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Feb-23-2024 08:50

Indian benchmarks are expected to start the day on a positive note on Friday, but it would remain volatile as investors may continue to consolidate and react to stock-specific developments today. Higher GIFT Nifty and positive global cues point to a firm start for Indian shares on Friday.

On Thursday, the 30-share benchmark index ended at 73158.24 up by 535.15 points or by 0.74 % and then NSE Nifty was at 22217.45 up by 162.4 points or by 0.74 %.

On the global front, U.S. stocks notched record highs overnight after artificial intelligence darling Nvidia reported better than expected fourth quarter results and provided upbeat revenue guidance.

The S&P 500 ended at a record high, gaining 105.23 points, or 2.11 percent, to 5,087.03, as did the Dow Jones Industrials, which closed at 39,069.11 after rising 456.87 points, or 1.18 percent.

European stocks closed higher on Thursday as investors digested the latest batch of earnings and the minutes of the ECB's January meeting showing reluctance to discuss rate cuts.

Meanwhile, Asian markets were surging in early Friday session with Australia's ASX200, South Korea's Kospi, Hong Kong's Hang Seng, and China's Shanghai Composite gaining in the range of 0.5 per cent to 0.7 per cent.

Back home, Top traded Volumes on NSE Nifty – Tata Steel Ltd. 46728176.00, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. 26793590.00, HDFC Bank Ltd. 25280441.00, Coal India Ltd. 22083710.00, State Bank of India 18799244.00.

On NSE, total number of shares traded was 46.95 Crore and total turnover stood at Rs. 101758.61 Crore.

On NSE Future and Options, total number of contracts traded in index futures was 524239 with a total turnover of Rs. 47463.63 Crore. Along with this total number of contracts traded in stock futures were 1477121 with a total turnover of Rs. 126334.14 Crore.

Total numbers of contracts for index options were 539089108 with a total turnover of Rs. 56831493.81 Crore. and total numbers of contracts for stock options were 6684125 with a total turnover of Rs. 584029.85 Crore.

The FIIs on 22/02/2024 stood as net buyer in equity and debt. Gross equity purchased stood at Rs. 17007.34 Crore and gross debt purchased stood at Rs. 1110.84 Crore, while the gross equity sold stood at Rs. 16613.63 Crore and gross debt sold stood at Rs. 1607.61 Crore. Therefore, the net investment of equity and debt reported were Rs. 393.71 Crore and Rs. -496.77.