Buenos Aires, Nov 18 | Everyone in Argentina should be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before autumn arrives in the Southern Hemisphere, Health Minister Carla Vizzotti said.
Some “80 per cent of the people in Argentina have had at least one dose”, and by Wednesday some 60 per cent, or about 27.5 million people, “were fully vaccinated”, Xinhua news agency quoted Vizzotti as saying.
“Completing the vaccination timetable and doing the booster shot is very important, because we are seeing the pandemic of the unvaccinated in the Northern Hemisphere,” she said.
“That is why we must prepare strongly for the fall with the entire population vaccinated with both doses and booster shots,” she stressed, adding “the good news is that we have stock.”
The austral fall season begins on June 21, 2022.
Argentina detected its first case of Covid-19 in March 2020.
As of Friday, the country has registered 5,310,334 cases of the infection and 116,313 deaths from the disease.
The benchmark Indices Nifty started on the positive side after continuous sell off in last week and has managed to settle at 15842.30 with 60 point gain or 0.38 percent. However Nifty has failed to regain 16000 levels prior to LIC listing.
While Bank nifty has managed to settle at 33597.60 levels after gaining 1.44 percent. On the sectoral front, Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Realty and Auto have contributed 2-3 percent gain on closing basis. On the flip side Nifty IT and FMCG ended with losses of 0.75 percent and 0.35 respectively. In Nifty, EICHERMOT, APOLLOHOSP and UPL were the top gainers while ULTRACEMCO, SHREECEM and ASIANPAINT were the prime laggards.
Technically, after forming the bearish candle on the weekly chart, the index has formed a Doji candlestick on the daily chart which shows indecisiveness among the trades. Moreover, the index has also faced a resistance from falling trend lines and showed profit booking from higher levels. However, Fibonacci retrenchment also has support around 15650 levels.
Traders may find buying opportunities for short term as if 15650 levels is protected. In the hourly chart, with support of the middle Bollinger band short term upside movement is expected. Stock specific action would drive the market in coming days too.
On the derivatives front, the highest call OI is at 16000 strike price followed by 16200 strike prices while on the put side, highest OI is at 15500 strike price. INDIA VIX closed at 24.53 with gain of 4.43 percent intraday indicating volatility is going to remain till weekly expiry . On the other hand, Bank nifty has support at 32600 levels while resistance is placed at 34500 levels.
Source: Choice India