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May-27-2022 08:36

The Sensex and Nifty are eyeing a positive start on Friday, tracking overnight strength in the US markets and firm Asian indices this morning.

However, dented prospects of economic growth amid soaring inflation will continue to keep investors on the edge. For instance, Moody’s has lowered India’s GDP growth forecast from 9.1 per cent to 8.8 per cent for 2022.

That said, among stocks, JSW Steel, FSN E-Commerce Ventures (Nykaa), Jubilant Pharma, GAIL, Glenmark Pharma, Godrej Industries, PB Fintech (Policy Bazaar) will be in focus ahead of their Q4 results today.

Investors will also react to Q4 results of Hindalco, whose consolidated net profit doubled year-on-year (YoY) to Rs 3,851 crore for the quarter ending March 31 --the highest number for any quarter.

On Thursday, the 30-share benchmark index ended at 54252.53 up by 503.27 points or by 0.94 % and then NSE Nifty was at 16170.15 up by 144.35 points or by 0.9 %.

On the global front, Overnight, the US markets rallied sharply on optimistic retail earnings outlook. Dow Jones surged 1.6 per cent, the S&P 500 soared 2 per cent and Nasdaq jumped 2.7 per cent.

Major markets in Asia were seen trading with smart gains. Hang Seng in particular soared 2.7 per cent. Nikkei, Kospi and Taiwan were up around a per cent each.

Top traded Volumes on NSE Nifty – Coal India Ltd. 23140556.00, NTPC Ltd. 22698086.00, ITC Ltd. 18420159.00, Tata Motors Ltd. 17712299.00, State Bank of India 17055257.00,

On NSE, total number of shares traded was 22.67 Crore and total turnover stood at Rs. 59682.59 Crore. On NSE Future and Options, total number of contracts traded in index futures was 833779 with a total turnover of Rs. 68956.54 Crore. Along with this total number of contracts traded in stock futures were 2616714 with a total turnover of Rs. 154255.08 Crore. Total numbers of contracts for index options were 263495992 with a total turnover of Rs. 22132500.27 Crore. and total numbers of contracts for stock options were 2871123 with a total turnover of Rs. 183223.52 Crore.

The FIIs on 26/05/2022 stood as net buyer in equity and debt. Gross equity purchased stood at Rs. 6538.26 Crore and gross debt purchased stood at Rs. 514.82 Crore, while the gross equity sold stood at Rs. 8155.32 Crore and gross debt sold stood at Rs. 252.65 Crore. Therefore, the net investment of equity and debt reported were Rs. -1617.06 Crore and Rs. 262.17