Weekly stock recommendations by Ajit Mishra: Buy Asian Paints, Infosys




Asian Paints Limited


Recommendation: Buy


Last Close: 2,422.70





Initiation range: 2,410-2,420


Target: 2,530


Stop loss: 2,360


Asian Paints has been seeing correction for the last two months, after making a new record high at 2873.45 levels. It has formed a base around the support zone of the medium-term moving average(100 EMA) on the daily chart and likely to see a rebound now. We thus advise creating fresh longs in the mentioned zone.


Infosys Limited


Recommendation: Buy


Last Close: 1,345.55


Initiation range: 1,330-1,340


Target: 1,410


Stop loss: 1,300


Most IT stocks are holding strong despite the recent volatility in the market and now look upbeat for a rebound. Among the IT majors, Infosys has formed a fresh buying pivot on the daily chart, after a week-long consolidation. The chart pattern and positioning of indicators are further adding to the confirmation.


Cipla Limited


Recommendation: Sell March Futures


Last Close: 803.40


Initiation range:810-815


Target: 775


Stop loss: 830


We’re seeing profit-taking in most of the pharma counters and Cipla has witnessed a fresh breakdown today i.e. March 9, after hovering in a narrow range for two weeks. Further, weakness in the pharma index is pointing towards the prevailing corrective trend to continue. We thus advise creating fresh shorts in the mentioned zone.

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Note: All prices are in Rs


Disclaimer: Ajit Mishra is VP – Research at Religare Broking


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