Sensex hits all-time high amid worry as monsoon shows deficiency of over 50%

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Sensex hits all-time high amid worry as monsoon shows deficiency of over 50%
Sensex hits all-time high amid worry as monsoon shows deficiency of over 50%

The Sensex of the BSE on Wednesday touched an all-time high of 63,588.31 factors and later got here down. The earlier highest stage was 63,583.07 factors.

Industry consultants stated the upward development will probably be there for some extra months and the markets could flip nervous through the subsequent spherical of state elections in November/December 2023.

The Sensex opened at 63,467.46 and touched a high of 63,588.31 and a low of 63,316.74 factors through the morning commerce.

The Sensex closed at 63,321.70 factors on Tuesday. Later the Sensex got here down and is buying and selling at 63,317.79 factors.

Benchmark Indices touched new highs on Wednesday on the again of sustained enhance in capital expenditure by the Government of India coupled with rising manufacturing PMI, says S. Ranganathan, the Head of Research at LKP Securities.

Despite enhance in rates of interest India is witnessing rising credit score demand and India Inc right now can boast of a lot better Balance Sheets than ever earlier than. The return of FIIs to markets since April has boosted sentiments even as home buyers proceed to repose confidence in Indian equities.

The massive wall of worry for the bulls is the dismal efficiency of the monsoon exhibiting a deficiency of over 50 per cent until June fifteenth, says V.Ok. Vijayakumar, Chief Investment Strategist at Geojit Financial Services.

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It is vital to know that it is a world rally with most markets — the US, Euro Zone, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan — hovering round 52-week highs. India is close to new file highs, he stated.

Globally markets are bullish even when world progress is sluggish. The cause for this bullish development is that the US recession, which markets had discounted final 12 months, did not occur and there are indications that the US would possibly keep away from a recession. So, markets are correcting the improper discounting of final 12 months, he added.

In India there’s massive motion in mid and small-caps and that is more likely to proceed.

Even although valuations are wealthy, there’s worth in large-cap banking shares which have corrected. Leading indicators, notably the sustaining credit score progress, augur effectively for high high quality banking shares, he stated.



Jahnavi Prabhakar, Economist, Bank of Baroda stated in a notice that the onset of South West monsoon was delayed this 12 months by greater than per week towards expectation. This would possibly end in delay in rainfall in some of the Southern states as has been seen prior to now.

While there’s an expectation of regular rainfall, there’s an upside threat of El Nino situations forming which poses vital threat. However, severity of El Nino must be taken in to account primarily based on previous years information. The consequence of regular and spatially distributed rainfall could be evident on sowing of Kharif crops as effectively on their costs within the coming months, Prabhakar stated.

Kharif sowing season begins in Jun-Sep and interlaces with the South-West Monsoon. Kharif crops are harvested within the months of October-December and account for roughly 50 per cent of the foodgrains manufacturing within the 12 months.

With the latest flip of occasions led by local weather change, chance of a standard monsoon and the spatial distribution of the rainfall has grow to be fairly difficult with frequent fluctuations being evident. Notably, increased and decrease manufacturing of foodgrains have some relation to the extreme or poor monsoon within the respective 12 months, the notice stated.

(With inputs from IANS)

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