Singapore, Nov 11 | Singapore reported 3,481 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 227,681.
Of the new cases, 3,244 were in the community, 229 were in migrant worker dormitories and eight were imported cases, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release, Xinhua news agency reported.
A total of 1,686 Covid-19 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 261 cases requiring oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 62 cases being unstable and under close monitoring in the ICU, and 75 cases being critically ill and intubated in the ICU.
Seventeen more patients have passed away from complications due to Covid-19 infection, bringing the death toll to 540, the ministry said.
On the back of Global Clues and SGX, Nifty opened on a gap down note & continued downside momentum throughout the day and closed the session at 15809.40 level with a loss of 430.90. However, Bank nifty closed the session at 33315.65 level with a loss of 848.05 points.
India VIX closed at 24.56 up by 10.13% which is a sign of more volatility in upcoming sessions.47 stocks out of NIFTY 50 closed in RED which suggest broad based selling. All the sectoral indices were ended in the red with metal, IT indices down 4-5 percent.
Despite one way fall, Stocks like ITC, DRREDDY, POWERGRID were the top gainers, While WIPRO, HCLTECH, INFY, TCS & TECHM were prime losers. On a daily chart, Nifty has formed a Bearish candle which indicates downside momentum for an upcoming session. Moreover, Nifty is showing support from horizontal line i.e., 15750 levels which is make or break level. In addition, Nifty has been sustained above the 21-Monthly Moving Average which indicates a bounce back from lower levels can be seen.
However, the momentum indicators MACD & Stochastic were trading with a negative crossover & trading in oversold zone which is a sign of sideways to negative trend in Nifty. The Nifty may find Strong support around 15700 levels, breaching below it can show more downside till 15500 levels while on the upside 16000 may act as an immediate hurdle. On the other hand, Bank nifty has support at 32800 levels while resistance at 34500 levels.
Source: Choice India