Tunis, Aug 30 | Tunisia launched on Sunday the third national open day for vaccination against Covid-19 across the country’s 24 provinces for citizens aged between 15 and 17 and those aged 40 and above.
The vaccination process started at 7 a.m. local time and will continue until 7 p.m, the Xinhua news agency reported.
This initiative was organised by the health ministry in coordination with the defence, interior and education ministries, and in cooperation with several departments and components of the civil society.
Over than 390 vaccination centres, distributed throughout the country, were set up exclusively for this open day.
“The objective is to achieve the vaccination of 50 per cent of the population, about 6 million inhabitants, by the end of October, 2021 and thus, achieve collective immunity of nearly 80 per cent,” according to the Tunisian Ministry of Health.
Tunisian health ministry on Sunday reported 2,265 new Covid-19 cases, raising the tally in the North African country to 660,587. The death toll from the virus rose by 14 to 23,369.
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