Weekly roundup: Best week in 8-month; Sensex surges a whopping 848 points

Latest News – The market put a stellar show in a holiday-truncated expiry week with benchmark indices rising the most in eighth-month thanks to higher rollovers to February series ahead of Union Budget 2017 as a pre-Budget rally defied the negative results from the companies such as Wipro, Ashok Leyland, HUL and M&M. Positive sentiment in global markets after Dow Jones, Wall Street’s closely-watched index, hit its fresh lifetime high of 20,000-mark, also aided the sentiment.
During the week ended January 27, the S&P BSE Sensex added 3.1% or 848 points to settle at 26759, while Nifty50 gained 3.5% or 291 points to close the week at 8641.
Midcap and Smallcap stocks jumped. The BSE Midcap index rose 3%, while the BSE Smallcap index surged 2.8%.
“With signs of FIIs taking interest in Indian equities, and with January derivatives’ expiry witnessing a 5-month high rollover in (Read More)

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