Zubu Client Sentiment Nifty50 Report & Market Recap (Jan-05-2021)

Zubu Client Sentiment Nifty50 Report:

It is a Post Market Analysis, by which one can understand Retail trader’s sentiment and discover who was going long and short, the percentage change over time, and whether market signals are bullish or bearish.

Zubu Client Sentiment Nifty50 Report Jan-05-2021)

Nifty50 retail trader data shows 47.24% of traders are net-long ,while the number of retail traders net-short was 52.76%. FII’s unwinded decent longs -1956 & few shorts -423, while retailers created huge longs 23361 & huge shorts 18398.

After a weak opening, the markets resumed their upward trajectory and scaled new heights. However, the market breadth was negative with 27 of the Nifty50 stocks closing in the red. Among the sectoral indices, Nifty IT (+2.6%) and Nifty Bank (+1.6%) were the top gainers, whereas Nifty Metal (-1.4%) and Nifty Realty (-0.3%) were the top losers.

Talbros Auto jumps on Q3 update

Shares of gasket and forgings maker Talbros Auto rose over 7.8%, supported by strong volumes. The company announced that in Q3, its gasket business grew 25% over the same quarter in 2019, while its forgings business grew 45%. Gaskets contributed about 65% of its revenues and forgings covered the balance. The company derives two-thirds of its sales from the domestic market and supplies to major OEMs such as Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto and Maruti among others.

IT stocks buoyed by Q3 expectations

Traditionally, IT companies have been the first to kick off the results season. For Q3, the street is upbeat on the results against the backdrop of a healthy order pipeline, large order wins and a favourable outlook guided by Accenture Plc. Major IT stocks such as TCS (+1.6%), Infosys (+0.1%), Wipro (+2.3%) and HCL (+1.2%) rose today. In Q3, these stocks have delivered gains ranging from 15–25%.

KNR Constructions gains on project win

The infra-projects player has bagged a ₹603 crore contract for the upgradation and maintenance of a highway project in Chennai. The stock rose 5.4% intraday and closed 0.6% higher today. It is currently trading around its previous lifetime high of ₹350, which it hit in December 2017.

IPO rush to continue in 2021

As many as six companies are likely to come out with an IPO this month. Overall, the street expects over 15 companies to go public in 2021. Better-than-expected-economic recovery, strength in equity markets and the favourable response to recent IPOs have been touted as key reasons encouraging companies to go public.

Closing bell

The markets were able to rise today on the back of the ongoing bullish trends in IT stocks and a renewed interest in banks. The Indian equity markets seem to have ignored the weak closing of the US markets and the weakness in the Indian rupee against the US dollar. Further, the ongoing rally in equities is getting stretched making it vulnerable to a pause or a fall.