Sensex up 53 points; realty, healthcare stocks major gainers

Sensex up 53 points; realty, healthcare stocks major gainers

Sensex up 53 points; realty, healthcare stocks major gainers

The Sensex of the BSE, which opened at 31,975.59 points, was trading at 32,009.63 points (at 1.23 p.m.) - higher by 85.22 points or 0.27 per cent from the previous day's close at 31,924.41 points.

Out of 1,952 stocks traded on the NSE, 520 declined, 963 advanced and 469 remained unchanged today.

The Swiss sewage system is literally a gold mine
While the ultimate fate of the various elements has been little studied to date, a large proportion is known to enter wastewater. The concentrations measured do not pose risks to the environment - and recycling would not be economically worthwhile.

The Sensex touched a high of 32,098.46 points and a low of 31,967.54 points in the trade so far. In the pre-opening session on Thursday, Sensex was up over 100 points while Nifty was above 9950. The MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.5 per cent to 546.38, a level not seen since December 2007. However, since mid-day trading the indices erased the losses and surged in the last hour to finish on a high note ahead of inflation numbers, which are slated to come later in the day.

"September quarter earnings season is expected to be subdued due to the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST)". Index heavyweights like Reliance Industries, Tata Consultancy Services, Sun Pharma, Axis Bank and Hindustan Unilever among others aided in the upward trajectory of the indices, according to market observers.

High-spirited India brace up for Ghana
According to the Newspaper, At this level, teams are more evenly matched and the games are more entertaining. But irrespective of playing against Ghana, we shouldn't go into the match with a purely defensive mind set.

On the currency front, the rupee strengthened by 13-14 paise to close at 65.14-15 against the United States dollar from its previous close at 65.28.

The INDIA VIX is down 2.2% at 11.42.

Kobe Steel confirms data tampering in iron powder products, research unit
However, it declined comment on a media report that materials used in semiconductors were also impacted by the scandal. Kobe Steel shares closed at the limit low after being untraded for the whole session, diving 22 percent to 1068 yen.

Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 29.97 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 22,860.65, the S&P 500 gained 3.11 points, or 0.12 percent, to 2,553.75 and the Nasdaq Composite added 13.77 points, or 0.21 per cent, to 6,601.03.

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