Morning Notes
18th Jun, 2019

Trading Range:

Nifty opened gap up at 11844 on Monday and made a high and low of 11844 and 11658 respectively before closing negative at 11672.


For the day, support for Nifty exists at 11600 and 11530 levels whereas resistance for Nifty stands at 11730 and 11810 levels.


Bank Nifty opened gap up at 30652, made a high of 30684, low of 30249, and closed negative at 30273. For the day, support for Bank Nifty exists at 30100 and 29900 levels whereas resistance for Bank Nifty stands at 30500 and 30700 levels.

Market Scan
Benchmark Indices
Index Clsg Chg%
Sensex 38,961 -1.25
Nifty 11,672 -1.28
BSE 200 4,864 -1.28
BSE Midcap 14,531 -1.29
BSE Smallcap 14,173 -1.35
Dow Jones 26,113 +0.09
NASDAQ 7,845 +0.62


NIFTY 11672.15 (-151.15) (-1.28%)
NIFTY JUN FUTURE 11697.55  (25.40 Points Premium)
NIFTY PCR - OI 1.09(-0.17)
NIFTY OPEN INTEREST 2.09Cr. (+3.93%)
INDIA VIX 14.65 (+5.43%)


CALL 11700 CE + 4.98 lac Shares
CALL 11800 CE + 9.39 lac Shares
PUT 11700 PE +1.90 lac Shares
PUT 11600 PE +5.38 lac Shares
Sectoral Indices (BSE)
Index Clsg Chg%
Auto 17,824 -1.60
Bankex 33,935 -1.21
PSU 7,506 -1.63
Healthcare 12,745 -1.19
IT 15,868 -0.25
Market Turn Over (`cr)
Index 17/06 14/06
BSE Cash 2,018 2,356
NSE Cash 24,017 28,745
NSE F&O 802,265 763,022
BSE Delivery % 47.96 40.55
Advances / Decines BSE Cash
Adv(%) Dec(%)
BSE 100 5.94 92.08
BSE 200 10.95 87.56
BSE 500 15.77 83.43
Total BSE 24.22 70.96
Commodities, Forex & Debt
Clsg Chg%
Crude Oil NYMEX $ bl 51.95 +0.04
Gold Rs./ 10 Gms 33021.00 -0.07
Silver Rs./ Kg 37092.00 +0.15
Rs.- US $ 69.89 +0.11
Rs.- Euro 78.43 +0.15
FII (Rs’cr’)
17/06* 14/06*
FIIs -183.79 +8.41
MFs - -

*Date refers to the day of activity and not the day on which it is reported.

Details Buy Sell Open interest at the
end of the day
Net Position
No. of
(Rs. Cr)
No. of
(Rs. Cr)
No. of
(Rs. Cr)
(Rs. Cr)
Index Futures       34,201.00       2,583.78       31,504.00       2,525.75    2,55,807.00     20,918.64       58.04
Index Options  22,19,836.00  1,56,689.82  21,86,862.00  1,53,932.39    7,32,783.00     59,737.97  2,757.43
Stock Futures    1,75,122.00       9,731.03    1,84,032.00     10,220.81  14,34,942.00     84,906.48    (489.78)
Stock Options       87,641.00       5,154.33       89,911.00       5,263.12       79,414.00       4,487.19    (108.79)
Total  25,16,800.00  1,74,158.96  24,92,309.00  1,71,942.06  25,02,946.00  1,70,050.27  2,216.90
Corporate News
Industry, trade and commerce in Karnataka are hrallying behind Jindal Vijayanagar Steel Ltd (JVSL) whose lease-cum-sale agreement for 3,667.31 acres of land is stuck. The company had entered into lease-cum-sale land agreement with the Karnataka government for 3,667 acres in 2005-06 for setting-up Vijayanagar Steel Plant at Toranagallu village in Ballari district. (BL).
Tata Motors, on Monday announced its partnership with Janani Tours, to deploy 25 Tigor Electric Vehicles (EVs) in Bengaluru. (ET).
Airtel Africa Ltd, a unit of Bharti Airtel Ltd, on Monday set a price range of 80 to 100 pence per share for its planned initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange. The IPO is expected to raise 595 million pounds ($749.05 million) from the issuance of about 595.2 million to 744 million new shares. (BL).
V Rishi Kumar Wipro Lighting has, over the past two decades, sought to transform itself into a company that doesn’t just make lighting products, but tries to make them human-centric. (ET).
A nasty stench of smoke and burning eyes are associated with fogging for controlling mosquito-breeding outside our homes. German company Bayer’s new product, a water-based insecticide, eliminates the use of oil-based diluents such as diesel and helps reduce pollution caused by fogging. (ET).
Piramal Enterprises Ltd (PEL) on Monday said it has has sold its entire direct investment of 9.96 per cent in the fully paid-up share capital of Shriram Transport Finance Company Ltd (STFC) to third party investors on the floor of the stock exchange. PEL had acquired this stake in 2013. (BL).
Vedanta Ltd has lost about $200 million in profits ever since its copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu was shut more than a year back after police fired on protesters and killed 13 people, Group Chairman Anil Agarwal said. In more news, Vedanta on Monday said its first pilot floating solar plant will be completed in the next two to three months. (ET).
Drug major Lupin is recalling over 18,000 bottles of Cefdinir for Oral Suspension, used to treat bacterial infections, from the US market. Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc, an American subsidiary of the Mumbai-based company, is recalling the lot due to “complaint received of metal piece identified in the product bottle prior to the reconstitution”, as per the latest Enforcement Report of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).The company is recalling 18,408 (60 ml) bottles, it added. (BL).
Anil Dhirubhai Ambani-led group company Reliance Infrastructure is looking to pare its debts to zero by 2020, as it expects a majority of claim adjudications to go its way. (ET).
Hindustan Platinum, a refiner and manufacturer of precious metal products and services, has announced the purchase of ABB’s Humacao electrical contacts manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico. The deal is expected to close in August. (ET).
After five months of trying to find an investor to salvage Jet Airways, lenders to the airline on Monday decided to refer the debt-laden company to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to start insolvency proceedings. The move comes after the lenders failed to get a suitable offer from any of the potential investors. In more news, India’s biggest airline IndiGo said on Monday it had placed a $20 billion jet engine order from CFM International, a move that marks a shift away from Pratt & Whitney (UTX.N) toward its French-American rival. (BS).
Varun Beverages, in its filing to the exchanges, informed that the company’s Board of Directors at their meeting held on Monday approved recommended Bonus Issue of Equity Shares. Accordingly, the board approved Bonus Issue of Equity Shares in the proportion of 1 Equity Share of Rs10/each for every 2 (Two) Equity Shares of Rs10 each held by the shareholders of the company as on the record date. This will be subject to the approval of shareholders through Postal Ballot. (BL).
Zydus Cadila, an innovation-driven, global pharmaceutical company, announced that it has completed enrolment of 104 patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), including Non-Alcoholic SteatoHepatitis (NASH) across 20 clinical sites in the United States of America. (BL).
Berger Paints' independent director Dhirendra Swarup has resigned as a nonexecutive, Independent Director of the Board on June 13, 2019, with immediate effect. The detailed reason for the resignation of the independent director as given by Swarup is that he is not able to devote time to the Company due to other commitments. Swarup has confirmed that there is no other material reason for his resignation other than that provided by him, the company said in a press note on Monday. (ET).
Economy and Sector News
Major Brands India Pvt Ltd, a franchisee for several international lifestyle product companies such as Bath & Body Works (BBW) and Aldo, plans to invest nearly Rs.260 crore over the next four years to double its retail stores. It has so far invested about Rs.400 crore to set up nearly 160 stores of international lifestyle brands such as Call it Spring, Inglot, La Senza, Bebe and New Balance, apart from BBW and Aldo. In more news, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a project worth Rs 1,650 crore to develop infrastructure in seven district headquarter towns of Tripura, a senior official has said. The ADB will provide Rs 1,650 crore, out of which 80 per cent will be grant-in-aid and the state will have to repay 20 per cent loan in due course of time, he said. (BL).
The manufacturing, engineering and infrastructure sector is likely to add 58,200 new jobs in the April-September of this financial year, a report published Monday said. According to TeamLease Services biannual 'Employment Outlook' report for April-September FY20, these industries will witness a 2 per cent increase in net employment. (ET).
Fitch on Monday lowered India’s growth forecast to 6.6 per cent for the current fiscal from 6.8 per cent projected earlier, as manufacturing and agriculture sectors showed signs of slowing down over the past year. In its latest Global Economic Outlook, the global rating agency retained its GDP growth forecast for the next fiscal (2020-21) at 7.1 per cent and 7.0 per cent for 2021-22. In the last fiscal, Indian economy grew at a 5-year low pace of 6.8 per cent. (BL).
India’s outbound capital into commercial real estate rose by 92 per cent $0.7 billion in 12 months to the first quarter of calendar year 2019 (Q1 2019), according to a study by property consultancy firm Knight Frank. United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, US and Australia were the top destination countries of Indian capital investments. Inbound cross border investment volumes into Indian commercial real estate accounted to $2.6 billion during the period, the report titled ‘Active Capital’ said. (ET).
* ET - Economic Times, BS - Business Standard, BL - Business Line, TOI - Times of India, Mint, IE - Indian Express, BT - Business Today, IE - Indian Express
Global Markets

DJIA and NASDAQ Composite

US markets closed slightly higher to start the week on Monday, with investors looking ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting later in the week and the upcoming G-20 leaders' summit in Japan. The Dow Jones Index closed at 26,113, up 22.92 points by 0.09%. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at 2,890, up 2.69 points by 0.09%. The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 7,845, up 48.36 points by 0.62%.

FTSE 100

UK markets were a touch higher at the start of the week on Monday as traders kept their powder dry at the start of a week that's jam-packed with central bank policy announcements. The FTSE 100 index closed at 7,357, up 11.53 points by 0.16%.

Global Indices
14/06/2019 Clsg Chg%
Dow Jones 26,113 +0.09
NASDAQ 7,845 +0.62
FTSE 100 7,357 +0.16
Bovespa 97,623 -0.43
17/06/2019 Latest
(5:41 AM IST)
Nikkei 21,124 +0.03
Hang Seng 27,227 +0.40


Asian stocks began trading early on Tuesday on a positive note. However, the investors will be watching the US markets and other global markets closely. Nikkei is currently trading at 21,124, up 7.11 points by 0.03%.

Precious Metals

Gold futures finished lower on Monday, following a four-session streak of gains, pressured by uncertainty ahead of a meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve that’s expected to offer hints on the central bank’s plan on interest rates.

Base Metals

Base metals traded on the London Metal Exchange made marginal gains by the afternoon kerb on Monday, June 17, 2019, buoyed by dovish whispers from the US Federal Reserve and a weakened US dollar index, with the exception of nickel and tin who made respective losses.

Crude Oil

Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday after more poor Chinese economic figures fanned fears of lower worldwide oil demand.


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