© Reuters. India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.75%
Investing.com – India stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NSE, the lost 0.75%, while the index lost 0.62%.
The best performers of the session on the were State Bank Of India (NS:), which rose 1.13% or 5.65 points to trade at 503.80 at the close. Meanwhile, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (NS:) added 0.70% or 0.90 points to end at 129.35 and HDFC Bank Ltd (NS:) was up 0.56% or 8.60 points to 1539.40 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tata Motors Ltd (NS:), which fell 3.86% or 20.45 points to trade at 509.70 at the close. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (NS:) declined 3.50% or 33.45 points to end at 921.00 and Tech Mahindra Ltd (NS:) was down 3.13% or 50.70 points to 1567.75.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were State Bank Of India (BO:) which rose 1.16% to 503.95, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (BO:) which was up 0.63% to settle at 192.35 and HDFC Bank Ltd (BO:) which gained 0.58% to close at 1539.60.
The worst performers were Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO:) which was down 3.28% to 923.80 in late trade, Tech Mahindra Ltd (BO:) which lost 3.19% to settle at 1566.30 and HCL Technologies Ltd (BO:) which was down 2.88% to 1120.20 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1361 to 400 and 42 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 2211 fell and 1020 advanced, while 129 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 0.82% to 14.8575 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.40% or 7.50 to $1862.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 0.23% or 0.18 to hit $77.37 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.12% or 0.10 to trade at $80.18 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.09% to 74.304, while EUR/INR rose 0.25% to 84.2420.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 95.715.
Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.
Stats had a positive effect on the European stock market. European growth stocks
West European stock indexes closed Wednesday’s trading with a confident growth. Traders evaluated the fresh batch of statistics and bought European growth stocks.
What influenced European stocks to high growth?
GDP volume in France rose 0.2% in the third quarter compared to the previous three months, final data from the national statistics institute Insee showed. The final data coincided with a preliminary estimate. Analysts, on average, had not expected a revision, according to a Trading Economics survey. GDP growth slowed from a 0.5% rebound in the second quarter.
Consumer prices in France, harmonized with European Union standards, rose 7.1% year-over-year in November. Insee also reported. The November rate of increase in consumer prices coincided with that of October, and analysts polled by Trading Economics expected inflation to remain at the same level.
Consumer spending in the country collapsed by 2.8% in October compared with the previous month. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expected a more moderate decline of 1 percent. The consensus forecast of experts polled by Trading Economics envisioned a 0.6% decline. The decrease in consumer spending was the maximum since April 2021.
The number of unemployed in Germany increased by 17 thousand in November, according to the Federal Employment Agency of Germany. The rise in the index was marked at the end of the sixth month in a row. Experts interviewed by Bloomberg agency, on average, predicted an increase of 13.5 thousand. Respondents to Trading Economics expected an increase of 13 thousand.
Additional positives for investors in European markets on Wednesday were messages about easing of coronavirus restrictions in a lot of cities in China. Note that Amazon’s stock price is also rising if you are interested in the U.S. stock market.
Earlier, we reported that U.S. stock indices were up 2.2-4.4%.
U.S. stock indices today rose 2.2-4.4%
The U.S. stock indices today closed the trading on Wednesday with the confident growth due to the statements of the Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell, who confirmed that the U.S. Central Bank could slow down the basic rate rise as early as in December.
Judging by the quotations of futures on the level of the prime rate, U.S. stock market indices expect the Federal Reserve to raise it by 50 basis points (bps) in December – to 4.25-4.5%. The U.S. Central Bank has increased the rate by 75 bps at each of the previous four meetings. Against this background, the current stock price of Facebook also rose.
The report by the industry organization ADP, published on Wednesday, showed a slowdown in job growth in the U.S. private sector. Their number increased by 127,000 in November, the lowest rate since January, said the ADP. Analysts polled by The Wall Street Journal on average had forecast job growth of 190,000 after a jump of 239,000 in October.
Data from the U.S. Commerce Department, also released Nov. 30, showed higher-than-reported growth in the U.S. economy in the third quarter. U.S. GDP grew at an annualized rate of 2.9% in the July-September quarter, rather than the previously reported 2.6%. Experts polled by Trading Economics had expected an average revision of 2.7%.
Also, the Federal Reserve released its regional Beige Book survey Wednesday, showing that economic activity in the United States was little changed in the fall.
Federal Reserve banks in five counties reported a weak increase in activity in October and November, while the other seven reported a stable or slightly declining economy.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average index was up 737.24 points (2.18%) at 34589.77 as of Wednesday’s market close.
Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 122.48 points (3.09%) to 4,080.11 points.
The Nasdaq Composite added 484.22 points (4.41%) to 1,468.
All three U.S. stock market indices closed November, with the Dow Jones gaining 5.3%; the S&P 500 gaining 4.6%, and the Nasdaq Composite gaining 3.3%.
Earlier we reported that Main European stock indices were rising during trading.
Main European stock indices rise in trading
Main European stock indices are rising during trading on Thursday. The Stoxx Europe 600 composite index of the largest companies in the region rose 0.58% to 442.60 points. German DAX is up 0.34%, British FTSE 100 is up 0.15%, French CAC 40 is up 0.01%, Italian FTSE MIB is up 0.47% and Spanish IBEX 35 is up 0.45%.
What affected the best European stock indices?
During a speech at the Brookings Institution on Wednesday, Powell reiterated that the Fed could slow the rise in the prime rate as early as December. “The time to moderate the pace of rate hikes may come as early as the next meeting,” Powell said.
The Fed chair, meanwhile, tried to balance those words with “hawkish” signals. Market Watch notes. He said that the U.S. Central Bank will have to raise the rate higher than could be expected a few months ago. Moreover, Powell made it clear that the issue of rate cuts is irrelevant at the moment. By the way, his words influenced the growth of the current stock price of the NASDAQ-100.
Another Fed official, Board of Governors member Lisa Cook said she believes the regulator needs to keep raising rates as inflation is still too high. “We’ve started to get more favorable inflation data. But I would be cautious about drawing big conclusions on just one month’s worth of data,” Cook said during a speech at the Detroit Economic Club.
Earlier, we reported on how European stock indexes were falling following Asian stock markets.
- Coronavirus1 year ago
Biden administration still seeking agreement from Mexico on return of asylum seekers
- Stock Markets8 months ago
WeLion Cooperates with Nio to Produce Semi-Solid Battery
- Cryptocurrency12 months ago
Arvalex Token Launches It’s PreSale to Shake Up The Metaverse
- Forex4 months ago
Forex Today: the dollar is gaining strength amid gloomy sentiment at the start of the Fed’s week
- Cryptocurrency1 year ago
Crypto Oversight Road Map Is Set by U.S. Banking Regulators
- Cryptocurrency1 year ago
Crypto & NFT Influencer Marketing: Hire an Agency or Do It Yourself?
- Economy1 year ago
Analysis-Europe’s big payday remains elusive even as inflation surges
- Cryptocurrency1 year ago
Emirates Post Group (EPG) to Launch NFT Stamp on December 2