Stocks To watch: One 97 Communication, Infosys, Paras Defence, UltraTech Cement, Havells India, Adani Ports, Adani Enterprises

GIFT Nifty traded up by just 2 points or 0.01% at 21,789 indicating a lacklustre opening for domestic indices. Here are the top stocks to watch for the day.

GIFT Nifty indicated that Indian equity indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 may see a lacklustre opening on Thursday i.e. when the Interim Budget 2024 will be announced. Here’s a look at the key stocks to watch in trade.

Stocks in Focus: GIFT Nifty traded up by just 2 points or 0.01% at 21,789 indicating a lacklustre opening for domestic indices NSE Nifty 50 and BSE Sensex on Thursday. Previously, on Wednesday, the NSE Nifty 50 gained 203.60 points or 0.95% to settle at 21,725.70, while the BSE Sensex surged by 612.21 points or 0.86% to 71,752.11.

“The Nifty has formed a Piercing Line pattern on the daily chart, following a dark cloud cover in the preceding trading session. This consecutive complete reversal pattern indicates a highly volatile market sentiment. The trend may continue to be volatile on Thursday, especially as the interim budget will be delivered. Support on the lower end is situated at 21500, while a decisive move above 21750 might trigger a rally towards 22100 and beyond,” said Rupak De, Senior Technical Analyst, LKP Securities.

Stocks to Watch on February 1, 2024


The Reserve Bank of India has imposed further restrictions on Paytm Payments Bank, effective from March 1. No additional deposits or credit transactions will be permitted in customer accounts after February 29. The bank is limited to providing only withdrawal services or utilization of existing balances.

UltraTech Cement

Moody’s Investors Service Inc. has affirmed UltraTech Cement’s ‘Baa3’ issuer rating and ‘Baa3’ senior unsecured rating. The decision is based on the company’s solid balance sheet and substantially strong credit metrics.


IT major Infosys has entered into a seven-year strategic collaboration with Musgrave to automate the latter’s IT operations. The partnership will leverage Infosys’ industry-leading AI and cloud offerings.

Paras Defence and Space Technologies

Paras Defence and Space Technologies have been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defense for optical periscopes.

Deepak Nitrite

Deepak Nitrite’s unit, Deepak Chem Tech, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth Rs 9,000 crore with the Gujarat government.

Havells India

Havells India has introduced its first ‘Made in India’ heat pump water heater, catering to the residential application market.

Kaynes Technologies

Nanotech company Digi Lens has announced a partnership with Kaynes Technologies for scaling waveguide manufacturing.

Gujarat Gas

Gujarat Gas has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HPCL for the development of facilities related to liquid fuels and CNG.

HG Infra Engineering

HG Infra Engineering has been declared the L-1 bidder for the Rs 440 crore South Central Railway project.

Triveni Engineering

Triveni Engineering is set to acquire a 26% stake in Sir Shadi Lal Enterprises through an open offer, at Rs 262.1 per share.

Lux Industries

Lux Industries has successfully completed its project, establishing a manufacturing and warehousing facility in Jagadishpur, West Bengal, Kolkata, and commenced commercial operations.

Key Earnings in Focus Today

Aavas Financiers, Abbott India, Aditya Birla Capital, Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, Aether Industries, Aptus Value Housing Finance India, Avalon Technologies, Bata India, Bayer Cropscience, Castrol India, City Union Bank, Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals Corporation, Five-Star Business Finance, GMM PFaudler, Godrej Agrovet, Gokaldas Exports, Goodluck India, Greenply

Sources: Financial Express

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