BENGALURU, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Indian shares opened larger on Monday, helped by a better-than-expected earnings report from HDFC Financial institution, the nation’s greatest non-public lender, though larger oil costs and continued promoting by overseas traders saved a lid on positive aspects.
The Nifty 50 index (.NSEI) rose 0.10% to 17,975 at 9.38 IST, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex (.BSESN) rose 0.16% to 60,361.63.
Ten of the 13 main sector indexes superior, with heavy financials (.NIFTYFIN) up greater than 0.5%.
HDFC Financial institution ( HDBK.NS ) rose 0.5% and was among the many prime gainers on the Nifty 50 index, after reporting a leap in third-quarter revenue, helped by larger prime line and wholesome mortgage progress.
On the flip facet, information reveals that overseas portfolio traders have bought 150.68 billion rupees ($1.85 billion) value of shares in 2023 thus far.
In the meantime, oil costs held near 2023 highs on optimism that China’s reopening will elevate demand. Excessive crude oil costs damage main importers like India as they damage inflation and public funds.
Amongst different shares, Avenue Supermarts ( AVEU.NS ) fell almost 4% after reporting that its core revenue margins fell within the third quarter because of weak demand.
($1 = 81.2950 Indian Rupees)
Reporting by Bharath Rajeswaran in Bengaluru; Modifying by Savio D’Souza
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