On the macro front, in order to review the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) and to draft a new Direct Tax Law in consonance with economic needs of the country, the Government yesterday, 22 November 2017, has constituted a task force with Arbind Modi, Member (Legislation), CBDT-Convener. Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) will be a permanent special invitee in the task force. The terms of reference of the task force is to draft an appropriate Direct Tax Legislation keeping in view; the direct tax system prevalent in various countries, the international best practices, the economic needs of the country and any other matter connected thereto.
Overseas, Asian stocks were mixed. In US, the S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrials Average ended slightly lower yesterday, 22 November 2017, maintaining a soft tone after the Federal Reserve minutes indicated that an interest-rate hike is likely but the pace of future tightening could be more moderate than expected given muted inflation. The Nasdaq Composite Index bucked the broader trend to finish at a record, logging its third gain in a row.
The Fed viewed a “near-term” increase in interest rates as possible but central bank officials also expressed concerns about persistently low inflation, hinting that the bank may dial back its rate increases in 2018. The minutes also showed that several members worried that keeping interest rates too low could create a financial bubble.
US durable-goods orders fell 1.2% in October. Excluding transportation orders increased 0.4%. Initial jobless claims a tool to measure US layoffs, fell by 13,000 to 239,000 in the week ended 18 November. The University of Michigan's latest read on consumer sentiment came in at 98.5, topping expectations.
#B F Utilities Ltd today touched Rs.546,95, intra-day. You can book 75% of profits and hold the rest with a SL of Rs.522. The stock has a strong resistance around Rs.545-553 band.
#SKM Egg Products Ltd today touched Rs.106.45 and is now trading at around Rs.102.40. You can keep holding as long as Rs.96 is not broken on the downside. The egg prices have maintained their uptrend, and this positive effect will be seen in Q3FY18 results.
#Gitanjali Gems Ltd recommended around Rs.66-67, last month today touched Rs.86.45 and is now trading near the days high. You can hold the stock, with a SL of Rs.81, for targets of Rs.87-91.
#Yesterday, a buy call was given on Shilpi Cable Technologies Ltd (Rs.14.90) at around Rs.14.45, mentioning that the correction might be over. Today the stock touched Rs.15.15, intra-day. You can still add on declines with short term targets of Rs.17-19.
3. Buy Chennai Petro around Rs.426, SL: Rs.417, T: Rs.441 on T+2 basis.
4. Buy A2Z Infrastructure Ltd at around Rs.37.50-38, for short term targets of Rs.41-42.
5. Intraday SHORT COPPER at around Rs.448.80, SL above Rs.451, T: Rs.445.30 [Risky Call]. Book Partial Profit in Intra-day SELL call on Copper, CMP 447.20. Trailing SL above Rs.448.80.
6. Buy TVS Motors (CMP: Rs.734.55) on declines around Rs.731-732, SL below Rs.723, T: Rs.746-752. It reached Rs.730.50 intra-day, after recommendation. Hope you have entered the scrip.
-- with inputs from Capital Market - Live News