Weekly Update

Posted by : Sheen Hitaishi | Sun Oct 15 2023

Weekly Update

NIFTY50

Nifty started the week with a gap down, reaching a low of 19,480 and subsequently recovering. Nifty closed the week with a 0.5% gain.

The number of volume distribution days has now reached 5, leading us to shift the market status from a confirmed uptrend to a neutral trend.

The market is currently trading in a range between 19,440 and 19,850. We can anticipate the next momentum to push above 19,900.

On the sectoral front, Nifty PSU Bank and IT witnessed the most significant declines, while Nifty Bank and Financial Services closed flat. Conversely, Nifty Realty and Auto emerged as the top gainers.

The immediate support level stands at 19,200, with 20,230 acting as a robust resistance on the opposing side.

Nifty50 Weekly Chart

Nifty 50

BANK NIFTY

Last week, Bank Nifty displayed weaker performance compared to Nifty, closing with a 0.16% loss.

It may be prudent to closely monitor PSU Banks as they are currently trading in proximity to key support levels, indicating the potential for a rebound.

On the other hand, major private banks are also underperforming but are positioned near support areas. Observing the performance of these private banks will be of significant importance, as their actions could influence the direction of the overall market trend.

Bank Nifty is likely to find support at 43,600 points and may face resistance at 46,300 points.

Bank Nifty Weekly Chart

Nifty Bank

Top Performing Sector of the Week

  • Nifty Realty 4.31% Up
    – Phoenix Ltd 11.86% Up
    – Prestige Estate 7.24% Up
    – Sobha 6.96% Up

Nifty Realty

Worst Performing Sector of the Week

  • Nifty PSU Banks 3.24% Down
    – Indian Overseas Bank 6.49% Down
    – Bank of Baroda 5.48% Down
    – Uco Bank 5.21% Down

Nifty PSU Bank

Key News

  • Hdfc Life Insurance Co’s Q2 FY24 PAT grew 15% y/y to Rs 378 crore. Solvency ratio was at 194% versus 210% y/y. VNB margin was at 26.4% versus 27.1% y/y.
  • September Trade Data: Export declined 2.6% y/y. Import was down 15% y/y. Trade deficit was 31% lower y/y.
    Landmark Cars’s received a letter of intent from MG Motor for the opening of a dealership in Goa.

 

 

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