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Sunday, 24 March 2019



BULLION - Bullion counter may trade with positive bias. Gold prices firmed on Monday as concerns about a potential U.S. recession and decelerating global growth weighed on stock markets, which increased appetite for safer assets. Investors dumped shares on Monday and fled to the safety of bonds, while the Japanese yen hovered near a six-week high as risk assets fell out of favour on growing worries about an impending U.S. recession, sending global yields plunging. U.S. markets received a clear warning of coming recession on Friday when the spread between yields on three-month Treasury bills and 10-year notes fell below zero for the first time since 2007 after U.S. manufacturing data missed estimates. U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in March, a troubling sign for the economy although the housing market showed signs lower interest rates were giving it a boost.

ENERGY- Crude oil may trade on negative note as oil prices kicked off the week trading with losses as concerns of a sharp economic slowdown outweighed supply disruptions from OPEC production cutbacks and U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-affiliated allies such as Russia, together referred to as OPEC, have pledged to withhold around 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil supply this year to prop up markets, with OPEC de-facto leader seen to be pushing for a crude prices of over $70 per barrel. The darkening economic outlook overshadowed the supply-side issues the oil market was facing amid supply cuts led by producer club OPEC as well as the U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran.

BASE METAL - Base metals prices may trade sideways path. Most base metals moved lower in early Asian trade on Monday, as investors worried about the prospect of a recession in the United States, the world's biggest economy. Copper stockpiles in ShFE warehouses fell slightly to 259,172 tonnes last week after a rapid build during a seasonal lull in demand. Chile's Antofagasta expects to reach an agreement with miner BHP to help ensure water supply at its Zalidvar copper mine in the country's northern desert, a company official told a Chilean newspaper on Friday. China Hongqiao Group said on Friday that a doubling of alumina sales helped offset lower aluminium production and prices, leaving its net profit steady in the second half of 2018. China reverted to being a net importer of alumina in February for the first month since April 2018, while its scrap metal imports plunged to just 160,000 tonnes, the lowest in customs website records going back to June 2014. Scrap copper imports stood at 60,000 tonnes.



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Thursday, 21 March 2019


BULLION - Bullion counter may trade with sideways bias. Gold extended losses on Friday, moving further away from a three-week peak hit in the previous session, as appetite for riskier assets improved on upbeat U.S. economic data, while the metal was still on path for a third straight weekly gain. U.S. data showed jobless benefit applications fell more than expected while mid-Atlantic factory activity rebounded. Britain could leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on April 12 if lawmakers fail next week to back Prime Minister Theresa May agreement with Brussels, EU leaders said after a crisis summit in Brussels on Thursday. Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday welcomed the European Union decision to delay Brexit, saying that lawmakers in the British parliament now had clear choices about what to do next.

ENERGY- Crude oil may witness some profit booking at higher levels. Oil prices on Friday hovered close to 2019 peaks reached the previous day, propped up by supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and by U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela. Prices have been propped up by supply cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-affiliated allies such as Russia, often referred to as OPEC. Overall it may trade in range of 4090-4155 in MCX. With the driver of the OPEC bus, Saudi Arabia, showing no signs of wavering in the face of renewed pressure from Washington, we believe that OPEC is likely to extend the deal for the duration of 2019 when they next assemble in Vienna in June. Beyond OPEC and Russia supply policy, oil prices have also been boosted by U.S. sanctions on OPEC-members Iran and Venezuela. 

BASE METAL - Base metals prices may trade sideways path. Base metal prices on the London Metal Exchange rose on Friday along with broader markets, buoyed after solid U.S. data helped calm worries over the outlook for the global economy. Thursday U.S. economic data was upbeat as initial claims for jobless benefits fell more than expected and mid-Atlantic factory activity rebounded sharply. Norsk Hydro, one of the world largest aluminium producers, said one of its key units is operating at only 50 percent of capacity following a cyber attack on the company this week.




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Tuesday, 19 March 2019

mcx updates

BULLION - Bullion counter may trade with sideways to negative bias as gold prices snapped three consecutive sessions of gains on Wednesday as the dollar firmed, while investors awaited the results of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting later in the day. Major currencies stuck to tight ranges in early Asian trading on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve's March policy meeting later in the day. Traders currently expect there will be no U.S. rate hikes this year, and is even building in bets for a rate cut in 2020. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will speak at a news conference on Wednesday. Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the European Union to delay Brexit by at least three months after her plan to hold a third vote on her fraught divorce deal was thrown into disarray by a surprise intervention from the speaker of parliament. The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday against Venezuela's state-run gold mining company Minerven and its president, Adrian Perdomo, accusing them of illicit operations and propping up the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

ENERGY- Crude oil (Apr) may trade on sideways path as it may trade in range of 4070-4120 in MCX. Oil prices dipped on Wednesday, retreating from a four-month high as economic growth concerns dampened the outlook for fuel consumption. The dips come after crude prices rose by more than a quarter this year, pushed up by a pledge led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to withhold around 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) of supply as well as by U.S. sanctions against oil exporters Iran and Venezuela. Between those price levels, Ruecker said "the U.S. shale boom almost fully meets global oil demand growth mirrored by the strongly expanding crude oil exports," which hit a record 3.6 million bpd in February. U.S. natural gas futures edged up to a two-week high on Tuesday on forecasts for cooler weather and higher heating demand next week than previously expected.

BASE METAL - Base metals prices may trade with weak bias as most industrial metals on the London Metal Exchange fell on Wednesday, shrugging off some gains in the previous sessions as investors turned cautious ahead of the result of the U.S. Federal Reserve rate meeting later in the day. LME zinc stocks have fallen by 1.18 million tonnes from their 2012 peak. The exchange's stock reports have thrown up many surprises over the intervening years, with the downtrend sporadically interrupted by mass movements of off-market metal onto LME warrant, particularly in New Orleans. But the New Orleans zinc round-about appears to have ground to a halt. The last significant inflow at the port was in October and there have been no arrivals at all this year. The only zinc to enter the LME warehouse system in 2019 has been a highly modest 2,150 tonnes at the Spanish port of Bilbao and a single-lot delivery of 25 tonnes at the Belgian port of Antwerp.




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DAILY NIFTY SMART MOVERS 
SCRIPTS PRICE VOLUME (IN 000�S) PRE. CLOSE CHANGE (%) CHANGE (Rs.)
Edelweiss Financial 197.20 835.37 187.45 5.20 9.75
PNB 90.50 6837.29 86.55 4.56 3.95
Bank Of Baroda 124.30 1644.15 120.40 3.24 3.90
Bharti Infratel 326.90 150232.30 317.90 2.83 9.00
Federal Bank 93.70 809.65 91.35 2.57 2.35


DAILY NIFTY TOP LAGGARDS

SCRIPTS PRICE VOLUME (000�S) PRE. CLOSE CHANGE (%) CHANGE (Rs.)
Mah & Mah Finl. Serv 417.00 144.96 429.15 -2.83 -12.15
Eicher Motors 21704.00 83.22 22271.90 -2.55 -567.90
TVS Motor 478.25 149.05 489.75 -2.35 -11.50
JSW Steel 288.25 424.04 295.10 -2.32 -6.85
Hero MotoCorp 2615.40 59.10 2671.50 -2.10 -56.10

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Monday, 18 March 2019


BULLION - Bullion counter may trade with sideways to positive bias as old prices rose for a third consecutive session on Tuesday as the dollar weakened on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will maintain a dovish tone at its monetary policy meeting this week. Traders currently expect there will be no U.S. rate hikes this year, and is even building in bets for a rate cut in 2020. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will speak at a news conference on Wednesday. Gold can witness bounce back towards 31800. Silver can take support near 37800 and can recover towards 38250. Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans were thrown into further turmoil on Monday when the speaker of parliament ruled that she could not put her divorce deal to a new vote unless it was re-submitted in a fundamentally different form. European Union leaders could hold off making a final decision on any Brexit delay when they meet in Brussels later this week, senior diplomats in the bloc said, depending on what exactly British Prime Minister Theresa May asks them for.

ENERGY- Crude oil (Apr) may trade on sideways path as it may trade in range of 4060-4120 in MCX. Oil prices were near 2019 highs on Tuesday, supported by supply cuts led by producer club OPEC. U.S. sanctions against oil producers Iran and Venezuela are also boosting prices, although traders said the market may be capped by rising U.S. output. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Monday scrapped its planned meeting in April, effectively extending supply cuts that have been in place since January until at least June, when the next meeting is scheduled. OPEC and a group of non-affiliated producers including Russia, known as OPEC+, started withholding supply to halt a sharp price drop in the second-half of 2018, when markets came under pressure from surging output as well as an economic slowdown.

BASE METAL - Base metals prices may trade with positive bias. Copper may test 446 while taking support near 441 in MCX. Copper prices ticked up on Tuesday, supported by China�s announcement to cut tax for manufacturers from next month to boost growth in the world�s second-largest economy. China will cut value-added tax for manufacturing and other sectors on April 1, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, adding that cuts in taxes and fees remained a key measure to cope with downward pressure on its economy. Aluminium and nickel contracts ticked up on both London and Shanghai exchanges, with the three-month London aluminium hovering near an over-two-week high level.


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Sunday, 17 March 2019



BULLION - Bullion counter may trade with sideways to weak bias as gold prices slipped on Monday as equity markets gained and the dollar steadied ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting later this week. There is much talk Fed policymakers will lower their interest rate forecasts, or �dot plots�, to show little or no further tightening this year. Gold can slip lower towards 31600. Silver can take support near 37700 and resistance near 38300. Uncertainty on the outlook for the world economy and global trade as well as a sharp U.S. growth slowdown expected by a range of forecasters mean that markets are on a hair trigger for signals from the Fed. Physical gold demand improved this week in India as a correction in local prices attracted buyers, particularly with the wedding season underway, while premiums in China rose on steady buying in the world�s leading consumer.


ENERGY- Crude oil may open on sideways path as it may trade in range of 4000-4060 in MCX. Oil prices dipped on Monday amid concerns that an economic downturn may dent fuel consumption, but crude markets remain broadly supported by supply cuts led by producer group OPEC and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela. OPEC�s de-facto leader Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that balancing oil markets was far from done as inventories were still high. The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday it expected oil markets to be in a modest deficit from the second quarter of 2019. The number of rigs drilling for new oil production in the United States has been falling in 2019, and hit its lowest level since April 2018 last week, at 833 operating rigs. However, U.S. crude oil production EIA still increased at the start of 2019, hitting a record 12.1 million barrels per day (bpd) in February, data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed. The previous low for the trade gap was $9.4 billion in September 2017.



BASE METAL - Base metals prices may trade with sideways to weak bias. Most industrial metals fell in early Asian trade on Monday after weak U.S. manufacturing data offered further evidence of a slowdown in economic growth early in the first quarter, while investors waited for clues as to when the Sino-U.S. trade war will end. Copper may slip lower towards 442 while facing resistance near 453 in MCX. Vedanta Ltd on Friday named metals industry veteran Pankaj Kumar as Sterlite Copper chief executive, amid struggles to reopen its smelter in southern India that was shut after police killed 13 demonstrators protesting against the plant. China's refined copper output in January and February rose by 6.3 percent year-on-year to 1.34 million tonnes, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. On a daily basis, output was around 22,712 tonnes, down 16.1 percent from December. Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska sued the United States on Friday, alleging that it had overstepped its legal bounds in imposing sanctions on him and made him the "latest victim" in the U.S. probe into Moscow's alleged election interference. 







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Thursday, 14 March 2019



BULLION - Bullion counter may trade with weak bias but short covering at lower levels can be seen. Gold can slip lower towards 31700. Silver can take support near 37800 and resistance near 38300. Gold prices edged down on Friday after slipping below the key $1,300 level in the previous session, pressured by improving appetite for risk as British lawmakers voted to seek a delay to the country's exit from the European Union. British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to seek a delay in Britain's exit from the European Union, setting the stage for Prime Minister Theresa May to renew efforts to get her divorce deal approved by parliament next week. A summit to seal a trade deal between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will not happen at the end of March as previously discussed because more work is needed in U.S.-China negotiations, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday. The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, suggesting the labor market was slowing, while new home sales fell more than expected in January.

ENERGY- Crude oil may open on sideways path as it may trade in range of 4010-4100 in MCX. Oil prices were steady on Friday, supported as production cuts led by OPEC and U.S. sanctions against Venezuela and Iran likely created a slight deficit in global supply in the first quarter of 2019. But oil prices have been capped by concerns that an economic slowdown will soon start denting growth in fuel demand. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-affiliated allies such as Russia - known as the OPEC+ alliance - pledged to withhold 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) in crude supply from the start of the year to tighten markets and prop up prices. Meanwhile, U.S. sanctions against Venezuela as well as Iran have further tightened oil markets. With OPEC voluntarily withholding supply and U.S. sanctions preventing Iranian and Venezuelan oil from entering markets, global crude flow data in Refinitiv showed a slight supply deficit likely appeared in the first quarter. Natural gas may remain sideways as it can take support near 195 while taking resistance near 201 in MCX. U.S. natural gas futures edged up on Thursday after the release of a federal report showing the biggest weekly storage draw ever during the month of March.

BASE METAL - Base metals prices may trade with sideways to weak bias. Base metals fell in early trade on Friday, with Shanghai nickel down nearly 2 percent and copper extending losses, as hopes dimmed that the United States and China could reach a deal soon to resolve their long-standing trade dispute. A summit to seal a trade deal between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will not happen at the end of March as previously discussed because more work is needed in U.S.-China negotiations, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday Copper may slip lower towards 440 while facing resistance near 453 in MCX. Zinc can take support near 196 while facing resistance near 201. On-warrant stocks of copper, those not earmarked for delivery, in LME-approved warehouses jumped 34,900 tonnes to 66,325 tonnes as of Thursday. The premium of cash copper over the three-month LME contract eased to $20 a tonne from a discount of $70 last week, indicating worries over tight supply were easing. 




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