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MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 135 points to 62761, and the NSE Nifty50 moved 40 points higher to 18,600

Monday, June 12, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity benchmark indices opened with slim gains today(12 June 2023) as Dalal Street awaits consumer inflation for May and IIP data for April later today. The BSE Sensex rose 135 points to 62761, and the NSE Nifty50 moved 40 points higher to 18,600. The broader markets also moved higher. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose 0.14 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex surged over 100 points to trade around 62,962 levels, whereas Nifty50 climbed over 30 points to trade above 18,650 levels

Friday, June 9, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened in positive territory in today's( trade, amidst solid global cues. Frontline indices the S&P BSE Sensex surged over 100 points to trade around 62,962 levels, whereas the NSE Nifty50 climbed over 30 points to trade above 18,650 levels. The strength also spread to broader markets, with Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices rising 0.2 percent each to outperform benchmark indices. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained over 50 points to trade around 63,228 levels, whereas Nifty50 traded marginally above 18,700 levels

Thursday, June 8, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets started on a positive note today( 8 June 2023), ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) monetary policy decision. Frontline indices the S&P BSE Sensex gained over 50 points to trade around 63,228 levels, whereas Nifty50 traded marginally above 18,700 levels. Broader markets, however, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty Midcap 100, and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices surged up to 0.3 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex surged over 150 points to trade around 62,988 levels, whereas Nifty50 gained over 50 points to trade above 18,650 levels

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened higher in today's(7 June 2023) trade, amidst mixed global cues. Frontline indices the S&P BSE Sensex surged over 150 points to trade around 62,988 levels, whereas Nifty50 gained over 50 points to trade above 18,650 levels. Broader markets, too, exhibited strength as they outperformed benchmark indices. Nifty Midcap 100, and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices climbed up to 0.5 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex traded flat at 62,777 levels, whereas Nifty50 was flat above 18,600 levels

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Indian markets were flat in today's(6 June 2023) intra-day trade, amid weak global cues. Frontline indices the S&P BSE Sensex traded flat at 62,777 levels, whereas Nifty50 was flat above 18,600 levels. Broader markets exhibited volatility as Nifty Midcap 100, and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices swung between red and green. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rallied over 300 points, whereas Nifty50 gained over 50 points to trade above 18,600 levels

Monday, June 5, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened higher in today's (5 June 2023) trade, following a strong global handover. Frontline indices the S&P BSE Sensex rallied over 300 points, whereas Nifty50 gained over 50 points to trade above 18,600 levels. The strength spilled to broader markets too, with Nifty Midcap and Nifty Smallcap indices gaining up to 0.5 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 200 points to 62,770, and the Nifty50 slipped 62 points to 18,573

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity benchmark indices opened with cuts today(31 May 2023) tracking losses in Asian equities ahead of the key vote in the US Congress on raising the borrowing limit. The BSE Sensex fell 200 points to 62,770, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 62 points to 18,573. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices, meanwhile, held relative strength against benchmarks. The former was down 0.1 percent, and the latter was flat. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 66 points to 62,780, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 15 points to 18,583

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity benchmark indices opened nearly flat today(30 May 2023) tracking the quiet mood across global markets as investors remain on the sidelines ahead of US lawmakers' key vote on lifting the debt limit. The BSE Sensex fell 66 points to 62,780, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 15 points to 18,583. The broader markets, meanwhile, outperformed benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.18 percent versus the nearly flat BSE Sensex index. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained 160 points to 62,050, and Nifty50 edged 47 points higher to 18,370

Friday, May 26, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity benchmark indices opened with nominal gains today(26 May 2023) tracking overnight strength in the US markets. The BSE Sensex gained 160 points to 62,050, and the NSE Nifty50 edged 47 points higher to 18,370. The broader markets opened in line with benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.3 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex traded flat at 61,716 levels, whereas Nifty50 traded below 18,300 levels

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets started today's(25 ay 2023) trade on a weak note, amidst mixed global cues. Frontline indices the S&P BSE Sensex traded flat at 61,716 levels, whereas Nifty50 traded below 18,300 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty Midcap 100, and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices slipped up to 0.2 percent. The volatility index, India VIX, declined by over 2 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex slipped 160 points to trade below 59,000-mark, whereas Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,300 levels

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened lower in today's(24 May 2023) trade in tune with the weak global cues. Frontline indices the S&P BSE Sensex slipped 160 points to trade below the 59,000 mark, whereas Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,300 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, exhibited mixed trends as Nifty Smallcap 100 index gained marginally over Nifty Midcap 100 index. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex reclaimed 62,000 levels, up over 100 points, while the Nifty50 climbed nearly 50 points to trade above 18,350 levels

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened higher in today's(23 May 2023) trade, amidst mixed global cues. Frontline indices the S&P BSE Sensex reclaimed 62,000 levels, up over 100 points, while the Nifty50 index climbed nearly 50 points to trade above 18,350 levels. Broader markets, too, edged higher in trade as Nifty Midcap 100, and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices surged up to 0.4 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex recovered over 350 points to claim day's high of 61,942 levels, whereas Nifty50 recouped over 100 points to scale day's high of 18,281 levels

Monday, May 22, 2023
Indian markets wiped off early losses and turned positive in today's(22 May 2023) intra-day trade. Benchmark indices the S&P BSE Sensex recovered over 350 points to claim the day's high of 61,942 levels, whereas Nifty50 recouped over 100 points to scale the day's high of 18,281 levels. The strength spilled to broader markets too, with Nifty Midcap 100, and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices advancing up to 0.2 percent. Meanwhile, India VIX's volatility gauge moderated to 1 percent from the day's 3 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained 155 points to 61,587, and Nifty50 edged 42 points higher to 18,172

Friday, May 19, 2023
OPENING BELL: Indian Equity benchmark indices opened with slim gains today(19 May 2023) tracking strength in global markets after US indices touched 9-month-highs overnight. The BSE Sensex gained 155 points to 61,587, and the NSE Nifty50 edged 42 points higher to 18,172. SBI, Tech M, Infosys, HCL Tech, Nestle, ICICI Bank, Ultratech Cement, and Pwer Grid led gains on the Sensex, rising 0.5-1.2 percent. The broader markets opened tepidly. The BSE MidCap was down 0.08 percent and the SmallCap index rose 0.13 percent. On the downside, Divi's Lab, Eicher Motors, UPL, Titan, Maruti, and Tata Steel were the top frontline laggards. Sectorwise, Nifty Auto, Metal, Realty, FMCG and Pharma indices declined, while the IT and PSB pockets were the top gainers. Among stocks, Bata India rose 4 percent on reporting a 4.5 percent YoY profit growth in Q4 to Rs 65.55 crore.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 330 points to 61,890, and Nifty50 gained 72 points to 18,266

Thursday, May 18, 2023
Indian equity benchmark indices held substantial gains in today's(18 May 2023) trade in line with strength in global equities in hopes that a deal to lift the US debt ceiling will soon be reached. The BSE Sensex rose 330 points to 61,890, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 72 points to 18,266. The broader markets opened in line with benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.5 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex opened 44 points lower at 62,300, and the NSE Nifty50 unchanged at 18,394

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
OPENING BELL: Indian equity benchmark indices opened flat today(16 May 2023) tracking mixed global cues. The BSE Sensex opened 44 points lower at 62,300, and the NSE Nifty50 was largely unchanged at 18,394. Tata Steel, Infosys, Wipro, and Nestle led gains on the Sensex, while ONGC, Hindalco, and Divi's Lab rose 1 percent each on the Nifty50. On the flip side, HDFC twins led losses on the Sensex, dropping 1 percent each. Tata Motors, Maruti, and M&M were other frontline losers. The broader markets outperformed benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.6 percent versus the nearly flat BSE Sensex. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained 160 points to 62,200, and the NSE Nifty50 edged 45 points up to 18,360

Monday, May 15, 2023
Indian Equity benchmark indices held gains in today's(15 May 2023) early trade following a respite in the CPI inflation, which dipped to an 18-month low of 4.7 percent in April. The BSE Sensex gained 160 points to 62,200, and the NSE Nifty50 edged 45 points up to 18,360. The broader markets opened tepidly. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were nearly flat versus a mild uptick in the BSE Sensex Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 190 points to 61,717, and NSE Nifty50 slipped 55 points to 18,242

Friday, May 12, 2023
Indian equity benchmark indices held losses in today's (12 May 2023) intra-day trade as investors remained cautious ahead of the April consumer inflation and March IIP data that will be released after market hours. The BSE Sensex fell 190 points to 61,717, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 55 points to 18,242. The broader markets were mixed. The BSE MidCap index was flat but the SmallCap pocket outperformed the benchmarks and rose 0.25 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex nearly flat at 61,900, while NSE Nifty50 up marginally at 18,330

Thursday, May 11, 2023
STOCK MARKET UPDATE: Ease in US inflation lifted benchmark indices at open today(11 May 2023), but they were soon pulled down by losses in Dr Reddy's and L&T, which dropped 5 percent and 4 percent, respectively, on missing Street estimates for Q4FY23. The BSE Sensex pared gains to turn nearly flat at 61,900, and the Nifty was up marginally at 18,330. The broader markets outperformed the benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose to 0.5 percent versus 0.1 percent in BSE Sensex. Hindalco, Bharti Airtel, and Eicher Motors were the other frontline losers, down 1-3 percent. On the downside, Tech M, Infosys, HDFC, and HCL Tech led gains on the Sensex, while Adani Enterprises claimed the top spot on Nifty, rising 4 percent on its plan to consider fundraising at a board meeting on May 13. Sectorwise, the Nifty IT index rose the most, up 0.6 percent, while the Pharma pocket was the top drag that dropped 1 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained 200 points to 61,965, and the NSE Nifty50 moved 47 points higher to 18,316

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity benchmark indices opened with nominal gains today( 10 May 2023) despite losses in other global markets, where investor sentiment has remained cautious ahead of the US CPI figure later today. The BSE Sensex gained 200 points to 61,965, and the NSE Nifty50 moved 47 points higher to 18,316. The broader markets opened in line with benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.4 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 170 points to 61,936 while the Nifty50 moved 50 points higher to 18,315

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Opening Bell: The Indian equity benchmark indices opened with nominal gains today(09 May 2023) as global markets remained mixed. The BSE Sensex rose 170 points to 61,936, and the NSE Nifty50 moved 50 points higher to 18,315. The broader markets, meanwhile, firmly outperformed gains in the benchmark. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.7 percent versus a 0.2 percent gain in the BSE Sensex. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex opened 320 points higher to 61,372 while the Nifty50 gained 87 points to 18,156

Monday, May 8, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian Equity benchmark indices opened with nominal gains today (08 May 2023) tracking a sharp rally in US equities on Friday. The BSE Sensex opened 320 points higher to 61,372, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 87 points to 18,156. IndusInd Bank, Maruti, Tata Motors, HDFC twins, Nestle, and Wipro led gains on the Sensex, while Britannia, Hero Moto, and Bajaj Auto were the top Nifty winners. On the downside, Coal India, Adani Enterprises, Sun Pharma, L&T, and Tata Steel were among the few frontline losers. The broader markets also opened in tandem with benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.4 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex dropped by 400 points to 61,338 while the Nifty50 fell by 100 points to 18,150

Friday, May 5, 2023
Opening Bell: Today (5 May 2023), equity benchmark indices opened with losses as the concerns over contagion in the regional banking space deepened on Wall Street overnight. The BSE Sensex dropped by 400 points to 61,338, and the NSE Nifty50 fell by 100 points to 18,150. The HDFC twins were the major losers on the Sensex, declining by 4%, followed by IndusInd Bank, HDFC Life, and Tata Steel. On the other hand, ICICI Bank, L&T, Axis Bank, Nestle, Ultratech Cement, and SBI were the top gainers on the Sensex. However, the broader markets opened higher, with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rising by up to 0.3%. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained over 50 points to trade around 61,254 levels while the Nifty50 traded flat above 18,100 levels

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Indian markets started today's(4 May 2023) trade on a firm note, after the US Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by 25 basis points. Key indices Nifty50 traded flat above 18,100 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex gained over 50 points to trade around 61,254 levels. Broader markets, also, were upbeat in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices surged up to 0.5 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 250 points to 61,361, while the Nifty50 edged 74 points to 18,139 level

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened with firm gains today(2 May 2023) buoyed by positive sentiment across Asian markets, following the takeover of fallen US lender First Republic Bank by JP Morgan Chase on Monday. The BSE Sensex rose 250 points to 61,361, and the NSE Nifty50 edged 74 points to 18,139 level. The broader markets, meanwhile, outweighed gains in the benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose 0.7 percent each. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down around 70 points at 60,580, while the Nifty50 held the 17,900-mark, down 11 points

Friday, April 28, 2023
Opening Bell: The Indian benchmark S&P BSE Sensex failed to hold on to its gains in morning deals today( 28 April 2023) Despite firm global sentiment. The index, which opened nearly 100 points higher, was down around 70 points at 60,580 weighed down by Bajaj Finserv, HUL, Axis Bank, Bajaj Finance, HCL Tech, Tech M, and HDFC Bank shares. The NSE Nifty50, meanwhile, held the 17,900 mark, down 11 points. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index added 0.41 percent, and the BSE SmallCap index advanced 0.5 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 349 points, Nifty at 17915.05

Thursday, April 27, 2023
At Close, The Sensex closed up 348.80 points, or 0.58 percent, at 60,649.38, and the Nifty gained 101.40 points, or 0.57 percent, at 17,915, climbing for the fourth straight day, amid fresh foreign fund inflows and intense buying in IT and telecom stocks. From the Sensex firms, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserv, Infosys, Bharti Airtel, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Larsen & Toubro, Mahindra & Mahindra, ITC, Tech Mahindra, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Titan, Reliance Industries and Nestle were the major winners. Hindustan Unilever, Power Grid, Axis Bank, Tata Consultancy Services, State Bank of India, Asian Paints and Wipro were the laggards. Except power, all sectoral indices ended in the green. Auto, pharma, realty, information technology, capital goods, and metal were up 0.5-1 percent. BSE midcap and smallcap indices added 0.5 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex at 60,343 in early deals, trading 43 points higher, while the Nifty50 held above 17,800-mark

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian benchmark indices were volatile today(27 April 2023), as traders prepare for the monthly F&O expiry. The S&P BSE Sensex was at 60,343 in early deals, trading 43 points higher, while the Nifty50 held above 17,800-mark. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index was flat, and SmallCap index added 0.24 per cent. Shares of Bajaj Finance gained 2.45 per cent. The company's consolidated net profit rose 30 per cent YoY to Rs 3,158 crore in Q4FY23, on the back of higher net interest income (NII). The board recommended dividend payout of Rs 30 per share. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex quoted at 60,164, up 34 points, while the Nifty50 was unchanged at 17,769.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets began flat on the last day of the expiry of the F&O contracts for April. The S&P BSE Sensex quoted at 60,164, up 34 points or 0.06 percent. The Nifty50, meanwhile, was unchanged at 17,769. The BSE MidCap index was in the red in the broader markets, while the BSE SmallCap index gained 0.15 percent. Individually, shares of Bajaj Auto dipped 1.37 percent as the two-wheeler major posted a 2 percent drop in profit after tax (PAT) to Rs 1,433 crore in Q4FY23, despite 12 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth in revenue to Rs 8,905 crore. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex dipped 4 points to quote at 60,052 levels, while the Nifty50 hovered around 17,730 levels

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Opening Bell: Today ( 25 April 2023), benchmark S&P BSE Sensex dipped 4 points to quote at 60,052 levels while the Nifty50 index hovered around 17,730 levels mainly pulled down by selling in HDFC, HUL, M&M, Infosys, HCL Tech, and HDFC Bank. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap was flat with a mild downtick, and SmallCap indices were up 0.1 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced 165 points to quote 59,820 levels, while the Nifty50 attempted to surpass 17,700-mark

Monday, April 24, 2023
Opening Bell: The S&P BSE Sensex advanced 165 points to quote 59,820 levels today(24 April 2023) as investors bought shares of ICICI Bank, Reliance Industries, Wipro, IndusInd Bank, and HDFC twins. The Nifty50 attempted to surpass the 17,700 mark. Both benchmark indices were up over 0.25 percent each. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were mixed with the former in the red, and the latter in the green. Sectorally, the Nifty Media, Pharma, and Realty indices fell up to 1 percent, while the Nifty Bank index was up 0.5 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat, Nifty at 17624.05

Friday, April 21, 2023
At close, the Sensex was up 22.71 points or 0.04 percent at 59,655.06, and the Nifty was down 0.50 points or flat at 17,624. The top gainers on Nifty 50 were ITC, TCS, Britannia, Wipro, and Cipla while the top losers were HDFC Life, Tech Mahindra, Adani Enterprises, SBI Life, and Tata Steel. About 1,498 shares advanced, 1,866 shares declined, and 135 shares were unchanged. The broader markets ended with marginal losses. The BSE Midcap index was down 0.4 percent, and the Smallcap 0.3 percent. Sectorally, the BSE Realty index cracked 2 percent. The Auto and Metal indices slipped a percent each. On the positive front, the FMCG index advanced 0.8 percent, and the IT index added 0.6 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose over 100 points to quote at 59,750, while the Nifty50 tested 17,650

Friday, April 21, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian benchmark indices nudged higher today(21 April 2023), despite global sentiment. In early deals, the S&P BSE Sensex rose over 100 points to quote at 59,750, while the Nifty50 tested 17,650. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap dipped marginally, while the SmallCap index added 0.14 percent. HCL Technologies shares climbed over 2 percent as the IT company reported better-than-expected results for Q4FY23. The company posted a net profit of Rs 3,983 crore for the quarter. This was up 10.8 percent year-on-year (YoY). Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex quoted at 59,810, up 242 points whereas Nifty50 held above 17,650-mark

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets steadied themselves today( 20 April 2023) as investors assessed Q4 earnings and global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex, after starting flat, quoted at 59,810, up 242 points or 0.4 percent, while the Nifty50 held above the 17,650 mark. Individually, Titan, Ultratech Cement, Asian Paints, Tata Motors, Bajaj Finserv, ITC, and M&M were the large caps that lifted the benchmarks. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.18 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively. Sectorally, the Nifty Pharma index was down 0.37 percent, while the Nifty Auto was up 0.2 percent. All other indices were flat on either side. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex started over 60 points lower at 59,660 , whereas Nifty50 quoted below 17,650

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Opening Bell: Benchmark S&P BSE Sensex started over 60 points, or 0.11 percent, lower at 59,660 today(19 April 2023) amid losses in Infosys, Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, HUL, ITC, ICICI Bank, and Kotak bank. The Nifty50, meanwhile, is quoted below 17,650.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down over 100 points at 59,790 levels, whereas Nifty50 slipped below the 17,700-mark

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Stock market updates: Amid increased volatility, Indian benchmark S&P BSE Sensex erased early morning gains, and was down over 100 points at 59,790 levels. The Nifty50, meanwhile, slipped below the 17,700 mark. Losses in PowerGrid, Reliance Industries, TCS, Tech M, Bajaj Finance, Titan, HUL, Wipro, L&T, and Sun Pharma weighed on the frontline indices. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices continued to hold gains of up to 0.3 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty IT index slipped 0.4 percent, while the Nifty Realty and PSU bank indices added up to 0.5 percent. In Newly listed shares Shares of Avalon Technologies made a tepid debut on the bourses on Tuesday, listing at Rs 431 on the BSE. This was a 1.15 percent discount to its issue price of Rs 436 apiece.

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat up38 points, Nifty at 17828.00

Thursday, April 13, 2023
At close, the Sensex was up 38.23 points or 0.06 percent at 60,431.00, and the Nifty was up 15.60 points or 0.09 percent at 17,828. The top gainers on Nifty 50 were IndusInd Bank, HDFC Life, Eicher Motors, Apollo Hospital, and Power Grid while the top losers were Infosys, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech, NTPC, and TCS. About 1,871 shares advanced, 1,526 shares declined, and 117 shares were unchanged. On the sectoral front, the Information Technology index shed 2 percent, while capital goods, pharma, and oil & gas indices are down 0.5 percent each. On the other hand, PSU Bank and Realty indices rose 1 percent each. The BSE smallcap index was up 0.33 percent and the midcap index added 0.16 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell over 120 points to 60,280 level, whereas Nifty50 slipped 21 points to below 17,800

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Opening Bell: The key benchmark indices started today's(13 April 2023) session with minor cuts tracking weakness across global markets after the FOMC minutes showed that officials expect a mild recession in the US later this year. The BSE Sensex fell over 120 points to the 60,280 level and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 21 points to below 17,800. IndusInd Bank, Infosys, HCL Tech, Tech M, TCS, and Wipro led the losses on the Sensex, dropping 1-2.5 percent. On the flip side, M&M, Power Grid, RIL, Asian Paints, and Tata Steel held gains of 0.4-1 percent. The broader markets, meanwhile, outperformed the benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.23 percent. Sectorwise, the IT index dropped over 1 percent as weak results of TCS dampened overall sentiment in the pack. Other indices held nominal gains.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 235 points, Nifty at 17812.40

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
At close, the Sensex was up 235.05 points or 0.39 percent at 60,392.77, and the Nifty was up 90.10 points or 0.51 percent at 17,812.40, as investors await CPI inflation. The top gainers on Nifty 50 were Divis Lab, Bajaj Auto, Adani Enterprises, Eicher Motors, and Dr Reddy while the top losers were Power Grid, NTPC, Nestle India, UltraTech Cement, and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. About 2,013 shares advanced, 1,390 shares declined, and 115 shares were unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and BSE SmallCap indices gained 0.57 percent and 0.41 percent, respectively. Among sectors, the Nifty Pharma index leaped over 2 percent today as India saw over 7,000 fresh cases of Covid-19. Auto,information technology indices up 1-2 percent, while some selling saw in the FMCG and Capital Goods names.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex traded flat at 60,188 levels, whereas Nifty50 hovered flat above 17,700 levels

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened flat in today's (12 April 2023) trading session, ahead of March inflation figures. Key indices Nifty50 hovered above 17,700 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex traded flat at 60,188 levels. Broader indices, which include Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices, however, outperformed benchmark indices as they gained up to 0.2 percent each. Sectorwise, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Pharma indices led the charge, surging up to 1 percent. On the flipside, Nifty IT, and Nifty FMCG indices lost up to 0.3 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) traded flat ahead of Q4FY23 results. Brokerages estimate the company to report weak revenue growth over the preceding quarter due to seasonal weakness, however, they foresee margin expansion on lower attrition. In addition, shares of Sula Vineyards soared over 6 percent after the wine producer crossed 1 million cases.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 200 points to reclaim 60,000-mark, whereas Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,650 levels

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened on a firm note in today's(11 April 2023) trade, amidst improved global sentiments. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,650 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 200 points to reclaim the 60,000 mark. Broader markets, too, were upbeat in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices surged up to 0.4 percent. The volatility index, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 1 percent. Sectorally barring the Nifty IT index, which lost marginally in trade, all other sectors swimming in a sea of green. The Nifty PSU Bank index led the charge as it gained over 1 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of Shilpa Medicare soared over 8 percent after the USFDA gave a nod to its ANDA, Apremilast tablets. In addition shares of Nagarjuna Fertilisers rallied over 4 percent after the company restarted its urea production in Plant - II in Andhra Pradesh.

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat amid volatility, Nifty at 17624.05

Monday, April 10, 2023
At close, the Sensex was up 13.54 points or 0.02 percent 59,846.51, and the Nifty was up 24.80 points or 0.14 percent 17,624. Benchmark indices erased gains in the last hour of trading as profit booking in financial and FMCG stocks weighed on the bourses. Bajaj Finance, Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Nestle India, HUL, Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, and SBI were the top laggards on the Sensex index, down up to 1.76 percent. About 1,965 shares advanced, 1,568 shares declined, and 146 shares were unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Private, PSU Bank, and FMCF indices fell to 0.6 percent. On the flipside, the Nifty Realty index jumped over 4 percent, rallying over 7 percent in two days. The BSE midcap and smallcap indices ended with marginal gains.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 100 points to trade around 59,957 levels, whereas Nifty50 climbed over 30 points to trade above 17,600 levels

Monday, April 10, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened on a firm note in today's(10 April 2023) trade, amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 30 points to trade above 17,600 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 100 points to trade around 59,957 levels. Broader markets, too, were upbeat in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices surged up to 0.4 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains up 144 points, Nifty at 17599.15

Thursday, April 6, 2023
At close, the Sensex was up 143.66 points or 0.24% at 59,832.97, and the Nifty was up 42.20 points or 0.24% at 17,599.20.The top gainers on Nifty 50 were Bajaj Finance, Adani Enterprises, Tata Motors, Bajaj Finserv, and IndusInd Bank. In contrast, the top losers were HCL Tech, ONGC, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, and Titan. About 2310 shares advanced, 1121 shares declined, and 110 shares were unchanged. Among sectors, the rate-sensitive Realty index surged nearly 3 percent, followed by the Nifty Auto index (up 0.9 percent), and the Nifty PSU Bank index up 0.33 percent. The Nifty IT index, however, capped gains as it fell 0.75 percent.The BSE midcap and smallcap indices rose 0.7 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex slipped over 100 points to trade around 59,574 levels, whereas Nifty50 index traded flat below 17,550 levels

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Indian markets were flat in today's(6 April 2023) trade, ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) monetary policy decision. While the Nifty50 index traded flat below 17,550 levels, the S&P BSE Sensex slipped over 100 points to trade around 59,574 levels. Broader markets, too, fell in tandem as Nifty Smallcap 100 and Nifty Midcap 100 indices skid up to 0.2 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 150 points to trade around 59,281 levels, whereas Nifty50 climbed over 40 points to trade above 17,400 levels

Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened higher in today's(5 April 2023) trade, despite mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 40 points to trade above 17,400 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 150 points to trade around 59,281 levels. Broader markets, however, were mixed as Nifty Smallcap 100 index outperformed Nifty Midcap 100 index. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 115 points, Nifty at 17398.05

Monday, April 3, 2023
The Sensex was up 114.92 points or 0.19% at 59,106.44, and the Nifty was up 38.20 points or 0.22% at 17,398. Domestic indices ended Monday’s session in the green territory. The top gainers on Nifty 50 were Hero MotoCorp, Coal India, Bajaj India, Maruti, and Divis Lab while the losers were BPCL, Adani Enterprises, Apollo Hospital, Infosys, and ITC. About 2692 shares advanced, 846 shares declined, and 121 shares were unchanged. On the sectoral front, PSU Bank indices gained 1 percent each, The Nifty Auto index jumped 1.5 percent and the realty index was up nearly 1 percent while selling was seen in the FMCG, metal, power, oil & gas, and information technology stocks. Bank Nifty surged 204.40 pts or 0.50% to 40,813.05. The BSE midcap index was up 0.4 percent, while smallcap index rose 1 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex surged over 100 points to reclaim 59,000-mark, whereas Nifty50 index surged over 30 points to trade above 17,350 levels

Monday, April 3, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets edged higher in today's( 3 April 2023) trade, supported by gains across index-heavyweights like Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Twins, Bharti Airtel, and Tata Steel, among others. Frontline indices the S&P BSE Sensex surged over 100 points to reclaim the 59,000 mark, whereas the Nifty50 index surged over 30 points to trade above 17,350 levels. Broader markets, too, were upbeat in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices rose up to 0.4 percent. Read more

Closiing Bell: Sensex gains 1031 points, Nifty at 17359.75

Friday, March 31, 2023
At close, the Sensex was up 1,031.43 points or 1.78% at 58,991.52, and the Nifty was up 279.10 points or 1.63% at 17,359.80. as fears of contagion risk from the US banking crisis receded. Reliance Industries, Nestle India, ICICI Bank, and Infosys were the major gainers among the Sensex 30. Tata Motors, TCS, Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies, Axis Bank, and Wipro were the other major gainers. while losers included Apollo Hospitals, Adani Ports, Sun Pharma, Asian Paints, and Bajaj Finance. Sectorally, the BSE IT index zoomed 2.5 percent. The Bankex, Energy, and Realty indices jumped around 1.5 percent each. while auto, bank, FMCG, Capital Goods, Realty, and Oil & Gas are up 1 percent each. The BSE Midcap index was up a percent, while the Smallcap index vaulted 1.4 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 346 points, Nifty at 17080.70

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
At Close, Sensex ended at 57,960, up 346 points or 0.6 per cent and Nifty closed at 17,081, up 129 points or 0.76 percent. However, fag-end buying helped frontline indices settle near the day's high level amid robust buying in metal, auto, and financial (especially PSU banks) stocks. Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports, JSW Steel, Eicher Motors, HCL Tech, Bajaj Auto, Ultratech Cement, Tata Motors, and Hero MotorCorp were the large-cap winners, surging up to 9 percent. Losses in Airtel, Reliance Industries, Asian Paints, ICICI Bank, and Cipal, however, weighed. Broader markets outperform large-caps; Mid, and SmallCap indices rise 1.7% each. Nifty Metal index gains 2%

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained over 200 points to trade around 57,823 levels whereas Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to reclaim 17,000-mark

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Benchmark indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to reclaim the 17,000 mark, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex gained over 200 points to trade around 57,823 levels. The strength spread across broader markets as well, with Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices surging up to 0.1 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 2 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 40.14 points, Nifty at 16951.70

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
At close, the Sensex was down 40.14 points or 0.07% at 57,613.72, and the Nifty was down 34 points or 0.20% at 16,951.70. The broader indices witnessed selling pressure yet again, even as the key benchmark indices attempted to hold the fort. The top gainers on Nifty 50 were UPL, IndusInd Bank, Dr Reddy, ICICI Bank, and HDFC Bank while the top losers were Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports, Tech Mahindra, Hero Motocorp, and Tata Motors. About 1020 shares advanced, 2438 shares declined, and 97 shares were unchanged. In contrast, the BSE Midcap index was down 0.4 percent, and the Smallcap index slipped 0.8 percent. Except for metal, all other sectoral indices ended in the red with IT, auto, power, realty, and oil & gas down 0.8-1 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 150 points to trade around 57,838 levels whereas Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to reclaim 17,000 levels

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Opening Bell: In Indian markets improved global sentiments instilled strength in today's( 28 March 2023) trade. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to reclaim 17,000 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 150 points to trade around 57,838 levels. Bullish sentiment was visible across broader markets as well, as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices advanced up to 0.1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 126.76 points, Nifty at 16985.70

Monday, March 27, 2023
The Sensex was up 126.76 points or 0.22% at 57,653.86, and the Nifty was up 40.70 points or 0.24% at 16,985.70, amid improved global sentiment, and a relief rally after days of bear hammering, equity markets logged strong gains on Tuesday. The top gainers on Nifty 50 were Cipla, Kotak Bank, Apollo Hospital, Tech Mahindra & Infosys while the losers were Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel, Hindalco, and Adani Ports. About 899 shares advanced, 2649 shares declined, and 138 shares were unchanged. Among sectors, financial stocks were seen holding the fort with the Nifty Bank, PSU Bank, Pvt Bank, and Financial Services indices gaining up to 2 percent. The defensive plays, meanwhile, were on the back foot with the Nifty IT, and FMCG indices down up to 0.8 percent. The BSE midcap index shed 0.4 percent and smallcap index fell 1.5 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained over 100 points to trade around 58,054 levels whereas Nifty50 traded flat above 17,050 levels

Friday, March 24, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets were volatile in today's ( 24 March 2023) trade, amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 traded flat above 17,050 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex gained over 100 points to trade around 58,054 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, were mixed as Nifty Smallcap 100 index gained marginally higher than Nifty Midcap 100 index. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 289 points, Nifty at 17076.90

Thursday, March 23, 2023
At close, the Sensex was down 289.31 points or 0.50% at 57,925.28, and the Nifty was down 75.00 points or 0.44% at 17,076.90, as investors juggled between the US Federal Reserve's interest rate decision and weekly F&O expiry. The top gainers on the Nifty 50 were Hindalco, Maruti, Nestle India, ONGC, and Tata Motors while the losers were SBIN, Bajaj Auto, Kotak Bank, HCL Tech, and Asian Paints. About 1428 shares advanced, 1983 shares declined, and 127 shares were unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 0.45 percent and 0.15 percent. A mixed trend saw on the sectoral front, with the realty, bank, information technology, and PSU bank down 0.5-1 percent, while buying saw in the metal, FMCG, and power names.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex declined over 300 points to trade around 57,911 levels while Nifty50 lowered over 50 points to trade below 17,100 levels

Thursday, March 23, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened lower in today's (23 March 2023) trade. Global sentiments turned weaker after the US Federal Reserve indicated another rate hike this year post a 25 basis point increase in the March meeting. Key indices Nifty50 lowered over 50 points to trade below 17,100 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 300 points to sell around 57,911 levels. Broader markets, too, inched lower in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices fell up to 0.3 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 1 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 400 points to trade around 58,078 levels while Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,100 levels

Friday, March 17, 2023
Indian markets were higher in today's( 17 March 2023) trade, amid strong global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,100 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 400 points to trade around 58,078 levels. Broader markets, too, edged higher in the trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices surged up to 0.9 percent. The volatility index, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 5 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex declined over 100 points to trade around 57,432 levels while Nifty50 hovered flat below 16,950 levels

Thursday, March 16, 2023
Opening Bell: The Indian markets opened lower in Thursday's trade, amid mixed global cues. Benchmark indices Nifty50 hovered flat below 16,950 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 100 points to trade around 57,432 levels. Broader markets, too, fell in tandem as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices lowered up to 0.3 percent. The volatility index, India VIX, climbed over 1 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex surged over 500 points to trade around 58,409 levels while Nifty50 advanced over 150 points to trade above 17,150 levels

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Opening Bell: The Indian markets edged higher in today's(15 March 2023) trade to snap a four-day losing streak, after February inflation slowed to 6.4 percent. Key indices Nifty50 advanced over 150 points to trade above 17,150 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex surged over 500 points to trade around 58,409 levels. Broader markets, too, inched higher in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices gained up to 1 percent. The volatility index, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 6 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex hovered around 58,258 levels while Nifty50 flat below 17,200 levels

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Opening Bell: The Indian markets opened volatile in today's(14 March 2023) trade, amid grim global cues. Key indices Nifty50 was flat below 17,200 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 58,258 levels. Broader markets, too, were tepid in the trade as Nifty Smallcap 100 and Nifty Midcap 100 indices slipped up to 0.3 percent. The volatility index, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 3 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 897 points, Nifty at 17154.30

Monday, March 13, 2023
At close, the Sensex was down 897.28 points or 1.52% at 58,237.85, and the Nifty was down 258.60 points or 1.49% at 17,154.30. The SVB crisis saw banking shares take a knock, while other sectoral indices too succumbed to the selling pressure. IndusInd Bank, SBI, Tata Motors, M&M, and Eicher Motors were among the major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Tech Mahindra and Apollo Hospitals. Bank Nifty declined 2.27%, at 39,564, down by over 920 points. The broader markets closed largely in red, with Nifty Midcap losing 2% and Nifty Smallcap 50 sliding 2.26%. The volatility gauge, India VIX, soared 20.89%. Sectorally, Nifty Media, Nifty Auto, Nifty PSU Bank, and Nifty Private Bank were the top losers, falling up to 2.87%.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 300 points to trade around 59,462 levels while Nifty50 gained over 100 points to trade above 17,500 levels

Monday, March 13, 2023
Opening Bell: The Indian markets opened higher in today's(13 march 2023) trading session, amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 gained over 100 points to trade above 17,500 levels, and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 300 points to trade around 59,462 levels. Broader markets, however, were tepid as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices lowered up to 0.1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 671 points, Nifty at 17412.90

Friday, March 10, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 671.15 points or 1.12% at 59,135.13, and the Nifty was down 176.70 points or 1% at 17,412.90 as equity markets roiled in global sell-off as the contagion effect of overnight selling in the US markets, especially bank stocks, dented sentiment. About 1404 shares advanced, 2021 shares declined, and 102 shares were unchanged. The top losers on the NSE Nifty 50 index are Adani Enterprises, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, HDFC, and ICICI Bank. While gainers were Tata Motors, NTPC, Maruti Suzuki, Britannia Industries, and BPCL.Index-wise, the Nifty PSU Bank index declined 2.2 percent, while the Nifty Bank and Private Bank indices fell 1.8 percent each. While the power index rose 1 percent.The BSE midcap and smallcap indices are down 0.5 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex tumbled over 700 points to trade around 59,081 levels while Nifty50 declined over 200 points to trade below 17,400 levels

Friday, March 10, 2023
Opening Bell: The Indian markets opened lower in today's(10 March 2023) trade, amid weak global cues. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 200 points to trade below 17,400 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex tumbled over 700 points to trade around 59,081 levels. Broader markets, too, edged lower as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices lowered over 1 percent each. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 7 percent. Read more

CLOSING BELL: Sensex fell 542 points to close at 59,806 level, while Nifty50 ended at 17,590, dropping 165 points

Thursday, March 9, 2023
CLOSING BELL: Indian equity markets ended lower today(9 March 2023) as investors adjusted their positions amid the weekly F&O expiry. The S&P BSE Sensex fell 542 points, or 0.9 percent, to close at 59,806 level, while the Nifty50 ended at 17,590, dropping 165 points or 0.93 percent. M&M (down 3 percent), RIL (down over 2 percent), Bajaj Finserv, ICICI Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Tech M, Bajaj Finance, TCS, Kotak Bank, ITC, Titan, and SBI were the top Sensex laggards. On the Nifty, Adani Enterprises (down 5 percent), SBI Life, Adani Ports, and Eicher Motors were the additional draggers. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 40-odd points to 60,306 while Nifty50 remained unchanged at 17,754

Thursday, March 9, 2023
Opening Bell: The Indian key benchmark indices started today's (9 March 2023) session flat amid muted global cues and concerns of a more considerable rate hike by the US Fed next week. The BSE Sensex fell 40-odd points to 60,306, and the NSE Nifty50 remained unchanged at 17,754 Tata Steel, Bharti Airtel, L&T, Axis Bank, HCL Tech, and Tata Motors led gains on the Sensex, rising up to 1.8 percent. At the same time, Hindalco and JSW Steel were the additional winners on the Nifty. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 124 points, Nifty at 17754.40

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
At close, the Sensex was up 123.63 points or 0.21% at 60,348.09, and the Nifty was up 42.90 points or 0.24% at 17,754.40. The top gainers on Nifty 50 were IndusInd Bank, Adani Ports, Adani Enterprises, Bajaj Auto, and Larsen & Toubro while the top losers were Bajaj Finance, Hindalco, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, and Apollo Hospital. About 1894 shares have advanced, 1502 shares declined, and 119 shares are unchanged. The broader MidCap and SmallCap indices, too, ended in the green zone with up to 0.66 per cent gain. Sectorally, the Nifty Realty and Pharma indices were the worst hit (down 0.68 percent and 0.49 percent, respectively), while the Nifty Auto index and capital goods advanced 0.85 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex lowered over 250 points to trade around below 60,000-mark while Nifty50 fell over 50 points to trade below 17,650 levels

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets were weighed down by weak global cues in today's( 8 March 2023) trading session. Key indices Nifty50 fell over 50 points to trade below 17,650 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 250 points to trade around below the 60,000 mark. Broader markets, too, were under the bearish spell as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 indices declined up to 0.5 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 3 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 550 points to claim day's high of 60,390 levels while Nifty50 climbed over 150 points to hit day's high of 17,765 levels

Monday, March 6, 2023
Indian markets extended gains in today's( 6 March 023) intra-day trade, supported by gains across index-heavyweights like HDFC Twins, Asian Paints, and Tata Consultancy Services. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 150 points to hit the day's high of 17,765 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced through 550 points to claim the day's high of 60,390 levels. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 500 points to trade around 59,454 levels while Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,450 levels

Friday, March 3, 2023
Strong global mood propelled Indian markets higher in today's( trade), led by gains across index-heavyweights like SBI, Reliance Industries, NTPC, HCL Technologies, and Bharti Airtel, among others. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,450 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 500 points to trade around 59,454 levels. Read more

Closing bell: Sensex gains 448.96 points, Nifty at 59411.08

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
At close, the Sensex was up 448.96 points or 0.76% at 59,411.08, and the Nifty was up 146.90 points or 0.85% at 17,450.90, as investors picked up beaten-down shares after eight straight days of fall. The top gainers on the Nifty 50 were Adani Enterprises, Hindalco, UPL, State Bank of India, and IndusInd Bank while the losers were Britannia, Power Grid, Cipla, BPCL, and HDFC Bank. The broader indices outperformed, both BSE Midcap and Smallcap were up 1.4 percent each. The overall breadth too was fairly positive, with more than two shares advancing for every single declining stock on the BSE. Among sectors, the BSE Metal index surged 2.6 percent and was the top gainer. The Bankex, IT, Capital Goods, and Realty indices also advanced over a percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced 300 points to trade around 59,258 levels while Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,350 levels

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets edged higher in today's( 1 March 2023) trade, amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,350 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced 300 points to trade around 59,258 levels. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 326 points, Nifty at 17303.95

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 326.23 points or 0.55% at 58,962.12, and the Nifty was down 88.70 points or 0.51% at 17,304. The top gainers on the Nifty 50 were Adani Enterprises (up 14.90%), Adani Ports (up 5.11%), Asian Paint (up 3.02%), Britannia (up 1.08%), and Mahindra & Mahindra (up 1.43%) while Cipla (down 4.67%), Hindalco (down 3%), Dr. Reddy (down 2.42%), ONGC (down 2.09%) and Reliance Industries Ltd (down 2.02%) were the losers. About 1683 shares have advanced, 1677 shares declined, and 130 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, the BSE Metal index shed 2.4 percent. The Oil & Gas and Energy indices dropped 1.4 percent each, and the Healthcare index weakened by a per cent. The BSE Realy index, however, gained 1.2 per cent. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices finished with gains of around 0.5 per cent each. The overall breadth was neutral, with a near-equal number of gainers and losers on the BSE.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex traded flat around 59,246 levels while Nifty50 flat below 17,400 levels

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened flat in today's ( 28 February 2023) trading session, amid firm global cues. Key indices Nifty50 were flat below 17,400 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex traded flat around 59,246 levels. Broader markets, however, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices gained up to 0.3 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex lowered over 300 points to trade around 59,151 levels while Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 17,400 levels

Monday, February 27, 2023
Indian markets edged lower in today's(27 February 2023) intra-day trading session, amid subdued global cues. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 17,400 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 300 points to trade around 59,151 levels. Broader markets, too, inched lower as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices fell up to 0.4 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 142 , Nifty at 17465.80

Friday, February 24, 2023
At Close, the S&P BSE Sensex fell 142 points, or 0.24 percent, to close at 59,464, while the Nifty50 declined 45 points, or 0.26 percent, to end at 17,466, as growth concerns, amid fears of elevated interest rates, hurt sentiment. The top gainers on Nifty were ONGC, Adani Ports, Asian Paint, Divis Lab, and Apollo Hospital while the losers were Adani Enterprises, Hindalco, Mahindra & Mahindra, JSW Steel, and Tata Steel. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index dipped 0.17 per cent, and the BSE SmallCap index eased 0.15 per cent. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index plunged 3 per cent, followed by the Nifty PSU Bank index (down 0.8 per cent), and the auto index slipped 1 percent. The Bank Nifty also breached the important level and closed below 39950.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 250 points to trade around 59,884 levels while Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,550 levels

Friday, February 24, 2023
Opening Bell: Strong global mood instilled strength in Indian markets today(24 February 2023). Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,550 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 250 points to trade around 59,884 levels. Broader markets, too, inched higher in the trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices surged up to 0.4 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 3 percent. Barring Nifty Media and Nifty Energy indices, all sectors started to trade in positive territory. Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Metal indices rose the most, up to 0.7 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 139 points, Nifty at 17511.25

Thursday, February 23, 2023
At Close, Sensex closed 139.18 points lower at 59,605.80. Nifty closed 43 points lower at 17,511.30, The top gainers on Nifty were Hindalco, Coal India, Axis Bank, JSW Steel, and Tata Motors while the top losers were Asian Paints, Larsen & Toubro, Titan, Divis Lab, and IndusInd Bank.About 1570 shares advanced, 1776 shares declined, and 152 shares were unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty Media index shed 2 percent, and realty and power stocks top losers, On the upside, the Nifty FMCG index ended 0.26 percent higher.In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index dipped 0.4 percent, while the BSE SmallCap index added 0.06 percent. Nifty could fall to 17,035-16,600 if it closes below 17,500 or breaks 17,350.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex declined over 50 points to trade around 59,687 levels while Nifty50 started flat below 17,550 levels

Thursday, February 23, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened flat in today's(23 February 2023) trade, amid mixed global cues. While the benchmark index Nifty50 started flat below 17,550 levels, the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 50 points to trade around 59,687. Broader markets, meanwhile, were mixed in the trade as Nifty SmallCap 100 index outperformed Nifty MidCap 100 index. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex declined over 300 points to trade around 60,358 levels while Nifty50 nosedived over 50 points to trade below 17,750 levels

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Opening Bell: Weak global mood propelled Indian markets to start lower in today's( 22 February 2023) trade. While the benchmark index Nifty50 nosedived over 50 points to trade below 17,750 levels, the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 300 points to trade around 60,358 levels. Broader markets, too, were subdued in trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices slumped up to 0.3 percent. The volatility index, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 3 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 18.82 points, Nifty at 17826.70

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 18.82 points or 0.03% at 60,672.72, and the Nifty was down 17.90 points or 0.10% at 17,826.70, as equity markets were extremely volatile on Tuesday as investors sold rallies at a higher level. Adani Enterprises, Apollo Hospitals, Coal India, Bajaj Auto, UPL, Sun Pharma, Tata Motors, HDFC Life, Ultratech Cement, TCS, and Wipro were the top laggards, falling in the range of 1 percent to 3.5 percent. About 1432 shares have advanced, 1939 shares declined, and 138 shares are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap index fell 0.21 percent, and the BSE SmallCap eased 0.31 percent. Among sectors, the Nifty PSU Bank index declined 1.9 percent, leading the list of losers. The Nifty FMCG index was the only gainer with modest gains of 0.19 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 50 points to trade around 60,769 levels while Nifty50 climbed over 30 points to trade above 17,850 levels

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened higher in today's ( 21 February 2023) trade, supported by gains across index heavyweights like Hindustan Unilever, Tata Consultancy Services, and Tech Mahindra, among others. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 30 points to trade above 17,850 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 50 points to trade around 60,769 levels. Broader markets, too, as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices rose up to 0.1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 311 points, Nifty at 17844.60

Monday, February 20, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 311.03 points or 0.51% at 60,691.54, and the Nifty was down 99.60 points or 0.56% at 17,844.60 as Sell-off engulfed equity markets in the second half of the session with banking and financial services stocks taking the deepest plunge. The top gainers on the Nifty 50 were Divis Lab, UltraTech Cement, Tech Mahindra, Power Grid, and Hindalco while Adani Enterprises, Cipla, Britannia, BPCL, and UPL were the top losers. About 1370 shares have advanced, 2118 shares declined, and 155 shares are unchanged. In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices outperformed the benchmarks as they fell 0.12 percent and 0.16 percent, respectively. Among sectoral indices, the Nifty PSU Bank index fell over 1 percent, followed by the Nifty Bank, Financial Services, Private Bank, and Realty indices dipped 0.9 percent each. The Nifty IT index, on the other hand, gained 0.54 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 250 points to trade around 61,254 levels while Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade near 18,000 levels

Monday, February 20, 2023
Indian equity markets wiped off early losses and inched higher in today's (21 February 2023) intra-day trade, amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade near 18,000 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 250 points to trade around 61,254 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, were mixed Nifty MidCap 100 index outperformed Nifty SmallCap 100 index. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex dropped over 250 points to trade around 61,048 levels while the Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,000 levels

Friday, February 17, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened lower in today's(17 February 2023) trade, as global sentiments turned negative on rate hike concerns. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,000 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex dropped over 250 points to sell around 61,048 levels. Broader markets, too, fell in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices slipped up to 0.4 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, rose 1 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained over 350 points to trade around 61,660 level while the Nifty50 advanced over 50 points to trade above 18,100 levels

Thursday, February 16, 2023
Indian equity markets edged higher in today's ( 16 February 2023) intra-day trade, amid strong global sentiments. Key indices Nifty50 advanced over 50 points to trade above 18,100 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex gained over 350 points to trade around 61,660 levels. Broader markets rose in tune as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices climbed up to 0.6 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 243 points, Nifty at 18015.85

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 242.83 points or 0.40% at 61,275.09, and the Nifty was up 86 points or 0.48% at 18,015.80. The key benchmark indices notched up decent gains in late trades on Wednesday led by index heavyweight Reliance Industries. The top gainers on Sensex were Reliance Industries Ltd, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Steel, State Bank of India, and Maruti while the top losers were ITC, Hindustan Unilever, TCS, Larsen & Toubro, and Sun Pharma. About 1722 shares have advanced, 1657 shares declined, and 129 shares are unchanged. The broader indices also moved in tandem with the benchmarks. The BSE Midcap index advanced by 0.7 percent, and the Smallcap added 0.4 percent. On the sectoral front, IT, auto, and realty are up 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex dropped over 150 points to trade around 60,865 levels while the Nifty50 declined over 40 points to trade below 17,900

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets started today's( 15 February 2023) trade on a weaker note, as hotter-than-expected US inflation data stoked rate hike concerns. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 40 points to trade 17,900 below, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex dropped over 150 points to trade around 60,865 levels. Broader markets, too, edged lower as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices slipped up to 0.5 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 600 points, Nifty at 17929.85

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 600.42 points or 0.99% at 61,032.26, and the Nifty was up 158.90 points or 0.89% at 17,929.80, as supportive global cues, ease in wholesale price index (WPI) inflation, and healthy buying in heavyweights lifted sentiment. Benchmark indices snapped their two-day losing run to end nearly 1 percent higher today.The top gainers on the Sensex were ITC, Reliance, Bajaj Finance, ICICI Bank, and Infosys while the top losers were NTPC, UltraTech Cement, L&T, Sun Pharma, and Asian Paints. About 1252 shares have advanced, 2158 shares declined, and 114 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty FMCG, Metal, and PSU Bank indices advanced 1 percent each, while the Nifty Realty indices dropped 1.8 percent. Meanwhile, in the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended up 0.5 percent lower

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 200 points to trade around 60,676 levels while the Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,800 levels

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened higher in today's(14 February 2023) trade, amid improved global sentiment. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,800 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 200 points to trade around 60,676 levels. Broader markets, however, exhibited mixed trends as Nifty MidCap 100 index outperformed Nifty SmallCap 100 index. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 251 points, Nifty at 17770.90

Monday, February 13, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 250.86 points or 0.41% at 60,431.84, and the Nifty was down 85.60 points or 0.48% at 17,770.90, as investors adopted a cautious approach ahead of the key inflation numbers in India and the US. The top gainers on Sensex were Titan, Larsen & Toubro, NTPC, Bajaj Auto, and Eicher Motors while the losers were Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports, State Bank of India, Infosys, and Apollo Hospitals. About 1235 shares have advanced, 2261 shares declined, and 160 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, except capital goods, all other sectoral indices ended in the red. Back home, the broader markets ended with deeper cuts. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down over a percent each. The overall breadth too was fairly negative, with nearly two declining stocks for every advancing share on the BSE.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 17 points to trade flat at 60,701 levels while the Nifty50 traded flat above 17,850 levels

Monday, February 13, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened flat in today's( 13 February 2023) trading session, ahead of the January inflation data. Key indices Nifty50 traded flat above 17,850 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 17 points to trade flat at 60,701 levels. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 142 points, Nifty at 17893.45

Thursday, February 9, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 142.43 points or 0.23% at 60,806.22, and the Nifty was up 21.80 points or 0.12% at 17,893.50. The top gainers on Sensex were Bajaj Finserv, Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, and Bajaj Finance while the losers were Bharti Airtel, UltraTech Cement, Tata Motors, Sun Pharma, and Axis Bank. Sectorally, most indices closed around a flat line with marginal changes on either side. The Nifty IT index was the top gainer, up 0.7 percent, on the NSE. On the flipside, the Nifty Metal index fell 1.5 percent and all other indices ended in the red. The trend was negative in the broader markets with the BSE MidCap index down 0.01 percent, and the BSE SmallCap index 0.15 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 120 points to 60,545 and quickly turned flat while the Nifty50 slipped 26 points to 17,846

Thursday, February 9, 2023
Indian Equity benchmark indices held nominal losses in today's (9 February) early trade following hawkish commentary from Fed officials in the US. The BSE Sensex fell 120 points to 60,545 and quickly turned flat, while the NSE Nifty50 slipped 26 points to 17,846. Bajaj Finance, L&T, TCS, Infosys, Asian Paints, Power Grid, HDFC Bank, Hindalco, and Tata Steel led gains across the two frontline indices. On the flip side, Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports, Maruti, Tech M, Tata Motors, M&M, Airtel, and Ultratech Cement dipped. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 378 points, Nifty at 17871.70

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
At Close, Sensex ends 377.75 points higher at 60,663.79. Nifty closes 150.20 points higher at 17,871.70 after RBI MPC raised the key interest rate by 25 basis points, taking the repo rate to 6.5%. The top gainers of the Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports, HDFC Life, SBI Life, and Bajaj Finance while the losers were Larsen & Toubro, Eicher Motors, Hero Motocorp, Axis Bank, and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. About 1954 shares advanced, 1451 shares declined, and 136 shares were unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index jumped 4 percent, followed by the Nifty IT index (1.5 percent), and the Nifty Pharma index (1.43 percent). The Nifty FMCG and Realty indices dipped a wee bit in red. Meanwhile, in the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index added 1 percent, and the BSE SmallCap index gained 0.76 percent.

Clsoing Bell:Sensex down 220.86 points, Nifty at 17721.50

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
At Close, Sensex is down 220.86 points or 0.37 percent at 60,286.04. Nifty is down 43.10 points or 0.24 percent at 17,721.50, as stock-specific action dominated the market mood. Besides, nervousness ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's interest rate decision added to the volatility. The top gainers on the Nifty 50 were Adani Enterprises, Dr Reddy, and Adani Ports while the losers were Tata Steel, Hindalco, and ITC. About 1559 shares have advanced, 1854 shares declined, and 124 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index added 0.02 percent, and the BSE SmallCap index dipped 0.17 percent. Among sectors, the Nifty FMCG index slipped 1.16 percent, followed by the Nifty Auto index (down 1 percent). The Nifty Realty added 0.88 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex flat at 60,508 levels while the Nifty50 traded flat above 17,750 levels

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened flat in today's(7 February 2023) trade, amid mixed global cues. Benchmark indices Nifty50 traded flat above 17,750 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex was flat at 60,508 levels. Broader markets, however, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices gained up to 0.1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 335 points, Nifty at 17764.60

Monday, February 6, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 334.98 points or 0.55% at 60,506.90, and the Nifty was down 89.40 points or 0.50% at 17,764.60. Divis Labs, JSW Steel, Hindalco, Tata Steel, Kotak Bank, Eicher Motors, Infosys, Adani Enterprises, HDFC Life, ICICI Bank, M&M, Ultratech Cement, Tata Motors, and RIL were the top large-cap laggards. On the contrary, Adani Ports, IndusInd Bank, BPCL, Power Grid, Cipla, ITC, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Finance, and Apollo Hospitals were the lead winners. About 1850 shares have advanced, 1653 shares declined, and 185 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty Metal index fell 2.2 percent, followed by the Nifty IT index (down 0.6 percent), and the Nifty Bank index (down 0.3 percent). The Bank Nifty rose 46.95 pts or 0.11% to 41,546.65 Meanwhile, the broader markets outran their frontline peers as the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices advanced 0.75 percent and 0.49 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex declined over 150 points to trade around 60,676 levels while the Nifty50 cdropped over 50 points to trade below 17,800 levels

Monday, February 6, 2023
Benchmark indices Nifty50 dropped over 50 points to trade below 17,800 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 150 points to trade around 60,676 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices climbed up to 0.3 percent. The volatility gauge, India VIX, on the other hand, jumped over 3 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex rises 909 points, Nifty at 17854.05

Friday, February 3, 2023
At Close, Sensex gained 909.64 points or 1.52 percent to close at 60,841.88. Nifty gained 243.60 points or 1.38 percent at 17,854, backed by strong gains in financial and IT shares. Top gainers on the Nifty 50 were Titan, Adani Ports, Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, and HDFC Bank while the losers were Divis Lab, Adani Enterprises, BPCL, Tata Consumer, and Hindalco. About 1304 shares advanced, 2128 shares declined, and 127 shares were unchanged. Sectorally, Nifty Bank traded in the positive territory, gaining up to 1 percent. On the flipside, Nifty Realty, and Nifty Metal indices were bogged down in trade, declining up to 4 percent. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down around 0.8 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 400 points to reclaim 60,000 level while the Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,700 levels

Friday, February 3, 2023
Opening Bell: A pullback rally saw Indian markets open higher in today's( 3 February 2023) trade, amid mixed global cues. Benchmark indices Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,700 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 400 points to reclaim 60,000 levels. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ends 224 pts higher, Nifty at 17610.40

Thursday, February 2, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 224.16 points or 0.38% at 59,932.24, and the Nifty was down 5.90 points or 0.03% at 17,610.40, as investors remained wary of the deep selloff in Adani Group stocks, despite an overall positive Budget 2023 tone. Britannia, ITC, IndusInd Bank, Hindustan Unilever, and Infosys were the top gainers while Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports, UPL, HDFC Life, and Eicher Motors were the laggards. About 1637 shares have advanced, 1759 shares declined, and 122 shares are unchanged. Broader markets, however, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices surged up to 0.5 percent. Sectorally, Nifty FMCG and Nifty IT indices were the best sectoral gainers, gaining up to 2 percent. On the flipside, the Nifty Metal index was the worst sectoral performer as it sank over 4 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex at 59,700 level, down 6 points while the Nifty50 at 17,590

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Indian benchmark indices were volatile today(2 February 2023), after falling nearly 1 percent in opening deals, as news flow around Adani group weighed on the sentiment, while positive reaction to the Union Budget capped losses. The S&P BSE Sensex was quoting at 59,700 level, down 6 points, while the Nifty50 was at 17,590. UPL, Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports, HDFC Life, Apollo Hospitals, Bajaj Finance, ONGC, and HDFC were off lows, and are now down up to 5 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains158 points, Nifty at 17616.30

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Benchmark indices ended on a mixed note in the highly volatile session on February 1.At Close, the Sensex was up 158.18 points or 0.27% at 59,708.08, and the Nifty was down 45.90 points or 0.26% at 17,616.30. The top gainers on the Sensex were Power Grid, ICICI Bank, State Bank of India, Kotak Bank, and HDFC while the top losers were ITC, Sun Pharma, Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports, and IndusInd Bank. About 1241 shares have advanced, 2193 shares declined, and 106 shares are unchanged. Among sectoral indices, the Nifty PSU bank index crashed 9 percent, while the Nifty Metal index tumbled 5.6 percent. The Nifty Bank, Auto, Financial Services, Private Bank, and Realty indices fell over 2 percent each. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices cracked up to 1.5 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex was up over 400 points to quote at 59,986 while the Nifty50 was hovering above the 17,800-mark

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Indian equity markets were holding their gains ahead of the Union Budget presentation at 11 AM today(1 February 2023). The S&P BSE Sensex was up over 400 points, or 0.7 percent, to quote at 59,986. The Nifty50, meanwhile, was hovering above the 17,800 mark. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present Budget 2023 in Parliament today, the last full Budget of the Modi government in its second term. This year's Budget holds much significance as the country is scheduled to have the next Lok Sabha election in April-May 2024. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 49.49 points, Nifty at 17662.15

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 49.49 points or 0.08% at 59,549.90, and the Nifty was up 13.20 points or 0.07% at 17,662.20, after the Economic Survey 2022-23 projected 6.5 percent GDP growth in FY24. Moreover, traders also remain watchful of the Union Budget 2023 due on Wednesday, February 1, and the US Federal Reserve's interest rate stance.M&M, SBI, UltraTech Cement, Adani Ports, and Adani Enterprises were among the top gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Bajaj Finance, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Britannia industries and Sun Pharma. About 2368 shares have advanced, 1026 shares declined, and 131 shares are unchanged. Broader markets, too, remained upbeat throughout the day as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 outperformed benchmark indices to close up to 2 percent. Besides, sectors like the Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Media indices displayed strong performance, as they climbed up to 4 percent. On the flipside, Nifty IT and Nifty Pharma indices were the worst hit as they dropped up to 1. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 100 odd points to eventually turn flat at 59,488 while the Nifty50 was around the 17, 630 mark

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian frontline indices started today's( 31 January 2023) trade on a flat note as investors looked forward to the pre-budget Economic Survey for 2023-24, which will be tabled in the Parliament later today. The BSE Sensex rose 100 odd points to eventually turn flat at 59,488, while the NSE Nifty index was around the 17, 630 mark. The survey is likely to peg the domestic GDP growth at 6-6.8 percent for 2023-24, according to a Reuters report. It could see growth at 6.5 percent for 2023-24 under the baseline scenario, which would be the slowest in three years. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 169 points, Nifty at 17648.95

Monday, January 30, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 169.51 points or 0.29% at 59,500.41, and the Nifty was up 44.70 points or 0.25% at 17,649 as equity markets were in a tight grip of volatility on Monday with benchmark indices managing to eke out nominal gains by the close. The top gainers on the BSE were Bajaj Finance, UltraTech Cement, Bajaj Finserv, HCL Tech, and Asian Paints while Power Grid, Larsen & Toubro, IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, and Hindustan Unilever (HUL) were the top laggards.About 1531 shares have advanced, 1965 shares declined, and 162 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices closed up to 0.2 percent lower. Among sectors, Nifty IT gained the most by 1 percent followed by the PSB index, while the oil & gas pocket was the top loser, down over 3 percent. The Bank Nifty tanked over 1000 points during the day but managed to close in the positive territory.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 590 points to quote at 58,741 level while the Nifty50 dropped 149 points to 17,455 levels

Monday, January 30, 2023
Opening Bell: The Indian benchmark indices started the week on a tepid note today(30 January 2023) as clouds over Adani group, amid its clash with US-based Hindenburg Research, weighed on sentiment. The S&P BSE Sensex fell 590 points to quote at 58,741 level, while the Nifty50 dropped 149 points to 17,455 levels. Both indices were down 0.99 percent. ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, L&T, HUL, HDFC, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, RIL, Power Grid, HDFC Bank, Hindalco, SBI Life, Apollo Hospitals, and Bharti Airtel were the top laggards on the Nifty50 index as they fell in the range of 1 percent to 2 percent. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices declined up to 0.34 percent. Meanwhile, among sectors, the Nifty Metal index was the top NSE gainer, up 1 percent; while the Nifty Oil and Gas index was the top NSE loser, down 4 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex declined 600 points to the day's low of 59,543 while the Nifty50 slipped below 17,800 level, down 130 points

Friday, January 27, 2023
Indian equity markets extended weakness today(27 January 2023), after over a percent decline on Wednesday. The S&P BSE Sensex declined 600 points to the day's low of 59,543 in early deals dragged by Reliance, HDFC twins, and ICICI Bank. The NSE Nifty50 slipped below the 17,800 level, down 130 points. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices lost 0.6 percent and 0.9 percent in the broader markets, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 774 points, Nifty at 17891.95

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 773.69 points or 1.27% at 60,205.06, and the Nifty was down 226.30 points or 1.25% at 17,892, as equity markets succumbed to severe selling pressure on Wednesday led by losses in financial stocks and the monthly F&O expiry that weakened investor sentiment. Adani Ports, SBI, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, and Cipla were among the biggest losers on the Nifty, while gainers were Hindalco Industries, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Auto, HUL, and Tata Steel. About 1106 shares have advanced, 2310 shares declined, and 129 shares are unchanged. Within sectors, the Nifty PSB index tanked 3.6 percent followed by bank and financial indices. Auto, metals, and FMCG pockets closed nearly flat with fractional cuts. In the broader market, the BSE midcap index cracked 1.5 percent while smallcap index lost around 1 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex hovering around 60,825 levels down 153 points while the Nifty50 at 18,073, down 46 points

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Opening Bell: Indian frontline indices started lower today(25 January 2023) as investors gear up for the monthly F&O expiry later today. The S&P BSE Sensex was hovering around 60,825 levels in early deals, down 153 points or 0.25 percent. The Nifty50, on the other hand, was at 18,073, down 46 points or 0.25 percent. Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Cipla, Bajaj Auto, Hero MotoCorp, and M&M were the top 50-pack gainers, while Adani Enterprises, HCL Tech, Adani Ports, L&T, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, and Tech M remained top laggards. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty end flat amid volatile

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 37.08 points or 0.06% at 60,978.75, and the Nifty was down 0.20 points or 0.00% at 18,118.30, despite strong global sentiments, and healthy early Q3 results. The top gainers of Nifty were Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Auto, Britannia, and HCL Tech while the top losers were Axis Bank, Hindalco, Dr Reddy, Power Grid, and SBI Life. About 1485 shares have advanced, 1930 shares declined, and 132 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Auto index was the best sectoral performer as it gained 1.2 percent. Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Realty indices, on the contrary, was the worst sectoral performer as they tanked up to 1.3 per cent. Broader markets, too, turned tepid as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices declined up to 0.3 per cent. The volatility gauge, India VIX, gained marginally to 0.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 300 points to quote at 61,251 levels while the Nifty50 topped the 18,200-mark, rising 80 points

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Indian equities started higher today(24 January 2023) as firm global sentiment swept the domestic markets. The S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 300 points, or 0.5 percent, to quote at 61,251 levels in early deals. The Nifty50, meanwhile, topped the 18,200 mark, rising 80 points or 0.5 percent. Tata Motors, ICICI Bank, Infosys, Tech M, HDFC Bank, IndusInd Bank, and Bajaj Finserv were the large-caps that lifted the frontline indices in early deals, even as Axis Bank, Bharti Airtel, HUL, Nestle India, and Sun Pharma tried to limit gains. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices surged up to 0.2 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 319.90 points, Nifty at 18118.55

Monday, January 23, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 319.90 points or 0.53% at 60,941.67, and the Nifty was up 90.80 points or 0.50% at 18,118.50 due to Strong global mood, positive early Q3 results, and softening crude oil prices propelled domestic markets higher in Monday's trade. Tata Motors, Hindalco, IndusInd Bank, SBI Life, and Kotak Bank were the top gainers of the Nifty while Dr. Reddy, NTPC, Bajaj Finserv, Asian Paints, and UltraTech Cement were the top losers. Sectorally, the Nifty Bank index gained the most, up to 0.8 percent. Among sectors, auto, FMCG, healthcare, oil & gas, and information technology indices are up 0.5-1 percent, while realty, and power are down 0.4-0.7 percent. Broader markets, meanwhile, were mixed as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices saw marginal gains.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex jumped over 250 points to trade around 60,871 levels while the Nifty50 advanced over 50 points to trade above 18,100 levels

Monday, January 23, 2023
Opening Bell: Strong global mood, positive early Q3 results, and softening crude oil prices propelled Indian equity markets to start higher in today's( 23 January 2023) trade. Key indices Nifty50 advanced over 50 points to trade above 18,100 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex jumped over 250 points to trade around 60,871 levels. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 236.66 points, Nifty at 18027.65

Friday, January 20, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 236.66 points or 0.39% at 60,621.77, and the Nifty was down 80.10 points or 0.44% at 18,027.70. The top losers of the Nifty 50 were Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), Asian Paints, Bajaj Finance, Nestle India, and JSW Steel while the top gainers were Coal India, HDFC Bank, Power Grid, HDFC, and ITC. About 1533 shares have advanced, 1865 shares declined, and 146 shares are unchanged. Broader markets bled more than benchmarks with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices falling up to 0.7 percent. Within sectors, Nifty consumer durables, FMCG, metals, realty, and pharma indices suffered the most losses ending around 1 percent lower each, while bank and financial pockets held ground and logged fractional gains.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex dropped 90 points to trade around 60,767 levels while the Nifty50 was flat below 18,100 levels

Friday, January 20, 2023
Indian equity markets were flat in today's(20 January 2023) intra-day trade amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 was flat below 18,100 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex dropped 90 points to trade around 60,767 levels. Broader markets, too, were tepid in the trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices lowered up to 0.05 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 187 points, Nifty at 18107.85

Thursday, January 19, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 187.31 points or 0.31% at 60,858.43, and the Nifty was down 57.50 points or 0.32% at 18,107.80, amid a cautious global mood. HDFC Life, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, UPL, and Cipla were the top gainers of Nifty 50 while Adani Enterprises, Hindalco, Kotak Bank, Titan, Larsen & Toubro, and UltraTech Cement were the top losers. About 1549 shares have advanced, 1867 shares declined, and 117 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were quoting up to 0.1 percent lower. All the sectoral indices were trading with cuts. The Nifty Metal index fell 0.6 percent, followed by the Nifty IT index down 0.6 percent, Bank Nifty fell 0.15%, and Nifty Auto sinked 0.27%. while Nifty Pharma rose marginally by 0.09%.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex extended fall to tumble 250 points to quote at 60,800 while the Nifty50 slipped below the 18,100

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Opening bell: Indian equity markets began today's( 19 January 2023) trade on a weaker note as global markets remained on the back foot. After starting over 100 points lower, the S&P BSE Sensex extended its fall to tumble 250 points to quote at 60,800. The Nifty50, meanwhile, slipped below the 18,100 level dragged by Adani Enterprises, Hindalco, Kotak Bank, Titan Company, Bajaj Finserv, Ultratech Cement, Adani Ports, and Eicher Motors. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex at 60,708 levels up 52 points, while the Nifty50 at 18,076 levels

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Opening bell: Indian benchmark indices started to trade on a flat-to-positive note today(18 January 2023) amid steady global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex was quoting at 60,708 levels in early deals, up 52 points or 0.09 percent. The Nifty50, meanwhile, was at 18,076 levels. SBI Life, Hindalco, Tata Steel, HCL Tech, UPL, Grasim, and ONGC were the top large-cap gainers, rising in the range of 0.6 percent to 1.7 percent. HDFC Life, M&M, Cipla, Tata Motors, Ultratech Cement, ICICI Bank, and Reliance Industries, meanwhile, were the top laggards, down up to 0.7 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 562 points, Nifty at 18053.30

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 562.75 points or 0.94% at 60,655.72, and the Nifty was up 158.50 points or 0.89% at 18,053.30 as wholesale inflation dropped to a 2-year low of 4.9 percent at December and oil refiners rose in trade after the government slashed windfall tax on crude and aviation fuel.L&T, HUL, HDFC, HCL Technologies, and HDFC Bank were among the top gainers on the Nifty, while SBI, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Wipro and Bajaj Finance were the losers. About 1641 shares have advanced, 1764 shares declined, and 133 shares are unchanged. On the sectoral front, oil & gas, realty, energy, infra, power, capital goods, and FMCG gained 1% each, while the PSU bank index shed 2%. Broader markets, however, underperformed benchmark indices as Nifty SmallCap 100 and Nifty MidCap 100 indices dropped up to 0.1 percent. India VIX, the volatility gauge, meanwhile, eased below 2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 400 points, to quote at 60,500 levels, while the Nifty50stayed reclaimed the 18,000-mark

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Indian equity indices, which began today's(17 January 2023) trade on a muted note, moved quickly higher. The S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 400 points, after a flat start, to quote at 60,500 levels in mid-morning deals, while the Nifty50 stayed reclaimed the 18,000 mark. HUL, HCL Tech, L&T Reliance Industries, Tech M, and NTPC were the notable gainers on the 30-pack index as they gained between 0.3 percent and 2 percent. On the contrary, Tata Steel, Bajaj Finance, IndusInd Bank, Titan, M&M, Sun Pharma, and Axis Bank fell up to 0.85 percent, capping the upside. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 168 points, Nifty at 17894.85

Monday, January 16, 2023
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.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex quoted near 60,380 levels, up 120 points , while the Nifty50 slipped below the 18,000-mark and was at 17,965

Monday, January 16, 2023
Indian equity markets started higher today(16 January 2023), lifted by HDFC Bank, Bajaj twins, IndusInd Bank, Ultratech Cement, Kotak Bank, Infosys, and HCL Tech. On the downside, Tata Steel, NTPC, Tata Motors, M&M, Power Grid, and Nestle weighed on the bourses. The S&P BSE Sensex, which advanced 295 points in early deals, was off highs and quoted near 60,380 levels, up 120 points or 0.2 percent. The Nifty50, too, slipped below the 18,000 mark and was at 17,965. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex hovering around 59,637 levels, down 321 points, while the Nifty50 below 17,800 levels

Friday, January 13, 2023
Indian Equity markets, which started weak today(13 January 2023) as sentiment across Asia remained unenthusiastic this morning, extended fall within minutes. The S&P BSE Sensex opened 100 points lower but is hovering around 59,637 levels, down 321 points or 0.5 percent. The Nifty50, meanwhile, was below 17,800 levels. The benchmarks were bogged down by HCL Tech shares which fell 2 percent. It reported a net profit of Rs 4,096 crore for Q3FY23, an increase of 18.8 percent year-on-year. However, the company brought down its higher end-of-revenue guidance for the 2023 fiscal year. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 147 points, Nifty at 17858.20

Thursday, January 12, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 147.47 points or 0.25% at 59,958.03, and the Nifty was down 37.50 points or 0.21% at 17,858.20, ahead of the US inflation data and rising crude oil prices. Divis Labs, Reliance Industries, BPCL, Axis Bank, and Tata Motors were among the top lowers on the Nifty, while SBI Life Insurance, UltraTech Cement, Larsen and Toubro, HCL Technologies, and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories were the gainers. About 1590 shares have advanced, 1813 shares declined, and 152 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, Nifty IT and Nifty Media indices defied the gloomy sentiments as they rose up to 0.8 percent. Nifty FMCG and Nifty Bank indices, on the flip side, declined up to 0.4 percent. Broader markets, too, were subdued in the trade as Nifty SmallCap 100 and Nifty MidCap 100 indices slipped up to 0.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gains 134 points, trsding at 60,239, while the Nifty50 atop 17,900 levels

Thursday, January 12, 2023
Opening bell: Indian benchmark indices started in the green today (12 January 2023) amid supportive global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex was trading with a gain of 134 points, or 0.2 percent, at 60,239 in early deals, while the Nifty50 was atop 17,900 levels. HCL Tech, Titan Company, Wipro, Nestle India, L&T, Maruti Suzuki, and Tech Mahindra led the Sensex gainers, rising between 0.5 percent and 1.7 percent. On the flip side, Asian Paints, Axis Bank, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank, and SBI fell the most, down to 1.2 percent. The BSE MidCap and Smallcap indices increased to 0.2 percent in the broader markets. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 9.98 points, Nifty at 17895.70

Wednesday, January 11, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 9.98 points or 0.02% at 60,105.50, and the Nifty was down 18.50 points or 0.10% at 17,895.70, after swinging between the red and green zones as the Street awaited the release of retail inflation data on Thursday. On the flip side, Hindalco, BPCL, Sun Pharma, Ultratech Cement, TCS, HDFC twins, Tata Motors, L&T, and ICICI Bank were the top index gainers, up 0.6-3 percent. The top drags were Bharti Airtel, HUL, Nestle, Cipla, Divi's Labs, Apollo Hospitals, IndusInd Bank, Reliance, Titan, and Bajaj Finserv, which shed 1-3 percent. About 1830 shares have advanced, 1566 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged. Within sectors, the Nifty FMCG, Pharma, Auto and oil & gas indices exhibited the most weakness and ended 0.5-1 percent down, while PSB, metal, and banking pockets gained up to 0.7 percent. Broader markets were also muted with the BSE Midcap closing 0.3 percent down and the smallcap index ending slightly in the green.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex lowered over 100 points to trade below 60,000 levels, while the Nifty50 declined over 30 points to trade below 17,900 levels

Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Opening bell: Indian markets opened lower in today's(11 January 2023) trade amid tepid foreign flows and rising oil prices. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 30 points to trade below 17,900 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 100 points to trade below 60,000 levels. Broader markets, also, were mixed as Nifty SmallCap 100 index outperformed Nifty MidCap 100 index. Read more

Sensex tanks 631 points, Nifty at 17914.15

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 631.83 points or 1.04% at 60,115.48, and the Nifty was down 187 points or 1.03% at 17,914.20, amid tepid foreign flows and mixed global cues. Adani Enterprises, Bharti Airtel, Eicher Motors, Adani Ports, and SBI were among the top losers on the Nifty. The gainers were Tata Motors, Hindalco Industries, Apollo Hospitals, Power Grid Corp, and Divis Labs. About 1376 shares have advanced, 2027 shares declined, and 152 shares are unchanged. Broader markets, too, fell in line with the benchmarks as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices fell up to 0.5%. India VIX, the volatility gauge, meanwhile, surged over 5%. Barring the Nifty Auto index, all sectors drowned in the sea of red. Nifty PSU Bank was the worst hit amongst all sectoral indices as it declined over 2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex at 60,484 levels down 263 points, while the Nifty50 hovering around 18,028, down 71 points

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Opening bell: Equity markets in India began on shaky ground today(10 January 2023) as stock-specific action, amid December quarter results, and mixed global trends swayed sentiment. The S&P BSE Sensex was at 60,484 levels in early deals, down 263 points, while the Nifty50 was hovering around 18,028, down 71 points. Both benchmarks were trading 0.4 percent lower. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were flat with negative bias. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 847 points, Nifty at 18101.20

Monday, January 9, 2023
At Close, Sensex was up 846.94 points, or 1.41%, higher at 60,747.31, and the Nifty gained 241.70 points, or 1.35%, at 18,101.20, as upbeat economic data in the US lifted global stocks. On the NSE Nifty index, M&M, IndusInd Bank, TCS, TechM, and HCL Tech are the top gainers, with Mahindra & Mahindra up 3.38%. The biggest laggards are Titan, HDFC Life, Bajaj Auto, Britannia, and Grasim, with Titan down 2%. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices closed 0.9 percent and 0.5 percent up, respectively. Within sectors, Nifty IT gained the most, up 3 percent, followed by oil & gas, metal, and auto PSB indices that logged in over 1 percent gains each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 600 points to trade at 60,542 levels, while the Nifty50 rose over 100 points to trade above 18,000 levels

Monday, January 9, 2023
Indian markets extended gains in today's(9 January 2023) intra-day trade amid a solid global mood. Key indices Nifty50 rose over 100 points to trade above 18,000 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced 600 points to trade at 60,542 levels. Broader markets, too, edged higher in the trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices increased up to 1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 453 points, Nifty at 17859.45

Friday, January 6, 2023
At Close, Sensex closed 452.90 points lower or 0.75 percent at 59,900. Nifty is down 132.70 points or 0.74 percent at 17,859.50. Bajaj Twins, Tata Consultancy Services, ICICI Bank, Infosys, and Tech Mahindra, were the top losers in the Sensex pack.IDBI Bank, Reliance, and ITC were the major gainer in the Sensex pack. About 1392 shares have advanced, 2007 shares declined, and 128 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, Nifty Realty, Nifty Metal, and Nifty FMCG indices attempted to trim losses with marginal gains. On the flipside, Nifty IT, Nifty Media, and Nifty Bank indices declined up to 1 percent. Broader markets, too, were subdued in the trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices declined up to 0.7 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 150 points to hit day's high of 60,537 levels, while the Nifty50 gained over 30 points to trade above 18,000 levels

Friday, January 6, 2023
Indian markets reversed early losses and edged higher in today's(6 January 2023) intra-day trade, supported by gains in index heavyweights like Reliance Industries, ITC, Hindustan Unilever, Mahindra & Mahindra, among many others. While the benchmark index Nifty50 gained over 30 points to trade above 18,000 levels, the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 150 points to hit the day's high of 60,537. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down over 60 points at 60,590 levels, while the Nifty50 was up 5 points at 18,048 level

Thursday, January 5, 2023
Indian benchmark indices, which started with decent gains on Thursday, turned volatile as financial and IT stocks weighed while FMCG stocks lent support. The S&P BSE Sensex was down over 60 points at 60,590 levels after hitting an intra-day high of 60,877. The Nifty50 index, meanwhile, was up 5 points at the 18,048 level. Bajaj Finance was the top laggard on the Sensex index, down over 8 percent, after the consumer finance reported that assets under management (AUM) grew by 27 percent year-on-year (YoY), lower than market expectations, to Rs 2.30 trillion as of December 31, 2022. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex 673 points, Nifty at 18042.95

Wednesday, January 4, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was down 636.75 points or 1.04% at 60,657.45, and the Nifty was down 189.50 points or 1.04% at 18,043, as the Street awaited release of the minutes of the US Fed's latest meeting. Tata Motors, Power Grid, Tata Steel, HDFC twins, Infosys, Wipro, Reliance, IndusInd Bank, ITC, Nestle, and Bharti Airtel were the worst hit on the Sensex, down 1-2.5 percent. On the Nifty, JSW Steel, Hindalco, Coal India, and ONGC were the top laggards, which shed up to 4 percent. TCS, Maruti, Divis's Labs, HDFC Life, and Dr Reddy's were among the handful of stocks that held minor gains. About 1154 shares have advanced, 2230 shares declined, and 135 shares are unchanged.. All the broader market indices ended in the red. Nifty Next 50 dipped 1.04%, Nifty Midcap 50 dropped 1.10%, Nifty Large Midcap 250 plunged 1% and the Nifty Total market ended 1.06% lower. All the sectoral indices concluded in red as well. Nifty Bank fell 1.07%, Nifty IT dropped 0.98% and Nifty FMCG fell 0.66%. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex quoted at 61,100, down 194 points, while the Nifty50 dipped 55 points to trade at 18,177

Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Indian equities started flat, but turned sharply lower, in today's ( 4 January 2023) early deals as investors await the minutes of the US Fed's latest policy meeting due later today. The S&P BSE Sensex quoted at 61,100, down 194 points or 0.32 percent, while the Nifty50 dipped 55 points, or 0.3 percent, to trade at 18,177. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell up to 0.5 percent. Sector-wise, all but the pharma index was down in the dump. The Nifty Metal and Realty indices lost over 1 percent each. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex up 126.41 points, Nifty at 18232.55

Tuesday, January 3, 2023
At Close, the Sensex was up 126.41 points or 0.21% at 61,294.20, and the Nifty was up 35 points or 0.19% at 18,232.50, supported by strong quarterly updates posted by financial names and firm rupee movement.HDFC Life, SBI Life Insurance, Axis Bank, Titan Company, and TCS were among the top gainers on the Nifty. However, losers included Hindalco Industries, Britannia Industries, M&M, JSW Steel, and Grasim Industries. About 1998 shares have advanced, 1423 shares declined, and 130 are unchanged. Broader markets, meanwhile, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices surged up to 0.2 percent. India VIX, the volatility gauge, on the other hand, slipped over 2 percent. All sectors shifted between gains and losses in Tuesday's trade. Nifty Bank, Nifty Pharma, and Nifty IT indices closed in positive territory, surging up to 0.7 percent. However, Nifty Auto, Nifty Metal, Nifty FMCG, and Nifty Media indices declined up to 0.7 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex was at 61,177, up 9 points, while the Nifty50 tested 18,200 level

Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Indian benchmark indices erased early losses and were flat in today's(3 January 2023) intra-day deals. The S&P BSE Sensex was at 61,177, up 9 points, while the Nifty50 tested the 18,200 level. HDFC Life, Bajaj Finance, Axis Bank, Cipla, Tata Motors, Divis Labs, and SBI were the top Nifty50 gainers as they rose up to 3 percent. On the flip side, ONGC, JSW Steel, Tata Steel, Reliance Industries, ITC, and Bharti Airtel, which fell from 0.4 percent to 1 percent, weighed on the index. Read more

CLOSING BELL: Sensex closed 327 points higher at 61,168 and Nifty 50 closed at 18,197, up 92 points

Monday, January 2, 2023
Closing Bell: For domestic equities, the first trading session of 2023 turned out positive as the frontline indices closed with firm gains today(2 January 2023). The BSE Sensex swung to a low of 60,765 during the day before gaining strength to close 327 points higher at 61,168. Though this was off the day's high of 61,223. The NSE Nifty touched a low of 18,086 but bounced back to close at 18,197, up 92 points. Overall, the trade was undecisive throughout the session due to a lack of global triggers with most markets being closed on account of the new year holiday. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex was up over 100 points at 60,982 levels, while the Nifty50 was near 18,150, up 42 points

Monday, January 2, 2023
Indian benchmark indices, which started on a quiet note today(02 January 2023) amid thin global trade, were volatile in the trade as selling in financial services, IT, FMCG, and pharma stocks weighed, while metal stocks lent support. The S&P BSE Sensex was up over 100 points at 60,982 levels, while the Nifty50 was near 18,150, up 42 points. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and Smallcap indices gained 0.07 percent and 0.12 percent, respectively. The volatility index, India VIX, advanced nearly 4 percent. Read more

CLOSING BELL: Sensex ended the day with a loss of 293 points at 60,841 and the Nifty 50 settled 86 points lower on the last trading day of the year

Saturday, December 31, 2022
Closing bell: After starting on an optimistic note, given the positive mood in global markets, the S&P BSE Sensex rallied to a high of 61,393 in today’s( 30 December 2922) morning trades. The benchmark index, after that, pared gains and slipped into the negative zone as the day progressed owing to weakness in index heavyweights ICICI Bank and HDFC twins. A heavy bout of selling in late trades saw the BSE index plunge to a low of 60,744 – 293 points from the day’s high. The Sensex finally ended the day with a loss of 293 points at 60,841. Despite the day’s loss, the BSE benchmark managed to gain 1.7 percent this week and also signed off the year 2022 on a winning note – 4.4 percent higher. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose over 150 points to trade at 61,292 levels and the Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,200 levels

Friday, December 30, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened higher in today's(30 December 2022) trade amid strong global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,200 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex rose over 150 points to trade at 61,292 levels. Broader markets, too, inched higher as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices advanced up to 1 percent. Read more

CLOSING BELL: Sensex ended with a gain of 224 points at 61,134 and the Nifty 50 settled 69 points higher at 18,191

Thursday, December 29, 2022
After languishing in the negative zone for the major part of today's(29 December 2022) trading sessions, the key benchmark indices rebounded and ended near the highs of the day led by gains in select banks and metal shares. The S&P BSE Sensex slipped to a low of 60,479 in morning deals, mirroring the weak cues from global markets. However, renewed buying interest, coupled with short-covering owing to the monthly F&O expiry saw the BSE benchmark rally to a high of 61,211 in late deals – up 732 points from the day’s low. The Sensex finally ended with a gain of 224 points at 61,134. The NSE Nifty 50 surged to a high of 18,211, from a low of 17,993, and eventually settled 69 points higher at 18,191. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex dropped over 300 points to trade at 60,608 levels and the Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,050 levels

Thursday, December 29, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened lower in today's(29 December 2022) trade amid weak global cues. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,050 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex dropped over 300 points to trade at 60,608 levels. Broader markets, too, lost in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices fell up to 0.4 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, climbed over 1 percent. Sector-wise barring the Nifty Pharma index, which held marginal gains in a weak market, all sectors plunged into the sea of red. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: BSE benchmark hit a high of 60,834 – up 1,080 points from the day’s low and the Nifty50 rallied 310 points in intra-day trades, and settled with a gain of 208 points, reclaiming the 18,000-mark

Monday, December 26, 2022
After four days of decline, the key benchmark indices bounced back in trade today led by financial and energy shares. The S&P BSE Sensex dipped to a low of 59,754 in opening deals, but soon rebounded and marched higher for most of the trading session. The BSE benchmark hit a high of 60,834 – up 1,080 points from the day’s low. Despite trimming some gains towards the fag end of the day, the Sensex finished 721 points higher at 60,566. In the process, the Sensex snapped its four-day losing streak, wherein the BSE benchmark had shed 1,961 points. The NSE Nifty 50 rallied 310 points in intra-day trades and eventually settled with a gain of 208 points, thus reclaiming the 18,000 mark. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 981 points, Nifty at 17806.80

Friday, December 23, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 980.93 points or 1.61% at 59,845.29, and the Nifty was down 320.50 points or 1.77% at 17,806.80, ended lower for the fourth consecutive session, as the Covid-19 scare in China triggered slowdown fears. Adani Ports, Adani Enterprises, Hindalco Industries, Tata Steel, and Tata Motors were among the biggest Nifty losers. About 468 shares have advanced, 3018 shares declined, and 61 are unchanged.Except Nifty Pharma index, which held marginal gains, all sectors were trading in red with the Nifty PSU Bank index tumbling nearly 6 percent Nifty Media, and Nifty Metal, falling up to 4% and the Nifty Realty index (down 3 percent). The pain was even more severe in the broader market space where the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 3 and 4 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex lowered over 300 points to trade at 60,497 levels and the Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,050 levels

Friday, December 23, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened lower today(23 December 2022) amid weak global cues. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,050 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 300 points to trade at 60,497 levels. Broader markets, too, followed the trend as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices fell up to 1 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 3 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 241 points, Nifty at 18127.35

Thursday, December 22, 2022
At Close, Sensex closed 241.02 points lower at 60,826. Nifty ended 71.80 points lower at 18,127.30. The top gainers of the BSE Sensex were Sun Pharma (up 0.92%), UltraTech Cement (up 0.0.71%), Asian Paints (up 0.70%), Infosys (up 0.68%) and Kotak Bank (up 0.58%). In comparison, Mahindra & Mahindra (down 2.45%), Bajaj Finserv (down 2.43%), IndusInd Bank (down 2.26%), Tata Motors (down 2.08%) and Tata Steel (down 1.98%) were the top laggards. About 754 shares advanced, 2699 shares declined, and 86 were unchanged. All sectors ended the day in red, barring the Nifty IT index which ended flat. Nifty PSU Bank fell 1.23%.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex was up 150 points at 61,200 and the Nifty50 index was below 18,250

Thursday, December 22, 2022
Bulls and bears were fighting on Dalal Street today (22 December 2022) as fears of a global slowdown amid Covid-19 fears in China and likely recession in the US and Europe weighed on cyclical sectors. Defensives like pharma and IT, however, lent support. sector-wise Autos, financials, metals, and realty stocks led the losses with nearly 1 percent cut each on their respective sectoral indices. The S&P BSE Sensex was up 150 points at 61,200, while the Nifty50 index was below 18,250. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 635 points, Nifty at 18199.10

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
At Close, the Sensex ends 635.05 points or 1.03% lower at 61067.24, and the Nifty shed 179.70 points or 0.98% at 18205.60, as weak global sentiment amid the fresh Covid-19 scare continued to haunt domestic equities. The top gainers of the BSE Sensex were Sun Pharma (up 1.73%), HCL Tech (up 0.82%), TCS (up 0.62%), Tech Mahindra (up 0.56%) and Nestle India (up 0.49%) while IndusInd Bank (down 2.37%), Bajaj Finserv (down 2.16%), Maruti (down 2.15%), UltraTech Cement (down 2.14%) and Tata Motors (down 1.88%) were the top laggards. The Pharma index advanced over 2 percent today, followed by the IT index, up 0.7 percent. On the downside, the PSU Bank and Metal indices fell over 2 percent each. The pain was more pronounced in the broader markets as the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices dropped 1.4 percent and 2.18 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 200 points to trade at 61,929 levels and the Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,450 levels

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened higher in today's(21 December 2022) trade amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,450 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 200 points to trade at 61,929 levels. Broader markets also climbed up in trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices rose up to 0.5 percent each. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 103.90 points, Nifty at 18385.30

Tuesday, December 20, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 103.90 points or 0.17% at 61,702.29, and the Nifty was down 35.20 points or 0.19% at 18,385.30. Adani Enterprises, TCS, Axis Bank, Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Nestle India, Ultratech Cement, SBI, and Infosys helped the frontline indices rebound, rising up to 2 percent. Eicher Motors, SBI Life, HUL, UPL, Hindalco, Tata Motors, Bharti Airtel, M&M, NTPC, L&T, and Adani Ports were the top laggards. About 1646 shares have advanced, 1780 shares declined, and 126 are unchanged. Further, the Nifty Auto, Media, and Realty indices closed 0.7 percent to 1 percent down, while the Nifty IT and Metal indices eked out gains of about 0.2 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index ended 0.27 percent lower, while the BSE SmallCap index dipped 0.02 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex lowered over 300 points to trade at 61,502 levels and the Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,350 levels

Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened lower in today's( 20 December 2022) trade amid weak global cues. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,350 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 300 points to trade at 61,502 levels. Broader markets, also, edged lower as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices fell up to 0.2 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 1 percent. sector wise all sectors were in red, with Nifty IT and Nifty PSU Bank indices declining the most, up to 0.6 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 468 points, Nifty at 18420.45

Monday, December 19, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 468.38 points or 0.76% at 61,806.19, and the Nifty was up 151.50 points or 0.83% at 18,420.50,as investors looked past interest rate hike trajectory of global central banks. Adani Ports, Adani Enterprises, M&M, Eicher Motors, Power Grid, Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finserv, Hero MotoCorp, Bharti Airtel, Dr Reddy's Labs, Britannia, HUL, Nestle India, Adani Enterprises, ITC, and HDFC were the top gainers. On the downside, TCS, Infosys, Tata Motors, ONGC, Sun Pharma, and IndusInd Bank were the top losers. About 2071 shares have advanced, 1436 shares declined, and 155 are unchanged. Nifty Auto, Metal, and FMCG were the biggest sectoral gainers, adding 1.59% to 1%. The Nifty IT index was the most downbeat sector as it dipped 0.5 percent. In the broader markets, the Nifty MidCap and SmallCap indices added around 0.5 percent each

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 250 points to trade at 61,592 levels and the Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,300 level

Monday, December 19, 2022
Indian markets inched higher in today's( 19 December 2022) intra-day trade, supported by gains across index-heavyweights like ITC, Hindustan Unilever, Bajaj Twins, Maruti Suzuki, and Bharti Airtel. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,300 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 250 points to trade at 61,592 levels. Broader markets were mixed as Nifty SmallCap 100 index outperformed Nifty MidCap 100 index. Sectorwise, Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty IT, and Nifty Pharma indices were muted in trade. However, Nifty FMCG and Nifty Media indices gained up to 0.8 percent. Read more

Closing bell: Sensex down 461 points, Nifty at 18269.00

Friday, December 16, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 461.22 points or 0.75% at 61,337.81, and the Nifty was down 145.90 points or 0.79% at 18,269. Dr Reddy's Labs, M&M, Asian Paints, SBI, TCS, Titan, Power Grid, and Ultratech Cement fell the most among the 27 losers within the Sensex pack. Adani Ports, BPCL, Bajaj Auto, and Hero MotoCorp were the additional laggards on the Nifty. Tata Motors, HDFC Bank, HUL, and Tata Steel were the only large-cap gainers on the benchmark indices. About 1391 shares have advanced, 2026 shares declined, and 125 are unchanged. Meanwhile, in the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index dropped 1.4 percent, while the BSE SmallCap index dipped 0.9 percent. Among sectors, the Nifty PSU Bank index sunk the most, down nearly 3 percent. This was followed by losses in the Nifty Realty, Pharma, and Media indices, down over 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex lowered over 300 points to trade at 61,480 levels and the Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,350 levels

Friday, December 16, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened lower in today's (16 December 2022) trade amid weak global cues and subdued foreign flows. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,350 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 300 points to trade at 61,480 levels. Broader markets, too, followed the Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices and fell up to 0.5 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, shot over 1 percent. Sectorwise all sectors were in the sea of red, with the Nifty IT index declining over 1 percent in trade. Among individual stocks, shares of Reliance Industries gained over 1 percent after the conglomerate's retail arm launched the FMCG brand 'Independence' in Gujarat. In addition, shares of Asian Paints declined over 1 percent after prices of Brent Crude climbed to $82 per barrel.

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat at 18497.15, Nifty at

Monday, December 12, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 51.10 points or 0.08% at 62,130.57, and the Nifty was up 0.60 points at 18,497.20,.The broader markets shifted from losses to gains intraday, while the sectoral indices traded between green and Asian Paints, Infosys, Eicher Motors, Titan Company, and Kotak Mahindra Bank were among the top Nifty losers. At the same time, gainers were BPCL, Divis Laboratories, Coal India, Apollo Hospitals, and UPL. About 1787 shares have advanced, 1688 shares declined, and 194 are unchanged. The Nifty IT index dropped 0.4% in trade, while the Nifty PSU Bank rose 1.4%, and oil & gas indices were up 1 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.3 percent and 0.36 percent, respectively.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 389 points, Nifty at 18496.60

Friday, December 9, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 389.01 points or 0.62% at 62,181.67, and the Nifty was down 112.70 points or 0.61% at 18,496.60.HCL Technologies, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Wipro, and Hindalco Industries were among the top Nifty losers, while Nestle India, Sun Pharma, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Titan Company, and Eicher Motors were the gainers. About 1199 shares have advanced, 2220 shares declined, and 113 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, defensive indices like the Nifty FMCG and Pharma held gains as they rose 0.8 percent and 0.4 percent. On the downside, the Nifty IT index crashed by 3.16 percent. The Nifty PSU Bank and Realty indices were other top laggards which tumbled 1.7 percent and 1.5 percent, metal index was down 1 percent. In the broader markets, the MidCap and SmallCap indices shed 0.45 percent and 1 percent, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 160 points, Nifty at 18609.35

Thursday, December 8, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 160 points or 0.26% at 62,570.68, and the Nifty was up 48.80 points or 0.26% at 18,609.30. The top gainers were Axis Bank (up 1.94%), IndusInd Bank (up 1.80%), Eicher Motors (up 1.69%), and L&T (up 1.58%). The top losers were Sun Pharma (down 3.76%), Power Grid (down 1.56%), and Kotak Bank (down 1.12%). About 1808 shares have advanced, 1587 shares declined, and 122 are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty PSU Bank index gained 4 percent, and bank, and Capital goods indices up 1 percent each. On the downside, the Nifty Pharma index slipped over 1 percent, while the Nifty Realty and power dipped 0.7 percent. BSE midcap and smallcap indices rose 0.3-0.4 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 50 points to 62,364, and the Niftyslipped 11 points to 18,550

Thursday, December 8, 2022
Opening bell: Indian equity markets opened nearly flat with a fractional downtick today(8 December 2022), tracking mixed global cues. The BSE Sensex fell 50 points to 62,364, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 11 points to 18,550. Kotak Bank, Power Grid, Bharti Airtel, and TCS were the top laggards on the Sensex, down up to 1 percent, while SBI Life and HDFC Life were the additional top losers on the Nifty. On the downside, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, L&T, Bajaj Finserv, M&M, Tata Steel, Eicher Motors, and Adani Ports were the leading gainers across the two indices. Read more

Closing Bell:, Sensex falls 216 points, Nifty at 18560.50

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 215.68 points or 0.34% at 62,410.68, and the Nifty was down 82.30 points or 0.44% at 18,560.50.HCL Tech, Wipro, NTPC, TCS, Tech M, and Kotak Bank were the top Sensex laggards, down up to 0.7%, while ONGC was the top Nifty loser. On the flip side, Asian Paints, L&T, ICICI Bank, SBI, Ultratech Cement, Sun Pharma, Cipla, and BPCL were the top gainers across the two frontline indices. About 1464 shares have advanced, 1928 shares declined, and 140 are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty FMCG index settled 0.96 percent higher, and the Nifty PSU Bank index, too, ended higher. Power, metal, and realty indices are down 1 percent each. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell in tandem with the frontline indices and slipped about 0.4 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 30 points to 62,592, and the Nifty slipped 12 points to 18,630

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Opening bell: Equity markets in India opened nearly unchanged today (7 December 2022) as investors remained cautious ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy decision. The BSE Sensex fell 30 points to 62,592, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 12 points to 18,630. HCL Tech, Wipro, NTPC, TCS, Tech M, and Kotak Bank were the top laggards on the Sensex, down up to 0.7 percent, while ONGC was the top Nifty loser. On the downside, Asian Paints, L&T, ICICI Bank, SBI, Ultratech Cement, Sun Pharma, Cipla, and BPCL were the top gainers across the two indices. The broader markets, meanwhile, outweighed the frontline indices. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.2 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 208 points, Nifty at 18642.75

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 208.24 points or 0.33% at 62,626.36, and the Nifty was down 58.20 points or 0.31% at 18,642.80. Tata Steel, HCL Tech, Infosys, TCS, and Nestle led losses on the Sensex, while Hindalco was the top Nifty loser of the day. On the flip side, Hindustan Unilever, Axis Bank, Powergrid, Bajaj Finance, HDFC, and L&T were the top outperformers across the two indices. About 1565 shares have advanced, 1825 shares declined, and 135 are unchanged. The broader markets, too, fell in tandem with the benchmarks with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices dropping 0.53 percent and 0.32 percent, respectively. Among sectors, the Nifty IT index fell 1.5 percent, while the Nifty PSU Bank index gained 1.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 300 points to 62,542, and the Nifty slipped 80 points to 18,619

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
The Indian frontline indices held early losses today(6 December 2022) after global stocks declined as a hotter-than-expected US services activity raised bets for continued rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. The BSE Sensex fell 300 points to 62,542, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 80 points to 18,619. The broader markets, too, opened weakly. The BSE MidCap was down 0.16 percent, and the SmallCap index was flat. Sectorwise, Nifty IT slipped the most with a loss of 0.9 percent, followed by the metal index, while the PSB pocket was the sole winner, up 0.8 percent. Among stocks, IRB Infrastructure Developers rose over 3 percent after its yearly toll collections came 39 percent higher at Rs 366 crore.

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat at 62834.60, Nifty at 18701.05

Monday, December 5, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 33.90 points or 0.05% at 62,834.60, and the Nifty up 4.90 points or 0.03% at 18,701, as investors awaited outcomes of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy meeting, and Assembly elections of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, due later this week. Tata Steel, NTPC, SBI, IndusInd Bank, and Power Grid were the top Sensex gainers, while RIL. Tech M, Dr. Reddy's Labs, Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, and TCS were the top laggards. About 2080 shares have advanced, 1401 shares declined, and 191 are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index gained nearly 2 percent. Nifty PSU Banks soared in trade, gaining over 1.2% intraday while Nifty IT and Nifty Auto was the biggest sectoral laggards. The NSE Nifty MidCap 100 closed up 0.23%, while the Nifty SmallCap 100 index ended up 0.43%. Nifty PSU Banks soared in trade, gaining over 1.2% intraday while Nifty IT and Nifty Auto was the biggest sectoral laggards.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 200 points to 62,643, and the Nifty slipped 60 points to 18,630

Monday, December 5, 2022
The Indian equities traded with nominal losses today( 5 December 2022), underperforming other Asian markets that gained on hopes of ease in China's Covid-19 restrictions. The BSE Sensex fell 200 points to 62,643, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 60 points to 18,630. HDFC, HUL, Asian Paints, Nestle, Power Grid, M&M, and TCS were the top laggards on the Sensex, down up to 1 percent, while SBI Life and Hero Moto were the additional Nifty losers. On the downside, Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank, NTPC, Hindalco, JSW Steel, and UPL were the top outperformers across the two frontline indices. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 415 points, Nifty at 18696.10

Friday, December 2, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 415.69 points or 0.66% at 62,868.50, and the Nifty was down 116.40 points or 0.62% at 18,696.10, as investors preferred to take home some profits ahead of the weekend and upcoming RBI policy next week. Eicher Motors, M&M, Tata Consumer Products, HUL, and Hero MotoCorp were among the top Nifty losers. The gainers were Apollo Hospitals, Grasim Industries, Tech Mahindra, Tata Steel, and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories. About 1995 shares have advanced, 1376 shares declined, and 137 are unchanged. The broader markets ended on a mixed note, but the Nifty Midcap closed 0.88% and Nifty Smallcap indices ended 0.6% up. All of Nifty’s sectoral indices shifted between gains and losses. Nifty Oil & Gas ended flat, while Nifty Realty and Nifty Media were the day’s top gainers. Nifty Auto and Nifty FMCG were the biggest laggards.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 200 points to 62,934, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 95 points to 18,716

Friday, December 2, 2022
The Indian equities held losses in today's(December 2022) trade following a weak open in line with falling global markets. The BSE Sensex fell 200 points to 62,934, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 95 points to 18,716. Maruti, Ultratech Cement, HDFC, Power Grid, TCS, ICICI Bank, and HUL led losses on the Sensex, down up to 1.6 percent, while Eicher Motors and Divi's Labs were the top additional drags on the Nifty, up to 2 percent lower. On the flip side, IndusInd Bank, RIL, ONGC, Hindalco, BPCL, Tata Steel, and Dr. Reddy were the handful of gainers across the two benchmark indices. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 184.54 points, Nifty at 18812.50

Thursday, December 1, 2022
At close, Sensex was up 184.54 points or 0.29% at 63,284.19, and the Nifty was up 54.20 points or 0.29% at 18,812.50, for the eight straight days in spite of some volatility owing to the weekly Nifty options expiry.UltraTech Cement, Tata Steel, Hindalco Industries, TCS, and Grasim Industries were among the top Nifty gainers. The losers included ICICI Bank, Eicher Motors, UPL, Cipla, and Bajaj Auto. About 1985 shares have advanced, 1394 shares declined, and 141 are unchanged. Bank Nifty hit a record high intraday as well, at 43,515, before closing at 43,353. The broader indices ended in the green, with Nifty Midcap up 0.83% and the Nifty Smallcap up 0.61%. The Nifty IT index soared 2.42%, with TechM, Coforge, and L&T Technology Services leading the gains. The BSE midcap and smallcap index added 0.6 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose over 350 points to 63,500, and the Nifty gained nearly 100 points to 18,850

Thursday, December 1, 2022
Opening bell: Positive start was observed in Dalal Street today(1 December 2022) led by upbeat global market sentiment following US Fed Chair Powell's remarks that the central bank could begin undertaking smaller rate hikes from December. The BSE Sensex rose over 350 points to 63,500, and the NSE Nifty50 gained nearly 100 points to 18,850. The IT pack led gains on the Sensex with Tech M, Infosys, Wipro, HCL Tech, and TCS rising 1-2 percent. On the downside, Asian Paints, HUL, Maruti, and M&M were the handful of losers, down up to 0.4 percent. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 417.81 points, Nifty at 18758.35

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 417.81 points or 0.67% at 63,099.65, and the Nifty was up 140.30 points or 0.75% at 18,758.30, for the seventh consecutive session on November 30. Mahindra & Mahindra, UltraTech Cement, Hindustan Unilever, and PowerGrid Corporation were the top gainers in the Sensex pack. Bharti Airtel, Tata Steel, Titan, Asian Paints, and Kotak Bank also finished with smart gains. On the flip side, IndusInd Bank and SBI were down around a percent each. About 1992 shares have advanced, 1395 shares declined, and 104 are unchanged. The broader markets also closed in the green, as Nifty Smallcap 100 was up 0.6% and the Nifty Midcap 100 ended 1% higher. All sectoral indices ended positively, barring Nifty PSU Bank which was 1.23% down. The BSE Midcap index jumped over a percent, while the Smallcap index added 0.6 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex added 26 points to quote at 62,708 levels and Nifty started around 18,640 levels, up 22 points

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Opening bell: Today(30 November 2022) Indian equity markets sow a muted start led by a quiet global mood. The S&P BSE Sensex added 26 points to quote at 62,708 levels in early deals, while the Nifty50 index started around 18,640 levels, up 22 points. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.32 percent, and 0.4 percent, respectively. sector-wise, all but the Nifty IT was in green. While the index slipped 0.12 percent, the Nifty Metal index rose 0.7 percent, followed by the Nifty Bank, Auto, Financial Services, and Pharma indices, all up 0.4 percent each. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 177 points, Nifty at 18618.05

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 177.04 points or 0.28% at 62,681.84, and the Nifty was up 55.20 points or 0.30% at 18,618, for the sixth straight trading session, with FMCG, select IT, and pharma stocks taking the lead in trades on Tuesday. Hindustan Unilever, Sun Pharma, Nestle, ICICI Bank, Dr Reddy, and Tata Steel lead the BSE Sensex rally, while IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Maruti, Powergrid, Asian Paints, and Larsen & Toubro anchored the gains. About 1653 shares have advanced, 1717 shares declined, and 147 are unchanged. The NSE Midcap and Smallcap were down 0.5 percent each. Sectorally, the gains were led by Nifty FMCG and Nifty Metal which outshined the other indices. FMCG, Pharma, and Metal indices rose 0.5-1 percent least performing among the lot were Nifty Auto, Nifty Oil & gas, and Nifty Realty.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose over 200 points to its new high for a fourth day at 62,724 and Nifty gained 70 points to 18,631, its fresh high for a second session

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Extending early gains, the BSE Sensex rose over 200 points to its new high for the fourth day at 62,724, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 70 points to 18,631, its fresh high for a second session. Titan, ITC, M&M, ICICI Bank, Sun Pharma, and Dr Reddy's were the top winners on the Sensex, up to 1 percent higher, while Hindalco, Britannia, and Cipla were the top Nifty gainers. On the downside, Maruti, Tata Motors, Bajaj Finserv, IndusInd Bank, L&T, Wipro, and Reliance were the leading losers across the two benchmarks. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 211 points, Nifty at 18562.75

Monday, November 28, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 211.16 points or 0.34% at 62,504.80, and the Nifty was up 50 points or 0.27% at 18,562.80. Reliance Industries and BPCL shares were the top Sensex gainers. Nestle India, Asian Paints, Bajaj Finserv, and ICICI Bank were the notable gainers among the Sensex 30 shares. On the flip side, Tata Steel, HDFC Bank, and Bharti Airtel slipped over a percent each.About 2024 shares have advanced, 1458 shares declined, and 185 are unchanged. The broader market was trading in the green while Nifty’s sectoral indices shifted between gains to losses. Nifty Metal was the biggest loser, ending down 1.19% while Nifty Oil & Gas rose 1.36%. The volatility gauge, India VIX, ended up 1.2% at 13.49.BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices added 0.7 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 130 points to 62,161 and Nifty slipped 30 points to 18,480

Monday, November 28, 2022
Opening bell: The key benchmark indices turned flat after a lower start today (28 November 2022) as select heavyweights lent support. The BSE Sensex fell 130 points to 62,161 and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 30 points to 18,480. HDFC twins, TCS, IndusInd Bank, Titan, and Infosys were the top laggards on the Sensex, while M&M, Wipro, Maruti, and Reliance were the leading outperformers, rising up to 1 percent. On the Nifty, Hero Moto, BPCL, Bajaj Auto, and SBI Life were the top winners, up to 3 percent higher, while Hindalco, JSW Steel, and Apollo Hospitals slipped up to 2 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 21 points, Nifty at 18512.75

Friday, November 25, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 20.96 points or 0.03% at 62,293.64, and the Nifty was up 28.70 points or 0.16% at 18,512.80, amid weak Asian markets and mixed global cues. Coal India, Tata Motors, HDFC Life, RIL, and Hero MotoCorp were among the major gainers on the Nifty, while Britannia, Titan, Kotak Bank, Nestle India, and ICICI bank were the laggards. About 2029 shares have advanced, 1361 shares declined, and 126 are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rallied 0.77 percent, and 0.67 percent, respectively. All sectors shifted between gains and losses. The nifty Media index gained the most, the Nifty Realty index added 1.2 percent, and auto, metal, and pharma indices up 0.5 percent each. whereas Nifty Bank, Nifty FMCG, and Nifty Financial Services indices declined the most. The nifty FMCG index fell 0.3 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex up 762.10 points, Nifty at 18484.10

Thursday, November 24, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 762.10 points or 1.24% at 62,272.68, and the Nifty was up 216.80 points or 1.19% at 18,484.10, as the Federal Reserve said that the central bank is seeing progress in its fight against high inflation and is looking to slow the pace of rate hikes, cheered market bulls. The top Sensex winners were Infosys, Power Grid, Wipro, Tech M, HCL Tech, TCS, HDFC, Sun Pharma, HUL, and M&M. On the downside, Kotak Bank, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserv, and Tata Steel were the losers. About 1886 shares have advanced, 1494 shares declined, and 133 are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.5 percent, and 0.4 percent, respectively. Among sectors, the Nifty IT index jumped 2.6 percent, while the Nifty FMCG and Financial Services index gained a little over 1 percent. The Nifty Bank index, which settled 0.8 percent higher, had hit a record high of 43,163.4 during the day.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose over 100 points to trade at 61,647 levels and Nifty climbed over 40 points to trade above 18,300 levels

Thursday, November 24, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets inched higher today (24 November 2022) after dovish US FOMC minutes cheered global stocks. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 40 points to trade above 18,300 levels and the S&P 500 rose over 100 points to trade at 61,647 levels. Broader markets, too, followed a similar trend as Nifty SmallCap 100 and Nifty MidCap 100 surged up to 0.4 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, declined over 4 percent. All sectors started to trade on a positive note with Nifty Media, Nifty Auto, and Nifty PSU Bank indices leading the charge. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 100 points to trade at 61,519 levels and Nifty climbed over 20 points to trade above 18,250 levels

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Indian equity markets traded higher in today's ( 23 November 2022) intra-day trade amid strong global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 20 points to trade above 18,250 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 100 points to trade at 61,519 levels. A similar resilience was seen across broader markets as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 gained up to 0.3 percent. The volatility index, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped in red. Sectorwise, Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Media indices gained the most, up to 1 percent. Nifty FMCG, Nifty IT, and Nifty Metal indices, however, were subdued. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 274 points, Nifty at 18244.20

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 274.12 points or 0.45% at 61,418.96, and the Nifty was up 84.20 points or 0.46% at 18,244.20, as weakness in oil prices brightened economic prospects. Larsen and Toubro, NTPC, Eicher Motors, IndusInd Bank, and Maruti Suzuki were among the major gainers on the Nifty, while TCS, Nestle India, JSW Steel, Asian Paints, and HCL Technologies were the laggards. About 1587 shares have advanced, 1772 shares declined, and 140 are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index gained 0.48 percent, while the BSE SmallCap index dipped 0.10 percent. Among sectors, all but the Nifty Reality index gained in trade. The Nifty PSU Bank index outshone the market as it added 1.66 percent and Nifty Auto indices gained up to nearly 1%. while power and reality are down 1 percent each. Nifty IT, Nifty Metal and indices slipped up to 0.5%

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 40 points to trade at 61,190 levels and Niftyclimbed over 10 points to trade flat above 18,150 levels

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened volatile in today's(22 November 2022) trade amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 10 points to trade flat above 18,150 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 40 points to trade at 61,190 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty SmallCap 100 and Nifty MidCap 100 indices surged up to 0.2 percent. Sector-wise, Nifty IT, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Realty indices slipped the most -- up to 0.5 percent. Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Auto indices, however, gained up to 0.9 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 518 points, Nifty at 18159.95

Monday, November 21, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 518.64 points or 0.84% at 61,144.84, and the Nifty was down 147.70 points or 0.81% at 18,160, as cautious global approach, ahead of the release of the minutes of the US Federal Reserve's last policy meeting, kept investors on the sidelines. Adani Ports, Hindalco, TCS, HDFC, Tech M, Reliance Industries, Hero MotoCorp, Infosys, Grasim, JSW Steel, and Bajaj Finance were the losers in the Nifty 50 pack. while gainers were BPCL, Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, HUL, and IndusInd BankAbout 1462 shares have advanced, 2014 shares declined, and 170 shares are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap, and SmallCap indices outperformed the benchmarks as the former fell just 0.15 percent, while the latter added 0.01 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index rose 1.4 percent, while all others shut shop in the negative zone. The Nifty IT and Realty indices slipped the most, down up to 1.5 % Nifty Auto, Nifty Pharma, and Nifty FMCG indices declining up to 1%

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex lowered over 450 points to trade at 61,209 levels and Nifty declined over 100 points to trade below 18,200 levels

Monday, November 21, 2022
Indian equity markets were lower in today's (21 November 2022) intra-day trade, weighed down by index heavyweights like ITC, Reliance Industries, HDFC Twins, TCS, and Tech Mahindra. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 100 points to trade below 18,200 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 450 points to trade at 61,209 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, were volatile as Nifty SmallCap 100 index outperformed Nifty MidCap 100 index. The volatility gauge, India VIX, on the other hand, climbed over 4 percent. Sector-wise all sectors plunged into negative territory with Nifty Auto, Nifty Pharma, Nifty IT, and Nifty FMCG indices dropping up to 1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 87 points, Nifty at 18307.65

Friday, November 18, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 87.12 points or 0.14% at 61,663.48, and the Nifty was down 36.20 points or 0.20% at 18,307.70, as selling pressure ensued across sectors. HCL Technologies, HUL, Asian Paints, SBI, and Kotak Mahindra Bank were among the top Nifty gainers, while the biggest losers were M&M, Bajaj Auto, Cipla, IndusInd Bank, and Maruti Suzuki. About 1424 shares have advanced, 1966 shares declined, and 119 shares are unchanged.India VIX, the volatility gauge, slipped over 1%. All sectors shifted between gains and losses. While Nifty Metal, Nifty Media, and Nifty IT started to trade with marginal gains, Nifty FMCG, Nifty Pharma, and Nifty Auto indices were trading with losses. Broader markets, too, joined the weak market mood as the BSE Midcap and smallcap indices slipped up to 1.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex slipped over 150 points to hit day's low of 61,587 levels and Nifty declined over 40 points to trade below 18,300 levels

Friday, November 18, 2022
Indian equity markets erased early gains and turned volatile in today's(18 November 2022) intra-day trade amid mixed global cues and softened crude oil prices. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 40 points to trade below 18,300 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex slipped over 150 points to hit the day's low of 61,587 levels. Broader markets, too, joined the weak market mood as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices slipped up to 0.1 percent. The volatility index, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 2 percent. sector-wise all sectors shifted between gains and losses. While Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Media, and Nifty Bank indices gained up to 1 percent in trade; Nifty Auto, Nifty FMCG, and Nifty IT indices dropped up to 0.5 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 250 points, Nifty at 18343.90

Thursday, November 17, 2022
At Close, Sensex closed 247.10 points lower or 0.40 percent at 61,733. Nifty ended 76.30 points lower at 18,333.40, owing to selling pressure in auto, IT, and HDFC twins. Titan and Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) slipped over 2 percent each. The other prominent losers were Maruti, HDFC, Dr.Reddy's, Bajaj Finserv, and Infosys. On the positive front, Larsen & Toubro gained 1.3 percent. PowerGrid also finished with a notable gain. About 1431 shares advanced, 1880 shares declined, and 87 shares were unchanged. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down 0.3 per cent each. Sectorally, the BSE Consumer Durables index dropped 1.7 percent. The Auto and Power indices were down 1.3 per cent each, while the IT index slipped 0.8 per cent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex shed over 100 points to trade at 61,858 levels and Nifty slipped over 40 points to trade below 18,400 levels

Thursday, November 17, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened lower in today's(17 November 2022) trade amid weak global cues. Key indices Nifty50 slipped over 40 points to trade below 18,400 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex shed over 100 points to trade at 61,858 levels. Broader markets, too, lowered in the trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices declined up to 0.1 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 1 percent. Sectorwise barring Nifty Pharma and Nifty FMCG indices, all sectors nosedived into negative territory. Nifty Auto, Nifty Bank, and Nifty IT indices slipped the most - up to 0.5 percent in trade. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 107.73, Nifty at 18409.65

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 107.73 points or 0.17% at 61,980.72, and the Nifty was up 6.30 points or 0.03% at 18,409.70, after swinging between gains and losses ahead of the weekly F&O expiry. Kotak Bank rallied 2.6 percent. Hindustan Unilever, Dr.Reddy's, and TCS were the other prominent gainers. On the other hand, Bajaj Finance and Tata Steel shed 2 percent each. Bajaj Finserv and NTPC were down over a percent each. About 1394 shares have advanced, 2011 shares declined, and 115 are unchanged. The BSE Midcap index slipped 0.7 percent, and the Smallcap index was down 0.3 percent. Sectorally, the BSE Metal index fell 1.5 percent. The Power and Realty indices were also down over a percent each. while some buying was seen in the banking names.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 140 points to 61,730, and Nifty slipped 37 points to 18,366

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Equity markets in India opened lower today (16 November 2022) tracking losses in other Asian markets, which declined as reports of Russian missile striking Poland raised geo-political tensions. The BSE Sensex fell 140 points to 61,730, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 37 points to 18,366. The broader markets, meanwhile, outperformed frontline indices. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.22 percent higher. Sectorwise, Nifty Oil & Gas weakened the most, down 0.5 percent. FMCG, Financials also edged lower. While the Auto, PSB, and Consumer Durable indices gained. Among stocks, Bharat Electronics rose nearly 2 percent after the company signed 4 separate MoUs to supply defense equipment.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 248 points, Nifty at 18403.40

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 248.84 points or 0.40% at 61,872.99, and the Nifty was up 74.20 points or 0.40% at 18,403.40, in late deals on the back of buying support in select index heavyweights like ICICI Bank, Bharti Airtel and Infosys. Power Grid Corporation, ONGC, ICICI Bank, Bharti Airtel, and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories were among the top Nifty gainers, while Coal India, HDFC Life, Grasim Industries, Cipla, and Bajaj Finserv were the laggards. About 1582 shares have advanced, 1814 shares declined, and 120 are unchanged. Sectorally, the BSE Oil & Gas index advanced a percent. The Bankex was the other significant gainer. The auto was up 0.5 percent. Whereas, the Metal index slipped 0.6 percent. Broader indices underperformed the main indices with midcap and smallcap indices ending on a flat note.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 150 points to 61,475, and the Nifty moved 30 points lower to 18,300

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Equity markets were volatile in today's(15 November 2022) trade despite positive moves across their global peers. The BSE Sensex was down 150 points to 61,475, and the NSE Nifty50 moved 30 points lower to 18,300. The broader markets were largely flat. The BSE MidCap was down 0.03 percent and the SmallCap index held similar gains. Sector-wise movements were also muted with the highest gains in the Nifty Auto index, which was up 0.5 percent. While FMCG and Realty, indices were the sole losers with downward of 0.6 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 171 points, Nifty at 18329.15

Monday, November 14, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 170.89 points or 0.28% at 61,624.15, and the Nifty was down 20.50 points or 0.11% at 18,329.20as investors remained cautious ahead of retail and wholesale inflation readings for the month of October. About 1662 shares have advanced, 1851 shares declined, and 141 are unchanged. Tata Steel, PowerGrid, M&M, Kotak Bank, and IndusInd Bank opened with the most gains on Sensex, while Hindalco, Apollo Hospitals, and JSW Steel were the additional gainers On the other hand, Dr. Reddy’s, SBI, Divis’s Labs, Sun Pharma, ITC, Maruti Suzuki were the top drags across the two frontline indices. The BSE mid-cap and small-cap indices were trading marginally lower in the broader market, down up to 0.3%. Among sectors, the realty and metal index are up 1 percent each, while the FMCG index is down 1 percent

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 47 points to 61,748, while Nifty unchanged at 18,344

Monday, November 14, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian Equity markets opened flat today(14 November 2022) as investors await retail and wholesale inflation readings for October. The BSE Sensex fell 47 points to 61,748, while the NSE Nifty was nearly unchanged at 18,344. Among the 30-Sensex constituents, Tata Steel, PowerGrid, M&M, Kotak Bank, and IndusInd Bank opened with the most gains (up to 2 percent higher ). While Hindalco, Apollo Hospitals, and JSW Steel were the additional frontrunners on the Nifty index. Dr. Reddy's, SBI, Divis's Labs, Sun Pharma, ITC, and Maruti Suzuki were the top drags across the two frontline indices, up to x percent lower. In the broader market, the BSE midcap and smallcap indices held fractional cuts, down up to 0.3 percent. Read more

CLOSING BELL: Sensex leaps 1,181 pts to a fresh 52-week high of 61,841 and Nifty touched 18,362 amid global rally

Friday, November 11, 2022
Indian equities rose in tune with global peers after the release of US inflation data in October raised investor hopes that inflation has peaked. Except for a minor downtick in the Nifty Auto, FMCG, and PSU Bank indices, all other sectoral indices advanced on the bourses. The Nifty IT index led from the front with around a 4 percent surge. Meanwhile, HDFC twins, information technology (IT), and other heavyweights including Reliance Industries, Tata Steel, L&T, and Bajaj twins propelled the S&P BSE Sensex to a fresh 52-week high of 61,841, while the Nifty50 touched 18,362. The indices, eventually, ended at 61,795, and 18,350 levels, up 1,181 points and 322 points, respectively. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap, and the BSE SmallCap indices added 0.15 percent, and 0.33 percent, respectively, as against the frontline indices' 2-per cent gain. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Nifty50 surged over 250 points to trade above 18,300 levels and the Sensex advanced over 1,000 points to hit 52-week high of 61,685 levels

Friday, November 11, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets were driven higher by bulls in today's(11 November 2022) trade amid strong global cues coupled with a weaker dollar. Key indices Nifty50 surged over 250 points to trade above 18,300 levels and the S&P Sensex advanced over 1,000 points to hit a 52-week high of 61,685 levels. Broader markets, too, cheered in the trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices climbed over 1 percent each. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 4 percent. All sectors swam in a sea of green, with the Nifty IT index leading at the forefront, up over 3 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of Zomato surged over 7 percent after the company's net loss narrowed to Rs 251 crore in Q2FY23. Read more

CLOSING BELL: Sensex closed at 60,614 levels, down by 420 points and Nifty50 fell 121 points to shut shop at 18,036

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Closing Bell: Global stock markets, including Indian, remained subdued today(10 November 2022) as nervousness in the cryptocurrency markets spilled over into equities. In addition, investors' interpretation of the incoming results from the US mid-term elections kept the sentiment in check. Further, the sentiment was also impacted due to nervousness ahead of US CPI data for October. A higher-than-expected print can see the US Fed hike rates more than consensus estimates in its December policy review. That apart, the weekly F&O expiry, back home, was also partly responsible for the overall weak sentiment. The S&P BSE Sensex closed at 60,614 levels today, down by 420 points or 0.69 percent. It had hit a low of 60,425.47 during the day. The NSE Nifty50, on the other hand, fell 121 points, or 0.66 percent, to shut shop at 18,036. The index breached below the 18,000 mark during the day to hit a low of 17,969.40. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,100 levels, whereas the Sensex tumbled over 400 points to trade below 61,000 levels

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets were weighed down by Bears in today's( 10 November 2022) trade amid weak global cues. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 18,100 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex tumbled over 400 points to trade below 61,000 levels. Broader markets, too, slipped in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices slipped up to 0.7 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, gained over 1 percent. Barring the Nifty Pharma index, all sectors plunged into negative territory, with the Nifty Auto index declining the most, over 1 percent. Read more

CLOSING BELL: Sensex fell 152 points to 61,033 and Nifty50 shut shop at 18,157, down 46 points

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Equities turned lower at the fag-end of the session with the S&P BSE Sensex falling 152 points, or 0.25 percent, to 61,033. The Nifty50, meanwhile, shut shop at 18,157, down 46 points or 0.25 percent. Both the indices had hit an intra-day high of 61,447, and 18,296, respectively. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap, and the BSE SmallCap indices slipped 0.5 percent, and 0.3 percent, respectively. Sectorally, all indices, except banking stocks were in the red. The Nifty PSU Bank index surged nearly 4 percent, while the Nifty Bank added 0.25 percent. The Nifty Realty index was the worst hit, down 1.4 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 150 points to trade above 61,350 levels and Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,250 levels

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets edged higher in today's(9 November 2022) trade amid strong global cues. Key indices like Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,250 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 150 points to trade above 61,350 levels. Broader markets, however, were mixed as Nifty SmallCap 100 index slipped marginally to underperform the Nifty MidCap 100 index. All sectors started to trade on a positive note, with Nifty Pharma and Nifty Realty indices gaining up to 1 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of PB Fintech surged over 5 percent after the company saw losses narrow to Rs 186.64 crore in Q2FY23. Besides, shares of BLS International soared over 5 percent after the company's net profit jumped 83.3 percent YoY to Rs 50.37 crore in Q2FY23.

CLOSING BELL: Sensex settled at 61,185, up 235 points and Nifty50 closed at 18,203, up 86 points

Monday, November 7, 2022
CLOSING BELL: Indian equities were lackluster in trade today(7 November 20022) as markets began on a cautious note in a holiday-truncated week. The S&P BSE Sensex gyrated between 60,714 and 61,401 levels, before settling at 61,185, up 235 points or 0.39 percent. The Nifty50, on the other hand, moved in a band of 200 points and closed at 18,203, up 86 points or 0.47 percent. The losses in Asian Paints, Bajaj Finserv, Kotak Bank, Sun Pharma, Titan, Dr. Reddy's Labs, IndusInd Bank, and Infosys were offset by gains in SBI, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Ultratech Cement, M&M, PowerGrid, and HDFC. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index sharply outperformed other indices as it gained 4.5 percent. The Nifty Metal index advanced 1.6 percent, while the Nifty Auto index gained 1.3 percent. The Nifty Pharma index was the only loser, down 1.4 percent. Meanwhile, in the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.6 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 300 points to trade at 61,290 levels and Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 18,200 levels

Monday, November 7, 2022
Indian equity markets trimmed gains in today's(7 November 2022) intra-day trade, however, traded in the positive territory. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 18,200 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 300 points to trade at 61,290 levels. Broader markets, too, jumped in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap indices gained up to 0.7 percent. Barring Nifty IT and Nifty Pharma indices, all sectors traded on a positive note. The nifty PSU Bank index gained the most, up over 5 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of SBI gained over 5 percent after the lender's net profit rose 74 percent year-on-year (YoY) to Rs 13,265 crore in Q2FY23. Besides, shares of Britannia Industries zoomed 10 percent to hit an all-time high of Rs 4,181.4 per share, after the company reported robust revenue growth in Q2FY23.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 114 points, Nifty at 18117.15

Friday, November 4, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 113.95 points or 0.19% at 60,950.36, and the Nifty was up 64.50 points or 0.36% at 18,117.20. Bajaj Finserv, Tata Steel and UltraTech Cement, SBI, Reliance Industries, Asian Paints, and Bajaj Finance were the major gainers. On the other hand, Dr.Reddy’s, Hindustan Unilever, Infosys, and HDFC Bank were the other notable losers. About 1997 shares have advanced, 1356 shares declined, and 129 are unchanged. Among sectors, the Metal index is up 4 percent, the PSU Bank index is up 1 percent, and the Pharma index is down 1 percent.. Bank Nifty index was closed in green at around 41298. The BSE midcap index ended on a flat note, and smallcap index was up 0.4 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex lowered over 100 points to hit a low of 60,697 levels and Nifty50 declined over 10 points to trade below 18,050 levels

Friday, November 4, 2022
Indin equity markets wiped off early gains and inched lower in today's(4 November 20222) intra-day trade amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 10 points to trade below 18,050 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 100 points to hit a low of 60,697 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, were volatile as Nifty SmallCap 100 index outperformed Nifty MidCap 100 index. All sectors shifted between gains and losses. While the Nifty Metal index gained the most, over 1 percent; the Nifty IT index declined the most, over 1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 70 points, Nifty at 18052.70

Thursday, November 3, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 69.68 points or 0.11% at 60,836.41, and the Nifty was down 30.10 points or 0.17% at 18,052.70. Tech Mahindra, Hindalco Industries, Power Grid Corporation, NTPC, and Infosys were among the top Nifty losers. Gainers included SBI, Titan Company, UPL, and HUL. About 1725 shares have advanced, 1630 shares declined, and 120 are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices ended marginally higher. All sectors were fluctuating between gains and losses.IT and Power stocks bore brunt of the selling pressure, while select financial shares pulled back in trades. Except, bank, realty, and FMCG, all other sectoral indices ended in the red.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained over 50 points to trade at 60,964 levels and Nifty50 declined over 18 points to trade above 18,000 levels

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Indin equity markets reversed opening losses and edged up in today's(3rd November 2022) intra-day trade, supported by gains across index heavyweights like Bajaj Twins, Maruti Suzuki, Hindustan Unilever, and ITC. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 18 points to trade above 18,000 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex gained over 50 points to trade at 60,964 levels. Broader markets, too, advanced in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices climbed up to 0.5 percent. All sectors shifted between gains and losses. Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Media, and Nifty FMCG indices were at the forefront as they surged up to 1 percent. Nifty IT, Nifty Realty, and Nifty Pharma indices, however, slipped up to 1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 215 points, Nifty at 18082.85

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 215.26 points or 0.35% at 60,906.09, and the Nifty was down 62.60 points or 0.34% at 18,082.80.ahead of the US Federal Reserve meet outcome later tonight. Bharti Airtel, Apollo Hospitals, Maruti Suzuki, Eicher Motors, and Britannia Industries were among the top Nifty losers, while gainers included Hindalco Industries, Sun Pharma, ITC, ONGC, and Tech Mahindra. About 1752 shares have advanced, 1615 shares declined, and 135 are unchanged. The BSE Midcap index eked a 0.1 percent loss, while the Smallcap index added 0.2 percent. On the sectoral front, selling was seen in the Auto, Bank, Capital Goods, Information Technology, PSU Bank, and Power, and Realty names. On the other hand, Metal and Pharma indices ended on a positive note.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex lowered over 100 points to trade below 61,000 levels and Nifty50 declined over 20 points to trade flat below 18,140

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Key indices Nifty50 declined over 20 points to trade flat below 18,140 and the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 100 points to trade below 61,000 levels. Broader markets, however, were fractionally higher as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices climbed up to 0.2 percent. All sectors shifted between gains and losses, with Nifty Pharma and Nifty Media indices advancing over 1 percent each. Nifty IT, Nifty Auto, and Nifty PSU Bank indices, however, slipped up to 0.4 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of LIC Housing Finance plunged 13 percent after the company reported a disappointing set of numbers in Q2FY23. Besides, shares of Karnataka Bank soared over 17 percent after net profit grew 228 percent YoY (an all-time quarterly high) to Rs 411.5 crore in Q2FY23.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 375 points, Nifty at 18145.40

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 374.76 points or 0.62% at 61,121.35, and the Nifty was up 133.20 points or 0.74% at 18,145.40, as strong corporate earnings, and renewed FII buying lifted sentiment. Adani Enterprises, Divis Labs, NTPC, Power Grid Corp, and Grasim Industries were among the top Nifty gainers, while losers included Axis Bank, UPL, Eicher Motors, Reliance Industries, and Maruti Suzuki. About 1765 shares have advanced, 1579 shares declined, and 129 are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE Midcap index jumped a percent, while the Smallcap index added 0.3 percent. Among sectoral indexes, consumer durables, capital goods, and auto indices rose the most. Sectorally, the BSE Power index soared over 2 percent. The IT, Healthcare were up around 1.7 percent each, and the Metal index too was up a percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 300 points to reclaim 61,058 levels and Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,100 levels

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 18,100 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 300 points to reclaim 61,058 levels after a gap of nine months. Broader markets, too, jumped in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices surged up to 0.3 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 1 percent. Barring the Nifty Metal index, all sectors swam in the sea of green, with Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Pharma indices rising up to 1 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of Equitas SFB gained over 2 percent after the lender reported over two-fold jump in net profit to Rs 116 crore in Q2FY23. Besides, shares of Castrol India slipped over 1 percent after the company reported flat growth in its PAT at Rs 187 crore in Q2FY23.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 787 points, Nifty at 18012.20

Monday, October 31, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 786.74 points or 1.31% at 60,746.59, and the Nifty was up 225.40 points or 1.27% at 18,012.20. Ultratech Cement, Sun Pharma, HDFC twins, L&T, M&M, Bajaj twins, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, Infosys, Tech M, Kotak Bank, HUL, Titan, and ITC jumped 1-4%. On the downside, NTPC, Dr Reddy’s Labs, IndusInd Bank, and Nestle were the only Sensex losers. About 1788 shares have advanced, 1657 shares declined, and 164 are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap, and SmallCap indices edged 1.24 percent, and 0.45 percent higher, respectively. The Financial Services, IT, Pharma, Auto, and Consumer Durable indices gained over 1 percent each, while others added up to 1 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Nifty50 climbed over 150 points to trade above 17,950 levels and the Sensex advanced over 600 points to hit a high of 60,606 levels

Monday, October 31, 2022
Indian equity markets edged higher in today's(31 October 2022) intra-day trade amid strong global cues and steady foreign flows. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 150 points to trade above 17,950 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 600 points to hit a high of 60,606 levels. The strength spilled across broader markets too, as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 surged up to 0.6 percent. Sectorally, Nifty IT and Nifty Auto indices were at the forefront as they rose over 1 percent each. Nifty Metal and Nifty PSU Bank, indices, however, slipped up to 0.3 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 203 points, Nifty at 17786.80

Friday, October 28, 2022
At Close, Sensex ended higher by 203.01 points or 0.34 percent at 59,959.85. Nifty ended higher by 49.80 points or 0.28 percent at 17,786.80, supported by gains across index-heavyweights like Reliance Industries, Maruti Suzuki, Hindustan Unilever, and Bajaj Twins.NTPC, Mahindra & Mahindra, PowerGrid Corporation, Titan, and Bajaj Finserv were the other notable gainers. On the other hand, Tech Mahindra and Tata Steel shed 2.5 percent each. Sun Pharma, ICICI Bank, SBI, and Axis Bank were the other prominent losers, down 1 - 2 percent each. About 1470 shares have advanced, 1868 shares declined, and 114 are unchanged. The broader markets were subdued as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices slipped up to 0.3%. Nifty Oil & Gas, Nifty Auto, and Nifty FMCG indices led the charge as they surged up to 2%, while the Nifty Metal index was the worst sectoral performer as it declined over 1.4% and the IT index slipped 0.7 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex climbed over 300 points to hit a high of 60,071 levels and Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,800 levels

Friday, October 28, 2022
Indian equity markets edged higher in today's (28 October 2022) intra-day trade, supported by gains across index-heavyweights like Reliance Industries, Maruti Suzuki, Hindustan Unilever, and Bajaj Twins. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,800 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 300 points to hit a high of 60,071 levels The broader markets, however, were subdued in the trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices slipped up to 0.3 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 1 percent. All sectors shifted between gains and losses. Nifty Oil & Gas, Nifty Auto, and Nifty FMCG indices led the charge as they surged up to 1 percent. Nifty Metal index, however, was the worst sectoral performer as it declined over 1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 300 points, Nifty at 17736.95

Thursday, October 27, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 212.88 points or 0.36% at 59,756.84, and the Nifty was up 80.70 points or 0.46% at 17,737, as investors adjusted their positions due to monthly F&O expiry. Tata Steel, Power Grid, Sun Pharma, Axis Bank, Bharti Airtel, Kotak Bank, M&M, HDFC, Dr Reddy's Labs, and Titan were the leading winners on the Sensex, up over 1 percent each. Bajaj twins, Asian Paints, Nestle, Tech M, and Wipro were the laggards, down up to 2 percent. About 1770 shares have advanced, 1548 shares declined, and 125 are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.4 percent each in the broader markets. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index climbed over 3 percent, and Power and Realty up 2-3 percent. while Nifty IT fell 0.44 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,750 levels and the Sensex advanced over 300 points to trade at 59,891 level

Thursday, October 27, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets edged higher in today's(27 October 2022) trade amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,750 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 300 points to trade at 59,891 levels. The broader markets, too, jumped in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 rose over 0.3 percent each. All sectors were in a sea of green as the Nifty Metal index led the charge, rising over 1 percent in trade. Among individual stocks, shares of Dabur gained over 2 percent after the FMCG major plans to invest Rs 325.87 crore in its Indore plant in Madhya Pradesh. In addition, shares of Gland Pharma tumbled over 7 percent after the company saw a 20.1 percent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 241.2 crore in Q2FY23.

CLOSING BELL: Sensex closed 288 points lower at 59,544, while the Nifty50 ended at 17,640, down 91 points

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Profit booking emerged on Dalal Street after a 7-day winning streak, with investors dumping FMCG and private banking stocks. The S&P BSE Sensex index closed 288 points, or 0.48 percent, lower at 59,544, while the Nifty50 ended at 17,640, down 91 points or 0.5 percent. Tech M, Maruti Suzuki, L&T, NTPC, Dr. Reddy's Labs, SBI, M&M, and Infosys were the top gainers on the Sensex index. These stocks gained between 0.6 percent and 3 percent. The top drags were Nestle, Bajaj Finserv, HUL, Kotak Bank, RIL, HDFC, Bajaj Finance, Asian Paints, and IndusInd Bank as they fell in the range of 1 percent to 3 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index added 0.45 percent, but the BSE SmallCap index slipped 0.35 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 40 points to trade at 59,875 levels and the Nifty50 traded flat below 17,750 levels

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened volatile today(25 October 2022) amid mixed global cues. Key indices Nifty50 traded flat below 17,750 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 40 points to trade at 59,875 levels. Broader markets, too, edged lower as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 lowered by over 0.3 percent. All sectors started to trade on a volatile note. Nifty IT, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Auto indices, however, led the charge as they surged up to 0.4 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 104.25 points, Nifty at 17576.30

Friday, October 21, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 104.25 points or 0.18% at 59,307.15, and the Nifty was up 12.30 points or 0.07% at 17,576.30, as weak global cues amid an escalating crisis in Ukraine weighed on investor sentiment. The gains in benchmark indices were led by Axis Bank, HUL, ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank, SBI Life, and Apollo Hospitals. On the flip side, Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, Divis Labs, Adan Ports, UPL, Asian Paints, and L&T capped gains. About 1404 shares have advanced, 1920 shares declined, and 136 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices dipped 0.75 percent and 0.6 percent, respectively. Sectorally, The Nifty PSU Bank and Private Bank indices gained the most, up 1.8 percent and 1.6 percent, respectively, while the Nifty Pharma index fell 0.8 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced over 300 points to trade at 59,549 levels while Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 17,600 levels

Friday, October 21, 2022
Indian equity markets edged higher in today's( 21 October 2022) intra-day trade despite dim global cues. Key indices Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 17,600 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex advanced over 300 points to trade at 59,549 levels. Broader markets, too, jumped in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices climbed up to 0.4 percent. Barring Nifty IT, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Media indices, all sectors traded on a positive note. The nifty PSU Bank index gained the most, over 2 percent. Under individual stocks, shares of Axis Bank surged over 6 percent after the lender posted a 70 percent YoY rise in standalone net profit to Rs 5,329.7 crore in Q2FY23. Also, shares of Lakshmi Machine Works rose over 3 percent after consolidated net profit climbed 139.6 percent YoY to Rs 104.30 crore in Q2FY23.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 96 points, Nifty at 17563.95

Thursday, October 20, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 95.71 points or 0.16% at 59,202.90, and the Nifty was up 51.70 points or 0.30% at 17,564.00.Nestle India, HUL, ITC, HCL Tech, and Reliance Industries were the top Nifty gainers, while losers were IndusInd Bank, Hindalco, Bajaj Auto, Coal India, and Tata Motors. About 1597 shares have advanced, 1721 shares declined, and 129 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty Private Bank index declined the most, down 1 percent. Nifty Auto, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Consumer Durables indices declined over 1 percent. On the contrary, the Nifty PSU Bank index and IT indices climbed over 2 percent, and 1.4 percent, respectively. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index underperformed peers as it fell 0.18 percent. The BSE SmallCap index, meanwhile, settled unchanged.

MARKET UPDATE: Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 17,450 levels and the Sensex lowered over 200 points to trade at 58,873 levels

Thursday, October 20, 2022
Indian equity markets edged lower in today's(20 October 2022) intra-day trade amid weak global cues and muted foreign flows. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 50 points to trade below 17,450 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex lowered over 200 points to trade at 58,873 levels. A similar trend was seen across broader markets as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 slipped up to 0.8 percent. All sectors plunged into the sea of red as investors' risk appetite worsened. Nifty Auto, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Consumer Durables indices declined the most - over 1 percent. In individual stocks, shares of Nestle India gained over 1 percent after the company posted 8.3 percent YoY growth in net profit to Rs 668 crore in Q3, above street estimates. In addition, profit-booking was seen in IndusInd Bank as shares dropped over 6 percent after the company clocked 57 percent YoY standalone net profit growth to Rs 1,805 crore in Q2FY23.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains140 points, Nifty at 17512.25

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 146.59 points or 0.25% at 59,107.19, and the Nifty was up 25.30 points or 0.14% at 17512.30.HDFC, Nestle India, ITC, Reliance Industries and Axis Bank were among the top Nifty gainers, while NTPC, JSW Steel, SBI, Bajaj Finserv, and Coal India were the top losers. About 1592 shares have advanced, 1724 shares declined, and 149 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, Nifty FMCG, Nifty Realty, and Nifty Bank indices led the charge as they surged up to 0.4 percent. However, Nifty IT, Nifty Pharma, and Nifty Metal indices declined in the range of 0.2-0.5 percent. Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 advanced up to 0.5 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 1 percent. The rupee ended at a fresh record closing low of 83 per dollar against the previous close of 82.36.

MARKET UPDATE: Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,550 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex surged over 250 points to trade at 59,212 levels

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Domestic equity markets edged higher in today's(19 October 2022) intra-day trade amid mixed global cues, falling crude prices, and strong domestic flows. Frontline indices Nifty50 climbed over 50 points to trade above 17,550 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex surged over 250 points to trade at 59,212 levels. The strength was spilled across broader markets as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 advanced up to 0.3 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, slipped over 1 percent. Sectorally, Nifty FMCG, Nifty Realty, and Nifty Bank indices led the charge as they surged up to 0.4 percent. However, Nifty IT, Nifty Pharma, and Nifty Metal indices declined in the range of 0.2-0.5 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of Bharat Electronics gained over 1 percent after the company inked a pact with defense PSU Munitions India. Besides that, profit-booking was seen in L&T Technology Services after shares declined over 2 percent post-upbeat Q2FY23 performance.

Closing Bell: Sensex up 550 points, Nifty at 17486.95

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 549.62 points or 0.94% at 58,960.60, and the Nifty was up 175.20 points or 1.01% at 17,487. The gains were largely led by bank, auto, IT, and FMCG stocks.SBI, Adani Ports, Eicher Motors, Nestle India, and SBI Life Insurance were among the top Nifty gainers. NTPC, HDFC, Bajaj Auto, Tech Mahindra, and Britannia Industries were the top losers. About 2007 shares have advanced, 1332 shares declined, and 119 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the Nifty MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 1.2 percent, and 0.75 percent, respectively. Among sectors, FMCG, auto, capital goods, power, PSU Bank, and realty are up 1-4 percent. Overall, the market breadth firmly favored buyers in the ratio of 2:1.

MARKET UPDATE: Nifty50 climbed over 200 points to trade above 17,500 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex surged over 700 points to trade at 59, 127 levels

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets were trading higher today(18 October 2022) amid strong global cues and falling crude oil prices. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 200 points to trade above 17,500 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex surged over 700 points to trade at 59, 127 levels. Broader markets, too, jumped in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 advanced 0.7 percent each. All sectors started to trade on a firm note. Nifty Media, Nifty Auto, and Nifty IT indices gained the most - up to 2 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of Zee Entertainment surged over 4 percent after Invesco Developing Markets Fund sold a 10.14 percent stake via a block deal. In addition, shares of Adani Transmission gained over 2 percent after the company saw a 13 percent jump in the number of electricity units sold during Q2FY23.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 491 points, Nifty at 17311.80

Monday, October 17, 2022
At Close, Sensex gained 491 points or 0.8 percent to finish at 58411, while NSE Nifty 50 index settled at 17311.80, up 0.7 percent or 126 points. The gains in the benchmark indices were led by SBI, NTPC, RIL, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Auto, SBI Life, Axis Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Dr. Reddy's Labs, IndusInd Bank, Maruti Suzuki, HUL, Hero MotoCorp.On the flip side, L&T, HCL Tech, Wipro, Tata Steel, Nestle India, and Bharti Airtel were among the top index laggards. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index climbed 3.6 percent, the Nifty Bank index 1.6 percent, Nifty Financial Services, and Private Bank indices up to 1.5 percent, and the Nifty IT index 0.3 percent. In the broader market, the Nifty MidCap index was up 0.24 percent, while the Nifty SmallCap index added 0.5 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Nifty50 lowered over 30 points to trade below 17,150 levels and the BSE Sensex declined over 100 points to trade at 57,811 levels

Monday, October 17, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened flat today( 17 October 2022) amid weak global cues and muted foreign flows. Key indices Nifty50 lowered over 30 points to trade below 17,150 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 100 points to trade at 57,811 levels. Weakness ensued in the broader markets as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices dropped up to 0.2 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 4 percent. Barring Nifty Bank which started trade in the green zone, all other sectors nosedived in the sea of red. The Nifty Metal index declined the most, with over 1 percent in trade. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 684 points, Nifty at 17185.70

Friday, October 14, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 684.64 points or 1.20% at 57,919.97, and the Nifty was up 171.40 points or 1.01% at 17,185.70, led by strong gains in IT major Infosys and the HDFC twins. Infosys, HDFC Bank, HDFC, UPL, and HCL Tech were among the top Nifty gainers. ONGC, M&M, Bajaj Auto, JSW Steel, and Hindalco Industries were the top losers. About 1757 shares have advanced, 1591 shares declined, and 146 shares are unchanged. Bank, capital goods, healthcare, and IT indices rose 0.5-1.8 percent, while metal, power, and oil & gas indices were down 0.5-1 percent each. The BSE Midcap index was up 0.1 percent, while the Smallcap index ended unmoved.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex climbed over 1,000 points to trade at 58,267 levels, while Nifty50 surged over 300 points to trade above 17,300 levels

Friday, October 14, 2022
Opening Bell: Bulls took control of Indian markets as they opened higher today(14 October 2022) amid strong global cues and easing crude oil prices. Key indices Nifty50 surged over 300 points to trade above 17,300 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 1,000 points to trade at 58,267 levels. The strength spilled across broader markets as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 advanced over 1 percent each. All sectors were in positive territory with Nifty Bank and Nifty IT indices leading the front. Among individual stocks, shares of Infosys rose over 5 percent after the IT major reported a better-than-expected net profit of Rs 6,021 crore, up 11 percent YoY in Q2FY23. Besides, the shares of Mindtree gained over 2 percent after the company reported a 27 percent rise YoY in net profit to Rs 509 crore in Q2FY23, which was above street estimates.

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 390.58 , Nifty at 17014.35

Thursday, October 13, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 390.58 points or 0.68% at 57,235.33, and the Nifty was down 109.30 points or 0.64% at 17,014.30. following a steep rise in India's retail inflation to 7.41 percent in September, which in turn prompted fears of another 50 basis points rate hike by the RBI. Wipro, Adani Ports, SBI, SBI Life Insurance, and L&T were among the top Nifty losers, while HCL Tech, Sun Pharma, Coal India, Britannia, and Tata Motors were the top gainers. About 1283 shares have advanced, 2054 shares declined, and 130 are unchanged. Among sectoral indices, the BSE Bankex and Capital Goods were the major losers, down over a percent each. The Power and Realty indices too shed a percent each. However, the Healthcare and Metal indices managed to end with notional gains. In the broader markets, the BSE Midcap index and Smallcap indices fell 0.5% each. The focus will now be on the US CPI data to be released later today.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell over 250 points to hit a low of 57,360 levels, while Nifty50 declined over 50 points to test 17,050 levels

Thursday, October 13, 2022
Indian equity markets edged lower in today's(13 October 2022) intra-day trade amid weak global cues and subdued foreign flows. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 50 points to test 17,050 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex fell over 250 points to hit a low of 57,360 levels. Broader markets, too, plunged in tandem as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 declined up to 0.5 percent. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 1 percent. All sectors traded on a volatile note. The nifty Metal index gained the most, over 1 percent. Nifty Bank, and Nifty IT indices, meanwhile, declined up to 0.5 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of HCL Technologies surged over 4 percent after the IT major raised its full-year revenue growth guidance to 13.5-14.5 percent. Besides, shares of Wipro tumbled over 6 percent to hit a fresh 52-week low after the company's Q3FY23 revenue growth guidance was below street estimates.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 478 points, Nifty at 17123.60

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 478.59 points or 0.84% at 57,625.91, and the Nifty was up 140.10 points or 0.82% at 17,123.60, backed by steady gains in FMCG, power, and select financial shares. The overall mood turned cautiously positive as the US, and UK stock futures edged higher. Stocks of PowerGrid Corporation of India, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, NTPC, M&M, and Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), were among the top index gainers. On the contrary, Asian Paints, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, and Titan Company were among the top index laggards. All the sectoral indices ended in green. Bank Nifty jumped more than 1 percent to settle at 39,119.BSE midcap index rose 0.6 percent and smallcap index added 0.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex was up over 200 points to trade at 57,362 levels, while Nifty50 up over 50 points to trade above 17,050 levels

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets edged higher in today's(12 October 2022) trade amid mixed global cues and falling crude oil prices. Key indices Nifty50 was up over 50 points to trade above 17,050 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex was up over 200 points to trade at 57,362 levels. Broader markets, too, climbed in the trade as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 surged up to 0.4 percent. Sector-wise, all sectors opened on a volatile note. Nifty FMCG, Nifty IT, and Nifty Realty indices gained marginally in trade - up to 0.6 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex crashes 843 points, Nifty at 16983.55

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 843.79 points or 1.46% at 57,147.32, and the Nifty was down 257.50 points or 1.49% at 16,983.50 for the third consecutive session with Nifty finishing below the 17,000 level. SBI Life Insurance, Bajaj Auto, HDFC Life, HUL, and Maruti Suzuki were among the major losers on the Nifty, while Adani Ports, Wipro, Adani Enterprises, HCL Technologies, and Tata Motors were the gainers. About 1036 shares have advanced, 2291 shares declined, and 133 are unchanged. All sectors swung between gains and losses, as Nifty IT, Nifty Media, and Nifty Metal indices gained marginally in trade. Nifty Bank, Nifty Realty, and Nifty Auto indices, however, declined up to 0.4%. BSE midcap and smallcap index fell over 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 150 points to trade at 57,853 levels and Nifty50 declined over 30 points to trade below 17,250 levels

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Opening Bell: Volatility gripped domestic equity markets today(11 October 2022) amid weak global cues and subdued foreign flows. Frontline indices Nifty50 declined over 30 points to trade below 17,250 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex fell 150 points to trade at 57,853 levels The broader markets, however, steered southwards as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 climbed up to 0.2 percent. Sector-wises, all sectors swung between gains and losses, as Nifty IT, Nifty Media, and Nifty Pharma indices gained marginally in trade. Nifty Bank, Nifty Realty, and Nifty Auto indices, however, declined up to 0.4 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 200 points, Nifty at 17241.00

Monday, October 10, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 200.18 points or 0.34% at 57,991.11, and the Nifty was down 73.70 points or 0.43% at 17,241. Index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), HDFC Bank, ITC, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), and Asian Paints contributed the most to the indices’ losses.TCS and Axis Bank rallied nearly 3 percent. The other prominent gainers were Maruti, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, and Infosys. About 1406 shares have advanced, 2056 shares declined, and 161 are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down over 0.5 percent each. Whereas, among sectors, the BSE IT index was the sole gainer - up nearly 1 percent. On the other hand, the Consumer Durables, Power, FMCG, and Capital Goods indices lost significant ground. The BSE Bankex was down marginally at the close, down 0.1 percent at 44,657, having recovered smartly from the day's low of 43,990.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell over 700 points to trade at 57,480 levels and Nifty50 declined over 200 points to trade below 17,100 levels

Monday, October 10, 2022
Opening Bell: Today (10 October 2022) bears weighed domestic equity markets amid weak global cues, muted foreign flows, and higher crude oil prices. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 200 points to trade below 17,100 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex fell over 700 points to trade at 57,480 levels. The weakness spread to broader markets as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 lowered by over 1 percent each. Volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, climbed over 6 percent. All sectors nosedived into the negative territory on the back of somber risk appetite. Nifty Bank, Nifty Auto, and Nifty FMCG indices tumbled the most - over 1 percent each. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Markets volatile; Sensex was flat trade at 58,223 levels and Nifty50 turned green to trade flat above 17,300 levels

Friday, October 7, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets were volatile in today's (7 October 2022) intra-day trade, amid weak global cues and rising crude oil prices. Key indices Nifty50 turned green to trade flat above 17,300 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex was flat trade at 58,223 levels. Broader markets, too, swung between gains and losses in intra-day deals. The nifty SmallCap 100 index outperformed the benchmark, climbing over 0.2 percent. Barring Nifty Auto and Nifty IT indices, all sectors drowned in the sea of red. The nifty PSU Bank index was the worst hit in the trade as it declined over 1 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of Titan rallied over 6 percent after the company said that the overall sales grew by 18 percent YoY in the Q2 business update. Besides, shares of Nykaa gained over 1 percent after the company entered into a strategic alliance with Dubai-based fashion conglomerate Apparel Group to expand in the Gulf region.

Closing bell: Sensex closed at 58,222, up 157 points while Niftyclosed at 17,332, up 58 points

Thursday, October 6, 2022
Closing bell: Indian equity markets were volatile in trade today (6 October 2022) as investors adjusted their positions amid the weekly F&O expiry. The S&P BSE Sensex oscillated within a narrow range of 405 points, before it closed at 58,222, up 157 points or 0.27 percent. The Nifty50, on the other hand, shut shop at 17,332, up 58 points or 0.33 percent. JSW Steel, Hindalco, Coal India, L&T, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, HCL Tech, Axis Bank, Tata Motors, Tata Consumer Products, Shree Cement, and Wipro were the top gainers, up between 1 percent and 5 percent. On the downside, Bharti Airtel, HUL, HDFC, IndusInd Bank, Divis Labs, SBI Life, Britannia, HDFC Bank, and Bajaj Finance were the top laggards, down up to 2.5 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex surged over 450 points to trade at 58,538 levels and Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,400 levels

Thursday, October 6, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened higher in today's(6 October 2022) trade amid mixed global cues and strong foreign flows. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 100 points to trade above 17,400 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex surged over 450 points to trade at 58,538 levels. The broader markets, too, traded on a firm note as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 rose up to 0.9 percent. All sectors were in Green. Nifty Media, Nifty Realty, Nifty IT, and Nifty Metal indices gained the most, in the range of 1 percent to 2 percent. Read more

Stock market highlights:: Sensex up 1,277 pts, ends above 58K; Nifty tops 17,250, up 387 points

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
A global rebound in market sentiment propelled Indian equities higher today(4 October 2022). The S&P BSE Sensex gained 1,277 points, or 2.25 percent, to settle at 58,065. It had touched an intra-day high of 58,100. On the NSE, the Nifty50 shut shop at 17,274, up 387 points or 2.29 percent. The index neared 17,300-mark in the intra-day deals. "Indices surged over 2 percent buoyed by positive global cues, and encouraging quarterly updates on advances, and collections from banks during the second quarter. Ahead of the festive season, the Street is optimistic about retail demand across segments. Participation of the IT sector today lent ammunition to the Bulls as almost all sectoral indices ended in the green. Positive tailwinds back home, amid gloom elsewhere in the globe, left Bears stranded today as the Sensex vaulted past 58,000," said a market expert. Read more

Closing bell: Choppy markets-Sensex settled at 56,789, down 638 points and Nifty50 closed 207 points lower at 16,887

Monday, October 3, 2022
Indian equity markets were choppy today(3rd October 2022) as the global mood remained sombre, and investors booked profit after Friday's 2-per cent rally. The S&P BSE Sensex gyrated within a band of 771 points, before settling at 56,789, down 638 points or 1.11 percent. The NSE Nifty50, too, closed 207 points, or 1.21 percent, lower at 16,887. The index hit a high of 17,114.65, and a low of 16,855.55 during the day. Adani Enterprises was the biggest Nifty dragger as it dropped 9 percent. This was followed by selling in Eicher Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Adani Ports, Hindalco, Tata Consumer Products, HUL, Kotak Bank, ITC, HDFC Life, Britannia, SBI, and Tata Motors. All these stocks fell between 2 percent and 6 percent. On the upside, ONGC, Cipla, Coal India, Dr. Reddy's Labs, BPCL, Divis Labs, and Bharti Airtel helped trim losses. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex decreased over 250 points to trade at 57,168 levels while Nifty50 declined nearly 50 points to trade below 17,090 levels

Monday, October 3, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets edged lower in today's (3rd October 2022) trade as investors digested rate hikes along with sluggish foreign inflows and muted global cues. Key indices Nifty50 declined nearly 50 points to trade below 17,090 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex decreased over 250 points to trade at 57,168 levels. The subdued risk appetite sent broader markets into a tailspin too, as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 lowered over 2 percent each. All sectors started trading on a volatile note. Nifty Energy, Nifty Media, and Nifty Pharma indices traded with marginal gains, whereas, Nifty Bank, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Auto indices were bogged down. While NTPC, Ultratech Cement, Sun Pharma, and Reliance Industries, attempted to trim losses for the benchmark indices; M&M, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Bank, and Titan, weighed on the indices. Among individual stocks, shares of ONGC soared over 5 percent after the government hiked prices of natural gas by 40 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 1017 points, Nifty at @ 17094.35

Friday, September 30, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 1,016.96 points or 1.80% at 57,426.92, and the Nifty was up 276.20 points or 1.64% at 17,094.30, as the RBI delivered a 50-basis point repo rate hike, and underscored the resilience of the Indian economy in his statement. Stocks of Bharti Airtel, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, Titan Company, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Tata Steel, Maruti Suzuki, Axis Bank, and Reliance Industries were among the top index gainers. On the flip side, Asian Paints, Dr Reddy’s, ITC, Tech Mahindra, and Hindustan Unilever capped the index’s losses. Among sectors, the Nifty PSU Bank, and Private Bank indices advanced around 3 percent each, followed by the Nifty Metal, and Financial Services indices, up 2 percent each.BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices added 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex shed over 200 points to trade at 56,200 levels, while Nifty50 declined over 40 points to trade below 17,800 levels

Friday, September 30, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets edged lower in today's(30 September 2022) trade ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) interest rate stance post their 3-day monetary policy committee meeting. Experts expect the central bank to raise interest rates up to 50 basis points. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 40 points to trade below 17,800 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex shed over 200 points to trade at 56,200 levels. The broader markets, too, lost steam as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 dropped over 0.1 percent each. Reduced risk appetite coupled with rate hike fears brought volatility across sectoral pockets. Nifty Metal and Nifty Pharma indices held up with marginal gains, whereas Nifty Realty, Nifty Bank, and Nifty Auto indices were beaten down in trade. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down

Thursday, September 29, 2022
At Close, Sensex was down 188.32 points or 0.33% at 56,409.96, and the Nifty was down 40.50 points or 0.24% at 16,818.10. Asian Paints, TCS, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, and Reliance Industries, among others, contributed the most to the indices’ loss. About 1775 shares have advanced, 1435 shares declined, and 102 are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty Pharma index gained 1.3 percent, followed by the Nifty PSU Bank index up 1.1 percent, the power index down 1.3 percent, and FMCG, metal, and pharma indices were up 1 percent each. On the downside, the Nifty IT index fell 0.9 percent. In the broader markets, the Nifty MidCap, and SmallCap indices added 0.4 percent, and 0.6 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex jumped over 450 points to trade at 57,149 levels, while Nifty50 climbed over 150 points to trade above 17,000 levels

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets snapped the six-day losing streak in today's(29 September 2022) trade on the back of revived global sentiments. Key indices Nifty50 climbed over 150 points to trade above 17,000 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex jumped over 450 points to trade at 57,149 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices surged over 1 percent each. All sectors were in positive territory due to bullish sentiments. Nifty Media, Nifty Metal, and Nifty PSU Bank advanced in the range of 1 percent to 2 percent. While Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank, SBI, ITC, and Axis Bank, helped benchmark indices gain in trade; Asian Paints, Power Grid, TCS, and Nestle India, weighed on the indices.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex dropped over 500 points to trade at 56,579 levels, while Nifty50 declined over 100 points to trade below 16,900 levels

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Opening Bell: Weak foreign flows, tepid global sentiments, and hopes of tighter monetary policy drove Indian equity markets lower today (28 September 2022) morning. Key indices Nifty50 declined over 100 points to trade below 16,900 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex dropped over 500 points to trade at 56,579 levels. The muted risk appetite among investors also kept broader markets in negative territory as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices slipped in the range of 0.6 to 0.7 percent. Likewise, all sectors started to trade in a bearish tone. Nifty Auto, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Bank indices faced the biggest fall as they declined over 1 percent each. Read more

Closing bell:BSE Sensex stood at 57,107.5, down 38 points and Nifty50 settled at 17,007, down 9 points

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Closing bell: Equity markets in India closed lower for a 4-straight day today(27 September 2022) as global growth concerns remained on investors' minds. The S&P BSE Sensex swung between gains and losses during the day, traversing 754 points intra-day. At close, the index stood at 57,107.5, down 38 points or 0.07 percent. The Nifty50, meanwhile, hit a high of 17,176, and a low of 16,942 during the day. It, eventually, settled at 17,007, down 9 points or 0.05 percent. The broader markets, on the other hand, outperformed as the Nifty MidCap, and SmallCap indices gained up to 0.2 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex jumped over 350 points to trade at 57,535 levels, while Nifty50 climbed 100 points to trade above 17,100

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets started today's (27 November 2022) trade on a positive note as global recession fears receded. Key indices Nifty50 climbed 100 points to trade above 17,100 and the S&P BSE Sensex jumped over 350 points to trade at 57,535 levels. Similar strength was reflected in broader markets too, as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 surged up to 0.6 percent. All sectors opened with marginal gains. Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Media, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Auto indices climbed up to 1 percent in trade. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 953 points, Nifty at 17016.30

Monday, September 26, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 953.70 points or 1.64% at 57,145.22, and the Nifty was down 311 points or 1.79% at 17,016.30. Stocks of index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ICICI Bank, ITC, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, and Maruti Suzuki India contributed the most to the indices’ fall. About 630 shares have advanced, 2860 shares declined, and 120 are unchanged. All sectors plunged into the sea of red with the Nifty Auto, Nifty Metal, Nifty Media, and Nifty Realty indices taking the biggest hit. Weakness spread to broader markets, too, as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices dropped over 3 percent and 4 percent, respectively. The volatility gauge, India VIX, meanwhile, jumped over 8 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex declined over 750 points to trade at 57,282 levels, while Nifty50 shed over 200 points to trade below 17,100 levels

Monday, September 26, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened lower today(26 September 2022) as sentiments remain muted overseas. Key indices Nifty50 shed over 200 points to trade below 17,100 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 750 points to trade at 57,282 levels. Weakness was observed in broader markets, too, as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 indices dropped over 2 percent each. All sectors were in red with Nifty Auto, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Realty indices bearing the brunt of the worst sell-off. While HUL, Bajaj Finserv, Infosys, Nestle India, and Ultratech Cement, attempted to trim losses for the benchmark indices; Power Grid, M&M, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Steel, and Wipro contributed to the sharp cuts. Among individual stocks, shares of Goa Carbon gained over 2 percent in a weak market after the company planned to mull fundraise on Thursday, September 29.

Closing Bell: Sensex tanks 1021 points, Nifty at 17327.35

Friday, September 23, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 1,020.80 points or 1.73% at 58,098.92, and the Nifty was down 302.50 points or 1.72% at 17,327.30.amid fears of a global recession. The stock of just Sun Pharma, ITC, and Tata Steel ended in the green. PowerGrid Corporation of India plunged over 8 percent, followed by NTPC, State Bank of India (SBI), Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, HDFC Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation, among others dragged the index the most. About 959 shares have advanced, 2417 shares declined, and 106 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index plunged 4 percent, while the Nifty Bank, Private Bank, and Realty indices fell 2.6 percent each. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices underperformed the frontline indices as they declined between 2 percent and 2.3 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex declined over 250 points to trade at 58,867 levels, while Nifty50 dropped over 50 points to trade below 17,600 levels

Friday, September 23, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened lower in today's (23 September 2022) trade amid weak global cues and rising rate scenarios. Key indices Nifty50 dropped over 50 points to trade below 17,600 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 250 points to trade at 58,867 levels. The subdued risk appetite was witnessed in broader markets too, as Nifty SmallCap 100 and Nifty MidCap 100 indices slumped over 0.2 percent. All sectors traded on a volatile note. While Nifty Media, Nifty Pharma, and Nifty Metal indices opened with marginal gains; Nifty Bank, Nifty Realty, and Nifty Energy indices slipped the most - nearly 1 percent. Read more

Infosys share price hits 52-week low amid growth worries

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Shares of Infosys hit a 52-week low at Rs 1,360.15, down 1 % on the NSE in Thursday’s intra-day trade. The stock has dropped 14 percent so far in the last month and tanked almost 27% so far in 2022. amid growing concerns. Analysts peg more pain ahead for the Indian IT companies amid a likely slowdown in revenue growth of the US dollar. All eyes are on Accenture's FY23 growth outlook which will set the tone for growth expectations for the overall IT services industry. The US Fed hiked its benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points for the third consecutive time on Sept 21 and gave a hawkish outlook for future monetary tightening to curb the soaring inflation. The IT index hit an intra-day low of 26,552 and traded close to its 52-week low of 26,189 on the NSE. Global brokerage Goldman Sach downgraded its rating on Infosys from ‘Buy’ to ‘Sell’ last week, stating that it remained more optimistic on the EBIT margin estimations of Indian IT companies than their revenue prospects. Read more

Closing bell: Sensex down 337 points, Nifty at 17629.80

Thursday, September 22, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 337.06 points or 0.57% at 59,119.72, and the Nifty was down 88.50 points or 0.50% at 17,629.80, as investors digested a 75-basis point interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve. Besides, the weekly F&O derivatives expiry added to the volatility. ITC, Bajaj Finance, IndusInd Bank, NTPC, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Axis Bank, Nestle India, and Tata Steel were top Sensex gainers. Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, HCL Tech, and Sun Pharma were Sensex losers. Sectorally, indices ended up mixed with the Nifty FMCG index rising over 1 percent, while the Nifty Bank and Financial Services indices fell to 1.4 percent each. The broader markets, on the contrary, ended in the positive zone, with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices advancing up to 0.5 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex declined over 450 points to trade at 58,996 levels, while Nifty50 dropped 100 points to trade below 17,650 levels

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened lower today(22 September 2022) after the US Federal Reserve's 75 basis point rate hike sent global markets into a tailspin. Key indices Nifty50 dropped 100 points to trade below 17,650 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 450 points to trade at 58,996 levels. Weakness ensued in the broader markets as well, as Nifty MidCap and SmallCap indices slipped up to 0.1 percent. Barring Nifty FMCG and Nifty Media, which opened with marginal gains, most sectors nosedived in negative territory. Nifty IT and Nifty Bank indices declined the most - up to 1 percent. While ITC, HUL, and Nestle India attempted to trim losses for the benchmark indices; Bajaj Finserv, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, and HDFC contributed to the sharp cuts.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 263 points, Nifty at 17718.35

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 262.96 points or 0.44% at 59,456.78, and the Nifty was down 98 points or 0.55% at 17,718.30, ahead of the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy outcome, which is due later tonight. Stocks of Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), ITC, Bajaj Finance, Tech Mahindra, M&M, Reliance Industries, and Nestle India were the top Sensex gainers. On the contrary, IndusInd Bank, UltraTech Cement, Power Grid Corporation of India, L&T, NTPC, HCL Tech, and Dr. Reddy’s were among the top index laggards. About 1251 shares have advanced, 2115 shares declined, and 117 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty FMCG index was the sole gainer, rising 1.2 percent. The losses, meanwhile, were led by the Nifty Metal index down 2 percent), the Nifty Pharma index 1.4 percent), and the Nifty Oil & Gas index 1.2 percent).In the broader market, the Nifty MidCap and SmallCap indices mildly underperformed the frontline indices as they fell 0.7 percent, and 1 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex was flat at 59,707 levels, while Nifty50was flat below 17,800 levels

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Indian markets were flat on today's(21 September 2022) intra-day trade ahead of the US Federal Reserve's interest rate outcome. Key indices Nifty50 were flat below 17,800 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex was flat at 59,707 levels. Broader markets, however, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty MidCap 100 and Nifty SmallCap 100 climbed up to 0.4 percent. All sectors traded on a volatile note as they swung between gains and losses. Nifty FMCG and Nifty Media indices climbed over 1 percent. On the other hand, Nifty Bank, Nifty Energy, and Nifty Realty indices were bogged down in trade. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 578 points, Nifty at 17816.25

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 578.51 points or 0.98% at 59,719.74, and the Nifty was up 194 points or 1.10% at 17,816.30, amid a broad-based rally. Stocks of IndusInd Bank, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Finserv, HCL Tech, L&T, Tata Steel, and ICICI Bank were among the top Sensex gainers. While ICICI Bank, and Reliance Industries. HDFC Bank among others contributed the most to the indices gain. while losers included Nestle India, Shree Cements, Grasim Industries, Power Grid Corp, and Infosys. About 2038 shares have advanced, 1334 shares declined, and 123 are unchanged. The broad-based rally was led by the Nifty Pharma index, which rose nearly 3 percent today. Besides, the Nifty Auto and Private Bank indices advanced 1.7 percent each. The Nifty PSU Bank index eked out the least gains as it edged 0.5 percent higher.BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 1-1.6 percent

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex climbed over 600 points to trade at 59,761 levels, while Nifty50 rose over 150 points to trade above 17,800 levels

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened higher today(20 September 2022) amid modest gains overseas. Key indices Nifty50 rose over 150 points to trade above 17,800 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 600 points to trade at 59,761 levels. Broader markets, too, reflected similar resilience as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged over 1 percent each. All sectors started in positive territory, as Nifty IT and Nifty Media indices led the charge - up over 1 percent. IndusInd Bank, Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies, Bajaj Finserv, and Infosys, were the top contributors to benchmark indices. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 300 points, Nifty at 17622.25

Monday, September 19, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 300.44 points or 0.51% at 59,141.23, and the Nifty was up 91.50 points or 0.52% at 17,622.30, as investors awaited key central banks' decisions, including that of the US Federal Reserve, due later this week. Bajaj Finserv, M&M, Infosys, State Bank of India, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, and Power Grid Corporation of India were among the top index gainers. UltraTech Cement, Asian Paints, Titan Company, Tata Steel, HCL Tech, and Maruti Suzuki were index laggards. About 1665 shares have advanced, 1852 shares declined, and 127 are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices slipped 0.16 percent each. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal, and Realty indices closed in the red, falling from 0.5 percent to 0.9 percent. On the contrary, the Nifty PSU Bank index advanced 2 percent, and the Nifty FMCG and Auto indices surged 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex traded at 58,828 levels, while Nifty50 opened flat to trade above 17,500 levels

Monday, September 19, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened flat today ( 19 September 2022) amid weak global cues due to rate hike fears. Key indices Nifty50 opened flat to trade above 17,500 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex traded at 58,828 levels. Broader markets, too, edged lower in the trade as Nifty SmallCap 100 and Nifty MidCap100 declined up to 1 percent. Barring Nifty PSU Bank, all sectors nosedived in negative territory. Nifty Media, Nifty Pharma, and Nifty Realty indices dropped the most - up to 1 percent. While Bajaj Finserv, Infosys, and Axis Bank, helped trim losses for the benchmark indices; HCL Technologies, Asian Paints, Dr. Reddy's, and Titan, contributed to the sharp cuts. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex crashes 1093 points, Nifty at 17530.85

Friday, September 16, 2022
At Close, Sensex declined 1,093.22 points or 1.82 percent to end at 58,840.79. Nifty ended 346.60 points lower at 17,530.80 as recession fears hammered global equities. Index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries, Infosys, HDFC Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and ICICI Bank among others, contributed the most to the indices fall. About 952 shares have advanced, 2455 shares declined, and 100 shares were unchanged. The Nifty MidCap 100 and SmallCap 100 fell in the range of 2.5 percent to 3 percent. Among sectors, IT and realty shed over 3 percent. The volatility index -- India VIX -- surged 8 percent today to settle near a 20-odd level.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex declined over 400 points to trade at 59,533 levels, while Nifty50 opened over 100 points lower to trade below 17,800 levels

Friday, September 16, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened lower today(16 September 2022) amid weak global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 opened over 100 points lower to trade below 17,800 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 400 points to trade at 59,533 levels. Low-risk appetite instilled weakness in broader markets too, as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 dropped up to 0.3 percent. Tech Mahindra, M&M, Wipro, Maruti Suzuki, Infosys, and TCS, contributed to the sharp cuts in benchmark indices. Sun Pharma, Bajaj Finance, and Asian Paints, however, helped trim losses. All sectors plunged in the sea of red - Nifty Auto, Nifty Metal, and Nifty IT indices slipped the most, over 1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 413 points, Nifty at 17877.40

Thursday, September 15, 2022
At Close, Sensex is down 413 points or 0.68 per cent at 59,934. The NSE Nifty, meanwhile, hit a low of 17,861, but ended at 17,877, down 126 points or 0.73 per cent.IT, pharma, and select metal stocks reeled under pressure today with Hindalco, Infosys, Cipla, Tech M, Tata Steel, Divis Labs, and Apollo Hospitals leading the list of Nifty losers. Other losers were Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Auto, Titan, HDFC Life, IndusInd Bank, and Bajaj Finance. On the upside, banking and auto stocks zoomed with Maruti Suzuki, Eicher Motors, HDFC, SBI, ICICI Bank, and M&M rising up to 2.6 percent. About 1648 shares advanced, 1754 shares declined, and 113 shares were unchanged. Other gainers were Adani Ports, NTPC, PowerGrid, Grasim, and Coal India. Sectorally, Nifty Auto and Nifty Energy indices held marginal gains, while Nifty Media, Nifty IT, and Nifty Realty indices were subdued in trade. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices advanced 0.3 percent and 0.06 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex climbed over 250 points to trade at 60,632 levels, while Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 18,050 levels

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Opening Bell: Modest recovery in global markets spilled strength in Indian equity markets today (15 September 2022). Frontline indices Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 18,050 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 250 points to trade at 60,632 levels. Broader markets, too, reflected similar resilience as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 0.9 percent. Kotak Mahindra Bank, NTPC, M&M, HUL, ITC, and Maruti Suzuki were top contributors to the benchmark indices. Meanwhile, Tata Steel, Infosys, and IndusInd Bank weighed them down. Barring Nifty Media, all sectors started to trade on a positive note with marginal gains. Nifty Bank index hit an all-time high of 41,829. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ends low 224 points, Nifty at 18003.75

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
At Close, Sensex ended the day 224 points lower at 60,346. Nifty shed 66 points, closing at 18,003, despite weak global cues Stocks of NTPC, Asian Paints, Nestle India, Dr. Reddy’s, and Hindustan Unilever were among the top index gainers. Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Tata Consultancy Services, TCS, HCL Tech, Wipro, L&T, HDFC Bank, Reliance were among the top Sensex draggers. About 1632 shares have advanced, 1740 shares declined, and 140 shares were unchanged. The Nifty IT index slipped 3.4 percent, and the Nifty Metal and the Nifty Bank indices rose over 1 percent each. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index dipped 0.1 percent, while the BSE SmallCap index fell 0.01 percent. The volatility index -- India VIX -- surged 5 percent today.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex slumped over 700 points to trade at 59,867 levels, while Nifty50 declined over 150 points to trade below 17,900 levels

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity indices started lower today (14 September 2022) due to weak global cues on the back of the hotter-than-expected US inflation report in August. Nifty50 declined over 150 points to trade below 17,900 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex slumped over 700 points to trade at 59,867 levels. Broader markets, too, traded feebly as Nifty Smallcap 100 and Nifty Midcap 100 slipped over 1 percent. All sectors nosedived into negative territory with Nifty IT, Nifty Realty, and Nifty Metal indices bearing the brunt of the brutal selloff. Tech Mahindra, TCS, Wipro, and Infosys contributed heavily to the losses in benchmark indices. Asian Paints, NTPC, and Kotak Mahindra Bank, however, attempted to trim losses.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 456 points, Nifty at 18070.05

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
At Close, Sensex ended the day 456 points higher at 60,566.16. Nifty gained 130.50 points to close above 18070.05 for the fourth day amid a broad-based rally. Stocks of Reliance Industries, Bajaj Finance, Titan Company, Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, and HDFC Bank were among the top BSE Sensex gainers. Index heavyweights such as Infosys, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Reliance Industries, Bajaj Finance, and others contributed the most to the indices gain. The losers were Shree Cement, Cipla, Eicher Motors, TCS, BPCL, Dr Reddy's, and Bajaj Auto. About 1776 shares advanced, 1600 shares declined, and 101 were unchanged. Sectorally, the gains were led by the Nifty Metal index up 1.3 percent, the Nifty Financial Services index up 0.9 percent, and the Nifty Bank index up 0.71 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex gained over 300 points to trade at 60,432 levels, while Nifty50 opened over 100 points higher to reclaim the 18,000-mark

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Frontline indices Nifty50 opened over 100 points higher to reclaim the 18,000-mark, after a hiatus of five months, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex gained over 300 points to trade at 60,432 levels. The strength spilled across broader markets too, as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 0.6 percent. While Bajaj Finserv, SBI, Infosys, Wipro, Titan, and HDFC Bank were the top contributors to the benchmark indices; weakness in HCL Technologies, Asian Paints, Maruti Suzuki, Cipla, and Sun Pharma capped the upside. All sectors opened on a cheerful note with Nifty Media and Nifty Bank indices leading the pack. Among individual stocks, shares of Gujarat Apollo Industries hit a 20 percent upper circuit after the company inked a pact with Belgium-based PFH BV for agricultural components. Besides, shares of IRB Infrastructure gained over 4 percent after the company's toll collection rose 35 percent YoY to Rs 336 crore in August.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 312, Nifty at 17936.35

Monday, September 12, 2022
At Close, Sensex ended the day 312.26 points higher or 0.52 percent at 60,105.40, and Nifty added 97.50 points or 0.55 percent to close at 17,930.80. Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Tata Steel, HCL Tech, M&M, Wipro, TCS, Titan Company, ICICI Bank, Dr. Reddy’s, and Reliance, were among the top index gainers. HDFC (Housing Development Finance Corporation) was the only S&P BSE Sensex loser. About 2013 shares advanced, 1326 shares declined, and 143 remained unchanged. Sectorally, it was a sea of green with the Nifty Realty and IT indices leading the charts, rising 2 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively. The Nifty Auto index posted the smallest gain of 0.27 percent. Nifty Bank index was up 0.3 percent, to trade above 40,540. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices advanced up to 1 percent higher.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex climbed over 250 points to trade at 60,048 levels, while rose over 50 points to trade above 17,900 levels

Monday, September 12, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened on a positive note today(12 September 2022) amid strong global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 17,900 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 250 points to trade at 60,048 levels. Broader markets, too, were upbeat in trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 rose up to 1 percent. Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Finserv, M&M, Dr. Reddy's, and Infosys were top contributors to the benchmark indices. Meanwhile, Hindustan Unilever, HDFC, Asian Paints, and Kotak Bank weighed on the indices. All sectors opened in a positive territory with Nifty Media and Nifty IT indices leading the pack. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: BSE Sensex climbed over 350 points to trade above 60,000 levels and the Nifty50 rose 100 points to trade above 17,900 levels

Friday, September 9, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened on a positive note in today's(9 September 2022) trade amidst mixed global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose 100 points to trade above 17,900 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 350 points to trade above 60,000 levels. Broader markets, too, climbed in tandem as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 0.6 percent. IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI, HUL, and Tata Steel were top contributors to the benchmark indices. All sectors opened in green with Nifty Bank and Nifty Metal indices leading the charge.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex climbed over 450 points to trade at 59,513 levels and the Nifty50 rose 100 points to trade above 17,700 levels

Thursday, September 8, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened positively in today's (8 September 2022) trade amid firm global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose 100 points to trade above 17,700 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 450 points to trade at 59,513 levels. Broader markets, too, reflected similar resilience as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 1 percent. Tech Mahindra, Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, and Infosys were the top contributors to the benchmark indices. All sectors opened in positive territory with Nifty IT and Nifty PSU Bank indices leading the trade. Among individual stocks, shares of NDTV hit a 5 percent lower circuit for the second consecutive day. Besides, shares of Max Ventures and Industries gained 2 percent after the company planned to buy Acreage Builders for Rs 322.5 crore.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex dropped 400 points to trade at 58,769 levels and the Nifty50 declined 100 points to trade below 17,550 levels

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened weak in today's (7 September 2022) trade amidst dull global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 declined 100 points to trade below 17,550 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex dropped 400 points to trade at 58,769 levels. Broader markets, however, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 gained up to 0.2 percent. While Bharti Airtel, IndusInd Bank, and HDFC pulled the indices down; HUL, Dr. Reddy's, and Nestle India helped trim losses. All sectors plunged in a sea of red with Nifty IT, Nifty Bank, and Nifty Realty indices battered in trade. Among individual stocks, shares of Paras Defence gained 3 percent after the company inked a pact with Czech Republic's ELDIS Pardubice.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 300 points to 59,540, and the Nifty50 gained 81 points to 17,747

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened with nominal gains today(6 September 2022) tracking strength in Asian markets, which rose up to 1 percent. The BSE Sensex rose 300 points to 59,540, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 81 points to 17,747. Barring ITC and Nestle, all Sensex stocks opened higher. NTPC, IndusInd Bank, Reliance, Maruti, Powergrid, and Bharti Airtel were the top winners, up to 1 percent higher. The broader markets also started in green. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.7 percent higher. DreamFolks Services is set to make its debut today. The IPO was subscribed 56.68 times, and the issue price is fixed at Rs 326. As per IPO Watch, DreamFolks could list up to 30 percent higher than the issue price.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 443 points, Nifty at 17665

Monday, September 5, 2022
At close, the 30-pack Sensex was up 443 points, or 0.75 percent, at 59.246 and the Nifty ended the day with a gain of 126 points, or 0.72 percent, at 17,666 on robust economic growth prospects. Tech Mahindra, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, HCL Tech, Reliance Industries, NTPC, Axis Bank, and State Bank of India were among the top S&P BSE Sensex gainers. Nestle India, Dr. Reddy’s, Hindustan Unilever, M&M, and Power Grid Corporation of India are among the top index losers. Nifty Metal climbed over 1.5 percent closely following Nifty Media which was up 2 percent. Nifty Bank index gained more than 0.6 percent to 39,666 on Monday. Nifty Private Bank index gained 1 percent gain. The BSE MidCap index added 0.46 percent to the broader market, and the BSE SmallCap index gained 0.9 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex opened 200 points higher topping 59,000, and Nifty50 gained 55 points to 17,594

Monday, September 5, 2022
Opening bell: Indian equity markets opened with tepid gains today(5 September 2022) as global sentiment remained mixed. The BSE Sensex opened 200 points higher topping 59,000, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 55 points to 17,594. On the Sensex, NTPC, Tata Steel, HCL Tech, Tech M, IndusInd Bank, and ICICI Bank were the top winners, while six stocks opened lower led by Nestle, Dr. Reddy's, and Wipro, which fell up to 0.4 percent. The broader markets are also firmly higher. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.7 percent. Tamilnad Mercantile Bank’s three-day IPO offer will open for subscription today. The private sector lender has fixed the price band at Rs 500-525 per share for its Rs 832-crore initial share offer.

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat at 58803.33, Nifty at 17,539.50

Friday, September 2, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 36.74 points or 0.06% at 58,803.33, and the Nifty was down 3.30 points or 0.02% at 17,539.50, as a lack of domestic and global cues kept investors on the sideline. Shares of Adani Enterprises hit a record high of Rs 3,290 after they gained 2% on the NSE intra-day.BPCL, Shree Cements, Hero MotoCorp, Hindalco Industries, and ONGC were among the major losers on the Nifty, while gainers were HDFC, ITC, Adani Ports, Larsen, and Toubro, and HDFC Bank About 1726 shares have advanced, 1612 shares declined, and 137 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index dipped 0.35 per while the BSE SmallCap index eked out gains of 0.04 percent Among sectors, the Nifty Financial Services, and FMCG indices added 0.5 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively, while the Nifty PSU Bank index fell 0.77 percent..

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex climbed over 200 points to trade at 58,979 levels and the Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 17,600 levels

Friday, September 2, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened on a positive note in today's(2nd September 2022) trade amid mixed global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 17,600 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 200 points to trade at 58,979 levels. Broader markets, too, reflected similar resilience as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 0.7 percent. All sectors opened in the green zone with marginal gains. Nifty Energy bucked the trend as the index gained over 1 percent in trade. NTPC, Bajaj Finserv, and Kotak Bank were top contributors to the benchmark indices. Meanwhile, Nestle India and Maruti Suzuki weighed on the indices. Among individual stocks, shares of Adani Enterprises hit a 52-week high of Rs 3,290 per share on reports of inclusion in the Nifty50 index. Besides, shares of NTPC surged 3 percent after the state-run power giant received bids for a minority stake sale for its green unit.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 770 points, Nifty at 17542.80

Thursday, September 1, 2022
At Close, the Sensex fell 1,014 points intra-day before closing at 58,766.5, down 770.5 points or 1.29 percent. The Nifty50, too, hit a low of 17,468 before ending 216.5 points, or 1.22 percent, lower at 17,543. About 1904 shares have advanced, 1446 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged. Hindalco Industries, Reliance Industries, ONGC, TCS, and SBI Life Insurance were among the top losers on the Nifty. At the same time, the gainers were Tata Consumer Products, Bajaj Finserv, Asian Paints, Eicher Motors, and Hero MotoCorp. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices settled 0.5 percent higher each. Among sectors, the Nifty Realty index added 1 percent, followed by the Nifty PSU Bank index up 0.7 percent. On the downside, the Nifty IT index declined 1.9 percent, followed by the Nifty Pharma index down 1.12 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex declined over 800 points to trade at 58,734 levels and the Nifty50 opened over 200 points lower to trade below 17,550 levels

Thursday, September 1, 2022
Opening Bell: Bears pulled markets lower today( 1 September 2022) amid weak global sentiments. Frontline indices Nifty50 opened over 200 points lower to trade below 17,550 levels, while the S&P BSE Sensex declined over 800 points to trade at 58,734 levels. Broader markets, too, declined in tandem as Nifty Smallcap 100 and Nifty Midcap 100 slipped up to 0.5 percent. Sectorwise, barring Nifty Realty, all sectoral indices dropped into negative territory. Nifty IT and Nifty Bank faced the worst brunt as both indices dropped over 1 percent each.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 1567 points, Nifty at 17759.30

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
At Close, Sensex clocked a one-way rally of 1,564 points, or 2.7 percent, to end at 59,537. The Nifty50, too, surged 446 points, or 2.58 percent, to close at 17,759 as broad-based buying emerged across sectors. All the 50 constituents of the Nifty50 index settled higher Bajaj Finserv, IndusInd Bank, Maruti, Bajaj Finance, and Tata Motors were the top Nifty gainers, while Dr. Reddy’s was the sole loser. The BSE MidCap index added about 2 percent, while the BSE SmallCap index gained 1.3 percent. The Nifty Financial Services index is up 3.5 percent, the Nifty Realty index 3.4 percent, the Nifty Bank index 3.3 percent, and the Nifty IT and Auto indices 2.6 percent each. According to Devang Mehta, Head – of Equity Advisory at Centrum Wealth, Indian markets bounced back with renewed vigor after a sharp fall on Monday, led by the inflation and interest rate rhetoric from the US.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex climbed 400 points to trade at 58,392 levels and the Nifty50 rose over 100 points to trade above 17,450 levels

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Opening Bell: Markets opened on a positive note in today's(30 August 2022) trade amid mixed global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose over 100 points to trade above 17,450 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed 400 points to trade at 58,392 levels. Broader markets, meanwhile, outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 0.9 percent. Bajaj Twins, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, and Tata Steel, were top contributors to the benchmark indices. Meanwhile, Reliance Industries and Bharti Airtel weighed on the indices. All sectors opened in the green zone with Nifty Media, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Energy indices rising over 1 percent each. Among individual stocks, shares of Ashok Leyland gained 1 percent after the automaker announced 6 new models for their LCV range.

Major factors for today's market mayhem

Monday, August 29, 2022
US markets plunged sharply after Powell’s speech on Friday. The Nasdaq shed the most by falling nearly 4 percent. The futures of the frontline indices were also steeply lower in after-market hours. The same was true for Asian equities as Nikkei, Hang Seng, and Strait times indices tanked up to 2.9 percent on Monday. Fresh recession fears: The US Fed's chair not only maintained that the bank would continue with interest rate hikes but also triggered renewed fears of an impending recession in the US economy. That apart, spiraling gas prices spiral in Europe are further lending strength to fears of a recession in major Western economies. European gas prices hit a record high above €343 per megawatt hour ($100 per million British thermal units) on Friday, hinting at the stark threat to energy-intensive industries. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 861 points, Nifty at 17312.90

Monday, August 29, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 861.25 points or 1.46% at 57,972.62, and the Nifty was down 246 points or 1.40% at 17,312.90, as a lack of innovative fresh investments across verticals dented sentiment. Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Wipro, HCL Technologies, and TCS were among the significant Nifty losers, while Britannia Industries, Maruti Suzuki, Apollo Hospitals, Nestle India, and Asian Paints were the gainers. About 1414 shares have advanced, 1989 shares declined, and 205 are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices closed up to 0.8 percent down in the broader market. Among sectors, the Nifty FMCG index was the sole gainer, up 0.3 percent. On the flip side, losses were led by the Nifty IT index down 3.5 percent, and the Nifty Bank index down 2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex crashed over 1,300 points to trade at 57,520 levels and the Nifty50 declined over 350 points to trade below 17,200 levels

Monday, August 29, 2022
Opening Bell: Markets opened lower in today's(29 August 2022) trade amid weak global sentiments marked by fear of rising interest rates. Frontline indices Nifty50 declined over 350 points to trade below 17,200 levels, while the S&P BSE Sensex fell over 1,300 points to trade at 57,520 levels. Broader markets, too, declined in tandem as Nifty Smallcap 100 and Nifty Midcap 100 dropped over 2 percent. All sectors were in red with Nifty IT, Nifty PSU Bank, and Nifty Realty indices battered in trade. Among individual stocks, shares of Reliance Industries slipped nearly 1 percent ahead of their 45th Annual General Meeting.

CLOSING BELL: Sensex ended at 58,834, up 59 points and the Nifty50 shut shop at 17,559, up 36 points

Friday, August 26, 2022
CLOSING BELL: It was a range-bound trade on the bourses today(26 August 2022) as investors awaited US Fed chief Jerome Powell's address at the Jackson Hole Symposium later tonight. The S&P BSE Sensex traded between 58,723 and 59,321, and ended at 58,834, up 59 points or 0.1 per cent. The NSE Nfty50, meanwhile, shut shop at 17,559, up 36 points or 0.21 percent. It touched a high of 17,686 and a low of 17,519 on the NSE. In the broader markets, the Nifty MidCap 100 and the Nifty SmallCap 100 settled up to 0.7 percent higher. Sector-wise, the Nifty Metal index rose 1.7 percent, followed by the Nifty PSU Bank index, up 1 percent. On the flipside, the Nifty Private bank index fell 0.3 percent. Read more

Sensex climbed over 450 points at 59,248 levels and the Nifty50 rose over 100 points to trade above 17,650 levels

Friday, August 26, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened today (26 August 2022) on a positive note amid firm global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose over 100 points to trade above 17,650 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 450 points at 59,248 levels. Broader markets, too, reflected similar resilience as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 1 percent. M&M, Tata Steel, Titan, and Infosys were top contributors to the benchmark indices. Meanwhile, Bharti Airtel, Dr Reddy's, Asian Paints weighed on the indices. All sectors opened in the green zone with Nifty Auto, Nifty Metal, and Nifty PSU Bank leading the pack. Among individual stocks, shares of Titan gained 2 percent on the company's expansion plans overseas. Besides, shares of Nelco soared 10 percent post-tie-up with Intelsat on in-flight connectivity services.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex climbed over 250 points at 59,326 levels and the Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 17,650 levels

Thursday, August 25, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened on a positive note in today's(25 august 2022) trade on the BSE amid strong global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 17,650 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 250 points at 59,326 levels. Broader markets, too, reflected similar resilience as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 0.7 percent. All sectors turned in the green zone. Nifty Media, Nifty Realty, and Nifty IT lead the charge. Bharti Airtel, Tata Steel, Titan, and HUL were top contributors to the benchmark indices. Meanwhile, Asian Paints and Nestle India weighed on the indices. Among individual stocks, shares of NHPC gained 2 percent after the subsidiary signed MoU with the government of Rajasthan. Besides, shares of RBL Bank soared over 23 percent in three days after the board cleared the Rs 3,000 crore fundraising.

CLOSING BELL: Sensex closed at 59,085, up 54 points and the Nifty50, ended 27 points higher at 17,605

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Indian equities whipsawed in trade today(24 August 2022) as investors juggled between expensive valuation, tepid global mood, and robust domestic outlook. The S&P BSE Sensex closed at 59,085, up 54 points or 0.09 percent. The NSE Nifty50, meanwhile, ended 27 points, or 0.16 percent, higher at 17,605. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices advanced 0.7 percent each. Sector-wise, the Nifty Media index climbed 1.7 percent, the Nifty Realty added 1.8 percent, and the Nifty Private Bank index gained 1.6 percent. On the flipside, the Nifty IT and Pharma slipped 0.3 percent each. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex inched above 59,000 levels and the Nifty50 climbed above 17,550 levels

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Opening Bell: Markets opened on a flat note amid weak global cues today(24 August 2022). Frontline indices Nifty50 climbed above 17,550 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex inched above 59,000 levels. Broader markets marched forward in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 0.5 percent. Sector-wise, Nifty Media and Nifty Realty opened with marginal gains. Nifty Auto and Nifty Financial Services, however, opened with minor losses. IndusInd Bank, ITC, Sun Pharma, and TCS supported the benchmark indices, whereas, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, and Maruti weighed on the benchmark indices. Besides, shares of NDTV hit 5 percent upper circuit as Adani Group plans to acquire a 29.1 percent stake.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 257 points, Nifty at 17577.50

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 257.43 points or 0.44% at 59031.30, and the Nifty was up 86.80 points or 0.50% at 17577.50. Equity markets oscillated between gains and losses on Tuesday as investors read the global mood for further cues. Mahindra & Mahindra was the top-gaining stock, up 4.18% on Sensex, followed by Bajaj Finserv and Tata Steel. Infosys was the laggard, down 1.7%, accompanied by TCS, HUL, and Tech Mahindra. About 2077 shares have advanced, 1235 shares declined, and 146 are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 1 percent and 0.78 percent, respectively. Among sectoral indices, the Nifty PSU Bank index gained 2.34 percent, while the Nifty IT index fell by the same percentage. Bank Nifty zoomed 1% while India VIX closed flat at 19 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex was up 200 points near 59,000 level and the Nifty50 above the 17,550-mark, rising over 70 points

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Opening Bell: In a sharp rebound, equity markets reversed morning losses and were trading with decent gains today(23 August 2022). Frontline Nifty50 index was back above the 17,550-mark, rising over 70 points, while the S&P BSE Sensex was up 200 points near 59,000 levels. Broader markets, too, recouped losses as the Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 advanced up to 0.9 percent. While NTPC, M&M, and Sun Pharma were supporting the indices to trim losses; Infosys, Wipro, and Tech Mahindra weighed heavily on the indices. . All sectors opened in the negative zone with Nifty IT and Nifty Metal indices battered in trade. Among individual stocks, shares of Infosys dropped over 2 percent after the IT major slashed the average variable payout for the June quarter. Besides, shares of RBL Bank gained over 2 percent after the board approved fund raise of Rs 3,000 crore.

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 872 points, Nifty at 17490.70

Monday, August 22, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 872.28 points or 1.46% at 58773.87, and the Nifty was down 267.80 points or 1.51% at 17490.70, as global macroeconomic concerns resurfaced. ITC gained 0.58% to end as the top gainer followed by Nestle India. All other Sensex stocks closed in the red, led by Tata Steel, down 4.3%. Asian Paints, L&T, and Ultratech Cement were the other laggards.About 1228 shares have advanced, 2214 shares declined, and 163 are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index skidded nearly 2 percent in the broader markets, while the BSE SmallCap index ended at 1.15 percent lower. All the sectoral indices ended in red. Bank Nifty was down 1.77% on the closing bell while India VIX zoomed 4% to close at 19.04.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex declined over 650 points to 58,986 level and the Nifty50 extended loss over 150 points lower to trade below 17,600 levels

Monday, August 22, 2022
Bears pulled markets into negative territory today (22 August 2022) as Nifty50 extended a loss of over 150 points lower to trade below 17,600 levels. The S&P BSE Sensex declined over 650 points to 58,986 levels. Broader markets, too, edged lower in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 slipped over 1 percent each. Barring Nifty FMCG, all sectors dropped in the negative zone with Nifty IT, Nifty Realty, and Nifty IT indices the most battered trade. Among individual stocks, shares of Adani Power hit a 52-week high of Rs 427 per share after the company acquired DB Power for around Rs 7,000 crore. Besides, shares of Delhivery shed over 5 percent after the logistics firm net loss widened to Rs 399 crore in Q1FY23.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 652 points, Nifty at 17758.45

Friday, August 19, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 651.85 points or 1.08% at 59,646.15, and the Nifty was down 198 points or 1.10% at 17,758.50 snapping an 8-day gaining streak and ending lower amid weak global cues.IndusInd Bank, Apollo Hospitals, Bajaj Finserv, Tata Motors, and Hindalco Industries were among the major Nifty losers. The gainers were Adani Ports, L&T, Infosys, Eicher Motors, and Bajaj Auto. About 1387 shares have advanced, 1927 shares declined, and 122 shares are unchanged. Broader markets, too, inched lower in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 declined over 1 percent. Sector-wise, Nifty Media and Nifty IT bucked the trend. Nifty Pharma, Nifty Bank, and Nifty FMCG, however, were the losers among the pack. Nifty Bank index fell 0.2 percent to 39,572.55 levels.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 38 points, Nifty at 17956.50

Thursday, August 18, 2022
After falling as much as 300 points during the day, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex recouped all of its losses to end at 60,298, up 38 points or 0.06 percent. The NSE Nifty50, too, recovered from a low of 17,852 to settle at 17,965, up 21 points or 0.12 percent. Stocks of Bajaj Finserv, Power Grid Corporation of India, Bharti Airtel, State Bank of India, UltraTech Cements, Asian Paints, and Kotak Mahindra Bank are among the top index gainers. On the flip side, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Sun Pharma, Wipro, Infosys, TCS, and HCL Tech were among the top BSE Sensex losers. The broader BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices, meanwhile, outperformed the frontline indices throughout the day and closed up to 0.4 percent higher. Among sectors, the Nifty Metal and Realty indices gained over 1 percent each, the Nifty Pharma index was down 1.2 percent. Nifty Bank index fell marginally to 39,435.25, while Nifty IT fell 0.7 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex up 379 points, Nifty at 17825.25

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 379.43 points or 0.64 percent at 59,842.21, and the Nifty was up 127.10 points or 0.72 percent at 17,825.30, as fag-end buying in Reliance Industries' stock pushed indices off lows. Besides, an upbeat global mood, and a steady decline in inflation (CPI and WPI), kept the bulls charged on Dalal Street.M&M, Maruti Suzuki, Asian Paints, Hindustan Unilever, Ultratech Cement, Housing Development Finance Services (HDFC), Reliance Industries, Titan Company, ICICI Bank were among top Sensex gainers. On the flip side, the index laggards were Bharti Airtel, State Bank of India (SBI), Bajaj Finance, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices settled 1 percent higher in the broader markets. Sectorally, the Nifty Auto index jumped 2.5 percent, followed by the Nifty Realty index (up 2 percent). On the flipside, the Nifty PSB index dipped 0.3 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex climbed over 300 points at 59,793 levels and the Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 17,750 levels

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Opening Bell: Markets opened higher in today's ( 16 august 2022) trade on the BSE amid positive global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose over 50 points to trade above 17,750 levels, while the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 300 points at 59,793 levels. Broader markets, too, rose in tandem as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 surged up to 0.6 percent. Sector-wise, Nifty Auto, Nifty Bank, and Nifty IT were the winners. Nifty Metal, however, was the sole sectoral loser in the trade. Among individual stocks, shares of Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) hit a 52-week high of Rs 1,298 per share after the auto major launched five new electric SUVs.

Closing Bell: Sensex up 130 points, Nifty at 17698.15

Friday, August 12, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 130.18 points or 0.22% at 59,462.78, and the Nifty was up 39.20 points or 0.22% at 17,698.20, as investors awaited India's retail inflation data for July. ONGC, Tata Steel, NTPC, UPL, and Power Grid Corp were among the major Nifty gainers, while Divis Lab, Apollo Hospitals, Infosys, Maruti Suzuki, and Tata Consumer Products were the laggards. About 1771 shares have advanced, 1531 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged. Oil & Gas indices rose 2.5% and Metal and Power added 1.5% each. On the other hand, the Pharma index shed 1% and Information Technology (IT) index declined 0.76%.In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices closed 0.15 percent and 0.4 percent higher, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex shed 100 points to trade at 59,226 levels and the Nifty50 slipped below 17,650 levels

Friday, August 12, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened flat in today's(12 august 2022) trade on the BSE. Frontline indices Nifty50 slipped below 17,650 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex shed 100 points to trade at 59,226 levels Broader markets outperformed benchmark indices as Nifty Smallcap 100 and Nifty Midcap 100 surged up to 0.2 percent. Power Grid, NTPC, Tata Steel, SBI, and IndusInd Bank were the top contributors to the benchmark indices. Maruti, Nestle India, and Tech Mahindra, on the other hand, weighed on benchmark indices Sector-wise, Nifty Realty and Nifty Metal led the pack. Nifty IT, Nifty Auto, and Nifty Media, however, were losers in the trade. Among individual stocks, shares of Oil India climbed 1 percent after the state explorer tripled its net profit to Rs 1,555.4 crore in Q1FY23

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 515 points, Nifty at 17659.00

Thursday, August 11, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 515.31 points or 0.88% at 59,332.60, and the Nifty was up 124.20 points or 0.71% at 17,659.00 as lower-than-expected inflation in the US bolstered equities across the globe as investors turned to riskier assets. Tech Mahindra, Wipro, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, HCL Tech, Titan Company, and Bajaj Finance were among the top S&P BSE Sensex gainers. The losers included Tata Consumer Products, Apollo Hospitals, ITC, Hindalco Industries, and NTPC. About 1772 shares have advanced, 1530 shares declined, and 138 are unchanged. From a sectoral viewpoint, the Nifty PSB index gained the most, up 2.3 percent, followed by the Nifty IT index, up 1.8 percent. Meanwhile, in the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices edged between 0.5 per cent and 0.8 per cent higher.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex surges 500pts, Nifty50 above 17,700 in pre-open deals

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Opening Bell: The Indian equity markets are likely to open on a positive note amid supportive global cues. As of 7:50 AM, the SGX Nifty Futures quoted 17,743 levels, indicating a gap up open of over 200 odd points on the Nifty50. Globally, better-than-expected US inflation data at 8.5 percent in July cheered Wall Street on Wednesday. Dow Jones jumped 500 points to 1.6 percent, while the S&P 500 climbed 2.1 percent, and NASDAQ Composite advanced 2.8 percent. Asia-Pacific markets followed suit and climbed in Thursday's morning trade. Australia's S&P 200 rose 0.9 percent, while South Korea's Kospi was 1.3 percent higher. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex at 58,822 levels and the Nifty50 rose 18 points to trade above 17,500 levels

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Opening Bell: The Indian markets opened flat in today's(10 August 2022) trade on the BSE amid weak global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose 18 points to trade above 17,500 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex was at 58,822 levels. Broader markets, however, were positive in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Small Cap 100 gained up to 0.2 percent. Nestle India, Sun Pharma, ICICI Bank, Power Grid, and Bharti Airtel were the top contributors to benchmark indices. Sectorally, Nifty led Auto and Nifty FMCG indices led the charge. Nifty IT and Nifty Realty, however, were bogged down in trade. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 465 points, Nifty at 17525.10

Monday, August 8, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 465.14 points or 0.80% at 58,853.07, and the Nifty was up 127.60 points or 0.73% at 17,525.10,amid a broad-based rally.Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance, and Maruti Suzuki were the top gainers in the Sensex pack. On the downside, BPCL, SBI, Ultratech Cement, Britannia, Adani Ports, and Hero MotoCorp fell over 1 percent each. About 1864 shares have advanced, 1535 shares declined, and 173 are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices in the broader markets edged 0.3 percent higher each. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index slipped 0.4 percent, followed by the Nifty IT index (down 0.02 percent. All other indices clocked gains.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex shed 100 points at 58,299 levels and the Nifty50 was down 30 points to trade below 17,400 mark

Monday, August 8, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian equity markets opened weak today's(8 August 2022) trade on BSE amid weak global sentiments. Benchmark indices Nifty50 was down 30 points to trade below the 17,400 mark, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex shed 100 points at 58,299 levels. Broader markets, too, reflected the tepid mood as Nifty Midcap 100 underperformed Nifty Smallcap 100 and lost 0.06 percent in trade. sector-wise, Nifty Metal, Nifty Pharma, and Nifty Auto defied the overall market mood. However, Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Realty were bogged down in trade. Among individual stocks, shares of Titan gained over 1 percent after net profit jumped three-fold to Rs 790 crore in Q1FY23. Besides, shares of Adani Ports climbed 0.7 percent ahead of their Q1FY23 results.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 89 points, Nifty at 17397.50

Friday, August 5, 2022
At Close, Sensex was up 89.13 points or 0.15% at 58387.93, and the Nifty added 15.50 points or 0.09% at 17397.50, as a hawkish monetary policy by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) led to a tug of war between bulls and bears. Mahindra & Mahindra was the top laggard on Sensex, down 2%, followed by Reliance Industries, Maruti Suzuki India, and IndusInd Bank. Ultratech Cement added 2.31%, accompanied by ICICI Bank, and Airtel. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added up to 0.2 percent in the broader market. Among sectors, the Nifty Auto index fell over 1 percent, On the upside, the Nifty IT index gained 0.6 percent. Indi VIX closed 1.77% lower at 18.92.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex climbed over 200 points to trade at 58,517 levels and Nifty50 rose 40 points to trade above 17,400 levels

Friday, August 5, 2022
The Indian equity markets steered in a positive direction after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked repo rates by 50 basis points (bps) to 5.4 percent. With this rate-hike cycle, the Indian central bank has raised interest rates by 140 bps so far. Frontline indices like Nifty50 rose 40 points to trade above 17,400 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex climbed over 200 points to trade at 58,517 levels. Rate-sensitive sectors like Nifty Bank and Nifty Realty gain up to 0.4 percent. Nifty Auto, however, was down 0.1 percent in trade.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 52 points, Nifty at 17382.00

Thursday, August 4, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 51.73 points or 0.09% at 58,298.80, and the Nifty was down 6.20 points or 0.04% at 17,382, as investors booked profit after six consecutive sessions of the rally, and ahead of the RBI monetary policy outcome on Friday. Sun Pharma jumped 2.46% to end as the top gainer while Nestle India was up 2.39%, followed by Infosys, Dr. Reddy’s, and M&M. NTPC was the worst performer, accompanied by State Bank of India, Axis Bank, and Reliance Industries. About 1515 shares have advanced, 1735 shares declined, and 141 are unchanged. The Nifty Pharma is up 2.37 percent, Nifty IT 1.2 percent, and Nifty FMCG 0.5 percent indices clocking the most gains. PSU banks were the worst hit today with the Nifty PSB index down 1.75 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.3 percent and 0.2 percent, respectively. India VIX jumped more than 4% to end above 19 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 300 points to 58,676.8 levels and the Nifty50 opened over 50 points higher to trade above 17,450 levels

Thursday, August 4, 2022
Opening Bell: Bulls drove Indian markets higher as they opened in positive territory at the BSE today(4 August 2022). Frontline indices Nifty50 opened over 50 points higher to trade above 17,450 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex was up 300 points to 58,676.8 levels. The strength spilled across broader markets as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 climbed up to 0.8 percent. Hindalco, Infosys, Shree Cements, UPL, IndusInd Bank, Ultratech Cement, TCS, Bajaj Finserv, and Axis Bank were the top contributors to the benchmark indices. Sector-wise, Nifty IT and Nifty Media led the upside. Nifty Realty, however, was the sore sectoral loser. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex climbed 100 points to 58,245 levels and the Nifty50 rose 33 points above 17,350 levels

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Opening Bell: The Indian equity markets today(3 August 2022) opened on a positive note at the BSE despite mixed global cues. Frontline indices Nifty50 rose 33 points above 17,350 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex climbed 100 points to 58,245 levels. While Eicher Motors, JSW Steel, and Cipla were the top contributors to the 50-packed index, Bharti Airtel, Reliance, and Tata Steel were top contributors to the S&P BSE Sensex. Broader markets, meanwhile, were mixed in trade. Nifty Midcap 100 was down 0.1 percent, whereas Nifty Smallcap 100 surged 0.3 percent. Sector-wise, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Pharma opened with marginal gains. However, Nifty Auto and Nifty Media indices were bogged down in trade. Read more

Closisng Bell: Sensex gains 21 points, Nifty at 17345.45

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 20.86 points or 0.04% at 58,136.36, and, the Nifty was up 5.50 points or 0.03% at 17,345.50, for a fifth straight day, albeit amid volatility, as losses in HDFC twins, ICICI Bank, Infosys, L&T, and Bharti Airtel nearly balanced gains in Kotak Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Hindustan Unilever (HUL), Asian Paints, and Bajaj Finance.IndusInd Bank was the top gainer on Sensex, up 2%, followed by Asian Paints, and NTPC. Tech Mahindra was the worst performer, ending 1.85% lower accompanied by HDFC, L&T, and HDFC Bank. About 1829 shares have advanced, 1460 shares declined, and 122 are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.5 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index surged 2.7 percent, while the Nifty Realty index fell 1.7 percent. Bank Nifty outperformed and closed above the 38,000 mark while India VIX ended 5.95% higher at 18.53 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down over 150 points to 57,929 levels and the Nifty50 slipped over 50 points below 17,300 levels

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Opening Bell: The Indian markets opened choppy today (2 August 2022) morning at the BSE amid weak global sentiments. Frontline indices Nifty50 slipped over 50 points below 17,300 levels, whereas the S&P BSE Sensex was down over 150 points to 57,929 levels. Also, broader markets were under pressure as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 declined 0.2 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively. Sector-wise, the Nifty Metal index bled over 1 percent in trade. However, Nifty FMCG and Nifty Media indices opened with marginal gains. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 545 points,nifty at 17340.05

Monday, August 1, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 545.25 points or 0.95% at 58,115.50, and the Nifty was up 181.70 points or 1.06% at 17,340 for a fourth straight day as hefty buying in auto, metals, financials, and Reliance Industries lifted sentiment.M&M was the top gainer on Sensex, up 6.29%, followed by Power Grid, NTPC, and Bharti Airtel. Sun Pharma was the top laggard, down 2.81%, accompanied by HUL, IndusInd Bank, and Nestle India. About 2230 shares have advanced, 1145 shares declined, and 187 are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 1.5 percent each. Sectorally, the Nifty Auto index soared 3.3 percent, and the Nifty PSB and Metal indices were 1.5 percent each. The Nifty Pharma index was the only loser, down 0.08 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex climbed to 57,823 levels and the Nifty rose to 17,222 levels

Monday, August 1, 2022
Opening bell: Indian markets opened in positive territory today(1st August 2022) at BSE. Nifty50 rose 0.3 per cent, to 17,222 levels, while the S&P BSE Sensex climbed 0.2 per cent to 57,823 levels. Broader markets, too, were exuberant in the trade as Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 inched higher up to 0.5 percent. Sector-wise, Nifty Auto and Nifty Media hogged the limelight as they climbed to 2 percent in trade. UPL surged 2.09 percent among individual stocks ahead of their June quarter results (Q1FY23). Besides, shares of Zee Entertainment were up 3.6 percent in trade after exchanges approved their merger with Sony Pictures Networks India.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 712 points, Nifty at 17158.25

Friday, July 29, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 712.46 points or 1.25% at 57,570.25, and the Nifty was up 228.70 points or 1.35% at 17,158.30, as investors lapped up metal and IT shares, along with index heavyweights shares. Tata Steel was the top Sensex gainer, soaring 7.4%, followed by Sun Pharma and HDFC. Dr Reddy’s dropped 3.9% to end as the worst performing Sensex stock, accompanied by Kotak Mahindra Bank, State Bank of India, and Axis Bank. About 2037 shares have advanced, 1197 shares declined, and 140 are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index climbed 4 percent, followed by the Nifty IT index by 2 percent. Public sector banks were the only losers with the Nifty PSB index down 1.2 percent. India VIX closed with losses, giving up 17 levels while Bank Nifty was up 0.30%. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices, too, added over 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex soared 500 points to 57,354, and the Nifty50 advanced 160 points to 17,090

Friday, July 29, 2022
OPENING BELL: The Indian markets opened firmly higher today(29 July 2022) tracking strength in US markets overnight. The BSE Sensex soared 500 points to 57,354, and the NSE Nifty50 advanced 160 points to 17,090. Tata Steel, Bajaj Finserv, Power Grid, Titan, M&M, L&T, Wipro, and Nestle led gains on the Sensex, up to 2 percent higher. On the downside, Dr. Reddy's slipped the most, down 4 percent after weak Q1 results. It also pulled down other pharma majors with Sun Pharma, Cipla, and Divi's Labs sliding up to 1 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 500 points to 56,313, and the Nifty gained 120 points to 16,760

Thursday, July 28, 2022
OPENING BELL: The Indian markets perked up today(28 July 2022), opening firmly higher after the US Fed hinted at slowing down rate hikes eventually, which lifted global stocks. The BSE Sensex rose 500 points to 56,313, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 120 points to 16,760. All Sensex stocks opened higher. Bajaj Finance led gains on the index, up over 5 percent. Bajaj Finserv moved 4 percent higher. Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, Wipro, Axis Bank, and Kotak Bank were the other notable winners. On the downside, Dr. Reddy's and Sun Pharma came under pressure, slipping up to 2 percent. Bharti Airtel, ITC, and Nestle were also subdued. In the broader markets, Nifty500, Nifty MidCap 50, and Nifty SmallCap 50 also sat in green, up to 0.7 percent higher. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 547.83 points, Nifty at 16641.80

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 547.83 points or 0.99% at 55816.32, and the Nifty was up 158.00 points or 0.96% at 16641.80, as a broad-based rally ensued on Dalal Street. The markets seemed unnerved ahead of the US Federal Reserve's policy outcome later tonight and rather focused on falling bond yields and domestic corporate earnings. Sun Pharma was up 3.3% on the closing bell as the best performing Sensex stock, followed by State Bank of India, and Larsen & Toubro. In the red was Bharti Airtel, falling 1.25%, accompanied by Kotak Mahindra Bank, and NTPC. About 1714 shares have advanced, 1521 shares declined, and 136 are unchanged. The rally was across-the-board with the Nifty Pharma and PSB indices climbing over 2 percent each, followed by the Nifty IT index (up 1.7 percent), and the Nifty Bank index (1 percent). The broader BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices underperformed at the bourses as they advanced up to 0.90 percent. Indi VIX closed 0.22% lower but was still above 18 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 11 points to 55,257 and the Nifty around the previous close at 16,472

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
OPENING BELL: The Indian markets opened flat today(27 July 2022) tracking global peers that were also subdued. The BSE Sensex was down 11 points to 55,257 and the NSE Nifty50 was around the previous close at 16,472. L&T, Maruti, M&M, Power Grid, Asian Paints, TCS, and Ultratech Cement were the top Sensex winners, while Bharti Airtel, Dr. Reddy's, Titan, Kotak Bank, and HUL led losses. The broader markets also suffered losses. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.3 percent lower. Sector-wise, Nifty consumer durables slipped the most, down over 1 percent. All other pockets also turned negative soon after opening. Nifty IT was flat. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex sheds 498 points, Nifty at 16483.85

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 497.73 points or 0.89% at 55,268.49, and the Nifty was down 147.20 points or 0.89% at 16,483.80, as investors chose to stay on the sidelines ahead of the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy outcome on Wednesday. Infosys was the worst performing stock on Sensex, down 3.45%, accompanied by Hindustan Unilever, and Axis Bank. Zomato dived another 12.5% on Tuesday. Bajaj Finserv zoomed 5.58%, along with Power Grid and Bharti Airtel. About 1119 shares have advanced, 2128 shares declined, and 138 are unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices dropped over 1 percent each. All the sectoral indices ended in the red with metal, IT, pharma, auto, bank, capital goods, realty, and FMCG indices down 1-2 percent. Bank Nifty ended at 36,408, down 0.87% while India VIX rise 2.77% to breach 18 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 200 points to 55,560, and Nifty slipped 65 points to 16,565

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
OPENING BELL: The Indian markets had a tepid opening today(26 July 2022) amid sombre global mood as investors turn cautious ahead of the US Fed rate decision on Wednesday. The BSE Sensex fell 200 points to 55,560, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 65 points to 16,565. Bajaj twins, Tech M, Tata Steel, ITC, and SBI were the only gainers on the Sensex, while Axis Bank, Dr. Reddy's, Asian Paints Maruti, and Infosys were the top losers. The broader markets also opened in the red. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.3 percent lower.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 306 points, Nifty at 16631.00

Monday, July 25, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 306.01 points or 0.55% at 55,766.22, and the Nifty was down 88.50 points or 0.53% at 16,631. Mahindra & Mahindra was the worst-performing Sensex stock, down 3.83%, followed by Reliance Industries and Maruti Suzuki India. Zomato’s share price tanked 11%. Tata Steel rose 3.1% as the top Sensex gainer, accompanied by IndusInd Bank and Asian paints. About 1465 shares have advanced, 1878 shares declined, and 168 are unchanged. Among sectors, Nifty Auto fell 1.7 percent, Bank Nifty index closed flat with a negative bias while India VIX rose 6.19%while Nifty Metal added 1.5 percent. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap index gained 0.03 percent but the BSE SmallCap index eased 0.13 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell over 200 points to 55,890, and the Nifty slipped 42 points to 16,680

Monday, July 25, 2022
Opening Bell: The Indian markets started the new week today (25 July 2022) on a weak footing in line with the subdued global trends and earnings impact. The BSE Sensex fell over 200 points to 55,890, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 42 points to 16,680. Reliance led Sensex losses, dropping 2.5 percent after brokerages cut the company's earnings estimates after its Q1 miss. Tech M, Infosys, Ultratech Cement, Kotak Bank, and TCS were the other top laggards, while ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, and Tata Steel were the top winners. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 390 points, Nifty at 16719.45

Friday, July 22, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 390.28 points or 0.70% at 56,072.23, and the Nifty was up 114.20 points or 0.69% at 16,719.50, for the sixth day in a row, despite tepid global cues. Ultratech Cement, Grasim, UPL, HDFC, HDFC Bank, Eicher Motors, and ICICI Bank were the top gainers, rallying over 2% each. Infosys, Tata Consumer Products, NTPC, and Power Grid, on the other hand, shed over 1%. About 1732 shares have advanced, 1511 shares declined, and 143 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Bank added 1.6 percent, followed by the Nifty PSU Bank index up 1.5 percent. Nifty IT fell 0.6 percent, and power fell 0.5 percent. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap index fell 0.2 percent, but the BSE SmallCap index added 0.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 250 points to 55,916, and the Nifty gained 72 points to 16,677

Friday, July 22, 2022
Opening Bell: Indian markets opened higher today(22 July 2022) tracking strength in global markets. The BSE Sensex rose 250 points to 55,916, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 72 points to 16,677. Ultratech Cement, Tata Steel, Nestle, Tech M, M&M, Kotak Bank, Asian Paints, SBI, and HDFC were the top winners on the Sensex. UPL, Eicher Motors, and Adani Ports were the additional gainers on the Nifty. Infosys, IndusInd Bank, L&T, Bajaj Finance, Divis Labs, and ONGC were the top index losers. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 284 points, Nifty at 16605.25

Thursday, July 21, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 284.42 points or 0.51% at 55,681.95, and the Nifty was up 84.50 points or 0.51% at 16,605.30 for the fifth day, amid mixed global mood, and weak oil prices. IndusInd Bank, L&T, Bajaj Finance, Tata Consumer Products, UPL, L&T, Bajaj Finserv, Asian Paints, and Hindalco were the top gainers. At the same time, Kotak Bank, Dr. Reddy’s Labs, SBI Life, Cipla, and Reliance Industries fell the most, down to 2 percent. About 1950 shares have advanced, 1302 shares declined, and 155 shares are unchanged. The broader markets, however, outran the frontline indices with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices climbing up to 1.3 percent. Among sectors, the Nifty PSU index rose 1.56%, Oil & Gas, Power, and Capital Goods indices rose 1-2 percent. while Nifty Pharma slipped 0.4%.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 100 points to 55,305, and the Nifty slipped 30 points to 16,490

Thursday, July 21, 2022
The Indian equity markets opened weak today(21 July 2022) amid mixed cues from overseas. Weekly F&O expiry was also weighed. The BSE Sensex fell 100 points to 55,305, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 30 points to 16,490. IndusInd Bank, Sun Pharma, M&M, Maruti, and Bharti Airtel were the top gainers on the Sensex, while Wipro, L&T, Kotak Bank, Infosys, TCS, and Asian Paints slipped up to 1.8 percent. The broader markets, meanwhile, opened in green. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.17 percent higher. Sectorwise, Nifty FMCG, Realty, Metal, and Auto held gains. While IT index suffered the most losses as Wipro dragged other peers. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex soared over 650 points to 55,350, and the Nifty topped 16,550, gaining 200 points

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
The Indian markets, uplifted by the reduction in windfall tax on fuel exports and oil output, sharply edged higher today(20 July 2022) led by Reliance and ONGC, which rose 3-5 percent. The BSE Sensex soared over 650 points to 55,350, and the NSE Nifty50 topped 16,550, gaining 200 points. The broader markets also sat in green. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.9 percent higher. Among sectors, Nifty IT, metals, and oil & gas packs rose the most by 1.8 percent each. All other pockets also sat with firm gains of up to 1 percent. Rallis India fell 2 percent in a strong market reporting an 18.1 percent decline in Q1FY23 net profit at Rs 67.47 crore when compared with Rs 82.42 crore in Q1FY22. Uplifted by the reduction in windfall tax on fuel exports and oil output, x sharply edged higher on Wednesday led by Reliance and ONGC, which rose 3-5 percent.

CLOSING BELL:Sensex surged 246 points to close at 54,768, while the Nifty reclaimed 16,300-mark to end at 16,341

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Indian benchmark indices rose at the fag-end of a choppy session, amid gains in PSU and select private banks, financial services, and select heavyweight stocks. The S&P BSE Sensex surged 246 points higher to close at 54,768, while the Nifty50 reclaimed 16,300-mark to end at 16,341. The index was 62 points higher at the end of the session. The indices were up 0.45 percent and 0.38 percent, respectively. Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, M&M, Tata Steel, Ultratech Cement, Bajaj Finserv, Bharti Airtel, SBI, Coal India, Eicher Motors, and ICICI Bank were the top rulers, up between 1-2.3 percent. On the flipside, ONGC, Nestle India, HDFC Life, Sun Pharma, Tata Consumer, Cipla, Hero MotoCorp, and SBI Life ended lower, down up to 2.6 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 200 points to 54,360, and the Nifty slipped 50 points to 16,227

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
The BSE Sensex fell 200 points to 54,360, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 50 points to 16,227. Tata Steel, Sun Pharma, Bharti Airtel, NTPC, Reliance, Ultratech Cement, PowerGrid, and Dr. Reddy were the handful of gainers on the Sensex. ONGC and Coal India were the additional Nifty winners. On the flipside, HCL Tech, Asian Paints, Tech M, TCS, Infy, Bajaj Finserv, HUL, Nestle, Tata Consumer, HDFC Life, and Britannia led losses on the two indices, down up to 1.5 percent. However, the broader markets opened in green. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.14 percent higher. Sectorally, Nifty auto, metals, and pharma indices outperformed the weak market, rising up to 0.6 percent. Financials, FMCG and IT sat with losses. Among stocks, Surya Roshini rose over 4 percent on winning an order worth Rs 91 crores. In the currency market, the rupee breached the 80/$ mark at open before slightly pulling back to 79.95/$.

CLOSING BELL: Sensex jumped 760 points to end at 54,521 level while the Nifty closed at 16,279, up 229 points

Monday, July 18, 2022
Indian benchmark indices surged over 1 percent higher today(18 July 2022), led by nearly broad-based buying driven by upbeat global momentum. The S&P BSE Sensex jumped 760 points to end at the 54,521 level while the Nifty closed at 16,279, up 229 points. The frontline indices climbed on the back of gains in Infosys, ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank, TCS, Axis Bank, L&T, SBI, and Reliance Industries. All these index heavyweights rallied between 0.85 percent and 4.5 percent. Separately, Tech M, Bajaj twins, Wipro, Ultratech Cement, Tata Steel, Titan, and Asian Paints were the other gainers rising up to 3.5 percent. On the downside, Dr. Reddy's Labs, HDFC Bank, HUL, Nestle, M&M, Maruti Suzuki, and HDFC were the laggards, down in the range of 0.5 percent to 1.7 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose over 450 points to 54,237, while Nifty advanced 130 points to 16,180

Monday, July 18, 2022
Indian stock markets opened with strong gains today(18 July 2022) tracking strength in Asian and US equities. The BSE Sensex rose over 450 points to 54,237, and the NSE Nifty50 advanced 130 points to 16,180. Infosys, Tech M, L&T, Dr. Reddy's, Sun Pharma IndusInd Bank, HUL, Tata Steel, and ICICI Bank led gains on the Sensex, rising 1-2 percent. Hindalco, JSW Steel, UPL, and ONGC were the additional gainers on Nifty. While HDFC twins, Britannia and M&M were the sole index losers holding tepid cuts. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 344.63 points, Nifty at 16049.20

Friday, July 15, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 344.63 points or 0.65% at 53,760.78, and the Nifty was up 110.50 points or 0.69% at 16,049.20. Hindustan Unilever was the top gaining stock on Sensex, up 2.86%, followed by Titan and Maruti Suzuki India. Tata Steel, Power Grid, and HCL Tech were the laggards. About 1712 shares have advanced, 1491 shares declined, and 147 are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index added 0.85 percent in the broader market, and the BSE SmallCap index, too, gained 0.5 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty Auto index was the biggest gainer, up 2 percent, and FMCG and Capital Goods indices rose 1 percent each, Bank Nifty ended 0.09% higher. The Nifty Metal, on the contrary, eased 0.8 percent. India VIX fell 4% to settle at 17.6%.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 300 points to 53,717, and Nifty gained 88 points to 16,030

Friday, July 15, 2022
The Indian markets opened with nominal gains today(15 July 2022) tracking mixed cues from overseas amid declining commodity prices. The BSE Sensex rose 300 points to 53,717, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 88 points to 16,030. Bharti Airtel, SBI, Bajaj Finance, IndusInd, L&T, Kotak Bank, HUL, Infosys, and Tech M led gains on the Sensex. Britannia, Apollo Hospital, and Tata Consumer were the additional winners on Nifty. On the flipside, Tata Steel, HCL Tech, Axis Bank, Wipro, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, ONGC, and Hindalco were the top index drags. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 98 points, Nifty at 15938.65

Thursday, July 14, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 98 points or 0.18% at 53,416.15, and the Nifty was down 28 points or 0.18% at 15,938.70, as the global mood turned cautious amid 40-year high inflation in the US. Sun Pharma was the top gainer on Sensex, up 2.55%, followed by Dr Reddy’s, and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Axis Bank was the worst performing Sensex constituent, accompanied by HCL Tech and State Bank of India. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index declined by 2 percent, while the Nifty IT index eased by 1.4 percent. On the upside, the Nifty Pharma index added 0.78 percent, Oil & Gas and Power indices gained 1-1.6 percent. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices slipped up to 0.56 percent. India VIX was in the red on the closing bell, hanging just above 18 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 180 points to 53,700, and the NSE Nifty50 advanced 60 points to 16,031

Thursday, July 14, 2022
The Indian markets started today's(14 July 2022) session with tepid gains as investors digested a 41-year high retail inflation in the US at 9.1 percent for June. The BSE Sensex rose 180 points to 53,700, and the NSE Nifty50 advanced 60 points to 16,031. Sun Pharma, Bharti Airtel, Titan, Nestle, L&T, HUL, Power Grid, and Dr. Reddy were the top winners of the Sensex. Apollo Hospitals, Tata Consumer, and Britannia were additional gainers on the Nifty. On the other hand, SBI, Axis Bank, ITC, Tata Steel, and JSW Steel were among the handful of index losers. The broader markets also opened in green. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.11 percent higher. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex tanks 327 points, Nifty at 15966.65

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 372.46 points or 0.69% at 53,514.15, and the Nifty was down 91.60 points or 0.57% at 15,966.70, as investors turned cautious ahead of the key US retail inflation data due later tonight.IndusInd bank was the top BSE Sensex loser, followed by Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Bharti Airtel, HDFC Bank, and Reliance Industries, among others. On the flip side, Hindustan Unilever (HUL), Asian Paints, Sun Pharma, Kotak Mahindra Bank, NTPC, Nestle India, Power Grid Corporation of India, Infosys, ITC, and others capped the index’s losses. About 1649 shares have advanced, 1584 shares declined, and 141 are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended 0.32 and 0.04 percent higher, respectively. Among sectors, banks & financials, and oil & gas pockets on the Nifty were the top laggards, each closing 1 percent lower. Nifty IT also ended with marginal cuts, while, FMCG and Pharma indices ended with strong gains of 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Markets are likely to open on a positive ground;SGX Nifty Futures quoted 16,115 levels, up around 50 points

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Indian markets are likely to open on a positive ground despite mixed global cues today(13 July 2022). As of 7:40 AM, SGX Nifty Futures quoted 16,115 levels, up 50-odd points on the Nifty50. today(13 July 2022), investors will closely monitor the US inflation data for June. Back home, HCL Technologies will be on investors' radar after the IT major saw a rise in net profit by 2.4 percent year-on-year (YoY) to Rs 3,283 crore. Globally, the US markets closed lower on Tuesday on recession fears. While Dow Jones slipped 0.6 percent, both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite declined 0.9 percent each. However, major markets in Asia-Pacific traded higher on Wednesday morning. Japan's Nikkei 225, South Korea's Kospi, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 0.3 percent each. Meanwhile, prices of crude oil tumbled below $100 per barrel on a stronger dollar and weak demand outlook. On Wednesday, Brent Crude hovered at $99 per barrel and WTI Crude was at $95 per barrel.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 508 points, Nifty at 16058.30

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 508.62 points or 0.94% at 53,886.61, and the Nifty was down 157.70 points or 0.97% at 16,058.30, amid nervousness in the global markets. Stocks of Infosys, Nestle India, HCL Tech, HUL, Mahindra & Mahindra, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, and Titan Company were among the top index drags. On the flip side, NTPC, Bharti Airtel, and Bajaj Finance were the only gainers on S&P BSE Sensex. About 1436 shares have advanced, 1784 shares declined, and 157 are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices outperformed the benchmark indices as they shed just 0.5 percent. All but the Nifty Realty index traded with losses, led by auto, IT, and metal counters. Nifty Bank index declined 0.95 percent to finish trade at 35,132. India VIX rose 1 percent to settle at 18.55 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex quoted at 54,084, down 311 points, while Nifty hovered around 16,108, down 108 points

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Indian benchmark indices started on a subdued note today (12 July 2022), following weakness in Asian markets. The 30-pack S&P BSE Sensex quoted at 54,084, down 311 points or 0.57 percent, in early deals while the Nifty50 hovered around 16,108, down 108 points or 0.67 percent. Tata Steel, HCL Tech, Dr. Reddy's Labs, Titan, Bajaj Finserv, and M&M were the major losers in the large-cap space, falling up to 2 percent in morning trade. Meanwhile, in the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 0.5 percent each. Individually, shares of Spandana Sphoorty fell 5 percent after the company's consolidated net profit dropped 42 percent to Rs 28.6 crore in the March quarter (Q4FY22) after one-time settlement fees and transition expenses.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 87 points, Nifty at 16216.00

Monday, July 11, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 86.61 points or 0.16% at 54,395.23, and the Nifty was down 4.60 points or 0.03% at 16,216. Stocks of Bharti Airtel, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), HCL Tech, Infosys, Wipro, HUL, and State Bank of India (SBI) ended up to 5 percent down. On the flip side, Tata Steel was the top BSE Sensex gainer, followed by M&M, Dr Reddy’s, ICICI Bank, Asian Paints, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, and Reliance Industries, among others. About 2035 shares have advanced, 1297 shares declined, and 155 are unchanged. Sectorally, except for the Nifty IT index, which closed 3 percent lower, all other indices eked out gains. The Nifty PSU Bank index was the top gainer, up 2 percent, and auto, metal, oil & gas, realty, and power indices rose 1-4 percent.BSE midcap and smallcap indices rose 0.5-1 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 300 points to 54,177, while Nifty slipped 82 points to 16,138

Monday, July 11, 2022
The Indian markets opened weak today(11 July 2022) tracking subdued global sentiment. To add to the pressure, IT giant TCS fell 3 percent as investors reacted to the company's soft Q1FY23 earnings. The BSE Sensex fell 300 points to 54,177, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 82 points to 16,138. On the Sensex, all other IT companies also suffered losses with Infosys, HCL Tech, Wipro, and Tech M falling 1-2 percent. Bharti Airtel was the top loser, dipping 4 percent after the Adani group announced its plan to participate in the 5G spectrum auction to create the group’s own private networks and support its businesses. Read more

IT stocks likely to remain under pressure amid global headwinds

Sunday, July 10, 2022
Information technology stocks are likely to remain under pressure in the near term amid headwinds emanating from the worsening economic situation in key global markets and financial market volatility, according to analysts. While the country's largest software exporter TCS reported a 5.2 percent rise in June quarter net profit on Friday, kicking off the latest earnings cycle, IT shares have been sliding, with the BSE Information Technology index tumbling nearly 24 percent so far this year. Cross-currency headwinds and large-scale talent churn resulting in higher wage hikes could also add to the challenges, especially in terms of the impact on operating margins, analysts opined. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 303 points, Nifty at 16220.60

Friday, July 8, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 303.38 points or 0.56% at 54,481.84, and the Nifty was up 87.70 points or 0.54% at 16,220.60, as a lack of fresh triggers kept indices directionless. L&T stock price gained 4.56% as the top Sensex gainer, followed by Power Grid, and NTPC. Tata Steel was the top laggard, down 1.6%, accompanied by Maruti Suzuki, and IndusInd Bank. TCS closed 0.61% lower ahead of its Q1 results. About 1859 shares have advanced, 1352 shares declined, and 146 are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty Metal index was the sole loser, down 0.8 percent. The Nifty Bank and FMCG indices, meanwhile, were the outperformers, up 0.5 percent each. BSE midcap and smallcap indices ended with marginal gains. India VIX was down 4%, giving up 19 levels while Bank Nifty ended at 35,124.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 300 points to 54,527, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 90 points to 16,222

Friday, July 8, 2022
Indian equity markets started today's(8 July 2022) session firmly higher tracking strength in Asian and the US markets. The BSE Sensex rose 300 points to 54,527, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 90 points to 16,222. M&M, L&T, ICICI Bank, NTPC, Infosys, Axis Bank, Kotak Bank, ITC, HCL Tech, and Tech M were the top winners on the Sensex. Coal India, Grasim, and Britannia were the additional top gainers on Nifty. On the downside, Asian Paints, Titan, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Dr Reddy's, Bajaj Finance, IndusInd Bank, Hindalco, and ONGC were the top losers across the two benchmarks. The broader markets also opened in green. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.3 per cent higher. Sector-wise Nifty Bank, Auto, Financials led sectoral gains. Nifty metals were the sole laggard among sectors. Among stocks, Suven Pharmaceuticals rose 2.6 per cent. The company has received US FDA approval for Glycopyrrolate. Glycopyrrolate is used to treat peptic ulcers in adults.

Closing bell: Sensex jumps 427 points, Nifty at 16132.90

Thursday, July 7, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 427.49 points or 0.80% at 54,178.46, and the Nifty was up 143.10 points or 0.89% at 16,132.90 for a second straight day, as falling commodity prices eased inflationary concerns. Titan was the top gainer, ending 5.88% higher, followed by Tata Steel, L&T, and IndusInd Bank. Dr Reddy’s was the top laggard, falling 1.3%, accompanied by Nestle India, and Bharti Airtel. About 2201 shares have advanced, 1013 shares declined, and 146 are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices in the broader markets edged over 1 percent higher. The Nifty PSU Bank and metal index advanced the most, up 3.4 to 4 percent. The Nifty FMCG index, meanwhile, settled 0.08 percent down. while India's VIX fell 5.28% to give up 20 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 450 points to 54,200, and Nifty advanced 150 points to 16,140

Thursday, July 7, 2022
The Indian markets opened gap-up today(7 July 2022), tracking positive cues from overseas amid a sharp fall in crude and strongly extended their previous session's gains. The BSE Sensex rose 450 points to 54,200, and the NSE Nifty50 advanced 150 points to 16,140. Titan, Asian Paints, M&M, Kotak Bank, Power Grid, ICICI Bank, and IndusInd Bank led the upmove on the Sensex, while Bharti Airtel was the sole index loser, down 0.5 percent. The broader markets also opened firmly higher. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained up to 0.8 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 617 points, Nifty at 15989.80

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 616.62 points or 1.16% at 53,750.97, and the Nifty was up 178.90 points or 1.13% at 15,989.80, aided by a dramatic fall in oil prices and strength in global peers. Asian Paints was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Bajaj Finance, and IndusInd Bank. Tata Steel was the top laggard, accompanied by Power Grid, and NTPC. About 1779 shares have advanced, 1436 shares declined, and 131 are unchanged. From sectors, the Nifty metals index closed flat amid a continuous slide in metal prices. The oil & gas pocket was the sole loser, ending 0.17 percent down. On the other hand, Nifty Auto, FMCG, Realty, and Consumer Durables led the most gains, gaining 2-2.6 percent each. Bank nifty index was above the 34,000 mark while India VIX was in the red but still above 20 levels. The BSE midcap index rose 1.7 percent, and smallcap index added 0.94 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 250 points to 53,400, and Nifty advanced 55 points to 15,865

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The Indian equity markets opened with nominal gains today(6 July 2022) tracking subdued trade in other Asian markets. The BSE Sensex rose 250 points to 53,400, and the NSE Nifty50 advanced 55 points to 15,865. Asian Paints, L&T, Axis Bank, Bajaj twins, Kotak Bank, Maruti, Tech M, HUL, Ultratech Cement, and IndusInd Bank led gains on the Sensex, while Tata Steel, Nestle PowerGrid, NTPC, and ITC were the sole losers. The broader markets also opened in green. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.4 percent higher.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 100 points, Nifty at 15810.85

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 100.42 points or 0.19% at 53,134.35, and the Nifty was down 24.50 points or 0.15% at 15,810.90.PowerGrid, Shree Cement, Apollo Hospitals, Hindalco, Bajaj Finserv, ONGC, Tata Motors, and HUL were the top gainers on the 50-pack index, while ITC, Wipro, HDFC Life, Britannia Industries, Maruti Suzuki, and M&M were the top draggers. About 1671 shares have advanced, 1538 shares declined, and 150 are unchanged. Overall, the Nifty Metal index was the best performing sectoral index today, up 0.3 percent. On the flipside, the Nifty IT index slipped 0.7 percent, the Power index gained 0.6 percent, while selling was seen in the realty, IT, auto, and banking names. In the broader markets. the BSE MidCap index fell 0.4 percent, but the BSE SmallCap index rose by 0.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex surged 600 points to 53,830 and Nifty was seen back above the 16,000-mark

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices extended gains for the second straight day as investors bought beaten-down shares in hopes of a relief rally. The BSE Sensex surged 600 points to 53,830. The NSE Nifty was seen back above the 16,000-mark after almost a month. In the broader markets, the BSE Midcap gained 0.8 percent while the SmallCap index jumped 1.2 percent. The overall breadth too was pretty optimistic with nearly three advancing stocks for every declining share. Among stocks, Marksans Pharma surged over 11 percent after the company said it would consider a share buyback. MMTC also soared 7 percent. The company has completed the sale of Neelachal Ispat Nigam to Tata Steel Long.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 300 points, Nifty at 15835.35

Monday, July 4, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 326.84 points or 0.62% at 53,234.77, and the Nifty was up 83.40 points or 0.53% at 15,835.40.ITC was the top gaining stock on Sensex, followed by IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, HUL, and Powergrid. Tata Steel was the top laggard, accompanied by M&M, Cipla, JSW Steel, and TCS. About 1976 shares have advanced, 1330 shares declined, and 171 are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.8 percent and 0.6 percent in the broader markets, respectively. Among sectors, the Nifty FMCG advanced 2.6 percent, bank and capital goods indices rose 1 percent, while the Nifty Metal slipped over 1 percent. India VIX was up 1% just shy of 22 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Indian equity markets are likely to start trade on a flattish note

Monday, July 4, 2022
The Indian equity markets are likely to start trade today (4 July 2022) on a flattish note. As of 8:00 AM, the SGX Nifty Futures quoted 15,729 levels, indicating a cut of 23-odd points on the Nifty50. However, globally, the US markets closed in positive territory on Friday. Dow Jones advanced 1.05 percent, while the S&P 500 rose 1.06 percent, and NASDAQ Composite was up 0.9 percent. Asia-Pacific markets, too, imitated the positive cues from the US markets and edged higher on Monday morning. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.09 percent and South Korea's Kospi was up 0.2 percent. Back home, macro data and corporate earnings season will steer the markets this week. That apart, among individual stocks, HDFC and HDFC Bank will be in focus after both stock exchanges approved their proposed merger.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 111 points, Nifty at 15752.05

Friday, July 1, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 111.01 points or 0.21% at 52907.93, and the Nifty was down 28.30 points or 0.18% at 15752. Benchmark indices staged a smart recovery in the dying hours of trade and even turned positive just a few minutes before closing in the red.ONGC, Reliance Industries Power Grid Corporation, Bajaj Auto, and Bharti Airtel were among the top Nifty losers. ITC, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserv, Britannia Industries, and Cipla were among the gainers on the index. About 1708 shares have advanced, 1503 shares declined, and 144 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 0.07 percent and 0.46 percent, respectively. Among sectors, the BSE Oil and Gas Index dropped 3.5 percent, and Realty and FMCG indices were up 1-2 percent. Bank Nifty gained 0.34% while India VIX was down 2.7% but still above 21 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Indian equity markets are likely to open lower

Friday, July 1, 2022
The Indian equity markets are likely to open lower in trade today(1 July 2022) amid unfavourable global sentiments. As of 7:50 AM, the SGX Nifty Futures quoted 15,722 levels, signaling a cut of 50-odd points on the Nifty50. The US markets continued to be under selling pressure yesterday. Fed's tough talks coupled with recession fears eroded investor sentiment and bogged down the S&P 500 to the path of the worst first half of the year since 1970. Both Dow Jones and the S&P 500 shed 0.8 percent each, whereas, NASDAQ Composite lost 1.3 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex eends flat down 8.03 points, Nifty at 15780.25

Thursday, June 30, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 8.03 points or 0.02% at 53018.94, and the Nifty was down 18.80 points or 0.12% at 15780.30, amid weakness in US stock futures and European markets. Tech Mahindra, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel, Bajaj Finserv, HCL Tech, M&M, and HDFC were among the top index draggers. On the flip side, Axis Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Kotak Mahindra Bank, NTPC, ICICI Bank, Reliance Industries Ltd, and L&T were among the top BSE Sensex gainers. About 1336 shares have advanced, 1857 shares declined, and 138 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices shed 0.5 and 0.7 percent, respectively. Sectorally, Nifty Banks and financials were the sole outperformers, ending around 0.5 percent up. On the flip side, metals led losses closing 2 percent down. Other top drags were auto, IT, realty, and PSBs, which cracked a percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Indian equity markets: Likely to open on a muted note

Thursday, June 30, 2022
As global cues turn mixed, the Indian equity markets are likely to open on a muted note today(30 June 2022). At 7:54 AM, the SGX Nifty Futures quoted 15,740 levels, indicating a cut of over 50 points on the Nifty50. Globally, the US markets closed mixed yesterday (29 June) after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell emphasised the central banks' hawkish stance to tame high inflation. While Dow Jones advanced 0.2 percent, both NASDAQ Composite and the S&P 500 dropped into the negative zone - falling to 0.03 percent and 0.07 percent, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 150 points, Nifty at 15799.10

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
At Close, Benchmark indices ended in the red on June 29 snapped a 4-day winning streak and closed 150 points down or 0.28% at 53026.97, and Nifty was down 0.32% or 51.1 points at 15799.1. HDFC Life, HUL, Apollo Hospitals, Axis Bank, Tata Consumer Products, Bajaj Finserv, and UPL were the major draggers, down up to 4.5 percent. Reliance Industries, Bharti Airtel, ITC, and NTPC were the major gainers in the Sensex pack. In the broader markets, the BSE SmallCap index settled a wee bit in the red, while the BSE MidCap index fell 0.7 percent. Sectorally, most of the indices closed with losses barring the Nifty Oil and Gas index (up 0.9 percent). The Nifty IT, Bank, and FMCG indices dropped over 1 percent each. Among sectors selling was seen in the bank, IT, and FMCG names.

MARKET UPDATE: Indian equity markets: A tepid opening is on cards

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
As global sentiments turn bearish a tepid opening is on cards for the Indian equity markets today(29 June 2022). At 7:44 AM, the SGX Nifty Futures were quoted at 15,697 levels, indicating a gap-down of over 100 points on the Nifty50. The US equity markets suffered from big cuts in trade on Tuesday. Dow Jones fell 1.5 percent, the S&P 500 dropped 2.01 percent, and NASDAQ Composite slipped 2.9 percent. Meanwhile, investors will keenly watch the US quarterly GDP data today' Markets in Asia-Pacific imitated the sour global mood and fell in trade on Wednesday morning. While Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 0.9 percent, South Korea's Kospi was down 1.5 percent. That apart, prices of crude oil edged higher in trade. Brent Crude jumped 2.5 percent to $117.58 a barrel and WTI Crude added 2 percent to $111.76 a barrel. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat up 16 points, Nifty at 15850.20

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 16.17 points or 0.03% at 53,177.45, and the Nifty was up 18.20 points or 0.11% at 15,850.20. as the benchmark indices whipsawed wildly in the intra-day trade before ending flat with a positive bias. Mahindra & Mahindra was the top Sensex gainer, up 2.84% on the closing bell. Reliance Industries, Tata Steel, and Dr Reddy’s were other top gainers. Titan was the top laggard, down 3.39%, followed by Asian Paints, and Bajaj Finserv. About 1737 shares have advanced, 1460 shares declined, and 139 are unchanged. The Nifty MidCap added 0.3 percent, but the Nifty SmallCap fell by an equal percentage. Among major sectoral indices, the Nifty Metal index advanced around 2 percent, while the Nifty Private Bank index dropped 0.8 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Indian equity markets are likely to open on a choppy ground

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
The Indian equity markets are likely to open on the choppy ground today(28 June 2022) as investors' moods turn cautious overseas. As of 7:58 AM, the SGX Nifty Futures quoted 15,736 levels, indicating a cut of 96-odd points on the Nifty50. Globally, the US equity markets turned muted as all major indexes on Wall Street dropped in trade on Monday, June 27. Dow Jones slipped 0.2 percent, the S&P 500 dropped 0.3 percent, and NASDAQ Composite fell 0.7 percent. Today morning, major markets in Asia-Pacific, too, traded mixed as covid-19 clampdown drowned hopes of a robust recovery. While Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was 0.7 percent, Japan's Nikkei 225 advanced 0.4 percent. Among individual stocks, Bajaj Auto will see some action as the board-approved buyback worth up to Rs 2,500 crore. Besides that, Moody's upgraded Tata Steel's outlook to 'positive' from 'stable' on strong operational performance backed by a healthy liquidity position.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 433 points, Nifty at 15832.05

Monday, June 27, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 433.30 points or 0.82% at 53,161.28, and the Nifty was up 132.70 points or 0.85% at 15,832, rallied for a third straight day, as prospects of a slowing economic growth fanned hopes that global central banks may go slow on interest rate hikes. Larsen & Toubro was the top Sensex gainer, up 2.99%, followed by HCL Technologies, Infosys, Coal India, and Tech Mahindra. Kotak Mahindra bank dropped 0.45% as the worst Sensex stock, accompanied by Reliance Industries and Titan. About 2311 shares have advanced, 1030 shares declined, and 140 are unchanged. The Nifty MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 1 percent and 2 percent in the broader markets, respectively. Sectorally, the broad-based rally saw the Nifty Auto index ending with a 2-per cent gain and the Nifty Metal index with a 1.6-per cent rally. All the sectoral indices closed with green. India VIX regained 21 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 700 points to 53,335, while Nifty gained 180 points to 15,880

Monday, June 27, 2022
The Indian markets were firmly higher in early trades today(27 June 2022) tracking strength in the US and Asia. The BSE Sensex rose 700 points to 53,335, while the NSE Nifty gained 180 points to 15,880. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices also sat in the positive territory, rising 1 percent and 1.6 percent, respectively. Sector-wise also all pockets moved higher. Nifty IT and metals led the gains, rising over 2 percent each. Banks, Auto, Financials, and Realty also gained over 1 percent each. Among stocks, Hindustan Copper gained over 2 percent. The state-owned company will meet on Thursday to consider a proposal to raise up to Rs 500 crore via debentures. SBI cards rose 3 percent after the company's May credit card spending rose by 8 percent from April.

Closing Bell: Sensex jump 462 points, Nifty at 15699.25

Friday, June 24, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 462.26 points or 0.88% at 52,727.98, and the Nifty was up 142.60 points or 0.92% at 15,699.30. M&M, Hero MotoCorp, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, and HUL were among the top Nifty gainers. The losers were Tech Mahindra, Infosys, TCS, HCL Technologies, and Coal India. About 2332 shares have advanced, 899 shares declined, and 133 are unchanged. In the broader market, the Nifty MidCap and SmallCap indices advanced 1.4 percent and 1.76 percent, respectively. Among sectors, auto, oil & gas, power, bank, metal, and FMCG indices were up 1 percent each, while selling was seen in the IT names. Meanwhile, the Indian rupee ended marginally lower at 78.34 per dollar on Friday versus the previous closing of 78.31 against the greenback.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 500 points to 52,800, and Nifty advanced 150 points to 15,710

Friday, June 24, 2022
In tune with positive global cues across the US and Asian equities, the Indian markets opened firmly higher today(24 June 2022). The BSE Sensex rose 500 points to 52,800, and the NSE Nifty advanced 150 points to 15,710. IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, SBI, ICICI, Bajaj Finance, Wipro, Tata Steel, Bharti Airtel, HUL, and Ultratech Cement led gains on the Sensex, gaining up to 2.7 percent. ONGC and Apollo Hospitals were the additional winners on the Nifty. Tech M and Asian Paints were the only losers on the two benchmarks. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the positive territory, rising up to 1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 443 points, Nifty at 15556.65

Thursday, June 23, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 443.19 points or 0.86% at 52,265.72, and the Nifty was up 143.40 points or 0.93% at 15,556.70. Maruti Suzuki, Eicher Motors, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto, M&M, and Tata Motors were the top Nifty gainers, advancing between 3.5 percent and 6.7 percent. On the downside, Coal India, Reliance Industries, Power Grid, Grasim, and NTPC fell over 0.5 percent to 1.5 percent. About 2037 shares have advanced, 1188 shares declined, and 123 are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices outrun the frontline indices, rising up to 1.4%. The Nifty Auto index was the only notable gainer, closing nearly 4 percent higher. Other indices added up to 2 percent, except the Nifty PSB index which closed 0.25 percent down.

Sensex on flatline at 51,972 level, while Nifty held the 15,400-mark

Thursday, June 23, 2022
The Indian markets opened flat today(23 June 2022) tracking mixed global cues. The BSE Sensex was around the flatline at the 51,972 level, while the NSE Nifty held the 15,400 mark. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Airtel, Wipro, TCS, Maruti, ICICI Bank, Ultratech Cement, Asian Paints, M&M, and Dr Reddy's were the top gainers, up to 2 percent higher. Hero Moto and Bajaj Auto rose 4 percent and 3 percent, respectively, on the Nifty. Titan, PowerGrid, Reliance, Apollo Hospitals, ONGC, and SBI Life, meanwhile, were the top laggards on the two benchmarks. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were in the positive territory, up to 0.4 percent higher. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 709 points, Nifty at 15413.30

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Stock markets were back on the downtrend after a two-day hiatus, as a lack of triggers erased momentum. At Close, the Sensex was down 709.54 points or 1.35% at 51,822.53, and the Nifty was down 225.50 points or 1.44% at 15,413.30, amid weak global cues. Hindalco Industries, UPL, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, and Wipro were among the top Nifty losers. The gainers were BPCL, Hero MotoCorp, TCS, Maruti Suzuki, and Power Grid Corporation. About 1218 shares have advanced, 2025 shares declined, and 105 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the Nifty MidCap100 and SmallCap100 indices fell up to 1.6 percent. On the sectoral front, all the key indices closed in the red with the Nifty Metal index down 5 per cent, and Nifty Oil & Gas index 2 per cent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 400 points to 52,140, while the NSE Nifty shed 125 points to 15,513

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
The Indian markets opened with steep cuts today(22 June 2022) tracking weakness in US futures and some Asian markets. The BSE Sensex fell 400 points to 52,140, while the NSE Nifty shed 125 points to 15,513. Tata Steel, NTPC, Wipro, Tech M, HCL Tech, IndusInd Bank, Titan, and Reliance led losses on the Sensex, down up to 3 percent. Hindalco, ONGC, and JSW Steel were the top Nifty losers. On the downside, Dr. Reddy's, HUL, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, Maruti, and Sun Pharma were among the handful of gainers on the two benchmarks. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were in the negative territory, falling up to 0.8 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensgains 934 points, Nifty at 15638.80

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 934.23 points or 1.81% at 52,532.07, and the Nifty was up 288.60 points or 1.88% at 15,638.80. as Global equities climbed for a second consecutive day on Tuesday, taking solace in US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's comments that a recession in the United States is not "inevitable". Titan, Hindalco, JSW Steel, Coal India, Adani Ports, Tata Motors, SBI, ONGC, TCS, Eicher Motors, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Tata Steel, HCL Tech, Infosys, and Wipro gained in the range of 2.5% to 6%. Only Nestle India and Apollo Hospitals declined up to 0.1 percent on the Nifty50 index. About 2428 shares have advanced, 819 shares declined, and 125 shares are unchanged. All the sectoral indices ended in the green with IT, metal, oil & gas, power, realty, and PSU Bank up 3-6 percent. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap index added 2.4 percent, while the BSE SmallCap index edged 3 percent higher.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 400 points to reclaim the 52,000-mark, and Nifty gained 100 points to 15,450

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Continuing their recovery, the Sensex and Nifty indices extended gains today(21 June 2022) opening higher. The BSE Sensex rose 400 points to reclaim the 52,000 mark, and the NSE Nifty gained 100 points to 15,450. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank, Titan, SBI, Tech M, Reliance, Bajaj twins, and HDFC were the top gainers. Hindalco, Tata Motors, Eicher Motors, and JSW Steel led gains on the Nifty. On the downside, HUL and Ultratech Cement were the sole underperformers across the two benchmarks. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 237 points, Nifty at 15350.15

Monday, June 20, 2022
The Sensex was up 237.42 points or 0.46% at 51,597.84. The Nifty was up 56.70 points or 0.37% at 15,350.20 after fluctuating between losses and gains, indices managed to end on a positive note in the highly volatile session. HUL, HDFC, Apollo Hospitals, Asian Paints, and UltraTech Cement were among the top Nifty gainers. At the same time, the losers were ONGC, Tata Steel, UPL, Hindalco Industries, and Coal India. About 673 shares have advanced, 2663 shares declined, and 156 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal, and Oil and Gas indices sunk over 3 percent each, while the PSB index dropped over 2 percent. On the higher side, the Nifty FMCG index added around 2 percent. BSE midcap index shed 1.4 percent and smallcap index fell 3 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained 170 points to 51,537 and the Nifty moved 30 points higher to 15,320

Monday, June 20, 2022
After an extremely negative week, the key benchmark indices started today's(20 June 2022) session with tepid gains amid subdued global sentiment. The BSE Sensex gained 170 points to 51,537 and the NSE Nifty50 moved 30 points higher to 15,320. Sun Pharma, Asian Paints, HUL Bajaj Finance, Wipro, TCS, and HDFC twins were the top winners on the Sensex. Tata Motors and Apollo Hospitals were the additional gainers on the Nifty. Whereas Tata Steel, PowerGrid, Coal India, ONCC, JSW Steel, and Hindalco were the top losers across the two benchmarks, down up to 4.5 percent. The broader markets, meanwhile, opened in the red. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.2 percent lower. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 135 points, Nifty at 15293.50

Friday, June 17, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 135.37 points or 0.26% at 51,360.42, and the Nifty was down 67.10 points or 0.44% at 15,293.50, as investors remained worried about the global growth outlook. Bajaj Finance was the top S&P BSE Sensex gainer, up 3 percent. It was followed by Bajaj Finserv, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, ITC, Tata Steel, State Bank of India, and Kotak Mahindra Bank, among others. About 1082 shares have advanced, 2162 shares declined, and 95 shares are unchanged. Nifty Auto was down 1.2 percent, Nifty FMCG fell 1 percent, Nifty IT lost 1.5 percent, and Nifty Pharma 2.2 percent. While Nifty Bank was up 0.4 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices underperformed the benchmarks and slipped up to 0.9 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 400 points to 51,081, while Nifty shed 117 points to 15,240

Friday, June 17, 2022
The Indian markets opened lower today (17 June 2022), following a sharp selloff the previous day amid lingering global weakness. The BSE Sensex fell 400 points to 51,081, while the NSE Nifty shed 117 points to 15,240. On the Sensex, Wipro, TCS, HCL Tech, Titan, Tech M, IndusInd Bank, HDFC and Asian Paints led losses, down up to 2.6 per cent. Britannia, Tata Motors and HDFC Life were among losers on the Nifty. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex crashes 1046 points, Nifty at 15360.60

Thursday, June 16, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 1,045.60 points or 1.99% at 51,495.79, and the Nifty was down 331.60 points or 2.11% at 15,360.60, as investors read through the fine print of the US Federal Reserve's policy statement. Reliance Industries was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Maruti Suzuki India, and ICICI Bank. Power Grid was the top laggard, accompanied by Bharti Airtel and Nestle India. About 607 shares have advanced, 2680 shares declined, and 97 shares are unchanged. Cyclical sectors were the worst hit amid fears of a global slowdown with the Nifty Metal index cracking 5 percent. The Nifty Realty, Auto, Bank, and IT indices fell over 2 percent each. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices declined up to 2.87 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 568 points to 53,109, while Nifty at 15,860, higher by 170 points

Thursday, June 16, 2022
The markets in India opened with strong gains today(16 June 2022) after global equities cheered the 75 bps rate hike by the US Fed overnight. The BSE Sensex rose 568 points to 53,109, while the NSE Nifty was at 15,860, higher by 170 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Reliance, Bajaj twins, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Maruti, SBI, Titan, and Axis Bank led gains, rising up to 2 percent. BPCL, Tata Motors, and Coal India were the additional winners on the Nifty. On the flipside, PowerGrid, Nestle, Dr. Reddy's, HUL, Bharti Airtel, and ONGC were the handful of losers on the two benchmarks. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 152 points, Nifty at 15692.15

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 152.18 points or 0.29% at 52,541.39, and the Nifty was down 39.90 points or 0.25% at 15,692.20, as investors booked profit ahead of the US Federal Reserve's interest rate decision, due later tonight. Bajaj Finserv was up 4.24% as the best performing Sensex stock, followed by Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel, and L&T. In the red were NTPC, Infosys, Reliance Industries, and HUL. About 1730 shares have advanced, 1484 shares declined, and 143 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added around 0.5 percent each. Sectorally, the Nifty Auto index, capital goods, and pharma gained the most and closed nearly a percent higher, while the Nifty Metal fell 0.7 percent, While selling is seen in the power, IT, oil & gas, realty, and FMCG. India VIX ended in the red

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 60 points to 52,743, while Nifty was at 15,754, higher by 22 points

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
The markets in India opened flat today(15 June 2022) tracking mixed global cues ahead of the US Fed policy outcome later tonight. The BSE Sensex rose 60 points to 52,743, while the NSE Nifty was at 15,754, higher by 22 points. Tata Steel, Bajaj twins, M&M, Wipro, Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, SBI, and Maruti were the top gainers on the 30-share Sensex. Tata Motors, Grasim, and Apollo Hospitals were the additional winners on the Nifty. HUL, Reliance, Bharti Airtel, HDFC twins, Nestle, BPCL, Britannia, and Titan, meanwhile, were the top losers on the two frontline indices. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 153 points, Nifty at 15732.10

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 153.13 points or 0.29% at 52,693.57, and the Nifty was down 42.30 points or 0.27% at 15,732.10, as investors anticipated aggressive rate hikes by central banks, including the US Federal Reserve, to tame multi-year high inflation. Bajaj Auto was the worst-performing Sensex stock, falling 4.71%, followed by IndusInd Bank, Tech Mahindra, and Reliance Industries. Up with gains were NTPC, Ultratech Cement, Bharti Airtel, and M&M. About 1506 shares have advanced, 1730 shares declined, and 132 shares are unchanged. IT, metals, and pharma stocks ended higher in the range of 0.15 percent to 0.9 percent on the NSE. In the broader markets, the Nifty SmallCap index fell 0.23 percent, while the Nifty midcap index shed 0.14 percent. While India's VIX fell 2.15% and gave up 22 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 200 points to 52,677, while Nifty slipped 40 points to 15,730

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
The Indian markets opened with nominal losses today (14 June 2022) as a global sell-off continued overnight in the US and across Asia this morning. The BSE Sensex fell 200 points to 52,677, while the NSE Nifty slipped 40 points to 15,730. Tech M, Asian Paints, HDFC twins, Wipro, Infosys, ICICI Bank, and Kotak Bank led losses on the Sensex, while Tata Motors, HDFC Life, and HeroMoto Corp were the additional laggards on the Nifty. On the upside, Bharti Airtel, M&M, L&T, NTPC, PowerGrid, Dr. Reddy's, Tata Steel, ITC, Adani Ports, and Grasim were the top gainers, lending strength to the benchmarks. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex crashes 1456 points, Nifty at 15774.40

Monday, June 13, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 1,457 points or 2.68% at 52,846.70, and the Nifty was down 427.40 points or 2.64% at 15,774.40, as investors across the world shunned risky assets. The havoc comes after May's US inflation print, at a 40-year high of 8.6 percent, reignited fears that central banks will be forced into aggressive monetary policy tightening. Nestle India was the only Nifty company that ended 0.5% higher. The top laggards were Bajaj Finserv, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, Hindalco, Tech M, Tata Motors, ICICI Bank, Adani Ports, NTPC, and TCS. In the broader markets, the Nifty MidCap 100 and SmallCap 100 declined 2.9 percent and 3.8 percent, respectively. Sectorally, all the indices sunk on the NSE with the Nifty IT and Media indices sliding 4 percent each, and the Nifty Bank tanking over 3 percent

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex slumped over 1,500 points as it slipped below the 53,000 level and Nifty shed 400 points to moved below 15,800

Monday, June 13, 2022
The Indian equity markets cracked on the bourses today(13 June 2022), bleeding under global pressure. The S&P BSE Sensex slumped over 1,500 points as it slipped below the 53,000 level and the Nifty50 shed 400 points to move below 15,800. All sectors also held steep losses led by Nifty PSBs that cracked 4 percent. Nifty Realty, Banks, and Financials were the next top losers, sliding 3 percent each. The broader markets were also in tandem with the frontline indices. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices tanked 2.3 and 2.4 percent, respectively. LIC slips 4% as anchor investor lock-in ends; down 28% from the issue price. In the currency market, the rupee yet again slumped to an all-time low as it breached the 78/$- mark.

Clcosing Bell: Sensex tanks 1017 points, Nifty at 16201.80

Friday, June 10, 2022
At Close, Sensex is down 1,017 points or 1.84 percent, closed at 54303.44, and Nifty is down 276 points or 1.68 percent and closed at 16201.80, as investors fretted over longer-than-expected sticky inflation, coupled with aggressive monetary policy tightening. Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bajaj Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Wipro, Infosys, and Tech Mahindra were among the top BSE Sensex losers. On the flip side, Asian Paints, UltraTech Cement, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Titan Company, IndusInd Bank, and Nestle India were among BSE Sensex gainers. On the sectoral front, the Nifty Bank index lost 1.7 percent to settle at 34,484. Sectorally, all but Nifty FMCG ended the session in the red. The losses were led by the Nifty IT, Oil & Gas, Private Bank, and Financial Services indices as they fell 2 percent each. India VIX, the volatility index, was up 2.3 percent to finish at 19.6 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell over 700 points to 54,580, while Nifty shed 200 points to hover around 16,250

Friday, June 10, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices were sharply lower today(10 June 2022), tracking a plunge in global markets on inflation fears and ahead of the US May CPI data, which remains a crucial pivot for investors around the world. The BSE Sensex fell over 700 points to 54,580, while the NSE Nifty shed 200 points to hover around 16,250. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the negative territory, down up to 0.9 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 428 points, Nifty at 16478.10

Thursday, June 9, 2022
At Close, Sensex gained 428 points or 0.78 percent and closed at 55320.28 Nifty up 122 points or 0.74 percent, and closed at 16478.10, as hefty buying emerged in energy, pharma, FMCG, and IT shares. On Sensex, Reliance Industries was the top gainer, up 2.6%, followed by Dr. Reddy’s, Bajaj Auto, and Bharti Airtel. Tata Steel fell 3.84% to end as the worst-performing Sensex stock, accompanied by Ultratech Cement, and NTPC.In the broader markets, the Nifty MidCap and SmallCap indices added up to 0.5 percent. India VIX, the volatility gauge, closed 3.53% lower, just above 19 levels. Bank Nifty was up with gains, IT stocks, private banks, and pharma stocks shine

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 100 points to 54,770, while Nifty held on to the 16,300-mark

Thursday, June 9, 2022
The key benchmark indices in Indian markets erased opening losses in early trades today(9 June 2022) as heavyweights RIL, ITC, and pharma stocks remained firm in a weak market. Investors are digesting the possibility of more interest rate hikes in the current fiscal after the RBI delivered a 50 bps hike on Wednesday. The BSE Sensex was off day's low, down 100 points to 54,770, while the NSE Nifty held on to the 16,300-mark. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the negative territory, down up to 0.3 percent. Sectorally, barring pharma and oil & gas pockets on the Nifty, all other indices sat in red. Nifty IT, realty, banks, financials, and auto were down up to 0.6 percent. Among stocks, Oil India defied market sentiment and surged 7 percent as brent continues to trade at elevated levels of $124 a barrel.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 215 points, Nifty at 16356.25

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
At Close, Sensex is down 215 points or 0.39 percent lower at 54,892.49, and Nifty was down 60 points and ended at 16,356.25. The markets exhibited a high amount of volatility as the RBI hiked the repo rate hike by 50 basis points. Tata Steel, State Bank of India (SBI), Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, TCS, Titan Company, Bajaj Finance, and Maruti Suzuki were top index gainers. On the contrary, Bharti Airtel was the top drag, followed by ITC, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Asian Paints, Axis Bank, and ICICI Bank among others. Among the broader market, the BSE Midcap and the Smallcap indices also ended with minor losses. The BSE Telecom index shed 1.6 percent. The Energy and FMCG indices were down a percent each. On the positive front, the BSE Realty index surged nearly 2 percent. Nifty Bank fell 0.14 percent to settle at 34,946.15

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex up 190 points to 55,298 and Nifty up 59 pts to 16,476

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
The Indian markets turned positive after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) retained the GDP growth forecast at 7.2 percent today(8 June 2022). It, however, hiked the key repo rate by 50 bps to rein in inflation. This was the second raise in a row this year, which came in line with Street's expectations. With this, the repo rate now stands at 4.9 percent, up from 4.4 percent. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das added that the MPC has decided unanimously to keep the policy stance ‘withdrawal of accommodation’. The BSE Sensex was up 190 points to 55,298 and the NSE Nifty50 was up 59 pts to 16,476. On the inflation front, the central bank raised the consumer price (CPI) or retail inflation forecast for FY23 to 6.7 percent from 5.7 percent. Sector-wise, Banks, Financials, Metals, PSBs, and Realty indices held nominal gains on the Nifty. While, Auto, IT, Pharma, FMCG, and Consumer Durables were the top losers, down up to a percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 568 points, Nifty at 16416.35

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 567.98 points or 1.02% at 55107.34and the Nifty was down 153.20 points or 0.92% at 16416.30. as investors booked profit in equities a day ahead of the RBI's monetary policy outcome. Only Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), and Axis Bank were trading in the green. Top index losers were Titan Company, Asian Paints, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), Sun Pharma, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M). Consumer durables, realty, IT, and financials were the worst hit. Except for the Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Oil & Gas indices, all the sectoral indices were ruling negatively. Nifty Bank index fell 0.7 percent to 35,056.65. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices dropped up to 0.88 percent in the broader market.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 600 points to 55,050, while Nifty shed 180 points to slip below 16,400

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices extended losses in early deals today(7 June 2022) tracking subdued sentiment overseas. The BSE Sensex fell 600 points to 55,050, while the NSE Nifty shed 180 points to slip below 16,400. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the negative territory, down up to 1 percent. Sectorwise, consumer durables, financials, auto, realty, and banks led losses on the Nifty, down up to 2 percent. Nifty IT and FMCG were other notable losers. Among stocks, shares of PB Fintech, which operates online insurance broker Policybazaar and loan marketplace Paisabazaar, plunged 10 percent on the BSE after Yashish Dahiya, chairman executive and CEO of the company revealed his plan to sell up to 3.77 million equity shares through an open market.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 380 points, Nifty at 16569.55

Monday, June 6, 2022
At Close, Sensex recouped 379 points from the day's low and ended 94 points or 0.2 percent down at 55,675, while NSE Nifty 50 index finished trade at 16569.55, down 0.1 percent. Tata Steel was the top gainer, followed by IndusInd Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, ITC, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Infosys, and ICICI Bank among others. On the contrary, Asian Paints, UltraTech Cement, Bajaj Finserv, Nestle India, Hindustan Unilever, and Sun Pharma were top draggers. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap index dipped 0.15 percent, while the BSE SmallCap shed 0.54 percent. India VIX rose 1.13 percent to 20.20 levels. Realty and capital goods, FMCG, and IT stocks are top losers. Metals, private banks, and auto players are the gainers.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 300 points to 55,438, and Nifty slipped 90 points to 16,500

Monday, June 6, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices held minor cuts in today's(6 June 2022) session tracking weakness in global markets as investors raised bets of steeper rate hikes by the US Fed, following positive unemployment data on Friday. In early deals, the BSE Sensex was down 300 points to 55,438, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 90 points to 16,500. IT stocks led losses on the Sensex with Wipro, Tech M, Infosys, TCS, and HCL Tech dropping 1-2 percent. Bajaj twins, HUL, and Asian Paints were the other notable laggards. The broader markets also opened in the red. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.2 percent lower. Sectorally, Nifty IT, Media, Metals, PSBs, and Realty indices suffered the maximum losses, each down over 1 percent. Other pockets were also in red.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 49 points, Nifty at 16584.30

Friday, June 3, 2022
At Close, the Sensex index fell 664 points from the day's high to close at 55,769, down 49 points or 0.09 percent. and the Nifty50 shed 44 points to 16,584, amid the volatile session and selling pressure. Reliance Industries (RIL) was the top gainer, followed by Infosys, L&T, HCL Technologies, and Sun Pharma. The top laggards were Ramco Cement, ACC, Nuvoco Vistas, and Grasim. About two shares declined for every share rising on the NSE. The Nifty Auto index was the worst hit as it shed around 1.8 percent, while the Nifty Bank, Metal, PSU/Private Banks, and Realty indices fell up to 1 percent each. The Nifty IT index was the only gainer, up 0.45 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 1.45 percent and 1.16 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 500 points to 56,320, while Nifty climbed 150 points to 16,780

Friday, June 3, 2022
The key benchmark indices were upbeat today(3 June 2022) following a relief rally in the US markets overnight and firm Asian indices. The BSE Sensex rose 500 points to 56,320, while the NSE Nifty climbed 150 points to 16,780. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices also opened in the green, rising up to 0.8 percent. Sectorally, Nifty IT soared over 2 percent following a strong rally in US tech stocks on overnight. Nifty Bank, PSBs, and Pharma were other notable winners. Specialty company Aether Industries is listed at Rs 706, a 10 percent premium over its issue price of Rs 642, on the BSE. The stock soon after hit the upper circuit, surging over 20 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex closed at 55,818, up 437 points while Nifty settled tad below the 16,650-mark at 16,628, up 105 points

Thursday, June 2, 2022
Indian benchmark indices settled near the day's high-level today(2, June 2022), rallying for the first time in three days. After a weak start, the S&P BSE Sensex staged a one-way upmove and closed at 55,818, up 437 points or 0.79 percent. This was 683 points higher than the day's low of 55,135. On the NSE, the Nifty50 settled a tad below the 16,650-mark at 16,628, up 105 points or 0.64 percent. Reliance Industries (RIL) was the biggest contributor, accounting for over 65 percent of today's gains, as its shares surged 3.6 percent. Bajaj Finserv, Sun Pharma, HCL Tech, Asian Paints, Infosys, TCS, IndusInd Bank, and Tata Steel were the other notable gainers on the 30-pack index. On the downside, HDFC, PowerGrid, HUL, HDFC Bank, L&T, and Kotak Bank capped the upside. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex held mild gains around 100 points and the NSE Nifty was broadly unchanged at 16,520

Thursday, June 2, 2022
The Indian frontline indices opened with minor cuts today (2 June 2022) amid subdued global sentiment, but turned flat soon after, as IT and public sector banks gained buying interest. The BSE Sensex held mild gains of around 100 points and the NSE Nifty was broadly unchanged at 16,520. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap was down 0.3 percent while the SmallCap index was up equally. Sectorally, Nifty Financials, FMCG, Banks, and Auto indices were notable losers, down 1 percent. On the flip side, IT and PSB indices on the Nifty held strong gains of around a percent each. Among stocks, Religare Enterprises soared over 10 percent. The company said it has resolved many legacy issues left over by its erstwhile promoters, including settlement with SEBI and becoming debt-free.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex up around 400 points at 54,650, while Nifty neared the 16,300-level

Friday, May 27, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices were seen holding gains in noon deals on the back of sustained buying support in IT and financial shares, today (27 May 2022) The BSE Sensex was up around 400 points at 54,650, while the NSE Nifty neared the 16,300-level. The broader markets were also up with gains - the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up over a percent each. The breadth too was fairly positive, with advancing shares outpacing declining stocks in the 2:1 ratio. Sector-wise, the BSE IT, Bankex and Capital Goods indices were the top performers, while the Oil & Gas index lagged, dragged by Reliance. Christopher Wood, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies believes that S&P 500 has more room for a downside. Investors, he suggests, should look to exit stocks on any intermittent bounce-back.

Closing bell:Sensex closed at 54,252.5, up 503 points while Nifty advanced 144 points to close at 16,170

Thursday, May 26, 2022
The S&P BSE Sensex traded in a broad range of 921 points today ( 26 May 2022) as it hit a high and low of 54,346 and 53,425, respectively. By the close, the index stood at 54,252.5, up 503 points or 0.9 percent against its previous close. The Nifty50 index, meanwhile, advanced 144 points or 0.9 percent to close at 16,170. It gyrated within a range of 16,203 and 15,903 levels. The broader BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices outrun the benchmarks today as they rose up to 1.4 percent. Tata Steel and JSW Steel were the top large-cap frontrunners today, rallying 7 percent and 5 percent, respectively, after two straight days of bear hammering. Apollo Hospitals, SBI, Hindalco, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, and HDFC were the other gainers on the Nifty50 index, rising over 2 percent each. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 327 points to 54,077, while Nifty climbed 84 points to 16,110

Thursday, May 26, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started today’s(26 May 2022) session on a positive note following a rally in US markets overnight. The BSE Sensex rose 327 points to 54,077, while the NSE Nifty climbed 84 points to 16,110. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, Wipro, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, TCS, PowerGrid, IndusInd Bank, HCL Tech, and SBI were the top gainers, gaining up to 1 percent. Hindalco was the additional winner on Nifty, up 1.5 percent. HUL, Bharti Airtel, NTPC, M&M, L&T, BPCL, ONGC, and Apollo Hospitals, meanwhile, were the top losers on the two benchmarks. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the positive territory, rising up to 0.4 percent. Read more

CLOSING BELL:Sensex erased early morning gains and closed 303 points down at 53,749 while Nifty shut shop at 16,026, falling 99 points

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
The S&P BSE Sensex erased early morning gains and closed 303 points, or 0.56 percent, lower at 53,749 today(25 May 2022), putting an end to an extremely volatile session. The index swung 695 points during the day. On the NSE, the Nifty50 shut shop at 16,026, falling 99 points or 0.62 percent. The benchmarks were dragged by selling pressure in IT, Pharma, PSU Banks, Metals, and Consumption-related stocks. For instance, Asian Paints, Adani Ports, Divis Labs, UPL, Tech M, Wipro, TCS, Apollo Hospitals, JSWS Steel, Infosys, Tata Motors, and M&M fell between 2 percent and 8 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex around the flatline, holding 54,050 while Nifty at 16,130

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
The key benchmark indices in Indian markets erased all opening gains and turned flat in today's(25 May 2022) trade amid muted global sentiment. The BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 were around the flatline, holding 54,050, and 16,130 levels, respectively. Asian Paints, IT majors-TCS, Wipro, Infosys, Tech M, and HCL Tech were the top losers on the 30-share index, slipping 1-3 percent. The broader markets were underperforming the benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices pared gains and fell 0.8 percent and 1.2 percent, respectively. Sector-wise, banking indices on BSE- bankex, finance, and private bank- rose 1 percent each, leading to the gains. While Nifty IT extended its fall, down 2 percent tracking Nasdaq's losses on Tuesday.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 100 points to 54,210, while Nifty at 16,180, lower by 35 points

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices opened today's(24 May 2022) session on a quiet note tracking losses in US equity futures and subdued Asian markets. In early deals, the BSE Sensex was down 100 points to 54,210, while the NSE Nifty was at 16,180, lower by 35 points. Logistics giant Delhivery saw a tepid debut, listing at a 1.2 percent premium on the BSE, at Rs 493 vs the issue price of Rs 487 a share. Venus Pipes and Tubes debuted at Rs 335, a premium of 2.76 percent over the issue price of Rs 326, on the BSE. That apart, sectorally, Nifty metals that slumped over 8 percent the previous day, were seen recovering partially. The index rose 1 percent, and PSBs also gained a percent. The two were leading sectoral gains. Other gainers included Nifty energy, banks, and auto pockets. While FMCG and IT were in the red.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 100 points to 54,210, while Nifty at 16,180, lower by 35 points

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices opened today's(24 May 2022) session on a quiet note tracking losses in US equity futures and subdued Asian markets. In early deals, the BSE Sensex was down 100 points to 54,210, while the NSE Nifty was at 16,180, lower by 35 points. Logistics giant Delhivery saw a tepid debut, listing at a 1.2 percent premium on the BSE, at Rs 493 vs the issue price of Rs 487 a share. Venus Pipes and Tubes debuted at Rs 335, a premium of 2.76 percent over the issue price of Rs 326, on the BSE. That apart, sectorally, Nifty metals that slumped over 8 percent the previous day, were seen recovering partially. The index rose 1 percent, and PSBs also gained a percent. The two were leading sectoral gains. Other gainers included Nifty energy, banks, and auto pockets. While FMCG and IT were in the red.

CLOSING BELL: Sensex fell 642 points from the day's high and ended at 54,289, down 38 points and Nifty closed at 16,215, down 51.5 points

Monday, May 23, 2022
Indian Equity markets turned sharply lower at the fag-end of the session, erasing gains and ending flat with a negative bias on Monday amid selling in index heavyweights like Tata Steel, HDFC twins, Reliance Industries, and ITC. The BSE Sensex index, which hit a high of 54,931 on the BSE, fell 642 points from the day's high and ended at 54,289, down 38 points or 0.07 percent. The NSE Nifty50, on the other hand, closed at 16,215, down 51.5 points or 0.3 percent. The index hit a high of 16,415 earlier today. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose over 250 points to 54,600, and Nifty gained 60 points to 16,330

Monday, May 23, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices advanced today's early deals (23 May 2022) on the back of buying auto and construction stocks. The BSE Sensex rose over 250 points to 54,600, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 60 points to 16,330. Auto stocks Maruti, Hero Moto, Tata Motors, and Eicher Motors were among the top winners on Nifty, up 2.5-4 percent. On the flip side, metal stocks slumped on the hike in steel export duty. Tata Steel and JSW Steel fell over 10 percent each, leading to losses on Sensex and Nifty. The broader markets were outperforming the benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and the SmallCap indices rose up to 0.7 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex tanks 1416 points, Nifty at 15809.40

Thursday, May 19, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 1,416.30 points or 2.61% at 52,792.23, and the Nifty was down 430.90 points or 2.65% at 15,809.40, ending lower for the second consecutive session on May 19 tacking a sharp global selloff since June 2020. HCL Technologies, Reliance Industries (RIL), Infosys, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) were the top Sensex losers. On the flip side, ITC and Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories settled in the positive territory, About 838 shares have advanced, 2413 shares declined, and 122 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index declined 2.6 percent while the BSE SmallCap index fell 2.3 percent. Sectorally, all the indices drowned in losses with metal falling 4 percent. The Nifty IT index plunged 6 percent on the NSE today after global brokerage JPMorgan downgraded the sector to "underweight".

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex sank 1000 points to 53,180, and Nifty tanked 300 points to 15,920

Thursday, May 19, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices were trading with deep cuts today(19 May 2022) in tune with the sharp global selloff. The BSE Sensex sank 1000 points to 53,180, and the NSE Nifty tanked 300 points to 15,920. The broader markets were also weak in line with frontline indices. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices slumped up to 2 percent. The market breadth was extremely negative with 1,170 stocks declining as against 423 rising on the BSE. The India VIX surged 9 percent to 24 levels indicating high nervousness among investors. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ends low @ 54208.53, Nifty @ 16240.30

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 109.94 points or 0.20% at 54,208.53, and the Nifty was down 19 points or 0.12% at 16,240.30, as equity markets turned volatile during the afternoon session, and ultimately ended lower on Wednesday. Tata Consumer Products, Shree Cements, UltraTech Cement, Cipla, and HUL were among the top Nifty gainers. However, the losers were Power Grid Corporation, BPCL, Apollo Hospitals, Tata Motors, and Tech Mahindra. About 1865 shares have advanced, 1409 shares declined, and 108 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index dipped 0.13 percent while the BSE SmallCap index added 0.33 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty Realty and PSU Bank indices were the worst hit as they slipped 1.75 percent and 1.6 percent on the NSE. Nifty Bank index fell 0.4 percent, Nifty IT was down 0.5 percent, and Nifty PSU Bank tanked 1.6 percent On the flip side, defensive sectors FMCG and Pharma rose over 1 percent each. India VIX, the volatility index, settled 2 percent down at the 22.30 level.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 250 points to 54,570, and Nifty slipped 70 points to 16,330

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started today's(18 May 2022) session with mild gains amid mixed cues. The BSE Sensex rose 250 points to 54,570, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 70 points to 16,330. Bharti Airtel, Infosys, Tech M, Wipro, Tech M, Dr. Reddy's, Sun Pharma, and Bajaj Finance were the top winners on the Sensex, rising up to 2 percent. Eicher Motors, Cipla, and SBI Life were the additional Nifty winners. On the downside, PowerGrid, NTPC, Tata Steel, Coal India, ONGC, Hindalco, JSW Steel, and Nestle were the top laggards on the benchmarks. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 1344 points, nifty at 16259.30

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 1,344.63 points or 2.54% at 54,318.47, and the Nifty was up 417 points or 2.63% at 16,259.30, as investors indulged in broad-based buying.ICICI Bank, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) ITC, Infosys, Tata Steel, and L&T contributed the most to the indices’ gain. On the S&P BSE Sensex, just three stocks — Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Power Grid Corporation of India, and HDFC Bank — were trading in the red. About 2575 shares have advanced, 693 shares declined, and 112 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index gained nearly 7 percent as China -- the biggest consumer of industrial products -- eased Covid-19 related restrictions. All l other sectoral indices are up between 1-3 percent. The BSE MidCap and Smallcap indices rose in tandem and added 2.5 percent and 2.8 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 600 points to 53,570, and Nifty climbed above 16,000

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
In Indian markets, the key benchmark indices extended gains in early deals today(17 May 2022). The BSE Sensex rose 600 points to 53.570, and the NSE Nifty climbed above 16,000. Meanwhile, LIC is listed at Rs 867.20 on the BSE, a discount of 8.6 percent as against the issue price of Rs 949. The stock touched a low of Rs 860.10, and then recovered and rallied to a high of Rs 920. At 10:13 AM, the stock traded at Rs 897.50 with around 1.28 million shares has exchanged hands on the BSE. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices also opened in the positive territory, rising up to 0.7 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 180 points, Nifty at 15842.30

Monday, May 16, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 180.22 points or 0.34% at 52,973.84, and the Nifty was up 60.10 points or 0.38% at 15,842.30 as global markets supported the trading sentiment.NTPC, Bajaj Finance, Maruti Suzuki, SBI, HDFC, Kotak Bank, M&M, and IndusInd Bank were the top gainers on the Sensex index. On the downside, the top laggards were Ultratech Cement, Asian Paints, ITC, TCS, HCL Tech, Nestle, and Dr Reddy's Labs. About 2180 shares have advanced, 1138 shares declined, and 172 unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices outperformed the benchmarks by adding 1.5 percent and 1.15 percent, respectively. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index was the top gainer, up 3 percent, and capital goods, auto, realty, and power gained 1 percent each. while the Nifty IT index was the worst hit, down 0.75 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 500 points to 53,300 and Nifty was above 15,900, up 150 points

Monday, May 16, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices were higher in today's(16 May 2022) early trade amid broad-based buying. The BSE Sensex rose 500 points to 53,300 and the NSE Nifty50 was above 15,900, up 150 points. Reliance, ICICI Bank, HDFC twins, and SBI led the upmove. The broader markets were also buoyant. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 1 percent higher. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ends 137 points low, Nifty at 15782.15

Friday, May 13, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 136.69 points or 0.26% at 52,793.62, and the Nifty was down 25.80 points or 0.16% at 15,782.20 for the sixth straight day despite an upbeat global mood., as the investors booked profit in banks and metal stocks.SBI was the biggest laggard on the index, down nearly 5 percent, as the lender's Q4 missed Street's estimates.NTPC, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Airtel, HDFC twins, and Bajaj twins were the other draggers. Gainers included Tata Motors, Sun Pharma, M&M, ITC, and HUL. The BSE SmallCap index added over 1.3 percent and the BSE MidCap index gained 0.6 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index fell 2 percent, followed by the Nifty Bank index (down over 1 percent). On the upside, the Nifty Auto index gained 2.5 percent

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex up 300 points to 53,246, while Nifty was around 15,900 level, after touching 16,000 earlier

Friday, May 13, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices erased their opening gains in early deals as financial stocks underperformed. The BSE Sensex was up 300 points to 53,246, while the NSE Nifty was around the 15,900 level after it touched 16,000 earlier. The broader markets were in the green with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rising up to 1.4 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down for 5th day closes @ 52930.31, Nifty at 15808.00

Thursday, May 12, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 1,158.08 points or 2.14% at 52,930.31, and the Nifty was down 359.10 points or 2.22% at 15, 808 as a result of Inflationary and interest rate hike headwinds, that have emerged as a fallout of the Ukraine-Russia war and easy monetary policy, are biting into equity returns. HCL Technologies was the only Sensex stock to have closed with gains, up 0.08%. IndusInd Bank was the worst performer, down 5.7%, followed by Tata Steel, Bajaj Finance, and Bajaj Finserv. About 747 shares have advanced, 2542 shares declined, and 84 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index fell 2.2 percent and the BSE SmallCap index shed 1.9 percent. Sectorally, all the key indices closed in the negative zone with the Nifty PSU Bank index seeing the worst knock, down over 5 percent.India VIX was up 6.45% on the closing bell at 24.27

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex shed around 1,000 points, while Nifty fell below the 15,900-level

Thursday, May 12, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices opened with sharp cuts today(12 May 2022) and extended losses in early deals as global markets fell on high US inflation data for April which has further dented the investors' confidence. The BSE Sensex shed around 1,000 points, while the NSE Nifty fell below the 15,900-level. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex down 276 points, Nifty at 16167.10

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 276.46 points or 0.51% at 54,088.39, and the Nifty was down 72.90 points or 0.45% at 16167.10 as global cues remained subdued ahead of critical macroeconomic data. Axis Bank was the top gainer on Sensex, up 2.5% while IndusInd Bank gained 1.67%, followed by HDFC, and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Larsen & Toubro was down 2% as the worst-performing Sensex stock, accompanied by Bajaj Finserve, NTPC, and Bajaj Finance. About 787 shares have advanced, 2531 shares declined, and 116 are unchanged. The BSE Midcap index was down 0.3 percent, and the Smallcap index slipped 2.2 percent. Among sectors, bank and realty indices were up 0.5 percent each, while IT, auto, FMCG, pharma, power, and capital goods indices shed 0.5-1 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 250 points to 54,100, while Nifty climbed 60 points to 16,170

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
The markets in India turned negative in early deals today(11 May 2022) as selling pressure built up in IT and FMCG counters. In tune with the global markets ahead of key macro-economic data the key indices are choppy in trade. The US is slated to release its April inflation numbers later today, while China's factory and consumer prices for the month have come above estimates. China's consumer price index (CPI) for April grew 0.4 percent month-on-month compared to 0.6 percent in March due to Covid-19 induced supply disruptions. The BSE Sensex was down 250 points to 54,100, while the NSE Nifty climbed 60 points to 16,170. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 106 points, Nifty at 16240.05

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 105.82 points or 0.19% at 54,364.85, and the Nifty was down 61. Tata Steel was the worst-performing Sensex stock on Tuesday, tanking 7.22%, followed by Sun Pharma and NTPC. Hindustan Unilever was the top gainer, up 3%. Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, and Ultratech Cement were some of the other gainers.About 848 shares have advanced, 2428 shares declined, and 132 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down over 2 percent each. Sectorally, the BSE Metal index slumped 5.6 percent. The Power index tumbled over 4 percent. The Power, Energy, and Realty indices were down 2-3 percent each.India's VIX remained above 22 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 100 points to 54,580, while Nifty gained 30 points to 16,330

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
The markets in India opened with nominal gains today(10 May 2022) as US futures traded higher this morning. The BSE Sensex rose 100 points to 54,580, while the NSE Nifty gained 30 points to 16,330. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Asian Paints, Maruti, HUL, SBI, Ultratech Cement, Bajaj Finserv, Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, and IndusInd Bank were the top gainers, up to 3 percent higher. Britannia and Shree Cement were the additional Nifty winners. Infosys, RIL, Tata Steel, ONGC, Hindalco, and JSW Steel, meanwhile, were the top laggards across the two benchmarks. Read more

Closing bell:Sensex ended 364 points lower at 54,471 while Nifty was down 109 points at 16,302

Monday, May 9, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices ended off the today's(9 May 2022) low led by renewed buying interest in select IT and financial shares. Earlier in the day, the indices fell sharply tracking weak cues from the overseas markets. The S&P BSE Sensex tumbled to a low of 53,918 in the opening trades dragged by index heavyweight Reliance Industries and FMCG majors. The BSE index recouped partly and ended 364 points lower at 54,471. The NSE Nifty was down 109 points at 16,302. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 600 points to 54,220, while Nifty shed 170 points to 16,237

Monday, May 9, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices were subdued in early deals on weak cues today(9 May 2022), although they came off lows as IT shares saw some recovery. The BSE Sensex was down 600 points to 54,220, while the NSE Nifty shed 170 points to 16,237. The broader markets underperformed the benchmarks with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices down up to 1.6 percent. India VIX rose 4.5 percent to cross 22 levels. Read more

Closing bell: Sensex tumbled to a low of 54,587, and settled 867 points lower at 54,835 while Nifty plunged 272 points to 16,411

Friday, May 6, 2022
On closing bell today(6 May 2022) the key benchmark indices ended with significant losses amid a global market rout as record-high inflation fueled fears of a faster rate hike, threatening the world economies. The S&P BSE Sensex tumbled to a low of 54,587 and finally settled 867 points lower at 54,835. In the process, the BSE index was down 3.9 percent (2,226 points) for the week. Similarly, the NSE Nifty plunged 272 points to 16,411, ending the week with a huge loss of 4 percent. Financial and IT shares bore the brunt of the selling pressure. Bajaj Finance slumped 4.8 percent, while Bajaj Finserv tanked 3.5 percent. Axis Bank shed 4 percent. Nestle India too declined by over 3 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell over 1,000 points to 54,668, while Nifty shed 316 points to 16,366

Friday, May 6, 2022
The domestic benchmark indices suffered deep losses today(6 May 2022) following the sharp losses in the US markets overnight and Asian stocks this morning. The BSE Sensex fell over 1,000 points to 54,668, while the NSE Nifty shed 316 points to 16,366. All frontline stocks were in the red. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Bajaj Twins, Maruti, Wipro, Ultratech Cement, HCL Tech, Axis Bank, Infosys, HUL, and Tata Steel were the top losers, down up to 3 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 800 points to 56,540, while Nifty climbed 250 points to reclaim the 16,900-mark

Thursday, May 5, 2022
In a sharp reversal to yesterday's losses, the key benchmark indices extended opening gains today(5 May 2022) tracing robust global sentiment after the US Fed's in-line rate hikes. The BSE Sensex rose 800 points to 56,540, while the NSE Nifty climbed 250 points to reclaim the 16,900-mark. On the Sensex-30, Infosys, ICICI Bank, RIL, HDFC twins, and SBI led the upward move. Tata Steel, Tech M, Wipro, M&M, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank, and IndusInd Bank were the other notable gainers. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices also opened firmly in the positive territory, up to 0.9 percent higher. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex tumbled to a low of 55,502, and ended 1,307 points lower at 55,669 and Nifty plunged 391 points to 16,678

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
The Indian markets tanked heavily trades today(4 May 2022) after RBI announced a surprise repo rate hike in an unscheduled meeting. The markets, were, already on tenterhooks awaiting the US Federal Reserve meeting outcome later tonight, wherein a 50 bps rate hike is anticipated. In an unscheduled address, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announced that the monetary policy committee has unanimously voted to increase the repo rate by 40 bps to 4.40 percent, adding that the central bank's stance remains accommodative. RBI also raised the CRR limit by 50 bps to 4.5 percent with effect from May 21, which in turn will lead to a withdrawal of Rs 87,000 crore from the system, the governor added. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 20 points to 56,997, and Nifty largely unchanged at 17,063

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started the session on a flat note today(4 May 2022)ahead of the US Fed monetary policy outcome. The BSE Sensex rose 20 points to 56,997, and the NSE Nifty50 was largely unchanged at 17,063. PowerGrid, NTPC, Tata Steel, ITC, Axis Bank, Infosys, Maruti and SBI were the top winners on the Sensex. Britannia, ONGC, BPCL, and Tata Motors were the additional gainers on the Nifty. Bharti Airtel, TCS, Dr. Reddy's, Titan, HDFC Bank, Asian Paints, Bajaj Finance, Hindalco, and Apollo Hospitals were the leading losers, slipping up to 2 percent on the two indices. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat at 56975.99, Nifty at 17069.10

Monday, May 2, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 84.88 points or 0.15% at 56,975.99, and the Nifty was down 33.40 points or 0.20% at 17,069.10 as domestic equities bounced back sharply off lows in the fag-end of the session and ended around the flat line on Monday. The reversal came as US Futures indicated a positive start on Wall Street later today.IndusInd Bank was the top gainer on the Sensex index today, NTPC, Tata Steel, HDFC, PowerGrid, and ITC were the other major gainers. On the downside. Titan Company slipped 3 percent, followed by Wipro, Tech M, Infosys, Maruti Suzuki, and Asian Paints. About 1201 shares have advanced, 2180 shares declined, and 175 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices closed 0.45 percent and 0.8 percent down, respectively. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal and Private Bank indices were the top gainers on the NSE (gaining 0.5 percent each), while the Nifty IT down 1.5 percent was the worst hit.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 500 points to 56,528, while Nifty shed 131 points to 16,970

Monday, May 2, 2022
Influenced by the weak global sentiment, the benchmark indices started the new week today (2 May 2022)with deep cuts. The BSE Sensex fell 500 points to 56,528, while the NSE Nifty shed 131 points to 16,970. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Infosys, Tech M, Bajaj Twins, Maruti, Asian Paints, Sun Pharma, Titan, L&T, and HDFC twins were the top laggards. IndusInd Bank, NTPC, and Axis Bank, meanwhile, were the only stocks in green on Sensex. Tata Motors and Divi's Labs were the additional gainers on the Nifty. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the negative territory, down up to 0.6 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 460 points, Nifty at 17102.55

Friday, April 29, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 460.19 points or 0.80% at 57,060.87, and the Nifty was down 142.50 points or 0.83% at 17,102.50., as investors booked profits at higher levels. Axis Bank was the top Sensex drag, tumbling 6.4 percent. It was followed by Wipro, Maruti Suzuki, Power Grid Corporation of India, State Bank of India (SBI), and Titan Company. On the flip side, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Sun Pharma, HDFC Bank, Tata Steel, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), and HUL were top index gainers. The MidCap and SmallCap indices slipped about 1 percent each. Sectorally, all the indices ended the day in the red zone, dragged by the Nifty Oil and Gas index, down 2.5 percent. Realty, PSU bank, power, and capital goods indices lost 1-2 percent. Bank Nifty fell nearly 1 percent to close at 36,088.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex up 200 points to 57,048, while Nifty climbed 75 points to 17,110

Thursday, April 28, 2022
The Indian markets were trading with modest gains today(28th April 2022) tracking firm global cues. The BSE Sensex was up 200 points to 57,048, while the NSE Nifty climbed 75 points to 17,110. Among the Sensex-30 shares, HUL, Sun Pharma, M&M, IndusInd Bank, Asian Paints, Bajaj finserv, Axis Bank, L&T, and Tata Steel were the top gainers, rising up to 3 percent. On the Nifty, Divis labs, UPL, and Apollo hospitals were the additional top winners. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 537 points, Nifty at 17038.40

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 537.22 points or 0.94% at 56,819.39, and the Nifty was down 162.40 points or 0.94% at 17,038.40 due to fears of a weak global growth outlook due to the Ukraine-Russia war, coupled with rising Covid-19 cases, equity markets headed lower while oil prices rose. Bajaj Finance, ICICI Bank, Infosys, Bajaj Finserv, and State Bank of India (SBI) contributed the most to the indices’ loss. while gainers were Hero MotoCorp, Tata Steel, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, and TCS. About 1146 shares have advanced, 2140 shares declined, and 107 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices closed up to 0.8 percent down. Sectorally, all the indices closed in the red zone, led by the Nifty Financial Services index down 1.45 percent, bank, oil & gas, power indices down a percent each. India VIX, the volatility index surged 7.4 percent to settle at 20.61 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 400 points to 57,000, while Nifty shed 121 points to 17,070 levels

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
The domestic benchmark indices were trading with cuts today( 27th April 2022) in tune with the global weakness. The BSE Sensex was down 400 points to 57,000, while the NSE Nifty shed 121 points to 17,070 levels. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Bajaj twins, Wipro, HUL, Infosys, Titan, Teh M, SBI, Axis Bank, meanwhile, were the top laggards, slipping up to 4 percent. Whereas, NTPC, Tata Steel, Sun Pharma, HDFC Life, Hindalco, and Adani Ports were the top benchmark gainers. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices also opened in red down up to 0.24 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 776 points, Nifty at 17200.80

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 776.72 points or 1.37% at 57,356.61, and the Nifty was up 246.80 points or 1.46% at 17,200.80 due to the relief rally in global markets helping the Indian equities snap their two-day losing streak. Adani Ports, Bajaj Auto, hero MotoCorp, Power Grid, M&M, Titan, Tata Consumer Products, IndusInd Bank, Reliance Industries, and Bajaj Finance were the top gainers in the Sensex pack, while losers are ONGC, Apollo Hospitals, Axis Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Hindalco, Wipro, Asian Paints, and TCS ended in the red, About 1886 shares have advanced, 1422 shares declined, and 108 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index added 1.6 percent and the BSE SmallCap added 0.7 percent. Sectorally, all the indices ended in the green zone, led by the Nifty Realty and Auto indices, up 3.5 percent and 3 percent, respectively. India's VIX index fell 9.74% to close just above 19 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 700 points to 57,260, while Nifty climbed 200 points to 17,150

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices extended their opening gains today(26 April 2022) as global markets reversed losses and oil prices continued retreat. The BSE Sensex rose 700 points to 57,260, while the NSE Nifty climbed 200 points to 17,150. All Sensex shares were in green, barring Asian Paints and Tech M. HUL, Maruti, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Twins, M&M, Sun Pharma, Nestle, ITC and Axis Bank were the top gainers, rising up to 3 per cent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the positive territory, up to 1.4 per cent higher. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 729 points to 56,467, and Nifty slipped 224 points to 16,950

Monday, April 25, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started today's(25 April 2022) session with deep cuts tracking downbeat global sentiment. The BSE Sensex fell 729 points to 56,467, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 224 points to 16,950. Barring ICICI Bank and NTPC, all other Sensex stocks were in red, led by losses in HUL, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, HDFC twins, Wipro, Tata Steel, and Tech M, down up to 3 percent. Along with the two Sensex gainers, auto stocks were also outperforming the weak market with Bajaj Auto, HeroMoto, Maruti, and M&M being the top Nifty winners. The broader markets also opened in the red. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell up to 1.2 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 714 points, Nifty at 17171.95

Friday, April 22, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 714.53 points or 1.23% at 57,197.15, and the Nifty was down 220.60 points or 1.27% at 17,172 as investors dumped stocks across the board. Mahindra & Mahindra was the top gainer on Sensex, up 0.84%, followed by Bharti Airtel, ITC, and HCL Technologies. State Bank of India was the worst-performing stock, falling 3.2%, accompanied by HUL, and IndusInd Bank. About 1447 shares have advanced, 1882 shares declined, and 115 shares are unchanged. While Bank, Financial Services, Pharma, and Metal indices were the worst hit down around 2 percent each, Auto, FMCG, and IT indices were the least hit sectors, down 0.6 percent each. The BSE MidCap index and Smallcap index slipped 0.7 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively. while India's VIX rose 2.8% to close above 18 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 520 points to 57,390 levels while the Nifty shed 156 points to 17,236

Friday, April 22, 2022
In tune with the weak global cues, the Indian benchmark indices were trading 1 percent lower today(22 April 2022). The S&P BSE Sensex fell 520 points to 57,390 levels while the Nifty50 shed 156 points to 17,236. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index was down 0,18 percent while the BSE SmallCap was up 0,16 percent. Sectorally, all the key indices were in the negative zone. The Nifty Bank, Private Bank, Metal, and Pharma indices were down between 1 percent each. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 874 points, Nifty at 17392.60

Thursday, April 21, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 874.18 points or 1.53% at 57,911.68, and the Nifty was up 256.10 points or 1.49% at 17,392.60. Kotak Mahindra Bank, Maruti Suzuki India, and Bajaj Finserv were the top gainers. Nestle India fell the most on Sensex, followed by Tata Steel, Bharti Airtel, and Bajaj Auto. About 2252 shares have advanced, 1089 shares declined, and 96 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose in tandem with the frontline indices and added up to 1.3 percent. All the sectoral indices ended in the green with a bank, pharma, auto, IT, power, realty, and capital goods indices up 1-2 percent. India's VIX index fell 4.4% and gave up 18 levels.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex up 401 points at 57,438 levels, while Nifty at 17,242, up 105 points

Thursday, April 21, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices clocked decent gains in early deals today(21 April 2022) as domestic markets looked to stabilise after the recent rout, supported by firm global cues. The benchmark indices on the BSE were up 401 points, or 0.7 percent, at 57,438 levels, while the 50-pack index on the NSE was at 17,242, up 105 points or 0.62 percent. Shares of Reliance Industries hit fresh record high of Rs 2,775, up 2 percent, on the BSE after global brokerage Morgan Stanley said in an April 20 report that heightened awareness of energy security is creating new and bigger markets for solar panels and electrolyzers, which not only inflects RIL's new energy ROCE but will also help fund this growth. The brokerage has set a 1-year target price at Rs 3,253. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 500 points at 57,010, and Nifty past 17,100 level

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Today (20 April 2022) bulls made a comeback after a five-day losing run as heavyweight Reliance and IT stocks drove Sensex higher. In early deals, the Sensex was up 500 points at 57,010, and the NSE Nifty was past the 17,100 level. Reliance, Maruti, TCS, HDFC, Wipro, M&M, NTPC, Titan, Dr. Reddy's, Bharti Airtel, Tech M, Infosys, and Nestle were the top winners on the Sensex, up 1-3 percent. On the downside, Kotak Bank, PowerGrid, L&T, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, Axis Bank, NTPC, Tata Steel, Apollo Hospitals, HDFC Life, and ONGC were the top losers on the two indices. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Market volatile;Sensex opened 250 points up at 57,421, while Nifty climbed 100 points to 17,270

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started today's(19 April 2022) session with nominal gains after a day of a huge sell-off, as global cues remained mixed. But soon after, the indices fizzled out gains and turned volatile. The BSE Sensex opened 250 points up at 57,421, while the NSE Nifty climbed 100 points to 17,270. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Ultratech Cement, Bajaj Twins, Tata Steel, L&T, HUL, Axis Bank, and Titan were the leading gainers, up 1-1.5 percent. Coal India, Eicher Motors, Grasim, and Tata Consumer were the top gainers on the Nifty. Meanwhile, HDFC twins, Infosys, Dr. Reddy's, HCL Tech, Tech M, Bharti Airtel, and Kotak Bank, meanwhile, were the top losers on the indices. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 980 points to 57,358, and Nifty slipped 280 points to 17,195

Monday, April 18, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started today's(18 April 2022) session with deep cuts as large-caps Infosys and HDFC twins opened sharply lower. The BSE Sensex fell 980 points to 57,358, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 280 points to 17,195 Infosys and HDFC Bank tanked 6 percent and 2.4 percent, respectively, on disappointing Q4 earnings. Tech M, HDFC, Wipro, HCL Tech, TCS, Axis Bank, Bajaj finserv, Kotak Bank and Axis Bank were the other top laggards on the Sensex. On the flip side, Tata Steel, NTPC, ITC, PowerGrid, Nestle, ONGC, Cipla, M&M, and Bajaj Auto were the gainers on the Sensex and Nifty. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 237 points, Nifty at 17475.65

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 237.44 points or 0.41% at 58,338.93, and the Nifty was down 54.60 points or 0.31% at 17,475.70 as profit booking in banks and financial stocks weighed on the sentiment. Maruti Suzuki, HDFC, HDFC Bank, Tata Motors and Dr Reddy’s Labs were among the top Nifty losers Whereas, ONGC, Apollo Hospitals, ITC, Sun Pharma and UPL were among the top gainers. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap index slipped 0.21 percent but the BSE SmallCap index added 0.27 percent. Among sectors, the Nifty Private Bank index was the worst hit as it dipped by 1 percent. On the upside, the Nifty Metal index gained the most, rising 0.57 percent. India VIX was down over 2% at 17.79 level.

Opening Bell: Indices trade flat amid volatility

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Indian equity benchmarks opened higher on Wednesday, after opening over 300 points up, as March inflation spiked to a 17-month high level amid mixed cues from global peers, as investors await more quarterly earnings reports from India Inc for direction. BSE Sensex was flat and was hovering around 58,600 levels while Nifty 50 was marginally up at 17,550 levels. On BSE Sensex, Bharti Airtel, Mahindra & Mahindra, and NTPC stocks were among the top gainers, while the stocks of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Asian Paints were among the top losers on the benchmark index. India Vix is down over 3.5 percent near 17.50 levels. Among sectors, except IT all other sectoral indices are trading in the green with metal, oil & gas, power indices up 1 percent each. Retail inflation soared to a 17-month high of 6.95% in the month of March, much above the upper tolerance band of the Reserve Bank of India. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 388 points, Nifty at 17530.30

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 388.20 points or 0.66% at 58,576.37, and the Nifty was down 144.70 points or 0.82% at 17,530.30 as rising bond yields, fears of aggressive rate hikes by global central banks, and Covid-19 scare in China are among the key pain-points for investors. Axis Bank soared 1.6% higher to end as the top Sensex gainer, followed by Kotak Mahindra Bank, and Power Grid Corporation. Tata Steel was the top laggard, falling 2.63%, followed by Bajaj Auto, and Tech Mahindra. About 1146 shares have advanced, 2193 shares declined, and 90 shares are unchanged. Bank Nifty outperformed, gaining 0.36% to finish the day at 37,747 while India India VIX closed with losses. Except for bank, all other sectoral indices ended in the red with IT, metal, realty, oil & gas, and capital goods indices down 1-3 percent. BSE midcap and smallcap indices shed over a percent each.

Opening Bell: Nifty slips below 17,600,Sensex at 58561.40

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Indian equity benchmarks started on a weak note ahead of Jan-March earnings due this week and amid an overall negative trend across global markets. Also ahead of US inflation data and ECP meeting, even as TCS q4 results came on expected lines on Monday. SGX Nifty Futures index was trading lower by more than 170 points on the Singaporean exchange ahead of the domestic market opening. Benchmark indices were trading lower with the Nifty around 17500 dragged by metal, IT, realty, and capital goods stocks. while the Sensex dropped more than 300 points About 831 shares have advanced, 2115 shares declined, and 91 shares are unchanged. Following benchmarks, Nifty midcap and small-cap indices too opened marginally lower in the red.Maruti Suzuki, Divis Lab, HCL Tech, Cipla, Tata Consultancy Services, Kotak Bank, Apollo Hospitals, ONGC, and HDFC were the top gainers in the Nifty pack. Hindalco, Tata Motors, Tata Steels, BPCL, Wipro, UPL, Bajaj Finserv, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, and JSW Steel Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 413 points, Nifty at 17784.35

Friday, April 8, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 412.23 points or 0.70% at 59,447.18, and the Nifty was up 144.80 points or 0.82% at 17,784.30 as Investors heaved a sigh of relief as the Reserve Bank of India decided to keep the interest rates unchanged. ITC was the top gainer in the Sensex pack followed by Dr Reddy's Labs, M&M, Tata Steel, Titan, Reliance Industries, Asian Paints, Nestle India, and IndusInd Bank were the other gainers. On the downside, only Tech M, NTPC, Maruti Suzuki, Sun Pharma, and HCL Tech were the laggards, About 2232 shares have advanced, 1072 shares declined, and 117 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index was the biggest gainer, rising 2 percent. Meanwhile, the Nifty IT index ended a wee bit in the red. BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose in tandem with the frontline indices and closed 0.9 percent higher each.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell around 100 pts to 58,920 and Nifty largely flat to 17,630 levels

Friday, April 8, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices gave up early gains today ( 8 April 2022)as the RBI kept the key repo rate unchanged, maintaining the status quo and its accommodative stance. The central bank, however, raised inflation projections for FY23 to 5.7 percent from 4.5 percent, while downgrading real GDP estimates to 7.2 percent from 7.4 percent. The BSE Sensex fell around 100 pts to 58,920 and the NSE Nifty was largely flat to 17,630 levels.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 575 points, Nifty at 17639.55

Thursday, April 7, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was down 575.46 points or 0.97% at 59,034.95, and the Nifty was down 168.20 points or 0.94% at 17,639.50, as weak global cues and nervousness ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy outcome tomorrow kept investors on the sidelines. Adani Ports, Titan Company, HDFC, Power Grid Corp, and ONGC were among the top Nifty losers. Axis Bank, Divis Labs, HUL, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, and ICICI Bank were the top gainers. About 1678 shares have advanced, 1644 shares declined, and 102 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Oil and Gas, and Consumer Durable indices ended over 2 percent and 1.7 percent lower, respectively. On the upside, the Nifty Pharma index added 0.4 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices slipped up to 0.6 percent relative to the benchmarks' 0.97 percent fall.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 350 points to 59,240, and Nifty at 17,700 levels, lower by 100 points

Thursday, April 7, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices were trading with cuts today(7th April 2022) tracking weak global markets due to hawkish FOMC meeting minutes. The BSE Sensex was down 350 points to 59,240, and the NSE Nifty was at 17,700 levels, lower by 100 points. HDFC twins, Maruti, Titan, Wipro, Reliance, TCS, Kotak Bank, and Infosys were the top Sensex losers, down up to 2 percent. ONGC and UPL were the additional top losers on the Nifty.Dr Reddy's, Asian Paints, Sun Pharma, Tata Steel, Cipla and Divis Labs, HUL, NTPC, and Ultratech Cement were the top gainers, on the other hand. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices in the broader markets were in the positive territory, up to 0.5 percent higher. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 566.09 points, Nifty at 17807.65

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 566.09 points or 0.94% at 59,610.41, and the Nifty was down 149.70 points or 0.83% at 17,807.70.HDFC Bank, HDFC, and HDFC Life were the biggest laggards on the 50-pack index. Coal India, Tata Steel, NTPC, UPL, PowerGrid, BPCL, and Bharti Airtel were the gainers on the Sensex pack. About 2094 shares have advanced, 1229 shares declined, and 92 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices advanced about 0.4 per cent each. The Nifty PSU Bank and Metal indices were the only gainers in this subdued market, rising 2 percent and 1.3 percent, respectively. On the downside, the Nifty Financial Services and IT indices slipped 1.6 percent each, followed by the Nifty Bank index, down 1.2 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 435 points, Nifty at 17957.40

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 435.24 points or 0.72% at 60,176.50, and the Nifty was down 96 points or 0.53% at 17,957.40, as investors booked profits in HDFC Bank and HDFC along with other heavyweights. NTPC was the top stock gainer, followed by Power Grid corporation, ITC, and Titan. HDFC Bank was the top laggard, accompanied by Bajaj Finserv, and HDFC. About 2280 shares have advanced, 1035 shares declined, and 97 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty Bank and Financial Services indices were the only losers, slipping around 1.5 percent each. The gains, meanwhile, were led by the Nifty Auto and FMCG indices, up a little over 1 percent each. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 1.3 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 260 points at 60,348, while Nifty testing 18,000, lower by 58 points

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
The Indian markets opened on a flat note today(5th March 2022), despite upbeat global cues, and slipped into red in early deals. The BSE Sensex was down 260 points at 60,348, while the NSE Nifty was testing 18,000, lower by 58 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, NTPC, Sun Pharma, M&M, PowerGrid, Maruti, TCS, Tata Steel, Dr. Reddy's, L&T, and Titan were the top gainers. Eicher Motors, Adani Ports, ONGC, and Tata Motors were the additional gainers on the Nifty. On the flip side, Bajaj twins, HDFC twins, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Bank, Ultractech Cement, BPCL, meanwhile were the top losers. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were, however, in the positive territory, up to 0.7 percent higher. Sectorally, Nifty Auto, Pharma, and Consumer Durables were the leading gainers, up to 1 percent higher. Nifty Bank and Financials, meanwhile, were the only weak performers. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up 1,335.05 points, Nifty at 18053.40

Monday, April 4, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 1,335.05 points or 2.25% at 60,611.74, and the Nifty was up 382.90 points or 2.17% at 18,053.40, as the surprise merger announcement of HDFC and HDFC Bank catapulted the benchmark indices beyond key psychological levels on Monday.HDFC Bank, HDFC, Adani Ports, HDFC Life, and Kotak Mahindra Bank were among the top Nifty gainers. Infosys, Titan Company, and Tata Consumer Products were the top losers. About 2534 shares have advanced, 796 shares declined, and 118 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty Financial Services index zoomed 4.5 percent, followed by the Nifty Bank index, up 4 percent. The Nifty IT index clocked the most tepid gains today, rising just 0.2 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were 1.34 percent and 1.7 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 613 points to 59,890, while Nifty at 17,830, higher by 161 points

Monday, April 4, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started today's(4th April 2022) session with a positive note driven by banking majors HDFC and HDFC Bank as the two announced a merger deal. The BSE Sensex rose 613 points to 59,890, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,830, higher by 161 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, HDFC and HDFC Bank rose 8 percent and 7 percent, respectively, leading to the index's gains. They were followed by Bajaj Finance, Titan, Tech M, Asian Paints, and HCL Tech. On the Nifty, HDFC Life and Divis Labs were the additional top gainers. On the flip side, M&M, Infosys, Maruti, Eicher Motors, Axis Bank, and ONGC were the top losers on the two benchmarks, down up to 1.5 percent. Read more

CLOSING BELL: Sensex zoomed 708 points to settle at 59,277 while Nifty soared 206 points or to end at 17,670

Friday, April 1, 2022
Today (1st April 2022) investors started the first day of the new financial year (FY23) with across-the-board buying. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex zoomed 708 points, or 1.2 percent, to settle at 59,277. The Nifty50, meanwhile, soared 206 points or 1.2 percent to end at 17,670. The broader indices, too, advanced in line with large-caps with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices climbing 1.4 percent and 1.7 percent, respectively. NTPC, PowerGrid, IndusInd Bank, SBI, HDFC, M&M, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance, Wipro, Axis Bank, Maruti Suzuki, and ITC were the biggest Sensex gainers, surging in the range of 1.5 percent to 6 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex 100 points up at 58,665, while Nifty around 17,500, higher by 36 points

Friday, April 1, 2022
The markets in India were holding marginal gains in morning deals today(1 April 2022) after a flat opening on weak global sentiment as US and European indices logged significant losses overnight. The BSE Sensex was 100 points up at 58,665, while the NSE Nifty was around 17,500, higher by 36 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, NTPC, PowerGrid, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance, Asian Paints, M&M, HDFC Bank, and Reliance were the top gainers, up to 4 percent higher. BPCL, Coal India, UPL, and ONGC, meanwhile, were the additional Nifty gainers. Infosys, HDFC, Titan, Ultratech Cement, Dr Reddy's, Nestle, ICICI Bank, HCL Tech, Tech M, and SBI Life were the top frontline losers, down up to 2.6 percent. Read more

CLOSING BELL:Sensex closed at 58,568, down 115 points and Nifty settled at 17,465, down 33 points

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Benchmark indices swayed in trade today(31 March 2022) as investors adjusted their positions ahead of the monthly F&O expiry. The largely tepid global mood amid geopolitical and economic uncertainty after Russia invaded Ukraine also kept gains in check. The S&P BSE Sensex started gap-up with gains of around 100-odd points, and extedned rally to hit a high of 58,891. However, selling in the second half of the session dragged the index to a low of 58,486. The index, eventually, closed at 58,568, down 115 points or 0.2 percent. On the NSE, the Nifty50 gyrated between 17,560 and 17,435 before settling at 17,465, down 33 points or 0.2 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices, meanwhile, outperformed the frontline indices and closed 0.3 percent higher each. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 100 points at 58,789, while Nifty climbed to 17,532, higher by 34 points

Thursday, March 31, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started today's(31 March 2022) session with marginal gains, tracking weak global sentiment. The BSE Sensex rose 100 points to 58,789, while the NSE Nifty climbed to 17,532, higher by 34 points. Asian Paints, Axis Bank, M&M, Tata Steel, ITC, HDFC, HUL, ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank, and IndusInd Bank were the top Sensex winners, up between 0.5-2 percent. On the flip side, Infosys, Reliance, Bharti Airtel, L&T, SBI, Wipro, Hindalco, Apollo Hospitals, meanwhile, were the top laggards on the bourses, down up to 3 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices also held mild gains, trading up to 0.6 percent higher. Sectorally, Nifty FMCG, Metals, and Oil & Gas were the top gainers, while PSBs, Realty, and healthcare were subdued. Among stocks, Max Healthcare slipped 3 percent after reports said private equity fund KKR will sell $500 million worth of shares in the company via a block deal today.

CLOSING BELL: Sensex 740 points higher to end at 58,684 while Nifty leaped 173 points to settle at 17,498

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Cyclical sectors such as financials and autos powered an over 1 percent march on the benchmark indices today(30 March 2022) as investors cheered de-escalation talks between Russia and Ukraine. Investor sentiment was boosted following negotiations between Russian and Ukrainian officials in Turkey, at which Russia's deputy defense minister claimed Moscow had decided to "drastically" cut back its military activity near Ukraine's capital. Against this backdrop, Reliance Industries, HDFC twins, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, and Kotak Bank lifted the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex 740 points higher to end at 58,684. The NSE Nifty50, meanwhile, leaped 173 points to settle at 17,498. The 50-pack index was additionally supported by Bajaj Finserv, Hero MotoCorp, Grasim, Tata Consumer, M&M, and Axis Bank. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 320 points to 58,265, and Nifty climbed 86 points to 17,410 levels

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started today's(30 March 2022) session as Russia said it will pull back troops from Ukraine's Kyiv and other northern areas. The BSE C Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance, Nestle, L&T, HDFC, Asian Paints, Maruti, Axis Bank, Ultratech Cement, and IndusInd Bank were the top Sensex winners, up to 1.4 percent higher. While, Tata Consumer, Tata Motors, and HeroMoto were the additional gainers on Nifty. On the downside, Tata Steel, Tech M, Sun Pharma, NTPC, ONGC, Hindalco, and JSW Steel were the top laggards on the bourses. The broader markets also opened firmly in green with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gaining up to 0.9 percent. Read more

Closing bell:Sensex parked at 57,944, up 350 points while Nifty ended at 17,325, up 103 points

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
As investors stayed divided between 'buy on dips' and 'sell on rally' strategies, today ( 29 March 2022) volatility gripped the benchmark indices. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex gyrated in a narrow range of around 361 points while the Nifty50 traveled within a band of 100 points. By the close, the 30-pack index was parked at 57,944, up 350 points or 0.6 percent, while the broader 50-share index ended at 17,325, up 103 points or 0.6 percent. Adani Ports, Eicher Motors, Divis Labs, Bharti Airtel, JSW Steel, HDFC, SBI Life, Ultratech Cement, Cipla, and Shree Cement were the top gainers in the large-cap space, up between 2 percent and 4.6 percent. On the other hand, Hero MotoCorp, ONGC, Coal India, Indian Oil Corporation, PowerGrid, ITC, and Maruti Suzuki dropped the most, falling between 1 percent and 6.6 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 223 points to 57,817, while Nifty at 17,285, higher by 63 points

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started the session on a positive note today (29 March 2022)aided by a 9 percent fall in Brent Crude prices overnight. The BSE Sensex rose 223 points to 57,817, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,285, higher by 63 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, HDFC, Ultratech Cement, Asian Paints, Maruti, SBI, Bharti Airtel, and PowerGrid were the top gainers, up to 1.5 percent higher. SBI Life, HDFC Life, UPL, and Tata Motors were the additional Nifty winners. On the other hand, Dr. Reddy's, Tata Steel, ITC, ONGC, Coal India, and Hindalco, meanwhile, were the top losers on the bourses. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices also opened in the positive territory, up to 0.55 percent higher. Read more

Sensex rises 768 pts from day's low, ends 231 pts up;Nifty shut shop at 17,222, up 69 points

Monday, March 28, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices swung to the positive zone in the afternoon trade today(28 March 2022) as cyclical counters such as public sector banks, auto, and metals marched ahead. Besides, a fall in crude oil prices and stability in global markets in hopes of a fresh round of talks between Russia and Ukraine supported the sentiment. The S&P BSE Sensex leaped from a low of 56,825 to settle at 57,593.5, up 231 points or 0.4 percent relative to the previous close. The NSE Nifty, on the other hand, bounced back from a low of 17,004 and shut shop at 17,222, up 69 points or 0.4 percent. Bharti Airtel, up 4 percent, was the top gainer on the Nifty50 index, followed by Coal India, Axis Bank, Eicher Motors, ITC, SBI, ICICI Bank, HUL, IndusInd Bank, and Power Grid. On the downside, UPl, Dr. Reddy's Labs, Nestle, HDFC, SBI Life, HDFC Life, HCL Tech, and Adani Ports were the top laggards, falling up to 2 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 34 points to 57,328, and NSE Nifty slipped 17 points to 17,135 levels

Monday, March 28, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started the session on a muted note today (28 March 2022) amid feeble global cues. The BSE Sensex fell 34 points to 57,328, and the NSE Nifty50 slipped 17 points to 17,135 levels. The top Sensex performers included Ultratech Cement, Bharti Airtel, Sun Pharma, Titan, Maruti, Wipro, HUL, and PowerGrid, which gained up to 1.1 percent. Cipla, Tata Consumer, Bajaj Auto, Indian Oil, and Grasim were the top Nifty winners. On the other hand, HDFC twins, Kotak Bank, TCS, Dr. Reddy's, UPL, M&M, Nestle, Bajaj Finance, and HCL Tech were the biggest laggards, down between 0.4-1 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 234 points, Nifty at 17153.00

Friday, March 25, 2022
At Close, Sensex was down 233.48 points or 0.41% at 57362.20, and the Nifty falling 69.80 points or 0.41% at 17153, as energy prices, including crude oil futures, eased after the US and European Union signed an agreement to share energy needs. Titan Company, Tech M, Maruti Suzuki, Cipla, IOC, Nestle India, Hero MotoCorp, Eicher Motors, L&T, TCS, Wipro, and Tata Steel were the top laggards, losing upwards of a percent each. About 1256 shares have advanced, 1958 shares declined, and 91 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices dipped 0.3 percent each. Among sectors, the Nifty Realty index was the top gainer, up 1.2 percent. On the flip side, the Nifty Consumer Durable index was the worst hit, down over 2 percent, followed by the Nifty IT and FMCG indices, down up to 1 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 200 points to 57,801, while NSE Nifty at 17,267, higher by 45 points

Friday, March 25, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started to trade with nominal gains today (25 March 2022) tracking mixed global cues. The BSE Sensex rose 200 points to 57,801, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,267, higher by 45 points. The indices, however, turned almost flat within minutes after opening, erasing all gains. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Bajaj twins, SBI, HDFC, Bharti Airtel, M&M, and Kotak Bank were the top gainers. Titan, PowerGrid, Nestle, HDFC Bank, and Maruti, meanwhile, were the top losers. Sectorally, Nifty Auto, Metals, PSBs, Realty, and Oil & Gas were the notable gainers. While, Nifty Bank, IT, Pharma, and FMCG were subdued. Read more

CLOSING BELL:Sensex gyrated 690 points intra-day before settling at 57,596, down 89 points and Nifty50 ended at 17,223, down 23 points

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Indian benchmark indices whipsawed in trade today(24 March 2022), the day of weekly F&O expiry, as geopolitical tensions between Ukraine and Russia remained unabated. Brent crude prices above $120 per barrel also added to investor woes. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex gyrated 690 points intra-day before settling at 57,596, down 89 points or 0.15 percent. The Nifty50, on the other hand, ended at 17,223, down 23 points or 0.13 percent. The 50-share index had touched an intra-day high and low of 17,292 and 17,091, respectively. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex and Nifty earsed losses in early trades, and turned flat

Thursday, March 24, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices opened lower today(24 March 2022) tracking weak global cues as oil prices are sharply higher near $120 a barrel. At open, the BSE Sensex fell 400 points at 57,300, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,130, lower by 115 points. However, the indices erased losses in early trades and turned flat. The broader markets also gained to slip in green. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.6 percent higher. sectorial indices like Nifty Banks and Financials were the leading losers. On the other hand, Metal, and Energy packs were the top outperformers. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 400 points to 58,198 level and Nifty gained 120 points to reach 17,440

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices opened with strong gains today(23 March 2022), extending yesterday's rally amid firm global cues. The BSE Sensex rose 400 points to 58,198 level, and the NSE Nifty50 gained 120 points to reach 17,440. On the Sensex, Tata Steel, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Ultratech Cement, SBI, M&M, Bajaj twins, IndusInd Bank and ICICI Bank were the frontrunners, with gains of up to 2 percent. Hindalco, Dr. Reddy's, SBI Life were the additional top gainers on the Nifty. Meanwhile, ITC, NTPC, and Bharti Airtel, meanwhile, were the only losers on Sensex, up to 1 percent lower. Coal India, Britannia, and BPCL were the top Nifty losers. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 697 points, Nifty at 17315.50

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 696.81 points or 1.22% at 57,989.30, and the Nifty was up 197.90 points or 1.16% at 17,315.50 amid solid buying in Reliance Industries' stock, and IT and auto pack. Tech Mahindra, BPCL, Tata Motors, Reliance Industries, and IOC were among the top Nifty gainers, while losers were HUL, Nestle India, Britannia Industries, Cipla, and Divis Lab. About 1573 shares have advanced, 1745 shares declined, and 99 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.2 percent each. Sectorally, the Nifty Realty fell 1 percent while the Nifty FMCG index dipped 0.7 percent. The Nifty IT index rose 2 percent and the Nifty Auto index added over 1 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 150 points to 57,142 while Nifty at 17,087, lower by 30 points

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
The key benchmark indices opened lower today(22 march 2022) as global sentiment remained subdued amid a sharp rally in oil prices again. The BSE Sensex fell 150 points to 57,142 while the NSE Nifty was at 17,087, lower by 30 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Tata Steel, Wipro, TCS, Tech M, HCL Tech, Dr. Reddy's were among the handful of top gainers, up to 2 percent higher. ONGC, Indian Oil, Hindalco, BPCL, Coal India, JSW Steel were the additional top gainers on the Nifty. Meanwhile, HUL, Neslte, Ultractech Cement, Asian Paints, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, HDFC twins, Britannia, and Grasim were the top laggards on the bourses. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were mixed with the former down by 0.2 percent, and the latter in green with equal gains. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 571 points, Nifty at 17117.60

Monday, March 21, 2022
At Close, Sensex fell 571.44 points or 0.99% at 57292.49, and the Nifty was down 69.40 points or 0.98% at 17117.60, as the Russia-Ukraine conflict failed to de-escalate despite several rounds of talks between the two nations.ICICI Bank, TCS, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC, and Hindustan Unilever were the biggest drags for both indices. Coal India, Hindalco, UPL, Tata Steel, and NTPC, were among the top gainers today, About 1516 shares have advanced, 1919 shares declined, and 140 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index ended 0.7 percent down while the BSE SmallCap index added 0.4 percent. Sectorally, only the Nifty Metal and Media indices ended in the green, inching up 1.3 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively. The top laggards were the Nifty FMCG index, down 2 percent, and the Nifty PSU Bank index, down 1.5 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 155 points to 58,019 levels, and Nifty gained 12 points to reach the 17,300 mark

Monday, March 21, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started today's(21 March 2022) session with mild gains amid the ensuing uncertainty of the Russia-Ukraine war. The BSE Sensex rose 155 points to 58,019 levels, and the NSE Nifty50 hardly gained 12 points to reach the 17,300 mark. On the Sensex, Maruti, Infosys, Wipro, Tata Steel, Tech M, Titan, TCS, and Sun Pharma were the front winners, with opening gains of up to 1.8 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were mixed with the former in red, while the latter held gains of 0.26 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 1047 points, Nifty at 17287.05

Thursday, March 17, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 1,047.28 points or 1.84% at 57,863.93, and the Nifty was up 311.70 points or 1.84% at 17,287.00 as they cheered progress on ceasefire negotiations between Russia and Ukraine. That apart, investors also welcomed a 25-bps rate hike by the US Federal Reserve, which was on expected lines. Housing Development Finance Corporation was the top gainer on Sensex, up 5.5%, followed by Titan, Reliance Industries, and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Only Infosys and HCL Technologies closed with losses. About 2046 shares have advanced, 1270 shares declined, and 121 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 1 percent each. Sectorally, the Nifty Realty index advanced over 3 percent today, ending as the top sectoral gainer for a second straight day. The Nifty Financial Services, Bank, and Metal indices edged between 2 and 2.5 percent higher.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 800 points to 56,575, while Nifty jumped 230 points to 16,893 levels in early deals

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices opened sharply higher today(16th march 2022), with a strong recovery from the previous session's losses. The BSE Sensex rose 800 points to 56,575, while the Nifty 50 jumped 230 points to 16,893 levels in early deals. The strong start for the indices comes amid upbeat global sentiment as US stocks rose significantly overnight and Asian shares were also seen staging recovery from their two-day losses. On the Sensex, HDFC, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, Maruti, ICICI Bank, Bajaj twins, HDFC Bank, M&M, Asian Paints, and Wipro were leading the upmove, trading up to 3.5 percent higher. Grasim and Tata Motors were the additional gainers on the Nifty50. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 709 points, Nifty at 16663.00

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 709.17 points or 1.26% at 55,776.85, and the Nifty was down 208.30 points or 1.23% at 16,663, breaking five-day winning momentum as Ukraine-Russia talks reached "crossroads". Mahindra & Mahindra was the top gainer on Sensex, up 2.23%, followed by Maruti Suzuki India, and Nestle India. Tata Steel was the worst-performing stock on Sensex, accompanied by Tech Mahindra, and Kotak Mahindra Bank. About 1296 shares have advanced, 2014 shares declined, and 95 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the BSE Metal index slumped over 4 percent, followed by the BSE Oil and Gas index (down 2.7 percent), the BSE IT index (down 2.4 percent). On the upside, BSE Auto and FMCG indices were the only gainers, adding up to 0.4 percent. The BSE midcap and smallcap indices lost 0.5 percent each. India VIX soared 4% to breach 26 levels again.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose around 200 points to 56,660, while NSE Nifty at 16,918, higher by 50 points

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started to trade on a higher note extending their strong rally to a sixth session amid a sharp fall in crude oil prices from their record highs. The BSE Sensex rose around 200 points to 56,660, while the NSE Nifty was at 16,918, higher by 50 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Asian Paints, M&M, Maruti, Ultractech Cement, Axis Bank, L&T, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, and SBI were the top gainers. On the Nifty, Tata Consumer, Cipla, Eicher Motors, and Tata Motors were the additional gainers, up to 2 percent higher. On the downside, Tata Steel, Reliance, Infosys, Kotak Bank, NTPC, Tech M, ONGC, Hindalco, JSW Steel, Indian Oil, and Coal India were the top losers on the bourses, down up to 4 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 935 points, Nifty at 16871.30

Monday, March 14, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 935.72 points or 1.68% at 56,486.02, and the Nifty was up 240.80 points or 1.45% at 16,871.30, as investors pinned hopes on a fresh round of talks between Russian and Ukrainian negotiators. Infosys was the top gainer on Sensex, accompanied by the State Bank of India, and HDFC Bank. HUL was the top laggard, followed by Sun Pharma, and Dr. Reddy’s. About 1684 shares have advanced, 1706 shares declined, and 134 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Realty index declined the most on the NSE, falling 2 percent, while the Nifty Bank, Financial Services, and IT indices added 2 percent each. India VIX closed 1.3% higher at 25.68 levels. The BSE midcap index ended flat, while smallcap index gained 0.3 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 300 points to 55,850, while NSE Nifty at 16,681, higher by 51 points

Monday, March 14, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started today's(14th March 2022) session on a positive note. Despite uncertainty on developments around Russia-Ukraine talks, The BSE Sensex rose 300 points to 55,850, while the NSE Nifty was at 16,681, higher by 51 points. On the Sensex, HDFC Bank, Infosys, ICICI Bank, HDFC, SBI, Asian Paints, Tech M, Bajaj Finserv, and Wipro were the leading frontrunners, up between 0.5-2 percent. On the flip side, Hindustan Unilever, HCL Tech, Dr. Reddy's, M&M, Reliance, PowerGrid, IOC, BPCL, Tata Motors, SBI Life were the top losers, down up to 1.6 percent. The broader markets were also firmly up with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices up to 0.4 percent higher. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 85.91 points, Nifty at 16630.45

Friday, March 11, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 85.91 points or 0.15% at 55,550.30, and the Nifty was up 35.60 points or 0.21% at 16,630.50, as the Assembly elections' euphoria extended into a second day. However, developments around the Ukrainian war, commodity prices, and the US inflation data kept the markets volatile throughout the day. Cipla, BPCL, Sun Pharma, JSW Steel, and IOC were among the top Nifty gainers, while losers were Nestle India, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Consumer Products, Hindalco Industries, and NTPC. While the losers were Nestle India, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Consumer Products, Tata Steel, Britannia, Axis Bank, Hindalco, NTPC, Eicher Motors, and TCS. About 2004 shares have advanced, 1257 shares declined, and 112 shares are unchanged. The Midcap index (up 0.45 percent) and the Smallcap index (up 0.87 percent) on the BSE outperformed the benchmarks. Sectorally, the Nifty Pharma index was the best performing index, rising 2.5 percent on the NSE. The Nifty Auto index, on the other hand, slipped

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose over 150 points to 55,500 levels, while Nifty above the 16,600 level, up around 60 points

Friday, March 11, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started lower today(11 March 2022) with the Sensex falling 300 points at open in line with weak global cues due to the US registering a 40-year high CPI level in February. But, the markets soon reversed losses to slip into the green zone. The BSE Sensex smartly rose over 150 points to 55,500 levels, while the NSE Nifty50 index was above the 16,600 level, up around 60 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Tata Steel, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Twins, and HDFC Bank were the top gainers now. Maruti, Nestle, Infosys, Wipro, HCL Tech, meanwhile, were the top losers. Read more

Investors' wealth jumps over Rs 10.83 trn in three days

Thursday, March 10, 2022
Equity investors have become richer by over Rs 10.83 lakh crore as stocks extended their rising streak for the third consecutive session today(10 March 2022). The 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex soared 817.06 points or 1.50 percent to close at 55,464.39. In three days, the benchmark has gained 2,621.64 points. Tracking the ongoing rally in equities, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies jumped by Rs 10,83,103.27 crore in three sessions to stand at Rs 2,51,93,934.31 crore. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 817 points, Nifty at 16594.90

Thursday, March 10, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 817.06 points or 1.50% at 55,464.39, and the Nifty was up 249.50 points or 1.53% at 16,594.90,as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) looked set to win four of the five key state elections.HUL was the top gainer on the 50-pack index, followed by Tata Steel, Grasim Industries, SBI, Tata Consumer Products, JSW Steel, Axis Bank, Tata Motors, IOC, and IndusInd Bank. Coal India, Tech M, ONGC, Dr. Reddy's Labs, UPL, and TCS were the top losers. About 2346 shares have advanced, 937 shares declined, and 94 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 1 percent each. All the sectoral indices ended in the green with auto, metal, FMCG, power, capital goods, PSU Bank and realty indices added 1-2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 1,200 points to 55,815, while Nifty climbed 320 points to 16,668 level

Thursday, March 10, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started on an upbeat note with a huge gap-up and extended their two-day gains, riding the rebound across global markets. The BSE Sensex rose 1,200 points to 55,815, while the NSE Nifty50 climbed 320 points to 16,668 levels. The front runners on the Sensex included Asian Paints, Axis Bank, SBI, HUL, Maruti, Ultractech Cement, up to 5 percent higher. Tata Motors was the additional top gainer on Nifty. Asian Paints logged the largest gains on the bourses as crude prices corrected sharply on Wednesday to $110 a barrel from the highs of $130. On the flip side, metals stocks were subdued as commodity prices including those of metals such as aluminum, nickel also have come off from their recent high levels. Tata Steel was the sole Sensex loser, down 0.4 percent, while ONGC, Hindalco, and Coal India were the top Nifty losers, up to 4 percent down. Read more

Sensex soars over 1,200 points; a few factors fueling the rally

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Indian markets gained ground today(9 March 2022) as the Sensex surged over 1,200 points in intra-day trade to reclaim 54,600 levels. Also, the Nifty 50 clawed back to 16,400 levels led by media, realty, and auto stocks. The surge comes in hopes of de-escalation of the Russia-Ukraine conflict after Ukrainian President Zelenskyy indicated that the country was no longer interested in NATO membership, the main reason behind the war. “With humanitarian causes opening up, markets are recovering losses on hopes of a resolution in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, said an expert. Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said he has "cooled down regarding the question of a NATO membership for his country", which was a key reason why Russia went to war with Russia, media reports suggested. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 400 points to 53,800 levels and Nifty rose 100 points to stay above 16,100-mark

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices extended gains into a second session today(9th March 2022) as investors continued to assess the impact of the Russia-Ukraine crisis. In early morning deals, the BSE Sensex was up 400 points to 53,800 levels and the NSE Nifty rose 100 points to stay above the 16,100-mark. In line with this, the broader markets were also positive with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices firmly higher by 0.9 percent and 1 percent, respectively. Sectorally, Nifty Banks and Metals were the sole losers on the bourses with marginal losses. While, Nifty IT, Pharma, Realty, and Oil & Gas indices were the leading gainers.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 581 points, Nifty at 16013.45

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 581.34 points or 1.10% at 53,424.09, and the Nifty was up 150.30 points or 0.95% at 16,013.50, amid high volatility led by the realty, IT, pharma names. Sun Pharma, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), NTPC, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, UltraTech Cement, Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories, Infosys, ICICI Bank, Bharti Airtel were among top BSE Sensex gainers. On the flip side, Tata Steel, Power Grid Corporation of India, Titan Company, and Reliance Industries (RIL), were among the top index draggers. About 2193 shares have advanced, 1069 shares declined, and 84 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty Realty index advanced 3.25 percent today, the Nifty PSB and IT index rose nearly 3 percent each, and the Nifty Pharma index was up 2.4 percent. On the flip side, the Nifty Metal index slipped 1.5 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 1.45 percent and 1.33 percent, respectively. India VIX was down 2.53 percent to 28.59 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 100 points at 52,736, while Nifty at 15,830, lower by 32 points

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
In the background of recovery in US futures, the Indian benchmark indices started today's (8th March 2022) session with marginal losses. The BSE Sensex was down 100 points at 52,736, while the NSE Nifty was at 15,830, lower by 32 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Maruti, HDFC twins, Asian Paints, Tata Steel, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank, IndusInd, and SBI were the top laggards, down up to 2 percent. On the Nifty, Hindalco, Tata Motors, HeroMoto, and Eicher Motors were the additional losers. Powergrid, NTPC, Tech M, ITC, HCL Tech, Bajaj Finance, Sun Pharma, TCS, Adani Ports, BPCL, Divis Labs, meanwhile were the top winners on the bourses, up to 3 percent higher. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the positive territory, up to 1 percent higher. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 100 points at 52,736, while Nifty at 15,830, lower by 32 points

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
On the background of recovery in US futures the Indian benchmark indices started today's (8th March 2022) session with marginal losses. The BSE Sensex was down 100 points at 52,736, while the NSE Nifty was at 15,830, lower by 32 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Maruti, HDFC twins, Asian Paints, Tata Steel, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank, IndusInd and SBI were the top laggards, down up to 2 per cent. On the Nifty, Hindalco, Tata Motors, HeroMoto and Eicher Motors were the additonal losers. Powergrid, NTPC, Tech M, ITC, HCL Tech, Bajaj Finance, Sun Pharma, TCS, Adani Ports, BPCL, Divis Labs, meanwhile were the top winners on the bourses, upto 3 per cent higher. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the positive territory, up to 1 per cent higher. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 1491 points, Nifty at 15863.15

Monday, March 7, 2022
At close, the Sensex is down 1491 points or 2.74% at 52842.75, and the Nifty was down 382 points or 2.35% at 15863.15, as the US and European Union mulled boycotting importing oil from Russia. Consequently, fears of tighter oil and gas supplies, higher inflation, and, thus, faster-than-expected rate hikes by global central banks hit investor sentiment. Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech, Infosys, ITC, and Tata Steel were the top gainers in the Sensex pack.,ONGC, Hindalco, Coal India, UPL, Cipla, ITC, NTPC, and JSW Steel were the additional gainers on the Nifty. On the downside, IndusInd Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Finance, Axis Bank, Britannia, Bajaj Finserv, Tata Motors, Ultratech Cement, ICICI Bank, SBI, Hero Moto, HDFC, L&T, HUL, RIL, and HDFC Life were the losers in the Sensex pack.The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices closed 2.2 percent lower each. Sectorally, indices of rate-sensitive sectors such as Auto, Realty, Bank, Financial Services fell between 4 and 5.5 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 1,400 points, breaching the 53K-mark to around 52,920, while Nifty cracked 450 points to 15,780

Monday, March 7, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started to trade with deep cuts today (7th March 2022) as Brent Crude trading at $130 a barrel and global market sell-off.In morning trades, the BSE Sensex was down 1,400 points, breaching the 53K-mark to around 52,920, while the NSE Nifty50 cracked 450 points to 15,780. The losses were spread across the broader markets with the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices slipping 2.3 percent each. On the Sensex, top laggards were ICIC Bank, Maruti, Bajaj Finance, L&T, and Asian Paints, down up to 5 percent. On the Nifty, Eicher Motors, Britannia, and Tata Motors were the additional losers. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 768 points, Nifty at 16245.35

Friday, March 4, 2022
At close, the Sensex is down 768.87 points or 1.40% at 54,333.81, and the Nifty was down 252.60 points or 1.53% at 16,245.40, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine escalated, with Russian forces attacking and seizing control over Europe's largest nuclear power plant earlier today. Dr Reddy’s Lab was the top Sensex gainer, up 2.78% accompanied by ITC, Tech Mahindra, and Ultratech Cement. On the other hand, Titan, Maruti Suzuki, and Asian Paints were the top laggards. The BSE MidCap index declined 2.3 percent and the BSE SmallCap index, meanwhile, settled 1.3 percent lower. Sectorally, only the Nifty IT index eked out again on the NSE, rising 0.14 percent. The Nifty Auto index was the worst hit index today for a second straight day as it ended 3.3 percent down today. All other remaining indices fell between 1 and 3 percent. India VIX closed 0.71% lower.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 763 points to 54,339, while Nifty at 16,289, lower by 208 points

Friday, March 4, 2022
Indian benchmark indices started trade sharply lower today(4 March 2022) in tune with weak global market sentiment. The BSE Sensex fell 763 points to 54,339, while the NSE Nifty was at 16,289, lower by 208 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Asian Paints, Maruti, Axis Bank, Titan, Wipro, Bajaj twins, Kotak Bank, HUL, M&M, Tech M, Infosys, HDFC Bank were the top losers, up to 4 percent lower. On the Nifty, auto players-Hero MotoCorp, Eicher Motors, Tata Motors was the additional laggards. Meanwhile, a few shares were trading higher on the bourses, especially from the Metal pack. These included Tata Steel, Hindalco, JSW Steel, along with NTPC, UPL, and BPCL. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 366 points, Nifty at 16498.05

Thursday, March 3, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 366.22 points or 0.66% at 55,102.68, and the Nifty was down 108 points or 0.65% at 16,498 as geopolitical uncertainty and weekly F&O expiry kept investors on the sidelines. About 1963 shares have advanced, 1279 shares declined, and 116 shares are unchanged.ONGC, Power Grid, UPL, Wipro, Tech M, HCL Tech, and Coal India were the top gainers on the Nifty index today, On the downside, Ultratech Cement, HDFC Life, Asian Paints, Shree Cement, Eicher Motors, SBI Life, and Tata Consumer Products were the top laggards, The BSE MidCap index settled 0.64 percent down. The BSE SmallCap index, on the other hand, added 0.35 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty Auto index declined 2 percent on the NSE, followed by the Nifty Private Bank, Bank, and Consumer Durable indices, down 1 percent each. On the flip side, the Nifty IT and Metal indices added 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 200 points to 55,690 levels, while Nifty index up 60-odd points around 16,650 levels

Thursday, March 3, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started trade fairly higher today(3rd March 2022) tracking firm global market cues after a day of huge sell-off. Though, soon after, the indices pared their opening gains and were modestly higher. The BSE Sensex was up 200 points to 55,690 levels, while the NSE Nifty50 index was now up 60-odd points around 16,650 levels. On the Sensex, IT stocks Tech M, Wipro, HCL Tech, and Infosys were the top gainers, up to 3 percent higher. On the downside, Asian Paints, Ultratech Cement, Kotak Bank, ICICI Bank, and Axis Bank were the top losers. Read more

Closing bell: Sensex down 779 points, Nifty at 16605.95

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 779 points or 1.38% lower at 55,468 while NSE Nifty 50 ended 187 points or 1.12% in red at 16,605, as the Russia-Ukraine conflict entered its 7th day today. Tata Steel soared 5.66% as the top Sensex gainer, followed by Reliance Industries and Titan. Maruti Suzuki India was the worst-performing stock on Sensex, down 5.95%, accompanied by Dr. Reddy’s and Bajaj Auto. About 1642 shares have advanced, 1537 shares declined, and 101 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended 0.1 percent lower each. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index was the top gainer on the NSE today (up 4 percent) while the Nifty Auto index slumped 3 percent. The Nifty Bank, Financial Services, and Pharma indices dipped 2 percent each. India VIX inched higher and closed at 29.23 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 700 points to 55,544, while Nifty at 16,634, lower by 159 points

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices opened gap-down today(2nd March 2022) snapping their two-day previous gains as global market sentiment soured amid soaring oil and commodity prices. The BSE Sensex fell 700 points to 55,544, while the NSE Nifty was at 16,634, lower by 159 points. Among the Sensex-30 constituents, Tata Steel, PowerGrid, NTPC, Tech M, M&M, Reliance were the top gainers, up 0.3-3 percent. ICICI Bank, Maruti, Asian Paints, HDFC twins, Kotak Bank, Ultractech Cement, IndusInd Bank, and Axis Bank, meanwhile, were the top drags, trading 1.4-3 percent lower. On the Nifty, Coal India, ONGC, Hindalco, Tata Steel were the top performers, trading 3-4 percent higher, while Bajaj Auto was the additional top laggard on the index, down 4 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 389 points, Nifty at 16793.90

Monday, February 28, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 388.76 points or 0.70% at 56,247.28, and the Nifty was up 135.50 points or 0.81% at 16,793.90, as Russia and Ukraine began talks at the Belarus border. Tata Steel was the top Sensex gainer, up 6.45%, followed by Power Grid, Titan, and Reliance Industries. Dr Reddy’s was the worst performer, down 2.8%, accompanied by Axis Bank, M&M, and HDFC Bank. About 2071 shares have advanced, 1290 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged. Meanwhile, in the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.8 percent each. On the sectoral front, apart from the Nifty Metal index, which closed nearly 5 percent higher, the Nifty Oil and gas index (up 2.6 percent), IT index (up 1 percent), and the Nifty FMCG index (up 0.6 percent) were the other star performers. On the flip side, the Nifty Auto and Bank indices were the worst hit, down 0.7 percent each. Volatility continued to remain high as India's VIX ended 6.8% higher at 28.57.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 688 points to 55,170, while Nifty at 16,481, lower by 177 points

Monday, February 28, 2022
In tune with weakness in Asian and global markets, the Indian benchmark indices started trade lower today(28th Feb.2022) amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict uncertainty. The BSE Sensex fell 688 points to 55,170, while the NSE Nifty was at 16,481, lower by 177 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Tata Steel and PowerGrid were the only gainers, up to 1 percent higher. Bharti Airtel, HDFC Bank, Dr. Reddy's, Asian Paints, Maruti, M&M, Bajaj Finserv, Kotak Bank, and Axis Bank, meanwhile, were the top losers, down up to 3 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the negative territory, down 1 percent each. Read more

Apollo Hospital shares rise 8.35% on inclusion to Nifty 50 index

Friday, February 25, 2022
Shares of Apollo Hospitals Enterprises rallied 8.35 percent to Rs 4,747 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in Friday's intra-day trade after the exchange announced the inclusion of the company in its benchmark Nifty50 index which will replace Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. with effect from March 31, 2022. Apollo Hospitals will become the first-ever healthcare services company to become part of the benchmark index and will replace Indian Oil Corporation. This replacement will also be applicable to NIFTY50 Equal Weight Index. The Nifty 50 is reconstituted twice every year in March and September. Edelweiss Securities expects Apollo Hospital’s inclusion in the index to result in an inflow of $143 billion, while Indian Oil will be removed and it will see an outflow of $91 million, it said.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 1328 points, Nifty at 16658.40

Friday, February 25, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 1,328.61 points or 2.44 percent at 55,858.52, and the Nifty was up 410.40 points or 2.53 percent at 16,658.40 levels as investors rushed to bargain buying at a lower level on Friday, after a nearly 5-per cent fall on Thursday Index heavyweights such as ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), and Bajaj Finance contributed the most to the indices’ gain. while losers included Britannia Industries, Nestle India, and HUL.In the broader markets, the MidCap and Smallcap indices on the BSE outperformed the benchmarks and closed a little over 4 percent higher each. Sectorally, the Nifty Realty and PSB indices logged the sharpest rebound today with a 5 percent gain each on the NSE. This was followed by the Nifty Private Bank index (4 percent), Nifty Bank index (3.5 percent), and the Nifty Pharma, Auto, and Financial Services indices (3 percent each).

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 933 points to 55,463 while Nifty climbed 267 points to 16,514

Friday, February 25, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started trade sharply higher today(25th Feb.2022) following the overnight recovery in the global markets and snapped their 7-day losing streak. The BSE Sensex rose 933 points to 55,463 while the NSE Nifty climbed 267 points to 16,514 Among the Sensex-30 shares, IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, M&M, Bajaj Finserv, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Ultratech Cement, Wipro, Bajaj Finance, and SBI were the top gainers, up to 4 percent higher. All Sensex shares were in the green. On the Nifty, Tata Motors, UPL, and Adani Ports were the top additional gainers, trading 3-6 percent up. The broader markets were seen putting up an impressive show outperforming the benchmarks. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 3 percent higher. In comparison, the Sensex and Nifty were up 2 percent each. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex crashes 2,700 points, Nifty at 16247.95

Thursday, February 24, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 2,702.15 points or 4.72% at 54,529.91, and the Nifty was down 815.30 points or 4.78% at 16,248.00 a day of monthly F&O expiry, as Russia attacked Ukraine. All the 30 stocks on S&P BSE Sensex ended in a deep sea of red. IndusInd Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Bajaj Finance, Axis Bank, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, and Infosys, among others, were top index draggers. About 240 shares have advanced, 3084 shares declined, and 69 shares are unchanged. In the broader markets, the BSE Midcap and the BSE SmallCap indices slumped 5.5 percent and 5.7 percent, respectively. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank tumbled over 8 percent, Realty index 7.5 percent, Private Bank 6 percent, and Metal and IT indices 5 percent. The Nifty Bank index, meanwhile, slipped over 2,100 points or 6 percent to end at the 35,200 level. Nifty FMCG too fell over 3 percent. India VIX, the volatility index, rallied 30.31 percent to end at 31.98 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex 2000 points lower around 55,300 levels, while Nifty slipped below the 16,500 mark down nearly 600 points

Thursday, February 24, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices extended their opening losses and slipped around 3 percent each in early morning trades today (24th Feb.2022) after Russia ordered military operations in Ukraine and reports emerged of blasts in some major Ukrainian cities. The BSE Sensex was 2000 points lower around 55,300 levels, while the NSE Nifty50 slipped below the 16,500 mark with a fall of nearly 600 points. Consequently, oil prices also soared and topped the $100 a barrel mark for the first time since 2014. Reports quoted Ukrainian officials as saying that both ballistic and cruise missiles strikes have targeted sites in Ukraine's capital city Kyiv. The city's airport is reportedly being evacuated with blasts being reported in three other major cities of Ukraine. Read more

Sensex settled 69 points lower at 57,232 levels while Nifty shut shop at 17,063, down 29 points

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
A sharp slide in the fag end of the session dragged equities lower for the sixth straight day. Despite starting higher amid cautious global cues, benchmark indices failed to hold on to their gains as investors sold IT, financial, and auto stocks in the latter half of the session. Besides, a volatile situation between Russia and Ukraine also kept investors on their toes as they monitored the implications of the first batch of sanctions on Vladimir Putin's country. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex fell 501 points from the day's high and settled 69 points lower at 57,232 levels. The Nifty50, meanwhile, shut shop at 17,063, down 29 points. Kotak Bank (up 2.5 percent) was the top Sensex gainer today, followed by Titan Company, IndusInd Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Wipro, and Infosys. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex rose 325 points at 57,626 while Nifty gained 86 points at 17,178 levels

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started to trade on a fairly positive note today (23 Feb.2022)ending the losing streak of the previous five sessions amid the rising geopolitical tensions and oil prices. The BSE Sensex rose 325 points at 57,626 while the NSE Nifty50 gained 86 points at 17,178 levels. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Kotak Bank, Maruti, M&M, Titan, SBI, Bajaj Finance, IndusInd Bank, Asian Paints, and Tata Steel were the top gainers, up to 2 percent higher. Tata Motors, Tata Consumer, Coal India, and Adani Ports were the additional gainers on the Nifty. On the downside, ONGC, Divis Labs, Eicher Motors, and L&T, meanwhile were the only losers on the bourses, down up to 0.4 percent. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex down 382 points, Nifty at 17092.20

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 382.91 points or 0.66% at 57300.68, and the Nifty was down 114.50 points or 0.67% at 17092.20, for the fifth consecutive session amid weak global cues due to the Russia-Ukraine crisis. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), and Tata Steel, were the top losers in the Sensex pack, Gainers included M&M, Bajaj Finserv, Eicher Motors, Hindalco Industries, and ONGC. About 684 shares have advanced, 2589 shares declined, and 82 shares are unchanged.Sectorally, all the key indices ended with losses. The Nifty Realty index was the worst hit, down 3 percent, followed by the Nifty Pharma, IT, Metal, and Bank indices, down between 1 and 1.5 percent. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices, which fell up to 2.5 percent intraday, settled 0.7 percent and 1.6 percent lower, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex fell 951 points to 56,732, while Nifty tanked 271 points to 16,935

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices started sharply lower with a massive gap today (22 Feb.2022) amid downbeat global sentiment due to tensions around the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The BSE Sensex fell 951 points to 56,732, while the NSE Nifty tanked 271 points to 16,935. The two indices were nearly 2 percent lower. All the Sensex-30 constituents were in the negative territory, led by losses in Dr. Reddy's, Asian Paints, TCS, L&T, IndusInd Bank, HDFC twins, Bajaj Finserv, down 2-3 percent. On the Nifty, ONGC was the sole gainer, up 1.3 percent, while UPL was the additional loser. ONGC was firmly higher as crude oil prices have again jumped higher on the worsening Russia-Ukraine conflict. Read more

Closing bell: Sensex gyrated 976 points intra-day but ended 149 points,lower at 57,683.5 and Nifty closed at 17,207, down 70 points

Monday, February 21, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices swung in trade today(21st Feb.2022) as investors monitored geopolitical tensions between Russia and Ukraine. While the day began with reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden had agreed in principle to a summit over the Ukraine crisis, the Kremlin later said there were no concrete plans yet for a summit. Under these circumstances, the S&P BSE Sensex gyrated 976 points intra-day but ended 149 points, or 0.38 percent, lower at 57,683.5. The Nifty50, on the other hand, closed at 17,207, down 70 points or 0.4 percent. Wipro, Infosys, PowerGrid, Shree Cement, Nestle India, ICICI Bank, and HDFC Bank were the top large-cap gainers today, up between 0.7 percent and 1.7 percent. On the downside, Hindalco, UPL, Sun Pharma, Adani Ports, Divis Labs, and TCS were the top drags, down up to 3.45 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 628 points at 57,204, while Nifty sliding 180 points to 17,096

Monday, February 21, 2022
In line with other global market indices, the Indian benchmark indices started trade lower today(21st Feb.2022) extending losses for the fourth day. At open, the BSE Sensex fell 260 points at 57,572, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,207 lower by 69 points. The indices continued to extend losses for the day and inched lower around 9:45 am, with the Sensex benchmark falling 628 points at 57,204, while the Nifty50 index sliding 180 points to 17,096. Among the Sensex-30 shares, Bajaj Finserv, Nestle, HDFC, L&T, Ultratech Cement, Titan, and Asian Paints were the top losers. On the Nifty, HDFC Life, Tata Consumer, UPL, Britannia, SBI, Bajaj Finserv, and Shree Cement were the top laggards, down up to 1.9 percent. On the flip side, Dr. Reddy's, NTPC, PowerGrid, IndusInd Bank, and TCS were the only gainer on the bourses, up to 0.8 percent higher. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex ended the day 54 points lower at 57,833 levels, while Nifty closed at 17,276, down 28 points

Friday, February 18, 2022
The volatile streak in the markets extended into a third straight day today(18th Feb.2022) mainly due to the investor's fear about the ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine. The S&P BSE Sensex ended an extremely choppy day 54 points, or 0.1 percent, lower at 57,833 levels, while the Nifty50 shut shop at 17,276, down 28 points or 0.16 percent. Reliance Industries, Infosys, Ultratech Cement, Bajaj Finance, ICICI Bank, Bharti Airtel, and M&M were the major drag on the Sensex today(18th Feb.2022), accounting for most of the losses. This downside was capped by gains in HDFC twins, L&T, TCS, and Axis Bank. &#