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.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a shade weaker, though it was not too far from a June 2018 peak at 568.84. Australian and New Zealand shares both opened in the red while South Korea's KOSPI was 0.1% up. Japan's Nikkei hovered near a recent 7-month high at 23,360.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 21.5 points, or 0.19 per cent lower at 11,497.50, in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a negative start on Monday.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 22.5 points, or 0.20 per cent lower at 11,505.50, in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a negative start on Friday.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 22.5 points, or 0.19 per cent lower at 11,581.50, in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a negative start on Thursday.
In early European trade, the pan-region Euro Stoxx 50 futures and German DAX futures added 0.6% each, FTSE futures climbed 0.2% while France's CAC 40 futures rose 0.4%.
India's factory activity grew for the first time in five months with indicators such as power and fuel demand, railway freight and mobility indices also showing improvement. The US also reported strong manufacturing activity data.
In the 30-share pack Sensex, Kotak Mahindra Bank was the biggest gainer.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan was last down 0.04%, but not too far from a six-month high touched last week.
During the day, Sensex gained as much as 260 points while Nifty 75 points before profit booking began.
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.1% in early trade while South Korea's Kospi was up 1.0%. Japan's Nikkei 225 slipped 0.2%.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 31 points, or 0.27 per cent, higher at 11,442.50, in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a positive start on Wednesday.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan see-sawed between red and green but held in small ranges to stay below a 6-1/2 month peak touched last week.
The S&P 500 inched up 2.12 points, or 0.1%, to 3,351.28 to eke out a sixth straight gain, after being down most of the day. It's back within 1% of its record for the first time since February. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 46.50, or 0.2%, to 27,433.48.
BSE flagship Sensex was up 390 points or 1.40 per cent at 38,078 while NSE benchmark Nifty added 102 points or 0.94 per cent to 11,197.
Investors flocked to buy shares of Reliance Industries and HDFC Bank on separate news pieces.
US GDP collapsed at a 32.9 per cent annualized rate in the second quarter, the deepest decline on record, while jobless claims rose last week, adding to signs the momentum of economic recovery has slowed.
In the 30-share pack Sensex, HCL Tech was the biggest gainer, up about 1.87 per cent at Rs 706.95 and IndusInd Bank was the biggest loser in the pack, down 1.88 per cent at Rs 540.45.
The unchanged policy setting together with a pledge the Fed would use its "full range of tools" if needed boosted risk appetite overnight with all three Wall Street indexes finishing firmer.
Sectoral matrix on NSE was mixed with Nifty Pharma being the biggest loser, down 1.15 per cent followed by Nifty Auto and Nifty FMCG.
Investor focus is squarely on a European Union Summit where leaders are haggling over a plan to revive economies throttled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 55.5 points, or 0.51 per cent lower at 10,873.50, in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a negative start on Monday.
Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Australia rose.
The bulls continued to dominate as gainers beat losers in the ratio of 2.6:1 on the BSE.
Contracts on the S&P 500 were down after the index closed with a modest drop Wednesday.
Investors adopted a more cautious stance as attention turned to the U.S. Federal Reserve, which wraps up its two-day meeting later on Wednesday.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 101.75 points, or 1.02 per cent, higher at 10,109.80 in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a positive start on Wednesday.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3% in early trade, with South Korea's Kospi rising 1.4%.
In the Sensex pack of stocks, 11 were in the green while 19 in the red.
Worsening relations between the world's two biggest economies will further hobble global growth, already in the doldrums due to the coronavirus pandemic worldwide.
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 29.50 points, or 0.32 per cent lower at 9,047.50 in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a negative start on Wednesday.
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.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.2 per cent.
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.
Sun Pharma, HDFC twins, Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, L&T and ITC traded with gains.
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.
The losses across the region were massive, equal to — or in some cases larger than — those seen in the United States overnight.
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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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.
Shares in Italian banks, which have large sovereign bond holdings, hit a 19-month low.
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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.
Foreigners were net sellers of 267,354 million won worth of shares.
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.
After falling 0.4 per cent, MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ended the day 0.6 per cent higher.
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.
The euro was little changed at $1.1680 after shedding 0.6 per cent on Wednesday.
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.
The spectre of higher borrowing costs hit stocks while boosting US bond yields and the dollar.
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.
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.