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Motilal Oswal: BUY Asian Paints with target price of Rs 2140

Motilal Oswal: BUY Asian Paints with target price of Rs 2140

Brokerage house Motilal Oswal has suggested BUY Call for Asian Paints with a target price of Rs 2140. Asian Paints is currently trading at Rs 2025.

Indian markets turn negative after flat opening, NSE Nifty down by 3 points at 10.07 am

Indian Markets opened flat on Thursday. NSE Nifty was down by 3 points at 2926. BSE Sensex was marginally up at 10.07 a.m. IST. Volatility may be higher in days to come and markets will depend largely on International cues.

Reliance Communications was trading strong. The stock was up by nearly 8.8%. At NSE Reliance Communications touched an intraday high of Rs 249.55 and a low of Rs 232 during the early trading session.

Among major gainers were ICICI Bank (up by 2.7%), Sterlite (up by 4%), Zee Entertainment (up by 3.5%) and HDFC Bank (up by 2%).

Major losers included Technology stocks, Wipro, TCS, Satyam, Siemens.

Markets at 10.15 am: Nifty up by 44 points; Metals & Energy stocks gain

Indian Stock markets have opened strong on Wednesday. NSE Nifty was trading 44 points higher at 2828 while BSE Sensex was up by 136 points at 9298. Tata Communications was among major gainers in todays trade. The stock was trading up by 7% followed by Sterlite, SAIL, DLF and Reliance Communications.

Tata Steel gained further ground. The stock was trading Rs 7 higher at 203. Reliance Industries was also helping BSE Sensex. The stock was up by Rs 27.

Among other gainers were Grasim, Wipro, Reliance Infra, GAIL, ICICI Bank, ABB, Satyam Computers, NALCO, Unitech, Suzlon Energy, HCL Tech, Ranbaxy Labs, Cipla, NTPC and Reliance Petro.