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6 stocks to buy or sell today — 20th January

Day trading guide for Thursday: A sharp down trend continued in the Indian stock market for the second consecutive sessions on Wednesday on weak global cues. Nifty 50 closed 174 points lower at 17,938 whereas BSE Sensex closed at 60,098 losing 656 points on Wednesday session. However, Bank Nifty index showed sharp recovery and closed above psychological 38,000 levels.

According to stock market experts, current market signal a down trend continuation pattern in the market. The formation of long bear candle back to back in the two session indicate a trend reversal down in Nifty after a sustainable upside move of the last 22-23 sessions.

Day trading guide for stock market today

Speaking on day trading guide for Nifty today; Nagaraj Shetti, Technical Research Analyst at HDFC Securities said, “The underlying trend of Nifty continues to be down. The short term top reversal has been confirmed at the high of 18,350 and the bearish patterns as per daily timeframe chart remains intact. The next downside levels for NSE Nifty to be watched around 17,700 to 17,650 levels and any pullback rally from here could find strong resistance around 18,100 levels.”

Sharing his view on Bank Nifty index; Ruchit Jain, Lead Research at said, “The relative strength in the Nifty Bank index indicates that this sector will continue its leadership and thus, short term traders can look for stock specific buying opportunities from this space.”

On intraday trading strategy; Ruchit Jain of said that recent correction in the Indian stock market was much on the cards given that Nifty had seen a rally from 16,410 to 18,350 within a month’s time without any meaningful correction. “This correction will relieve the overbought momentum set ups which should be a good sign for the next leg of the rally,” Ruchit Jain said.

Day trading stocks

Speaking on day trading stocks for today, stock market experts — Sumeet Bagadia, Executive Director at Choice Broking; Avinash Gorakshkar, Head of Research at Profitmart Securities and Anuj Gupta, Vice President at IIFL Securities — recommended 6 stocks to buy or sell today.

Sumeet Bagadia’s day trading stocks for today

1] Gujarat Gas Ltd: Buy at CMP, target 715 and 725, stop loss 675

2] United Phosphorus Ltd or UPL: Buy at CMP, target 830 to 840, stop loss 790

Avinash Gorakshkar’s day trading stocks for Thursday

3] State Bank of India or SBI: Buy at 516, target 530, stop loss 507

4] Tata Motors: Buy at 521, target 537, stop loss 513

Anuj Gupta’s day trading stocks to buy today

5] Indian Oil Corporation or IOC: Buy at 124, target 130, stop loss 120

6] GMR Infrastructure: Buy at 43, target 49, stop loss 40.

Disclaimer: The views and recommendations made above are those of individual analysts or broking companies, and not of Mint.

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