Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Share market tips & updates 17 feb, 2016

Share tips - The broader market traded in line with the benchmark indices with the BSE midcap and smallcap indices trading lower by 0.61 and 0.32 per cent, respectively.

Today, the rupee dropped 18 paise to hit its lowest level to 68.56 against the USDr since Sep 4, 2014, in early trade amid weak cues from Asian currency markets.

Yesterday, the local currency had lost 32 paisa to end near 68.38, after hitting an intraday low of 68.43 against the greenback, as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was assumed to have intervened to check the currency's fall. Click for Share tips
Most other Asian markets traded mixed. Japan's Nikkei traded down by 0.18 per-cent while the South Korean Kospi was trading with mild gains. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index went up 0.16 per cent. China's CSI300 index was up by 0.25 per-cent.