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Monday, December 27, 2010

Sensex loses 44 pts at close; RCom, Sterlite plunge

Indian equities dropped on Monday erasing earlier gains. The Sensex shed nearly 45 points as profit booking emerged and also due to weak opening of European market. Finally, it ended the volatile session on a bleak note after touching a low of 20,010.33 and high of 20,190.13.

Choppy moves in Asian markets

Thin trading sees reversal of earlier gains as China rate hike effect kicks in

Asian markets witnessed a choppy session today as early gained were given up slight moderation was witnessed in the major markets as the Chinese rate hike finally led to a fall in the country's stocks, pulling the local indices in red and having a trigger effect on the other markets too. The day started off in good spirit as traders digested the Chinese interest rate hike on Christmas Day on optimism about broader global economic recovery.

Weak global cues weigh on markets

The Indian markets drifted lower in the second half of trade as weak global cues weigh; the Nifty closed below 6000 levels after struggling around that level

Major headlines

iGate, Apax close to Patni Computer stake buy

BF Utilities soars as board approves Rs500 crore FDI

Ravi Kumar Distilleries spurts on listing

Punjab and Sind Bank IPO Allotment Status

Can be checked here

BSE Bulk Deals to Watch - Dec 27 2010

Deal Date Scrip Code Company Client Name Deal Type * Quantity Price **
27/12/2010 530027 Aadi Inds VIPUL PRAVINCHANDRA DOSHI B 65300 58.75
27/12/2010 530513 Accurate Trans PRADEEP KR AGGARWAL B 17421 107.35

NSE Bulk Deals to Watch - Dec 27 2010

Date,Symbol,Security Name,Client Name,Buy/Sell,Quantity Traded,Trade Price / Wght. Avg. Price,Remarks
27-DEC-2010,ATLASCYCLE,Atlas Cycles (Haryana) Lt,CNB FINWIZ PRIVATE LIMITED,BUY,32262,254.52,-
27-DEC-2010,ATLASCYCLE,Atlas Cycles (Haryana) Lt,CROSSEAS CAPITAL SERVICES PVT. LTD.,BUY,67853,257.95,-
27-DEC-2010,ATLASCYCLE,Atlas Cycles (Haryana) Lt,MESH STOCK BROKERS PRIVATE LIMITED,BUY,21533,261.58,-

Ravi Kumar Distilleries surges on debut

Settles at Rs 80.05 on BSE

Shares of Ravi Kumar Distilleries settled at Rs 80.05 on BSE, a 25.07% premium over the initial public offer price of Rs 64. The stock debuted at Rs 64, at par to the initial public offer (IPO) price. The scrip hit a high of Rs 90.30 and low of Rs 64. The counter clocked volume of 4.43 crore shares.

Market drifts lower on thin volumes; Nifty below 6,000

The key benchmark indices declined marginally on low volumes, tracking weakness in European and Chinese stocks. Chinese stocks tumbled after a weekend interest rate hike. A surge in crude oil price to 26-month high near $92 a barrel, stoked macroeconomic worries, which also weighed on sentiment. The market reversed direction after hitting a 3-week high in early trade as Reliance Industries, Bharti Airtel and Sterite Industries dropped.

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Sluggish (D)-street

The key to change is to let go of fear. - Rosanne Cash.

Fears of a weak start in the last trading week of the year appear to have been unfounded. The Chinese market has shrugged off the weekend rate hike after premier Wen Jiabao said his government will be able to contain inflation. Stocks in Japan too have gained. Markets in Hong Kong are shut.



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Weekly Newsletter - Dec 27 2010

Weekly Newsletter - Dec 27 2010

Patel Engineering, Biocon, Tata Communications

Patel Engineering, Biocon, Tata Communications

Morning Insight - Dec 27 2010

Morning Insight - Dec 27 2010

Morning Reports - Dec 27 2010

Morning Reports - Dec 27 2010

Daily News Roundup - Dec 27 2010

Central Bank of India has got the RBI's nod to go ahead with its rights issue; it plans to mop up around Rs25bn to shore up capital adequacy ratio. (BL)

LGS Global, formerly Lanco Global Systems, will raise Rs4bn through FCCBs, QIPs and other instruments. (BL)

Sensex ends above 20,000...Nifty tops 6,000

After spending most of the week in a tight range the key Indian stock indices finally gave investors something to cheer about ahead of the Christmas weekend. Though the price action wasn't something to write home about but the day's gains were certainly better compared to the lackluster trend seen in the previous few sessions.

Grey Market Premiums - Dec 27 2010

Company Name

Offer Price




Ravi Kumar Distilleries

64 (Upper)

13 to 15

Punjab & Sind Bank

120 (Upper)

29 to 30

Shekhawati Poly Yarn

30 (Fixed Price)

8 to 9

C. Mahendra Export



Markets may see a positive opening

Headlines for the day

Air India seeks Rs2,000 crore further equity infusion

NMDC may raise iron ore prices by 3%

Sugar futures trading to restart today

Market may open flat to slightly higher

The key benchmark indices may open flat to slightly higher as Asian Markets edged higher shrugging off China's interest rate hike over the weekend. Trading of S&P CNX Nifty futures on the Singapore stock exchange indicate a flat opening.