Markets register major gains as Nifty reclaims 10000-mark

Sensex opens on higher note rallies nearly 200 points Nifty up by 10,000

Sensex opens on higher note rallies nearly 200 points Nifty up by 10,000

NSE Nifty finally managed to scale the psychological 10,000 mark for the first time since August 7 largely due to rally in global peers, according to media reports.

The US dollar won a reprieve from risk aversion on Monday after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un chose to hold a party over the weekend rather than launch another missile, tempering safe havens like the yen and Treasuries. "Benchmark indices in India opened the day in the green and continued to trade with strength through the day to hit their highest intra-day levels in more than a month", said Karthikraj Lakshmanan, Senior Fund Manager - Equities, BNP Paribas Mutual Fund. The Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex was up 142.44 points at 31,829.96 at 10.45 am and the National Stock Exchange Nifty was 47.25 points above at 9,982.05. The market capitalisation of listed firms on the NSE stood at Rs. 13,307,985 crore.

Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) Steady Activities
Michael Susan Dell Foundation holds 124,616 shares or 11.48% of its portfolio. 1 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. Investec boosted Astrazeneca from a "hold" recommendation to a "buy" recommendation in a analysis note on early Wed, Aug 9th.

As many as 168 securities hit their price bands.

Investors in Asia reacted with relief after North Korea did not conduct another missile test this weekend, when it celebrated its founding anniversary. "However, investors would be wise to not throw complete caution to the wind as markets assess the possible economic impact of hurricane Irma as it chews its way up the Florida coast".

Nissan Leaf Range And Specs Confirmed
Power is rated at 150 PS and 320 Nm of torque although it may be possible that Nissan will tweak it for a crossover application. According to Schillaci, the Leaf will have a range of "beyond 225 miles (362 km)" under most stringent US EPA regulations.

Larsen & Toubro was among the biggest gainer with arise of 3% after a 4% increase in the previous session. It was followed by Nifty Bank (up 1.24 per cent).

The S&P BSE Auto Index added 0.5 percent while the S&P BSE Capital Goods index was up 2.6 percent. Gains were led by buying witnessed in the banking, metal, energy, infra, auto and realty shares, which settled between 0.7 per cent and 1.8 per cent higher.

Bears fear WR Kevin White has broken collarbone
It appears that may be the final game of the year for him, after appearing in just four games with the Bears last season. Chicago brass fears that White broke his collarbone and will require season-ending surgery, per Dan Graziano of ESPN .

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