Sensex escalates to a new height with new RBI chief taking charge

The BSE Sensex set its benchmark on Wednesday rising over to 600 points as the new governor was appointed for the Reserve Bank of India. The markets end with a very pleasant evening this day. Sensex shot up to a whopping 629 points marking a 1.79 percent to end at 35,779.07. NSE Nifty, on the other hand, closed at 188.40 points to settle at 10,738. The market range has shown a positive side as 1882 shares forged ahead, against a reduction of 645 shares. About 139 shares remained the same. The newly appointed RBI Governor, Shaktikanta Das was formerly the finance ministry official. He was asked to hold the office as Urijit Patel resigned hastily form the position.

The major profit was shared by Hero MotorCorp, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports, Yes Bank, and Mahindra and Mahindra, on the BSE index, all touching as high as 7.01% raise. All the companies on the basis of SE index, ended up in green, indicating a profit of 4.36%.

This growth was observed as a boost in the investor’s confidence levels as the new RBI Governor took his seat. The investors and the brokers now expect the personage to address on speeding up the trade deals, without affecting the valuation of the assets. They wish to be helped regarding the public sector banks, especially in the recapitalization agenda. Besides these, they also seek some stability in short-term investment sentiment.

A senior economist of HDFC bank states that with the designation of the new governor, the investors stressed due to the current market position, will probably calm down. A major change in the financial policies is not what they are expecting as they Monetary Policy Committee has remained unchanged, said the economic expert.
The traders rather expect the monetary policy posture of the central bank to shift more towards being neutral as the expansion or the inflation recordings overpowered in the last few months. The inflation records are expected to rise up and relax the strain on the investors and brokers due to the constant low since last 16 months till November, as detailed by Reuters poll.

Author: Hiren Sam