futures increased 22213825 shares in open interest

and Sep futures decreased 359025 shares in open interest.

 Difference between Aug and Sep Nifty spread was 48.8

versus the previous day's figure of 47

 VIX 15.14 compare to the previous close of 16.23

 Highest open Interest outstanding in Call was seen at 9000

strike.

 Highest open interest outstanding in Put was seen at 8500

strike.



Asian markets finished broadly higher today with shares in Japan leading the region. The Nikkei 225 is up 1.07% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng is up 0.43% and China's Shanghai Composite is up 0.13%. European markets are higher today with shares in Germany leading the region. The DAX is up 0.67% while France's CAC 40 is up 0.29% and London's FTSE 100 is up 0.06%.

The rupee was trading at 66.94 against the US$ in the afternoon session. Oil prices were trading at US$ 40.70 at the time of writing.
Lackluster Day of Trading : 4 Aug 2016 Lackluster Day of Trading : 4 Aug 2016 Reviewed by Money99 on 00:19:00 Rating: 5

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