The Stock Markets were up today. The sensex gained 579 points or 1.68% and the Nifty gained 172 points or 1.66% at 10,553. The Indian Government is allowed to trade in oil with Iran by the USA which has imposed sanctions  on Iran. The Rupee gained strength against the dollar, and oil prices fell.

Results of companies ie q2 or 2nd quarter results have been good. This also has encouraged the upward movement of market. Today software, banking stocks did not perform well. Hiedelberg Cement moved up today and closed at 149.55 in NSE a change of 3.42% it had moved to inr 155 in middle of trading. We had recommended on 12/10 2018 at Rs 140/ Heidelberg is a stock to be watched.