MUMBAI: It is not only that BJP and the citizens of the largest democracy are rejoicing over the victory of Narendra Modi, who is set to swear in as the next Prime Minister. The hope that Modi had shown to people during his campaigns, has reflected on the sensex today. The S&P BSE Sensex had managed to rally over 1400 points in quick time on Friday.
At 11:00 a.m.; sensex was trading 982 points higher or 4.1 per cent at 24887.82. It hit a low of 24,271.54 and a high of 25,375.63 in trade today. According to a news report in the Economic Time, a few cash rich companies will be a priority for investors now.
According to another report by Financial Express, shares of Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) increased by as much as 9 per cent.
Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries scrip surged 8.47 per cent to touch one-year peak of Rs 1,142.50 at the BSE. Shares of another listed-entity Reliance Industrial Infrastructure rose by 3.94 per cent to Rs 455.85.On the NSE, the blue-chip stock zoomed 8.71 per cent to hit its fresh 52-week high of Rs 1,145.25.
Another market report available on Economic Times.com, mentions how the shares of the Adani group of companies have escalated to as much as10 per cent. The Group head Gautam Adani is known to be close to India next PM Narendra Modi as the mandate of the 16 Lok Sabha gave a humongous victory to the BJP.
This Gujarat based company along with RIL, which has its oil refinery at Jamnagar is expected to gain the most with Modi’s win. At 09:30 a.m.; Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone was trading 3.4 per cent higher at Rs 227.85, Adani Enterprises was up 6.2 per cent to Rs 532.45 and Adani Power was trading 4.4 per cent higher at Rs 57.40.
The rupee meanwhile rallied to a 11 month high of 58 of 58.71 against the dollar early today due to persistent selling of the US currency by both banks and exporters on hopes of higher foreign capital inflows. The weakness of the dollar in the overseas market has also boosted the rupee value.
Major business news channels and newspapers have said the stocks of certain companies like ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, PNB, BOI, Yes Bank, RIL, IOC, ONGC, GAIL, HPCL, Maruti Suzuki, M&M, Motherson Sumi and Apollo Tyres have gone bullish.. According to Economic times, United Phosphorus, Dhanuka Agritech, Lupin, Divis, Aurobindo Pharma, L&T, Voltas, Crompton Greaves, Cummins, TCS, Mind Tree, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech, Tata Steel, Century Textile, DB Corp, Emami Ltd, IRB Infra, Havells India and Welspun India will outperform as the new government takes charge.