Stocks traded in the green in the opening session on Thursday as market benchmark SENSEX jumped over 700 points and stood at 30,619.77, amid strong investment. Meanwhile, Nifty rose more than 200 points to 8,952.70.
Sensex components like HDFC, ICICI Bank, ONGC, Tech Mahindra, Axis Bank, and Hero MotorCorp were trading on a positive note. All NSE components were trading in the green, with Nifty Pharma and Financial Services gaining the highest.
Shares of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) continued to reel under pressure with the Nifty CPSE index trading near four-year low after falling 3 per cent on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday.
At 10:02 am, Nifty CPSE index, the top loser among thematic indices, was down 3 per cent at 1,720 on the NSE. The index has fallen below its previous low of 1,757.75, touched on August 23, 2019.
Shares of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) were under pressure with Nifty CPSE index falling 3 per cent on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Oil India and Coal India dipped more than 4 per cent in the intra-day trade. NTPC, Bharat Electronics, Power Finance Corporation (PFC), NBCC, NLC India and Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) were down in the range of 1 per cent to 3 per cent on the NSE.
Shares of oil & gas companies, tyre, paint, and aviation firms were under pressure on Monday as oil prices continued to surge after US President Donald Trump issued a threat to impose sanctions on Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran in the Middle East.
At 09:40 am, Brent crude futures were trading 2.70 per cent higher at 70.45 USD/bbl while WTI Crude Oil (Nymex) were trading at 64.54 USD/bbl, up over 2 per cent.
Amid clouds over the legal battle regarding $4.5-billion claim by the government towards profit and royalty from Panna, Mukta and Tapti (PMT) fields, state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has physically taken over the PMT fields from Reliance Industries (RIL) and Shell.
The government had approached the Delhi High Court seeking to block RIL’s stake sale plans, including the -$15-billion deal with Saudi Aramco, citing non-payment of an international arbitral award to the tune of $4.5 billion on PMT.
ONGC Videsh (OVL) on Wednesday said it has struck oil in Colombia and gas in Brazil, which will boost its energy reserves in the Latin American countries.
OVL found oil in Colombia’s onshore exploration block CPO-5 in the Llanos basin and natural gas in a deep offshore exploration block — BM-SEAL-4 — in Brazil’s Sergipe Alagoas Basin, the company said in a statement.
Global energy major ExxonMobil and state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) have tied up for oil exploration in India. The two companies will jointly bid for the upcoming Open Acreage Licensing Policy rounds.
The two oil majors signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Tuesday. This will enable them to to “undertake joint technical studies and cooperate in frontier areas like deepwater and other Petroleum Exploration Licence (PEL) blocks of ONGC in the East and West coast and open acreages for joint bidding”.
The recent reduction of gas prices by the central government would lead to state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) lose Rs 1,460 crore revenue from its gas business, rating agency Moody’s said on Thursday. The decline is equal to 0.3% of ONGC’s expected consolidated revenue and around 2% of consolidated earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation for FY20.
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