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Apr-09-2021 08:27

Indian benchmark indices are expected to start the day on flat to negative note on the back of mixed cues from Asian indices. Meanwhile, another record high in terms of daily Covid-19 cases could sour investment sentiment.

India added another 1.31 lakh Covid-19 cases on Thursday, according to Worldometer. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, in a meeting with chief ministers, said that states should focus on micro-containment zones and increase testing.

On Thursday, the 30-share benchmark index ended at 49746.21 up by 84.45 points or by 0.17 % and then NSE Nifty was at 14873.8 up by 54.75 points or by 0.37 %. On the global front, On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.17 per cent, the S&P 500 gained 0.42 per cent, and the Nasdaq added 1.03 per cent.

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled on Thursday the central bank is nowhere near reducing its support for the US economy, saying at an International Monetary Fund event that while the economic reopening could result in a momentary surge in prices, he expects it to be temporary and it will not constitute inflation. Asian equities, meanwhile, were mixed in early trading on Friday. Australian ASX 200 fell 0.3 per cent, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell half a per cent. Meanwhile, Japan’s Nikkei was up 0.45 per cent.

Back home, Top traded Volumes on NSE Nifty – JSW Steel Ltd. 72006147.00, Tata Motors Ltd. 62459774.00, Tata Steel Ltd. 53063056.00, Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd. 34025873.00, State Bank of India 33370259.00, On NSE, total number of shares traded was 27.77 Crore and total turnover stood at Rs. 71665.33 Crore.

On NSE Future and Options, total number of contracts traded in index futures was 333074 with a total turnover of Rs. 31738.14 Crore. Along with this total number of contracts traded in stock futures were 650022 with a total turnover of Rs. 68382.51 Crore. Total numbers of contracts for index options were 89376500 with a total turnover of Rs. 8248036.01 Crore. and total numbers of contracts for stock options were 1403244 with a total turnover of Rs. 156100.78 Crore.

The FIIs on 08/04/2021 stood as net buyer in equity and debt. Gross equity purchased stood at Rs. 7555.76 Crore and gross debt purchased stood at Rs. 299.77 Crore, while the gross equity sold stood at Rs. 7153.07 Crore and gross debt sold stood at Rs. 369.84 Crore. Therefore, the net investment of equity and debt reported were Rs. 402.69 Crore and Rs. -70.07