The Korea Composite Stock Price Index or Kospi is the benchmark equity index of South Korea. It is the index of all common stocks traded on the Stock Market Division — previously known as Korea Stock Exchange — of Korea Exchange.The index is calculated based on market capitalisation method. Kospi replaced Dow-style KCSPI (Korea Composite Stock Price Index) in 1983. The index was introduced in 1983 with a base value of 100. On July 24, 2007, it broke the 2,000 barrier for the first time. The index's Korean name was officially changed to Koseupi jisu in November 2005.
In the 30-share pack Sensex, Infosys was the biggest gainer, up 1.99 per cent.
Japan's Nikkei slipped 0.25%, while South Korea's Kospi fell 0.7%.
The market breadth was negative, with losers outnumbering gainers in the ratio of 1.6:1 on BSE.
HDFC twins, RIL and HUL were the top Sensex drags in early trade.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside of Japan stumbled more than 1%, snapping two straight sessions of gains.
China, opening for the first time since Thursday, started on the backfoot with the blue-chip index down 0.6%. Australian shares skidded 0.8%.
India VIX, the fear gauge of the market, climbed 28 per cent to cross above 43 level.
South Korea's KOSPI fell, Hong Kong's Hang Seng returned from a two-session holiday with a 3.5% drop, while Australia's ASX 200 eked out a 0.5% gain.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 89.50 points or 0.97 per cent higher at 9,311.50 in early trade on Monday.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 27 points or 0.11 per cent lower at 9,178.25, indicating a flat start for Dalal Street.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 62 points lower at 0800 hours (IST), signalling more pain ahead on Dalal Street.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 169 points or 1.82 per cent lower at 9,091.50, indicating a negative start for Dalal Street.
For the near term, the 8,800 level will be a crucial support to watch out for while the immediate resistance lies in the 9,260-9,320 range.
Chinese shares started firm with the blue-chip index up 0.7 per cent.
Net-net, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were buyers of domestic stocks to the tune of Rs 1,738 crore on Thursday, data available with NSE suggested.
Nifty fell on Wednesday after encountering strong resistance above the 9,100 level.
Globally, Asian stock markets opened higher in early trade on Monday.
The rollover in Nifty futures rollovers on a provisional basis to the April series was 62%.
The volatility index (VIX) declined 8 per cent to 76.96, after a high of 86.6 in the previous session.
Piyush Garg, CIO, ICICI Securities said the market is pricing in a new economic normal which is uncertain.
The Sensex and Nifty tumbled 10 per cent each in early trade on Monday, which activated the lower circuit breaker that resulted in a mandatory trading halt of 45 minutes.
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In the 30-share pack Sensex, all constituents traded in the red.
The stock market crash wiped off over 7 lakh crore worth of wealth in the first few ticks.
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In the Sensex pack of stocks, 11 were in the green while 19 in the red.
Sectoral matrix on the NSE was mixed with Nifty Media as the biggest loser.
Investors continue to clamor for massive spending packages by governments to offset the pain.
Asian markets traded weak this morning, but Nifty futures in Singapore signaled the possibility of a positive start on Dalal Street.
Monday’s crash wiped out over Rs 6 lakh crore of equity investors' wealth within first 15 minutes of trading.
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All constituents of Nifty and Sensex were trading deep in the red.
The Sensex dropped 2,919.26 points (8.18 per cent) to close at 32,778.14.
Euro Stoxx 50 futures dived more than 5 per cent to their lowest levels since mid-2016.
Oil prices also recovered some of their losses in Monday's stunning plunge.
Indian stocks saw the biggest wealth destruction in one day in five years.
Market participants had been hoping that finance officials from the world’s seven largest economies would come out with a concrete plan.
India VIX, the measure of volatility in the market, fell 8.01 per cent to 23.18.
Sensex and Nifty tumble after rising up to 2 per cent in early trade.
Japan's Nikkei jumped 1.6 per cent while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.8 per cent.
Net-net, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were sellers of domestic stocks to the tune of Rs 1,354.72 crore on Monday, data available with NSE suggested.
Smart recovery by Asian markets and hopes of stimulus from central banks drove market higher.
Investor wealth worth Rs 4.81 lakh crore was wiped out in a day.
The Volatility Index (VIX) surged 8 per cent to 18.3, highlighting increasing nervousness.
In a sign of panic, E-minis for the S&P500 dropped 1 per cent in early Asian trades.
Net-net, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were buyers of domestic stocks to the tune of Rs 1,495.25 crore on Friday, data available with NSE suggested.
Market breadth was neutral as gainers and losers were almost equal in number on BSE.
Asian shares stepped back from three-week highs on Monday as investors weighed the near-term hit on global growth from a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak in China.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.08% with South Korea's Kospi falling 0.25% while Japan's Nikkei slid 0.67%.
Net-net, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were buyers of domestic stocks to the tune of Rs 1,061 crore on Thursday, data available with NSE suggested.
Net-net, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were sellers of domestic stocks to the tune of Rs 185 crore on Monday, data available with NSE suggested.
Stocks and oil fell while safe-haven gold rose on Monday as the death toll from a coronavirus outbreak surpassed the SARS epidemic, raising alarm bells about its severity.
IT and pharma shares lent some support to the markets and capped losses.
Tata Steel was the biggest loser in the pack, falling 1.3 per cent to Rs 471.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.2 per cent.
Analysts said the market trend turned weak and any recovery in the short-term could be sold into.
Japanese firm Azearth, which is engaged in protective clothing, has rallied 139 per cent.
A sixth-straight day of decline in oil futures helped the sentiments on D-Street.
Sun Pharma, HDFC twins, Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, L&T and ITC traded with gains.
In the 30-share pack Sensex, IT giants Infosys and TCS were the biggest gainers.
Analysts said if Nifty50 breaches the 12,230 mark on the downside, then it will slip further.
Telecom indices were mixed after the SC dismissed their review petition on AGR issue.
Nifty Smallcap down 0.13 per cent and Nifty Midcap down 0.03 per cent.
December quarter earnings may continue to drive stock-specific action in an otherwise sideways market.
Infosys that is scheduled to come out with its Q3 results today gained over 1 per cent.
Volatility barometer India VIX cooled down 1.53 per cent to 14.80.
The losses across the region were massive, equal to — or in some cases larger than — those seen in the United States overnight.
Nifty Media was the only sectoral loser, down 1.13 per cent, dragged by Sun TV and ZEEL.
In the Sensex kitty of stocks, M&M was the biggest gainer, followed by Tata Steel.
Shares in Italian banks, which have large sovereign bond holdings, hit a 19-month low.
Nifty staged a smart rebound on Monday but still settle marginally lower for the day.
The trade deal between US and China is still the guiding factor for markets.
Foreigners were net sellers of 267,354 million won worth of shares.
Among the sectoral indices on BSE, the telecom index cracked the most 1.59 per cent.
Barring media, metal and auto, all sectoral indices on NSE were trading with losses.
US stocks closed higher as upbeat jobs report lifted investors' sentiment.
Volatility indicator India VIX punged 9.78 per cent to below 13 level.
After falling 0.4 per cent, MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ended the day 0.6 per cent higher.
Analysts are predicting the GDP growth rate to slip as low as 4 per cent.
The euro was little changed at $1.1680 after shedding 0.6 per cent on Wednesday.
The index formed a bearish candle on the daily chart, with an advance-decline ratio that was skewed in favour of the bears.
RIL, Bharti Airtel, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank were among major index contributors.
The spectre of higher borrowing costs hit stocks while boosting US bond yields and the dollar.
The NSE barometer has fallen below its five-day exponential moving average and analysts said the reclaiming of 11,946 level will be initial step to recovery.
Nifty Smallcap index edged 0.61 per cent to 5,824 higher in the early trade.
Larsen & Toubro climbed nearly 2 per cent to Rs 1,455 in the early trade.
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Selling intensified as a surge in oil prices and a weakening rupee reduced the scope of economic turnaround.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a tick lower at 515.4.
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