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Sensex, Nifty Surge 40% In Samvat 2077 On Financial Restoration, Excessive Liquidity

Sensex, Nifty Surge 40% In Samvat 2077 On Financial Restoration, Excessive Liquidity

Nifty Surges 40% In Samvat 2077 On Economic Recovery, High Liquidity

Indian equity benchmarks skyrocketed in Samvat 2077 with the 30-share Sensex surging 38 per cent and Nifty 50 index climbing 40 per cent. Both the benchmarks touched record highs with Sensex crossing 60,000 and Nifty advancing above 18,000 for the first time. The surge in equities came on the back of economic recovery, vaccine breakthroughs, containment of COVID-19 cases and high global liquidity despite a deadly second wave of Covid-19 infections which led to lockdowns in many parts of the country.

The Sensex ended 257 points lower to close at 59,772 and Nifty 50 index declined 60 points to settle at 17,829 on Wednesday.

“With the economic cycle picking up, we expect the corporate earnings growth to revive as well. Markets have always moved in tandem with earnings growth. Although there would be ups and downs in-between, we expect the overall trend of the market to remain positive in Samvat 2078 as well,” Motilal Oswal, Managing Director and CEO of Mumbai-based brokerage firm Motilal Oswal Financial Services said.

Buying was visible across the sectors in Samvat 2077 with all the sectoral indices posting tremendous returns. Nifty Realty index was top sectoral gainer with a gain of 126 per cent. Surge in Realty shares came on the back of easy liquidity conditions with banks offering home loan interest rates at all-time low levels. Nifty Metal, PSU Bank, Consumer Durables, Media and Oil & Gas indices also surged between 50-100 per cent.

How Sectoral Indices Fared In Samvat 2077:

Index Change (%)
Nifty Realty 126
Nifty Metal 112
Nifty PSU Bank 106
Nifty Smallcap 100 80
Nifty Consumer Durables 70
Nifty Midcap 100 70
Nifty IT 64
Nifty Media 55
Nifty Oil & Gas 53
Nifty Bank 38
Nifty Financial Services 37
Nifty Auto 37
Nifty Private Bank 28
Nifty Healthcare 24
Nifty FMCG 23
Nifty Pharma 18
Source: National Stock Exchange

Mid- and small-cap shares outperformed their larger peers in Samvat 2077 with Nifty Midcap 100 index advancing 70 per cent and Nifty Smallcap 100 index rising 80 per cent.

Going ahead analysts expect that markets to normalize given sharp run up in Samvat 2077.

“Currently the market is in the zone of caution. While the economic recovery is expected to be on track, the central banks around the world are likely to start unwinding their balance sheet expansions sooner than later. Therefore, the coming Samvat year is expected to be a year of normalization. The economic activity is likely to get normalized along with the monetary policies of the central banks across the world, as they are faced with the challenge of balancing growth and inflation,” said Mohit Ralhan, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer of TIW PE.


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