Commodity 

Oil Up, OPEC+ Delays Meeting on Production Policy

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Oil was up Wednesday morning in Asia after the OPEC+ delayed its meeting this week on production policy. Brent Oil Futures rose 0.61% to $74.73 by 10:39 PM ET (2:39 AM GMT) and Crude Oil WTI Futures jumped 0.69% to $73.48. U.S. crude oil supply data from the American Petroleum Institute showed a draw of 8.153 million for the week ending June 25. Forecasts prepared by Investing.com predicted a 4.460 million-barrel draw, while a 7.199 million-barrel draw was recorded during the previous week. Crude oil supply data from the U.S. Energy…

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Market 

Sensex, Nifty Likely To Have A Cautious Opening

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The Indian stock markets are likely to open mildly in the green, extending the gains witnessed in Friday’s session. Trends on SGX Nifty indicate a positive opening for the Nifty in India, with a 25-point gain. At 7:30 am, the Nifty futures were trading at 15,896, higher by 25 points or 0.15 percent, on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Asian shares got the week off to a cautious start on Monday as a spike in coronavirus cases across Asia over the weekend hurt investor sentiment while…

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Market 

Asian Stocks Up Following U.S. $579 Infrastructure Deal

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Asia Pacific stocks were up Friday morning after a U.S. $579 billion infrastructure deal boosted investor sentiment and sent U.S. shares to record levels. Japan’s Nikkei 225 was up 0.68% by 10:19 PM ET (2:19 AM GMT). The Tokyo Core Consumer Price Index was at 0% in June year-on-year, but above the 0.1% contraction in forecasts prepared by investing.com and the 0.2% contraction in the same month in 2020. South Korea’s KOSPI jumped 0.76%. In Australia, the ASX 200 rose 0.38%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index increased 0.57%. China’s Shanghai Composite was up 0.21% while the Shenzhen Component rose 0.56%. The…

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Commodity 

Oil Holds Above $73 as Shrinking U.S. Stockpiles Tighten Market

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Oil held above $73 a barrel as shrinking U.S. crude and fuel stockpiles added to bullish sentiment around the global demand recovery. Futures in New York were steady after rising 0.3% on Wednesday. Gasoline inventories unexpectedly slipped last week, while crude stockpiles fell for a fifth week, the longest run since January. The declines add to a tightening market as North America, China, and parts of Europe rebound from Covid-19. The recovery has accelerated as vaccinations are rolled out worldwide, boosting fuel consumption and helping to drain…

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Business 

Sensex jumps over 100 points in early trade; Nifty tops 15,800

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Equity benchmark Sensex jumped over 100 points in early trade on Wednesday, tracking gains in index-heavyweights Infosys, HUL, and Maruti, amid a positive trend in global equities. The 30-share BSE index was trading 145.45 points or 0.28 percent higher at 52,734.16 in initial deals. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty advanced 49.70 points or 0.32 percent to 15,822.45. IndusInd Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising over 1 percent, followed by Maruti, Titan, Tata Steel, HUL, and Infosys. On the other hand, Kotak…

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Business 

Bharti Airtel, TCS To Jointly Build 5G Networks In India

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Bharti Airtel and Tata Group have entered into a strategic partnership for implementing 5G network solutions for India. “Airtel will pilot and deploy this indigenous solution as part of its 5G rollout plans in India and start the pilot in January 2022, as per the guidelines formulated by the Government of India,” Bharti Airtel said in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges. Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India and South Asia) Bharti Airtel said, “We are delighted to join forces with the Tata Group…

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Economic News 

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, June 21, 2021

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands After a day’s pause, fuel prices were again hiked on Friday, pushing rates to fresh all-time record highs, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers. In Delhi, petrol and diesel prices were increased by 29 paise and 27 paise, respectively. With the latest revision in the prices, petrol is now retailing at Rs 97.22 per litre and diesel is selling at Rs 97.97 in the national capital. Likewise, there’s no stopping petrol and diesel prices in Mumbai, which are retailing at Rs 103.36…

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Economic News 

Japan Inflation Gains for the First Time Since March 2020

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Japan’s inflation edged into positive territory for the first time in 14 months as rising commodity costs fed higher gasoline prices at the pump, according to data that comes before a central bank policy decision later today. Consumer prices excluding fresh food ticked up 0.1% compared with a year earlier, lifted by a 20% jump in gas prices, the ministry of internal affairs reported Friday. Economists had predicted flat prices overall. While even the smallest uptick in inflation is likely to be seen positively by…

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Market 

Sensex Drops 300 Points, Nifty Below 15,700

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The Indian equity benchmarks staged a gap-down opening on the back of weak global cues after US Federal Reserve stunned investors by signaling it might raise interest rates at a much faster pace than assumed, sending bond yields and the dollar sharply higher. The Sensex fell as much as 402 points and the Nifty 50 index fell below its important psychological level of 15,700. As of 9:21 am, the Sensex was down 270 points at 52,231 and the Nifty 50 index slipped 82 points to…

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Forex Analysis 

Dollar Slips From One-Month High Ahead of Fed Statement

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The dollar edged marginally lower in early European trade Wednesday but remained near a one-month high as traders warily await the latest communications from the Federal Reserve following the recent jump in U.S. inflation. At 2:55 AM ET (0755 GMT), the Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other currencies, was less than 0.1% lower at 90.468, having hit a one-month high of 90.677 on Tuesday. USD/JPY was largely unchanged at 110.06, near its two-month high of 110.325 touched earlier this month, GBP/USD was…

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