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Avalanche, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Shiba Inu drop up to 6%
- Crypto markets remained under pressure as investors watched the growing tension between Russia and Ukraine.
- Barring the dollar pegged stablecoins and Terra, all of the top digital tokens were trading lower on Monday. Avalanche tumbled 6 per cent, followed by a 4 per cent fall in Dogecoin, Shiba Inu and XRP each.
- The global cryptocurrency market cap today dropped lower to $1.72 trillion, down about 3 per cent in the last 24 hours. Total cryptocurrency trading volume jumped as much as 16 per cent to $62.45 billion.
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Top Nifty gainers & losers at opening tick
OPENING BELL: Sensex rises 200 points, Nifty tops 16,650; ZEEL, HDFC Bank jump up to 4%
Pre-open session: Sensex rises 300 points, Nifty nears 16,650
SGX Nifty signals a negative start
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 54.5 points, or 0.33 per cent lower at 16,595.00, signaling that Dalal Street was headed for a negative start on Monday.
Tech View: Nifty50 charts hint at consolidation ahead
Nifty50 on Friday advanced for the fourth straight day as it formed bullish candles on both daily and weekly charts. On the weekly scale, the MACD line is close to the equilibrium line, suggesting strong support at the prevailing levels. But, as seen in the past, consolidations do occur around the equilibrium line, before the index sees any further directional move. For now, analysts see 16,800 as a key barrier.
Asian shares up as oil slips on hopes for Ukraine talks
Asian shares advanced on Monday on hopes for progress in Russian-Ukraine peace talks. While Russian missiles hit a large Ukrainian base near the border with Poland on Sunday, both sides gave their most upbeat assessment yet of prospects for talks. Japan’s Nikkei rose 1.1%, while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched up 0.1% after sliding almost 4% last week.
Wall Street ended lower on Friday
Wall Street ended a downbeat week with further losses Friday as traders braced for continued economic fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as well as looming Federal Reserve rate hikes, though European indices saw gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 229.88 points, or 0.69%, to 32,944.19, the S&P 500 lost 55.21 points, or 1.30%, to 4,204.31 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 286.15 points, or 2.18%, to 12,843.81.
Rupee pares initial gains, settles flat at 76.44 against dollar
The rupee pared its initial gains and settled just 1 paisa lower at 76.44 against the US currency on Friday amid dollar demand from oil importers and state-run power companies. Persistent foreign fund outflows and geopolitical worries sapped risk appetite in the market, pushing investors towards safe-haven assets. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened weak at 76.34 against the American dollar and fell further during the session as investors moved away from riskier assets.
Sensex, Nifty on Friday
The Indian equities markets key indices Sensex and Nifty closed in the positive for the fourth straight day on Friday. The markets witness volatile trading with a positive bias. The Sensex started the day with over 200 points of loss at 55,218.78 points. The index later turned positive surging to a high of 55,833.95 points. The S&P BSE Sensex closed the day at 55,550.30 points, which is 85.91 points or 0.15 per cent higher from its previous day’s close at 55,464.39 points. Earlier the Sensex slipped to a low of 55,049.95 points in the intra-day.
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