Singapore reports 2,069 new Covid-19 cases

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Singapore, Nov 17 | Singapore reported 2,069 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 241,341.

Of the new cases, 2,021 were in the community, 43 were in migrant worker dormitories and five were imported cases, Xinhua news agency quoted the Ministry of Health (MOH) as saying.

A total of 1,501 Covid-19 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 234 cases requiring oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 54 cases being unstable and under close monitoring in the intensive care unit (ICU), and 68 cases being critically ill and intubated in the ICU.

The current overall ICU utilisation rate is 63.3 per cent.

In another development, 2,361 cases were discharged on Tuesday, of whom 363 are seniors aged 60 and above.

Eighteen more patients have passed away from complications due to Covid-19 infection, bringing the death toll to 612, the ministry said.

Source: IANS

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Share Market Closing Bell: Nifty ends below 16,150, Sensex falls 236 pts

Share Market Closing Bell: Nifty ends below 16,150, Sensex falls 236 pts

The NIFTY 50 had a positive opening and made an intraday high at 16262.80 level but showed selling pressure from the top and made an intraday low at 16078.60 level and closed the session at 16125.15 level with a loss of 89.55 points However, Bank nifty closed the session at 34290 level with a gain of 42 points. VIX closed at 25.70 up by 9.83%.

33 stocks out of NIFTY 50 closed in Red which suggest broad based selling. Nifty Healthcare, FMCG, IT, capital goods indices down 1 percent each while Nifty Auto & Bank ended in Green. Nifty Stocks like DRREDDY, GNFC, POWERGRID, KOTAKBANK were the top gainers, While DIVISLAB, TECHM, GRASIM & HINDUNILVR were top losers. The Nifty has confirmed the shooting star kind of pattern on a daily time frame which indicates downside movement momentum for an upcoming session.

Moreover, from the last 14 days Nifty has been trading in a range of 15750-16410 levels, either side breakout can direct further direction. In addition, Nifty has given a closing below 21-Day Moving Average which indicates weakness in the Nifty.

However, the momentum indicators MACD & Stochastic were trading with a positive crossover & reversed from oversold zone on a daily chart which suggest a northward journey in the Nifty. The Nifty may find Strong support around 16000 levels, while on the upside 16300 may act as an immediate hurdle. On the other hand, Bank nifty has support at 33600 levels while resistance at 34800 levels.

Palak Kothari
Research Associate
Choice Broking

Source: Choice India

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