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Markets live: BSE, Nifty open higher, JM Financial shares rise

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The Sensex rises on the opening hours. The broader Nifty, too, rises. The Indian rupee, tracking Asian currencies, falls against the US dollar. The shares of Archies Ltd, Avenue Supermarts Ltd and Infosys rise, while those of Hindustan Composites fall.

9.50am: BSE Sensex trades higher by 124 points, or 0.42%, to 29,700, while the Nifty 50 rises 25 points, or 0.27%, to 9,206.

9.45am: Archies Ltd rose 6.1% to Rs35.60. The stock gained for six consecutive sessions and surged nearly 53% in this period. So far this year, it is up 54%.

9.40am: Infosys Ltd rose 1.2% to Rs964.15 ahead of its March quarter earning on Thursday. According to 24 Bloomberg analyst estimates, the company may post net profit of Rs3,564.10 crore, while net sales will be at Rs17,283.70 crore.

9.35am: JM Financial Ltd shares rise 7.5% to Rs105.75 after huge block deal. Around 1.15% stake or 9.16 million shares of the company changed hands in a single block deal. However, details of buyers and sellers were not known.

9.33am: Hindustan Composites Ltd fell 8% to Rs2,168. On 10 April, the company said that it will give free shares for every two held and also to split each share in to two.

9.30am: RBL Bank Ltd hits fresh record high to Rs594.85, up 1.3%. So far this year it gained 70% while since listing it’s up 160%.

9.25am: Unitech Ltd rose 5.5% to Rs5.94. A Delhi court granted a three-month interim bail to Unitech Ltd promoters Ajay Chandra and Sanjay Chandra arrested in a fraud case relating to a Gurugram-based real estate project.

9.20am: Avenue Supermarts Ltd rose 1.8% to Rs789.25. The stock trading higher for the fourth consecutive sessions and gained 23.3% in this period. It gained over 160% since listing.

9.15am: The rupee opened at 64.65 a dollar. At 9.15am, the home currency was trading at 64.65, down 0.14% from its Monday’s close of 64.56.

9.10am: The 10-year bond yield was trading at 6.883% compared to its previous close of 6.865%. Bond yields and prices move in opposite directions.

9.00am: Asian currencies were trading lower. South Korean won was down 0.59%, Philippines peso 0.18%, Singapore dollar 0.14%, Taiwan dollar 0.12% and China offshore 0.04%. However, Japanese yen was up 0.3%.

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