Steel companies gain on strong China PMI data
Reuters Market Eye - Shares in steel companies gain after a closely-watched measure of Chinese manufacturing hit its highest in six months and showed a promising pick-up in export orders, another sign of stabilisation in the world's second-biggest economy.
The flash HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for China climbed to 51.2 in September, from August's 50.1, with 10 out of 11 sub-indices up in the month. Dealers had looked for a reading of around 50.9.
Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL.NS) gains 2.3 percent, Tata Steel Ltd (TISC.NS) rises 1 percent and Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JNSP.NS) is up 0.3 percent.
(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi)
- Tweet this
- Share this
- Digg this
- Branson to meet Virgin Galactic space team after crash
- Nigeria's purported Boko Haram leader says has "married off" girls - AFP
- Group says piece of metal found on Pacific island is from Earhart's plane
- Army officer takes charge in Burkina Faso, ousting general
- SEBI piles pressure on Sahara to sell overseas hotels
Shares Hit Record
The BSE Sensex and Nifty surged to record highs for a second consecutive session on Friday after Bank of Japan's surprise expansion of its massive stimulus programme raised hopes for additional foreign inflows, boosting blue-chips such as Larsen & Toubro. Full Article
China's shadow banking sector growing rapidly, third largest in world - FSB. Full Article