Closing Bell: Sensex down 168 points, Nifty at 17894.85

Published On: Monday, January 16, 2023 | By:

Closing Bell: Sensex down 168 points, Nifty at 17894.85

At Close, the Sensex was down 168.21 points or 0.28% at 60,092.97, and the Nifty was down 61.80 points or 0.34% at 17,894.80, as markets closed the session on the weak ground pulled down by select heavyweights. The top gainers of the BSE Sensex were Tech Mahindra (up 3.22%), HCL Tech (up 1.48%), Infosys (up 1.45%), Wipro (up 1.27%), and TCS (up 1.06%) while Axis Bank (down 2.26%), NTPC (down 1.16%), HDFC (down 1.03%), HDFC Bank (down 0.97%) and Mahindra & Mahindra (down 0.97%) were the losers. About 1658 shares have advanced, 1844 shares declined, and 169 shares are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices also ended 0.3 percent and 0.1 percent lower, respectively. Within sectors, IT and PSB indices on the Nifty defied the market and closed over 1 percent higher. Metal and financial pockets were the worst hit.

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