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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

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

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. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices shed 0.8 percent each with individual stocks, including Gland Pharma, Honeywell Automation, Astral Ltd, Hindustan Media Ventures, Asian Energy Services, and Unichem Labs cracking between 4 percent and 8 percent. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 133 points at 57,759 and Nifty at 17,246, lower by 58 points

Friday, February 18, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started to trade lower for the third session in tandem with the bearish global cues on the rising Russian-Ukraine conflict. The BSE Sensex was down 133 points at 57,759 and the NSE Nifty was at 17,246, lower by 58 points. Among the Sensex-30 constituents, NTPC, Maruti, M&M, Tata Steel, L&T, PowerGrid, IndusInd Bank, and SBI were the top gainers, trading up between 0.4-1 percent. On the Nifty, Coal India, UPL were the additional gainers, up 2 percent and 1 percent, respectively. On the downside, Cipla, Wipro, Tech M, Nestle, Infosys, HCL Tech, Ultratech Cement, HDFC Bank, TCS, Asian Paints, meanwhile, were the top losers, down up to 1 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the negative territory, down 0.4 percent each. The volatility index climbed 5 percent as investors grew jittery. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex down 43 points at 57,953, while Nifty flat at 17,326 level

Thursday, February 17, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices turned volatile soon after they opened with modest gains today(17th February 2022). The market sentiment is being weighed on account of the weekly F&O expiry. The BSE Sensex was down 43 points at 57,953, while the NSE Nifty was flat at 17,326 level. Banking stocks came under selling pressure amid losses led by IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, and HDFC Bank, down 0.5-1 percent. Other top losers were Shree Cement, Ultratech Cement, Dr. Reddy's, SBI, and Bajaj twins. On the upside, PowerGrid, Reliance, M&M, HDFC, and Titan were the top Sensex gainers, up to 1 percent higher. Cipla, Tata Motors, HeroMoto Corp, ONGC, Tata Consumer, and Bajaj Auto were the top Nifty gainers, up 1-2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex opened 299 points up at 58,442, while the NSE Nifty climbed 81 points to 17,433

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started today's(16th February 2022) session higher extending the previous day's strong rally as concerns around the Russia-Ukraine conflict eased. The BSE Sensex opened 299 points up at 58,442, while the NSE Nifty climbed 81 points to 17,433. The indices soon after the opening were seen turning volatile as they slipped into the red zone. From the Sensex-30 shares, M&M, Bajaj Finance, HDFC, PowerGrid, NTPC, Bajaj Finserv, HCL Tech, Kotak Bank, HDFC Bank, Nestle, ITC, and Bharti Airtel were the top gainers, up 0.3-2 percent. On the Nifty, BPCL, IOC, HDFC Life, Coal India, and Grasim were the additional gainers. On the downside, Titan, Tata Steel, L&T, Shree Cement, Ultratech Cement, Wipro, and ICICI Bank, meanwhile, were the top losers. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 1736 points, Nifty at 17352.45

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 1,736.21 points or 3.08% at 58,142.05, and the Nifty was up 509.70 points or 3.03% at 17,352.50, as reports of withdrawal of Russian troops from the Ukrainian border soothed investor's nerves. Crude oil prices also dropped around 3 percent in the latter half of the session, providing further comfort to equity investors. Tata Motors, Eicher Motors, Bajaj Finance, Shree Cements, and Hero MotoCorp were the top Nifty gainers, while losers were Cipla and ONGC. About 1996 shares have advanced, 1286 shares declined, and 90 shares are unchanged. All sectoral indices ended in the green, the Nifty PSU Bank and Auto indices soaring 4 percent each. The Nifty Bank, Financial Services, IT, and Realty indices, meanwhile, gained between 3 and 3.5 percent. The BSE MidCap index gained 2.7 per cent and the BSE SmallCap index advanced around 2 per cent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex up 104 points at 56,510 and Nifty 25 points higher at 16,868 points

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices pared some of their opening gains in early morning deals today (15th February 2022). The BSE Sensex was now up 104 points at 56,510 and the NSE Nifty50 was 25 points higher at 16,868 points. HUL, Titan, Wipro, Nestle India, Tech M, Infosys, Kotak Bank, L&T, TCS, and HCL Tech were leading gains on the Sensex, up between 0.7-1.7 percent. Tata Steel, NTPC, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, and Cipla were the top losers on the Sensex and Nifty. Shares of Cipla slipped 5 percent to Rs 910 on the BSE after more than 2 percent of the total equity of pharmaceutical companies changed hands via a block deal. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices had slipped into red now, trading 0.5 percent and 1 percent lower, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex crashes 1747 points, Nifty at 16842.80

Monday, February 14, 2022
At close, Sensex was down 1,747.08 points, or 3 percent, at 56,405.84, and the Nifty was down 532 points, or 3.06 percent, at 16,842.80, as simmering tensions between Ukraine and Russia crushed equities."Increased tension between the US and Russia over Ukraine sent oil prices rising and forced investors to dump risky assets. Sectorally, all the indices ended in the red with the Nifty PSU Bank index nosediving 5.9 percent; Realty index 5 percent; Private Bank, Financial Services, Bank, and Auto upwards of 4 percent each; and Pharma and IT indices over 2 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices cracked 3.5 percent and 4 percent, respectively.“At present, Nifty has support at 16800/16650 levels while resistance comes at 17100 levels. On the other hand, Bank nifty has support at 36370 levels while resistance 37600 at levels,” said Sachin Gupta, AVP, Research, Choice Broking.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex was now 1,100 points at 57,041, and the NSE Nifty was at 17,032, lower by 348 points

Monday, February 14, 2022
The Indian key benchmark indices held on to sharp losses in early morning trade today (14th February 20222) but were slightly off lows. The indices had slumped at open amid high global volatility on a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine. The BSE Sensex was now 1,100 points at 57,041, and the NSE Nifty was at 17,032, lower by 348 points. HDFC, IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, SBI, ICICI Bank, M&M, and Bharti Airtel were the top Sensex laggards, down 3-3.5 percent. JSW Steel led losses on the Nifty, trading 5 percent lower, followed by additional losers-HDFC Life and Tata Motors. The overall market breadth was also highly negative with 2,630 stocks declining on the BSE, while only 517 were trading higher. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 657 points at 58,268, while Nifty at 17,410, lower by 195 points

Friday, February 11, 2022
Indian benchmark indices started to trade on a highly negative note today (11th February 2022) a day after RBI's dovish policy had calmed the markets in line with the soured global sentiment on high US inflation data and rate hike fears. The BSE Sensex was down 657 points at 58,268, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,410, lower by 195 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, only NTPC was in the green, while IT majors Infosys, Wipro, HCL Tech and Tech M were the top losers, lower by over 2 percent each. Other losers included Bajaj Twins, HDFC, Dr. Reddy's, Kotak Bank, Titan, TCS, and ICICI Bank. On the Nifty, HeroMoto Corp, Cipla, and Eicher Motors were the additional top losers, down up to 1.6 percent. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the red territory, down 0.77 and 0.9 percent, respectively. Read more

Opening Bell: Sensex gains 142 points, Nifty at 17526.80

Thursday, February 10, 2022
The Sensex was up 142 points or 0.32% at 58650, and the Nifty was up 52 points or 0.30% at 17526. Power Grid Corporation of India, Infosys, Tata Steel, NTPC, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), HDFC Bank, SBI were among the top index gainers. Asian Paints, Maruti Suzuki, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Hindustan Unilever, HCL Tech, Wipro were among the top index draggers. Sectorally, Nifty Auto and FMCG indices were leading losers, down 0.3 and 0.7 percent, while Nifty Metals was the top outlier and was trading 1.3 percent higher. Bank Nifty was up 0.06 percent. About 1332 shares have advanced, 1548 shares declined, and 87 shares are unchanged. Meanwhile, as per a CNBC TV-18 report, state insurer LIC's IPO draft papers are likely to be filed with the SEBI tomorrow as the IRDAI has given it a go-ahead for the public offer.

Opening Bell: Sensex gains over 500 points, Nifty above 17,400

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
The Sensex was up 500 points or 0.84% at 58294.54, and the Nifty was up 144.40 points or 0.84% at 17411.20. The up-move was supported by strong gains in IT and private banking counters. Bajaj Finserv, Maruti, HCL Tech, Titan, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, Wipro, Tech M, Coal India, IOC, Bajaj Auto were the top gainers on the bourses, trading up to 2.6 percent. Investors looked forward to the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy decision due on Thursday. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the positive territory, up 0.9 percent each. Nifty sectoral indices were trading with gains. Bank Nifty was up nearly 1%. Nifty Auto, Nifty IT, Nifty Media, Nifty Realty indices gained up to 1.5 percent. Public banks were subdued in the trade as the PSB index was 0.84 percent down.

Closing Bell: Sensex up 187 points, Nifty at 17252.95

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 187.39 points or 0.33% at 57,808.58, and the Nifty was up 53.20 points or 0.31% at 17,266.80, amid mixed global cues and fag-end buying in metals, financials, select auto, and RIL stock. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel, and Axis Bank contributed the most to the indices’ gain.ONGC, Indian Oil Corporation, Power Grid, SBI Life, L&T, TCS, Tata Consumer Products, Kotak Bank, HDFC Bank, Ultratech Cement, Shree Cement, and SBI were the top laggards on the Nifty index, The BSE SmallCap was hit harder as it declined 1.4 percent on the exchange today. The BSE MidCap index, meanwhile, slipped 0.45 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal and PSU Bank indices each ended 0.8 percent higher. Among losers, the Nifty Realty index dipped 0.8 percent, followed by the Nifty IT index, down 0.3 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex 201 points higher at 57,822, while Nifty at 17,288, up by 74 points

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices opened on a fairly positive note today(8th February 2022) after a day of huge sell-off. The BSE Sensex was 201 points higher at 57,822, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,288, up by 74 points. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in green and were up to 0.49 percent higher. The top Sensex gainers were Maruti, Titan, Tata Steel, Dr. Reddy's, Bajaj Finserv, Reliance, Wipro, Sun Pharma, and Bharti Airtel, trading up to 2 percent higher. Hindalco, Eicher Motors, JSW Steel, and Cipla were the additional gainers on the Nifty. On the flip side, PowerGrid, SBI, NTPC, HDFC, L&T, IndusInd Bank, TCS, Nestle, Infosys, Tata Consumer, and Britannia were the top losers. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 1000 points, Nifty at 17213.60

Monday, February 7, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 1,023.63 points or 1.75% at 57,621.19, and the Nifty was down 302.70 points or 1.73% at 17,213.60 on increasing fears around hawkish outlook from global central banks and unabated rise in oil prices. L&T, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Bajaj Finserv, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Titan Company, ICICI Bank were among the top indexes draggers. On the flip side, stocks of Power Grid Corporation of India, NTPC, Tata Steel, State Bank of India (SBI), and UltraTech Cement were the Sensex gainers. About 1389 shares have advanced, 2044 shares declined, and 131 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, all except the Nifty PSB index ended in the red, led by the Nifty Financial Services index (down 2.5 percent) and the Nifty Private Bank index (down 2.3 percent), The Nifty PSB index, on the other hand, ended 1 percent higher. the MidCap and SmallCap indices on the BSE outperformed the headline indices and ended 1.3 percent and 0.8 percent

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex at 58,343, down 300 points, while Nifty lower by 90 points at 17,426

Monday, February 7, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices were extending losses amid high volatility and were down 0.5 percent each today(7th February 2022). The BSE Sensex was at 58,343, down 300 points, while the NSE Nifty was lower by 90 points at 17,426. Among top gainers on the Sensex, SBI, PowerGrid, Tata Steel, NTPC, Reliance, Tech M and Bajaj Finserv were the only stocks in the green zone, up between 0.8-2 percent. Bajaj Finance, M&M, Dr. Reddy's, L&T, Bharti Airtel, Infosys, Asian Paints, HDFC twins, Wipro, and ITC were the top laggrads, down 1-2 percent. On the Nifty, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto, Divis Labs, Cipla, and Eicher Motors were the additional losers. This apart, the BSE Auto index was down over 1 percent and was a prominent loser sectorally. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 143 points, Nifty at 17516.30

Friday, February 4, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 143.20 points or 0.24% at 58,644.82, and the Nifty was down 43.90 points or 0.25% at 17,516.30, as investors digested key updates from both the Bank of England and the European Central Bank. Sun Pharma was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Asian Paints, Tata Steel, and Ultratech Cement. State Bank of India, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Bajaj Auto were the other top laggards. About 1554 shares have advanced, 1704 shares declined, and 87 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were down 0.7 percent and 0.45 percent, respectively. The Nifty Realty index fell 2.8 percent on the NSE, while the Nifty PSB index dipped 1.9 percent. On the contrary, the Nifty Metal index rose 1.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Benchmark indices volatile; Sensex up 50 points at 58,837, while Nifty just 6 points higher at 17,567

Friday, February 4, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices were volatile in early morning trade today (4th February 2022) after starting on a lower note as IT stocks traded weak in line with the US tech stock rout overnight. The BSE Sensex was up 50 points at 58,837, while the NSE Nifty was just 6 points higher at 17,567. Tata Steel was the top Sensex gainer, up 2 percent ahead of its Q3 earnings. Ultratech Cement, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, power grid, Sun Pharma, Dr. Reddy's, L&T, SBI, and NTPC were the other gainers, up between 0.5-1.8 percent. On the flip side, Wipro, Titan, RIL, ITC, HCL Tech, TCS, Infosys, HUL, Maruti, Hero MotoCorp, and Tata Consumer were the top losers on the bourses. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index was marginally up by 0.05 percent, while the SmallCap index was trading 0.34 percent higher. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 770 points, Nifty at 17560.20

Thursday, February 3, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 770.31 points or 1.29% at 58,788.02, and the Nifty was down 219.80 points or 1.24% at 17,560.20, as investors booked profit post a recent rally and tepid global cues. Bajaj Auto was the top gainer, followed by ITC, Maruti Suzuki, SBI, and Asian Paints. HDFC was the top laggard, accompanied by Infosys, Larsen & Toubro, and Kotak Mahindra Bank. About 1663 shares have advanced, 1602 shares declined, and 81 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index fell 0.8 percent and the BSE SmallCap index slipped 0.3 percent. Among sectors, all the key indices ended in the red, led by the Nifty IT index (down 2 percent) and the Nifty Realty index (down 1.7 percent). The nifty Auto index was the only gainer, up 0.4 percent. India VIX rose 2.73%, regaining 19 levels.

Closing News: Sensex gains 695 points, Nifty at 17780.00

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 695.76 points or 1.18% at 59,558.33, and the Nifty was up 203.20 points or 1.16% at 17,780, with the frontline indices ending over a percent higher. Bajaj Finserv was the top Sensex gainer, followed by IndusInd Bank, HCL Technologies, and Bajaj Finance. Tech Mahindra was the top laggard on Sensex, accompanied by Nestle India, Ultratech Cement, and Larsen & Toubro. About 2243 shares have advanced, 1038 shares declined, and 90 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices also logged strong gains and ended 1 percent and 1.6 percent higher, respectively. The Nifty PSU Bank index was the top gainer today as it ended 3.4 percent higher. This was followed by the Nifty Pharma, Metal, and Realty indices, all up between 1 and 1.4 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 546 points at 59,409, while Nifty at 17,744, higher by 168 points

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices steadily held their opening gains with broad-based buying today (2nd February 2022). The BSE Sensex was up 546 points at 59,409, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,744, higher by 168 points. The two indices were up 0.9 percent each. Banking counters were leading gains on the bourses. Bajaj twins, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank were the top gainers on the Sensex, followed by HCL Tech, Wipro, Titan, HDFC, and ITC. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices had also extended gains and were now up 1.1 and 1.4 percent, respectively. On the NSE, Nifty SmallCap 50 and SmallCap 100 indices were the top gainers, up 1.87 and 1.7 percent, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 848 points, Nifty at 17576.85

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
At Close, the Sensex was up 848.40 points or 1.46% at 58862.57, and the Nifty was up 237.00 points or 1.37% at 17576.80, as investors gave a thumbs up to pro-growth Budget 2022. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday unveiled a Budget that aims to boost growth amid continued disruption from Covid-19 and rising inflation. Tata Steel was the top gainer, followed by Sun Pharma, IndusInd Bank, Larsen & Toubro, and Ultratech Cement. Mahindra & Mahindra was the top drag, followed by Power Grid Corporation, State Bank of India, and NTPC were the other top laggards. About 1683 shares have advanced, 1583 shares declined, and 98 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index closed with a gain of 1 percent while the BSE SmallCap index ended 0.9 percent up. Among sectors, auto and oil & gas indices ended in the red, while bank, capital goods, FMCG, pharma, IT, realty, and metal indices rose 1-5 percent. BSE midcap and smallcap indices gained 1 percent each. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 589 points at 58,603, while Nifty at 17,486, higher by 146 points

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices jumped higher at open today (1st February 2022) and were up 0.9 percent ahead of the Budget. The BSE Sensex was up 589 points at 58,603, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,486, higher by 146 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC twins, Infosys, Sun Pharma, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Ultratech Cement, L&T were the top gainers, up between 1-2 percent. On the Nifty, Britannia was the additional gainer, up 2 percent. On the flip side, Dr. Reddy's was the sole loser on the Sensex, while BPCL, IOC, ONGC, and Tata Motors were the Nifty losers, down between 1-3 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 813 points, Nifty at 17339.85

Monday, January 31, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 813.94 points or 1.42% at 58,014.17, and the Nifty was up 237.80 points or 1.39% at 17,339.80 as investors eyed pro-reforms, pro-growth measures from the annual document and ahead Union Budget to be presented on February 1 by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Tech Mahindra was the top gainer, followed by Bajaj Finserv, Infosys, and State Bank of India. IndusInd Bank was the worst Sensex performer, accompanied by Kotak Mahindra Bank, and Hindustan Unilever. About 1773 shares have advanced, 1632 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices advanced 1.7 percent and 0.9 percent, The Nifty IT and Realty indices soared 3 percent each, Bank Nifty soared 0.76%, auto, pharma, oil & gas gained 1 percent each. India VIX zoomed 6%

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 696 points at 57,876 and Nifty at 17,316, higher by 214 points

Monday, January 31, 2022
The Indian 8benchmark indices started higher today(31st February 2022) with support from positive global markets and on the back of broad-based buying. The BSE Sensex was up 696 points at 57,876 and the NSE Nifty was at 17,316, higher by 214 points. Among Sensex shares, Asian Paints, Infosys, Wipro, IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, Bajaj twins, Infosys, Tech M, HCL Tech, Ultratech Cement, Dr. Reddy's, Titan, and SBI were the top gainers, up between 1.5-3 percent. On the Nifty, ONGC, Divis Labs, Britannia, BPCL, and UPL were the additional gainers. On the flip side, IndusInd Bank, L&T, Coal India, and NTPC were the sole losers on the bourses. In the broader markets, the BSE Midcap and SmallCap indices were in the green, up 1.3 and 1.4 percent, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 77 points, Nifty at 17101.95

Friday, January 28, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 77 points or 0.13% at 57200.23, hit a high of 58,084-mark, up 807 points intra-day, and the Nifty down 8 points or 0.05% at 17101.95 ended a week of extreme volatility marginally in the red note on Friday, following the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting.NTPC was the top gainer, followed by Sun Pharma, IndusInd Bank, and ITC. Maruti Suzuki was the top loser, accompanied by Tech Mahindra, Power Grid Corporation, and ICICI Bank. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices bucked the trend and ended 1 percent higher. Among sectors, financials and autos were the only losers today. The Nifty Bank index slipped 0.7 percent while the Nifty Auto index dropped 0.6 percent. On the contrary, the Nifty IT, Pharma, and Realty indices gained around 1 percent each. India VIX was down 1.76%

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 500 points at 57,774, while Nifty at 17,258 higher by 148 points

Friday, January 28, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices opened fairly positive today(28th January 2022) after being volatile throughout the week amid a global sell-off. The BSE Sensex was up 500 points at 57,774, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,258 higher by 148 points. Among the Sensex-30 shares, NTPC, Tata Steel, Sun Pharma, Bharti Airtel, Titan, Wipro, Bajaj Finance, IndusInd Bank, M&M, and Asian Paints were the top gainers, up between 1-3 percent. ONGC, Tata Consumer, and IOC were the additional gainers on the Nifty. On the flip side, HDFC twins and Maruti were the only losers on the bourses. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the green zone, up over 1 percent each, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 581 points, Nifty at 17110.15

Thursday, January 27, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 581.21 points or 1% at 57,276.94, and the Nifty down 167.80 points or 0.97% at 17,110.20. Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ICICI Bank, and HCL Technologies among others contributed the most to the indices’ fall. Axis Bank, SBI, Kotak Bank, IndusInd Bank, and Maruti Suzuki are the major gainers in the sense pack. About 1447 shares have advanced, 1832 shares declined, and 90 shares are unchanged. The Nifty PSU Bank index jumped a massive 5 percent on the NSE, while the Nifty Bank and Private Bank indices added about a percent each. However, FMCG, realty, pharma, and IT indices shed 1-3 percent BSE MidCap index fell over 1 percent while the BSE SmallCap index slid 0.8 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex 926 points down at 56,931, while the NSE Nifty at 17,013, down by 264 points

Thursday, January 27, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices opened on a sharply lower note and were down up to 1 percent today(27th January 2022) amid weak global cues and a possibility of rate hikes by the Federal Reserve from March. The BSE Sensex was 926 points lower at 56,931, while the NSE Nifty was at 17,013, down by 264 points. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in red and were down up to 1.6 percent. All Sensex-30 shares were trading in the negative territory barring Axis Bank, Maruti, and IndusInd Bank. Titan, Wipro, Tech M, HDFC twins, Infosys, Nestle, Dr. Reddy's, HCL Tech, Tata Steel, Bajaj twins, TCS, and Ultratech Cement were the top losers, down 2-3 percent. On the Nifty, ONGC was the sole gainer, up 2 percent. Meanwhile, Grasim, Eicher Motors, and Divis Labs were the additional losers. The fear gauge that is the volatility index was also up 7.6 percent around 23 levels, reflecting nervousness among investors. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 367 points, Nifty at 17277.95

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 366.64 points or 0.64% at 57,858.15, and the Nifty was up 128.90 points or 0.75% at 17,278.00 after a 5-day losing streak. Asian Paints, Wipro, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, RIL, Housing Development Finance Corporation, TCS, Infosys were among the top Sensex drags. On the flip side,Maruti Suzuki, Axis Bank, Bharti Airtel, Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank, Power Grid Corporation of India were among the top BSE Sensex gainers. About 1935 shares have advanced, 1330 shares declined, and 84 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index ended 1 percent higher while the BSE SmallCap index added 0.8 percent. Except IT, all other sectoral indices ended in the green with PSU bank, power, auto, and bank rose 2-4 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex 856 points down at 56,635, while the Nifty at 16,898, lower by 250

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started lower today(25th January 2022) carrying their sharp losses into a sixth straight session. The BSE Sensex was 856 points down at 56,635, while the NSE Nifty was at 16,898, lower by 250. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in red and were down up to 2.8 percent. Among the Sensex-30 constituents, Axis Bank, PowerGrid, Bharti Airtel Tata Steel, and NTPC were the only gainers.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex 856 points down at 56,635, while the Nifty at 16,898, lower by 250

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started lower today(25th January 2022) carrying their sharp losses into a sixth straight session. The BSE Sensex was 856 points down at 56,635, while the NSE Nifty was at 16,898, lower by 250. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in red and were down up to 2.8 percent. Among the Sensex-30 constituents, Axis Bank, PowerGrid, Bharti Airtel Tata Steel, and NTPC were the only gainers.

Closing Bell: Sensex tanks 1545 points, Nifty at 17149.10

Monday, January 24, 2022
At close, the Sensex was down 1,545.67 points or 2.62% at 57,491.51, and the Nifty was down 468.10 points or 2.66% at 17,149.10. Panic selling due to the uncertainty around the quantum of a rate hike by the US Fed spooked the markets. Besides, geo-political tensions between Russia and Ukraine, the rising dollar index, and surging oil prices and bond yield added to the woes. Also, the run-up to the Union Budget 2022 has also induced choppiness in the markets. JSW Steel, Tata Steel, Bajaj Finance, Grasim, Hindalco, Wipro, Tech M, Titan, and Tata Consumer Products were the major losers in the index pack. while gainers included Cipla and ONGC.The BSE MidCap index declined 3.8 percent while the BSE SmallCap index slipped 4.4 percent. All the indices ended with sharp losses, led by the Nifty Realty index down 6 percent, the Nifty Metal index down 5.2 percent, and the Nifty IT index down 3.4 percent.

Biggest fall since last April-Sensex crashes 1,546 pts, Nifty ends below 17,150

Monday, January 24, 2022
Today (24th January 2022) it was all red for Dalal Street with benchmark indices falling the most since April last year in intra-day deals. Panic selling due to the uncertainty around the quantum of a rate hike by the US Fed spooked the markets. Besides, geo-political tensions between Russia and Ukraine, the rising dollar index, and surging oil prices and bond yield added to the woes. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex crashed nearly 2,000 points intra-day, hitting a low of 56,984. It, however, staged a mild recovery in the fag-end and ended 1,546 points, or 2.6 percent, lower at 57,491.5. On the NSE, the Nifty50 shut shop at 17,149, down 468 points or 2.6 percent, with only 2 stocks managing to end higher on the index. Earlier today, it had slipped below the 17,000-mark, hitting a low of 16,998. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex ended the session with 427-points cut at 59,037 level while Nifty gave up the 17,650-mark to end at 17,617, down 140 points

Friday, January 21, 2022
In the Indian equity market all sectors, barring selective FMCG counters, slid into the negative territory for the fourth straight day today(21 January 2022) as Global headwinds weighed upon. The S&P BSE Sensex ended the session with 427-points cut at 59,037 level with 10 index constituents ending the session in the green. The 30-pack index had briefly breached below the 59,000-mark intra-day and hit a low of 58,621. On the NSE, the Nifty50 gave up the 17,650-mark to end at 17,617, down 140 points. The broader markets bled even more with both the mid and smallcap indices closing 2 percent lower each on the BSE. Overall, 2,329 stocks ended in the red on the BSE as against less than 1,048 stocks in the green. Fear gauge, India VIX, soared 6 percent to end near the 19-mark. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex plunged 656 points to 60,099 while Nifty at 17,943, down 170 points

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Indian benchmark indices ended lower for a second straight day today(19th January 2022) as rising bond yields continued to shift investors away from riskier asset classes. The 10-year US Treasury yield hit 1.9 percent today, its highest point since December 2019. Brent crude futures, too, topped the $88 per barrel mark. Given this, the frontline BSE Sensex index plunged 656 points, or 1.08 percent, to 60,099. The Nifty50, on the other hand, shut shop at 17,943, down 170 points or 0.9 percent. The broader markets, however, outperformed the headline indices with the BSE MidCap index declining 0.34 percent but the BSE SmallCap rising 0.04 percent. Among individual stocks, SBI rose around 2 percent to end as the top Sensex gainer today. This was followed by Maruti Suzuki, Tata Steel, Axis Bank, Tech M, and M&M. All these stocks were up in the range of 0.3-1.6 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex tumbled 554 points to end the day at 60,755 and Nifty closed at 18,113, down 195 points

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Equity markets turned sharply lower in the fag-end of the session as weak global cues gave ammunition to the bears on Dalal Street. The 10-year US Treasury yield jumped to its highest point in two years, topping 1.83 percent. The yield on the Indian 10-year bond, however, was down 0.2 percent at 6.6 percent. Nonetheless, the move indicates that global investors are preparing for the possibility of more aggressive tightening by the Federal Reserve. Meanwhile, in the commodity market, international benchmark Brent crude futures rose 1.6 percent to $87.89 a barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate futures jumped more than 2 percent to hit $85.56. Both oil contracts notched their highest level since October 2014. Read more

BSE Sensex ended at 61,309 levels, up 86 points while Nifty50 closed at 18,309, up 53 points

Monday, January 17, 2022
Nervousness has crept into the markets, with the focus shifting to stock-specific action amid Q3 results season. The BSE Sensex oscillated in a narrow range of 277 points intra-daytoday917TH January 2022), and eventually ended at 61,309 levels, up to 86 points or 0.14 percent. On the NSE, the Nifty50 closed at 18,309, up 53 points or 0.29 percent. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices outperformed the benchmarks and ended up to 0.6 percent higher. According to experts Markets are currently witnessing time-wise correction and are likely to resume the trend soon. "Meanwhile, participants should focus more on risk management citing a rise in volatility due to the earnings. We reiterate our preference for IT, metal, realty, and pharma pack while banking may see further consolidation," they opined.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex up 54 points at 61,277 and NSE Nifty50 36 points up 18,292

Monday, January 17, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices started on a slightly positive note today(117th January 2022) amid mixed global cues. The BSE Sensex was up 54 points at 61,277 and the NSE Nifty50 was 36 points up 18,292. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in green and were up 0.4 and 0.6 percent, respectively. Among the Sensex-30 constituents, Maruti, SBI, Infosys, Bajaj Finserv, ICICI Bank, PowerGrid, HDFC Bank, and RIL were the top gainers. On the Nifty, Hero MotoCorp, Tata Motors, ONGC, and BPCL were the additional gainers. On the downside, HCL Tech was the biggest loser, down over 6 percent on the NSE. The IT major had reported its Q3 results over the weekend. While it met street expectations on quarterly revenue and profit. On a yearly basis, the company's PAT fell 13 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: BSE Sensex at 61,223, down 12 points and NSE Nifty ended 2 points down at 18,256 level

Friday, January 14, 2022
The day ended around a flat line today(14th January 2022) as benchmark indices staged a smart-recovery during the second half of the trading session, led by healthy buying in metal and PSU bank stocks. The markets, however, snapped their five-day winning run and ended lower amid weak global cues. The BSE Sensex index opened gap-down and hit a low of 60,757 in early deals today. It staged a smart come-back and bounced 567 points intraday to hit a high of 61,324.5. However, losses in private banks and select heavyweights such as HUL and Bharti Airtel held it from ending in the green zone. By the close, the BSE 30-pack index stood at 61,223, down 12 points or 0.02 percent. Following a similar trajectory, the NSE Nifty hit a low of 18,120 in early deals but recouped losses to hit a high of 18,287. It, eventually, pared gains and ended 2 points down at 18,256 level. Read more

Closing bell:Sensex ends choppy day 85 pts up(61,235), NSE Nifty50 ended at 18,257, up 44 points

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Frontline indices whipsawed around the flat line today(13th January 2022) as tepid economic data back home and somber global mood hit sentiment. Besides, weekly F&O expiry also added to the volatility. After starting around 150 points higher at 61,260, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex hit a high of 61,348 but erased all the gains to enter the red zone. The index hit a low of 60,950 but managed to eke out gains in the fag-end of the session to close at 61,235. This was 85 points, or 0.14 percent, higher than yesterday's close. Following a similar trajectory, the NSE Nifty50 hit a high of 18,272 and a low of 18,164 during the day. It ended at 18,257, up 44 points or 0.24 percent. Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Coal India, Sun Pharma, UPL, Divis Labs, and L&T were the top gainers on the 50-share index, rising between 2 and 6 percent. Read more

Closing bell: BSE Sensex ended 553 points higher at 61,150 and NSE Nifty ended with a gain of 156 points at 18,212

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
The Indian benchmark indices extended their winning run into the fourth straight trading session backed by solid gains in index heavyweights - Reliance Industries, Infosys, ICICI Bank, and Bharti Airtel. Reliance and Airtel were in the limelight, on reports that the three telecom majors (Jio, Airtel, Voda Idea) have sought 90-95 percent reduction in 5G spectrum auction prices. The IT shares were expected to be in focus owing to results announcements from Infosys, TCS, and Wipro. While IT major Infosys ended with a gain of 1.1 percent, TCS and Wipro, however, were down 1.5 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively, in trades awaiting the Q3 result announcements. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 221 points, Nifty at 18055.75

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 221.26 points or 0.37% at 60616.89, and the Nifty was up 52.50 points or 0.29% at 18055.80 higher in the volatile session on January 11 led by the IT, power, realty stocks. IndusInd Bank, HDFC, Tata Consumer Products, Hindalco Industries, and Britannia Industries were among major gainers on the Nifty, while Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Coal India, Bajaj Finance, and Nestle India were the major losers. About 1757 shares have advanced, 1481 shares declined, and 55 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the metal index fell over 2 percent, while buying was seen in the IT, power, oil & gas, and realty stocks. The BSE midcap and smallcap indices ended flat.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 651 points, Nifty at 18003.30

Monday, January 10, 2022
At close, the Sensex was up 650.98 points or 1.09% at 60,395.63, and the Nifty was up 190.60 points or 1.07% at 18,003.30 was mainly lifted by automobile counters, along with select financials. Hero MotoCorp, Titan, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, SBI, and L&T were the top gainers. Wipro, Divis Labs, Nestle India, Tata Consumer Products, Asian Paints, and Power Grid were the laggards. About 2472 shares have advanced, 948 shares declined, and 88 shares are unchanged. All the sectoral indices ended in the green with PSU Bank, IT, Auto, Capital Goods, Power, Bank, Realty indices up 1-3 percent. The BSE MidCap index added 0.7 percent while the BSE SmallCap index gained 1.2 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 90.99, Nifty at 17203.95

Thursday, December 30, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 90.99 points or 0.16% at 57,806.49, and the Nifty was down 19.70 points or 0.11% at 17,213.60 as investors preferred to stay on the sidelines amid the year-end celebrative mood. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Tata Steel, Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India (SBI), Maruti Suzuki, among others contributed the most to indices loss. Eicher Motors, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Auto, IndusInd Bank, and Divis Labs were among the top Nifty gainers. About 1969 shares have advanced, 1317 shares declined, and 96 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap was down 0.2 percent, while the Smallcap was up 0.3 percent. Among sectoral indices, the BSE Energy, Oil & Gas and Metal indices declined over a percent each, while the IT index ended a percent higher. India VIX was up nearly 2 percent to 16.57 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:volatile;BSE Sensex nearly 50 points lower at 57,755 while the Nifty50 testing the 17,200-mark

Thursday, December 30, 2021
The benchmark indices opened on a quiet note for a second day amid slow investor participation and concerns around the omicron variant. The BSE Sensex was nearly 50 points lower at 57,755, while the Nifty50 was testing the 17,200-mark. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap was 0.1 percent lower dragged by RBL Bank, Oberoi Realty, Shriram Transport Finance, Godrej Properties, Indian Hotels, Lodha, JSW Energy, IRCTC, down 1-3 percent. The BSE SmallCap index was, however, in the green zone, up 0.3 percent. Among Sensex-30 constituents, PowerGrid, Wipro, Tata Steel, Titan, Bharti Airtel, HCL Technologies, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy's, Maruti, TCS, Infosys were the leading gainers, up 0.3-1 percent. On the Nifty, Tata Consumer was the additional gainer. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 296 points, Nifty at 17086.25

Monday, December 27, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 296 points or 0.52% at 57420.24, and the Nifty was up 82.50 points or 0.49% at 17086.25. Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, PowerGrid Corporation of India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, Sun Pharma, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), HDFC Bank were among top index gainers. On the contrary, Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Bharti Airtel were top index laggards. About 1944 shares have advanced, 1285 shares declined, and 124 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap were up 0.3 percent and 0.5 percent, respectively. Among sectors, the BSE Healthcare index surged 1.3 percent. The Bankex was the other notable gainer. Most sectoral indices ended with gains in the range of 0.3-0.5 percent each. Nifty Bank gained 0.58 percent to finish trade at 35,058.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex, Nifty volatile;Sensex around 57,300, down 10 points while the Nifty little changed at 17,050

Friday, December 24, 2021
Indian benchmark indices started on a muted note today(24th December 2021). The BSE Sensex was around 57,300, down 10 points while the Nifty50 was little changed at 17,050. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices slipped up to 0.45 percent. Data Patterns (India) is set to debut on a stellar note today. The IPO had received a strong response with subscriptions of more than 111 times. The Grey Market Premium (GMP) indicates a likely 45-50 percent listing gain versus the issue price of Rs 585 per share.

Closing Bell: Sensex up 497 points, Nifty at 16770.85

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 497 points or 0.89% at 56,319.01, and the Nifty was up 156.60 points or 0.94% at 16,770.80, as investors looked for value in beaten-down shares. HCL Tech was the top gainer on Sensex, followed by Tech Mahindra, and Tata Steel. Power Grid was the worst Sensex performer, followed by Axis Bank, and Bajaj Finance. About 2204 shares have advanced, 1033 shares declined, and 111 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices finished with gains of 1.4 percent and 1.3 percent, respectively. Among sectoral indices, the BSE Metal index surged 3 percent. The Consumer Durables index was up 2.2 percent, while the IT, Telecom, and Realty indices rallied around 1.5 percent each.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 1190 points, Nifty at 16614.20

Monday, December 20, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 1,189.73 points or 2.09% at 55,822.01, and the Nifty was down 371.00 points or 2.18% at 16,614.20, as the market sentiment was dented amid fears of a severe-than-expected economic impact owing to the Omicron variant, recently announced hawkish policy stances by global central bankers and persistent FIIs selling. Hindustan Unilever was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories. Tata Steel was the worst Sensex performer, followed by the State Bank of India, IndusInd Bank, and Bajaj Finance. About 621 shares have advanced, 2604 shares declined, and 97 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap and the Smallcap - also recovered partially but still ended with losses in excess of 3 percent each. All the sectoral indices ended in the red with the realty, bank, capital goods, and metal indices falling 3-4 percent. India VIX closed 16% higher, regaining 18.97 levels.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 889 points, Nifty at 16985.20

Friday, December 17, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 889.40 points or 1.54% at 57,011.74, and the Nifty was down 263.20 points or 1.53% at 16985.20. IndusInd Bank was the top laggard of Sensex, followed by, Kotak Mahindra Bank ,with Hindustan Unilever and Titan. Infosys was the top gainer, accompanied by HCL Technologies, Power Grid, and Sun Pharma.About 913 shares have advanced, 2221 shares declined, and 76 shares are unchanged.The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down 2.4 per cent and 2.1 per cent, respectively. Among sectoral indices, the BSE Realty index nose-dived 4 per cent. The Energy, Bankex, Auto and Oil & Gas indices were down over 2.5 per cent each. The IT index also pared gains towards the close, still finsihed more than a per cent higher. India VIX was up 3% sitting near 16.4 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex opened at 57,853.5 level,down 47.5 points while the Nifty at 17,221 levels, down 27 points

Friday, December 17, 2021
Indian equities started off on a cautious note today(17th Dec.2021) amid the acceleration of bond-buying programmes by various central banks to fight off inflation and suck excess liquidity out of the system. After the US Fed, the European Central Bank, and the Bank of Japan have decided to hasten the asset purchase programmes. That apart, the Bank of England became the first global central bank on Thursday to raise the interest rate by 25 basis points. Against this backdrop, the S&P BSE or 0.08 percent. It's NSE counterpart Nifty50, too, quoted at 17,221 levels, down 27 points in early deals. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices dipped 0.33 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 113 points, Nifty at 17248.40

Thursday, December 16, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 113.11 points or 0.20% at 57,901.14, and the Nifty was up 27 points or 0.16% at 17,248.40, amid weakness in auto, banking, and realty shares. The top gainer on Sensex was Bajaj Finance, followed by Infosys, Titan, and Reliance Industries. Maruti Suzuki India was the top Sensex laggard, followed by ICICI Bank, Bajaj Auto, and Sun Pharma. About 1462 shares have advanced, 1803 shares declined, and 103 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down 0.6 percent each. Bank Nifty closed 0.65% lower. Among sectors, except IT and oil & gas, all other sectoral indices ended in the red.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 482.5 points to quote at 58,270.5 levels while the Nifty climbed 142 points to trade at 17,362

Thursday, December 16, 2021
Indian stocks in tune with Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher today(16th Dec.2021) after the US Federal Reserve said it would end bond-buying stimulus in March to set up three interest rate increases next year to tackle heated inflation. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 482.5 points, or 0.83 percent, to quote at 58,270.5 levels in early trade. The NSE Nifty, too, climbed 142 points to trade at 17,362. The broader indices on the BSE rose in tandem as well and added up to 0.88 percent. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) laid out a scenario in which the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the emergence of the Omicron variant, gives way to a benign set of economic conditions, with inflation easing largely on its own, interest rates increasing comparatively slowly, and the unemployment rate staying low in coming years. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 329 points, Nifty at 17221.40

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 329.06 points or 0.57% at 57,788.03, and the Nifty was down 103.50 points or 0.60% at 17,221.40. Bajaj Finance was the top Sensex drag, followed by Bajaj Finserv, and Power Grid. On the other hand, Sun Pharma was the top gainer on Sensex, accompanied by Kotak Mahindra Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Maruti Suzuki India. About 1546 shares have advanced, 1574 shares declined, and 90 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap index declined 0.7 percent, and the Smallcap index was down 0.4 percent. Except for Auto, all other sectoral indices ended in the red, with IT, metal, realty, and PSU bank indices down 1 percent each. India VIX closed above 17 levels, gaining 1.59%.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 166 points, Nifty at 17324.90

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
At Close, Sensex down 166.33 points or 0.29% at 58117.09, and the Nifty shedding 43.40 points or 0.25% at 17324.90, on a negative note, and thereafer made multiple attempts to recover on the back of fresh buying interest in IT and select banking stocks.Power Grid Corporation, Nestle India, Axis Bank and Dr Reddy’s Labs were the top gainers while ITC, Bajaj Finance, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Bharti Airtel were the top losers. About 1695 shares have advanced, 1462 shares declined, and 109 shares are unchanged.The BSE Midcap index declined 0.4 per cent, While the smallcap index ended almost flat. Among the sectors, power, pharma and oil & gas ended in the green while auto, FMCG and PSU Bank index ended in the red.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex declined 383 points to 57,900 levels while the Nifty gave up 17,300-mark and was down 97 points

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
The BSE Sensex declined 383 points, or 0.66 percent, to 57,900 levels in early deals, dragged by Bajaj Finance, HDFC, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, and Kotak Bank in today's (14th Dec.2021) early deals in the background of WHO's grim statement on the 'Omicron' coronavirus variant, coupled with a downward revision of growth forecast by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The NSE Nifty, on the other hand, gave up 17,300-mark and was down 97 points. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices dipped up to 0.5 percent. Among individual stocks, shares of Shriram Transport Finance dropped over 3 percent after the Group announced a restructuring plan. As part of the plan, the Shriram Group, Shriram Capital, and Shriram City Union Finance will merge with Shriram Transport Finance Company. Those of Greenlam, on the contrary, were up 6 percent as the company plans to invest Rs 950 crore in 2-3 years as part of its Capex plan. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 503 points, Nifty at 17368.25

Monday, December 13, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 503.25 points or 0.86% at 58,283.42, and the Nifty was down 143.00 points or 0.82% at 17,368.30, on the back of weakness in select financial shares, FMCG, and index heavyweight Reliance Industries. Power Grid was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Axis Bank, Tech Mahindra, and Maruti Suzuki India. In the red was Bajaj Finance, accompanied by Bajaj Finserv, Nestle India, and Reliance Industries. About 1840 shares have advanced, 1554 shares declined, and 158 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap index was down 0.5 percent, while the Smallcap index was up 0.2 percent. Among sectors, except Nifty IT all other sectoral indices ended in the red. India VIX was down 2%

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex zoomed 326 points to quote at 59,113 levels while the Nifty rallied above 17,600-mark, up 100 points

Monday, December 13, 2021
On Dalal street Bulls reigned in early deals this Monday (13th December 2021), mainly due to firm global equities and bargain buying in metal and PSU bank stocks. The S&P BSE Sensex zoomed 326 points, or 0.52 percent, to quote at 59,113 levels. The Nifty50, meanwhile, rallied above the 17,600-mark, up 100 points. This was Nifty's highest level since November 21. Barring Bajaj Finance, all other Sensex stocks were trading with a bullish bias. Power Grid (up 3 percent), Axis Bank, NTPC, ICICI Bank, Sun Pharma, and Asian Paints were the outperforming stocks on the index. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.66 percent and 0.94 percent, respectively. Individually, shares of PB Fintech (Policybazaar) were down 2 percent as its anchor lock-in period ended today. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 20.60 points, Nifty at 17511.30

Friday, December 10, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 20.46 points or 0.03% at 58,786.67, and the Nifty was down 5.50 points or 0.03% at 17,511.30 amid volatility. Asian Paints was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Sun Pharma, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Maruti Suzuki India. Titan was the laggard, accompanied by Tech Mahindra, Bajaj FInserv, and HDFC. About 2024 shares have advanced, 1165 shares declined, and 125 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap index advanced 0.3 percent, and the Smallcap index jumped 0.8 percent. Among sectors, realty and PSU Bank indices rose nearly 3 percent each, while metal, oil & gas, power indices ended in the green. India VIX was up half a percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex opened 197 points lower at 58,610 levels while the Nifty at 17,480, down 36 points

Friday, December 10, 2021
Indian equities began on a quiet note today(10th December 2021) as investors await inflation data in India and the US. The S&P BSE Sensex opened 197 points, or 0.33 percent, lower at 58,610 levels. The Nifty50, meanwhile, was at 17,480, down 36 points. ITC, up 1.5 percent, extended Thursday's gains and was the top performer on the Sensex. Asian Paints, M&M, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Auto, and Sun Pharma were also among the outperforming counters on the 30-pack index. On the downside, Titan, Axis Bank, HCL Tech, Tech M, and Bajaj Finance, and RIL were limiting the upside. The broader MidCap and SmallCap indices on the BSE, on the contrary, gained 0.11 percent and 0.27 percent, respectively. Among the lot, Go Fashion was up 3.6 percent after SBI Mutual Fund acquired 1.5 million equity shares in the company via the bulk deal. Sectorally, pharma, and realty stocks were supporting the markets while financials and IT were capping the gains.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 157.45 points, Nifty at 17516.85

Thursday, December 9, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 157.45 points or 0.27% at 58,807.13, and the Nifty was up 47 points or 0.27% at 17,516.80. ITC was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Larsen & Toubro, Asian Paints, and Reliance Industries. HDFC Bank was the top laggard, followed by Titan, Nestle India, and NTPC. About 2046 shares have advanced, 1153 shares declined, and 115 shares are unchanged. Among sectoral indices, the BSE Capital Goods index gained 2 percent. The FMCG and Energy indices were up 1.5 percent each. The Telecom and Oil & Gas indices also jumped a percent each. The Bankex, however, was down 0.5 percent. The BSE Midcap index was up 0.4 percent, and the Smallcap index had surged 0.8 percent. The volatility index continued to move lower, slipping at 3.88%.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 1016 points, Nifty at 17469.75

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 1,016.03 points or 1.76% at 58,649.68, and the Nifty was up 293.10 points or 1.71% at 17,469.80 as the key benchmark indices logged back-to-back strong gains today helped by a status-quo RBI policy by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). About 2270 shares have advanced, 941 shares declined, and 121 shares are unchanged. Bajaj Finance was the top index gainer, up 3.3%, followed by ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finserv, and SBI. Power Grid was the only Sensex constituent to trade in the red. Among sectoral indices, the BSE Auto index rallied 2.3 percent and was the major percentage gainer. The rest of the prominent indices such as Energy, FMCG, Healthcare, IT, Bankex, Metal, Oil & Gas, and Realty were up 1-2 percent each. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were up 1.4 percent and 1.5 percent, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 886 points, Nifty at 17176.70

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 886.51 points or 1.56% at 57,633.65, and the Nifty was up 264.40 points or 1.56% at 17,176.70 as global fears of a significant impact on economic recovery owing to Omicron variant receded and also investors lapped up banking shares a day ahead of the MPC (Monetary Policy Committee) meeting outcome. About 2278 shares have advanced, 924 shares declined, and 114 shares are unchanged. Tata Steel was the top gainer on Sensex, followed by Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank, and SBI. Bharti Airtel and Asian Paints were the only stocks in red among the 30-stock Sensex. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rallied over a percent each. India VIX was 7% in the red. All sectoral indices ended in the green with bank, metal, and realty added 2-3 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 949 points, Nifty at 16912.25

Monday, December 6, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was down 949.32 points or 1.65% at 56,747.14, and the Nifty was down 284.40 points or 1.65% at 16,912.30 as investors continued to adopt a cautious approach given the uncertainty around the Omicron virus and the upcoming RBI policy meeting on December 08. All Sensex constituents closed in red with IndusInd Bank as the worst performer, followed by Bajaj Finserv, Bharti Airtel, TCS, Tata Consumer Products, and HCL Technologies. About 1340 shares have advanced, 1948 shares declined, and 165 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the BSE IT index cracked 2.5 percent. The Energy and Telecom indices were down 2 percent each. The FMCG, Healthcare, Auto, and Realty indices were the other major losers, down over 1.5 percent each. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices declined 1.4 percent each.India VIX zoomed 8.78% higher to finish at 20.08 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex slipped 71 points at 57,625 levels while the Nifty50 was at 17,169, up 28 points

Monday, December 6, 2021
Indian equities started in the red today(6th December 2021), down 0.12 percent, on the bourses. The BSE Sensex slipped 71 points at 57,625 levels while the Nifty50 was at 17,169, up 28 points. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index was up 0.15 percent and the BSE SmallCap index added 0.14 percent. Sectorally, realty and media stocks were the only gainers. On the flip side, auto, financials, and IT stock were in the red. The overall market breadth was in the favour of buyers with over 1,500 stocks advancing on the BSE. Meanwhile, around 990 stocks were in the red.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 765 points, Nifty at 17196.70

Friday, December 3, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was down 764.83 points or 1.31% at 57,696.46, and the Nifty was down 205 points or 1.18% at 17,196.70 Indices reversed their two-day winning streak with losses in excess of a percent. Power Grid was the top loser on Sensex, followed by Reliance Industries, Asian Paints, and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Larsen & Toubro was the top gainer on Sensex, followed by IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, Ultratech Cement, and TCS. About 1722 shares have advanced, 1453 shares declined, and 137 shares are unchanged. Except for capital goods, all other sectoral indices ended in the red. The BSE Midcap index ended almost flat, while the Smallcap index added 0.3 percent. India VIX closed with gains.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex advanced 253 points at 58,714 levels while Nifty at 17,461, up 60 points

Friday, December 3, 2021
Indian equities extended their buying spree into the third straight session today(3rd December 2021) amid broad-based buying. The S&P BSE Sensex advanced 253 points, or 0.43 percent, at 58,714 levels in early deals. The NSE Nifty, meanwhile, was at 17,461, up 60 points. L&T, BPCL, Axis Bank, and Kotak Bank, were the top gainers on the 50-pack index while Nestle India, Hindalco, Tata Consumer Products, Bajaj Auto, and HUL were the top laggards. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap index rose 0.34 percent and 0.5 percent, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 776, Nifty at 17401.65

Thursday, December 2, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 776.50 points or 1.35% at 58,461.29, and the Nifty was up 234.80 points or 1.37% at 17,401.70 ended higher for the second consecutive session on December 2 as bulls attempted to come back on Dalal Street. Power Grid was the top index gainer, followed by HDFC, M&M, and Titan. Axis Bank and ICICI Bank were the top laggards, accompanied by Larsen & Toubro, and SBI. About 2139 shares have advanced, 1040 shares declined, and 139 shares are unchanged. All the sectoral indices ended in the green with IT, metal, realty, auto, FMCG, oil & gas, power indices up 1-2 percent. The BSE Midcap index was up 1.1 percent, and the Smallcap index advanced 1.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex started at 57,818 level, up 133 points while Nifty opened at 17,210, up 43 points

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Indian equities started higher today(2nd December 2021) amid mixed global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex started today's session at 57,818 level, up 133 points or 0.2 percent. The Nifty50 opened at 17,210, up 43 points. M&M (up over 2 percent), HDFC, Power Grid, Titan, and Sun Pharma were leading the list of gainers on the Sensex index. On the flipside, L&T (down 0.8 percent), ICICI Bank, Nestle India, Axis Bank, and SBI were trading in the red. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.29 percent and 0.22 percent, respectively. Among individual stocks, NDTV shares were locked at a 5 percent upper circuit after the company has signed an exclusive 10-year deal worth Rs 750 crore with Taboola – a global leader in powering content recommendations on the open web. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 195 points, Nifty at 16983.20

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
At cLose, Sensex ended 195.71 points lower or 0.34% at 57064.87, and the Nifty shed 81.40 points or 0.48% at 16972.60 after US pharma major Moderna warned that Covid-19 shots seemed less effective against Omicron. Power Grid was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Titan, State Bank of India, and Bajaj Finance. While Tata Steel, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Reliance Industries, and Bajaj Auto are the top losers. About 1675 shares have advanced, 1383 shares declined, and 112 shares are unchanged. Among the sectors, the metal index fell over 2 percent followed by banks, auto, and power while IT, Realty, and FMCG closed in the green. while India VIX was down more than 5%.The BSE Midcap index gained 0.3 percent, while the Smallcap index rallied 1.5 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex up 153.43 points, Nifty at 17,054.00.

Monday, November 29, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 153.43 points or 0.27% at 57,260.58, and the Nifty was up 27.50 points or 0.16% at 17,054.00. Kotak Mahindra Bank was the top gainer,, followed by HCL Technologies, Titan, TCS, and Bajaj Finance. Sun Pharma, Axis Bank, NTPC were the top laggards. About 875 shares have advanced, 2337 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged.Among sectoral indices, the Power index plunged 2 per cent, the Realty and Oil & Gas indices dropped 1.6 per cent each. The IT index, however, was up 0.7 per cent. The BSE Midcap index shed 0.9 per cent, and the Smallcap index dropped 1.9 per cent.India VIX closed at 20.83 points.

Sensex tanks:Correction was overdue;“buy on dips” allocation strategy may be followed

Friday, November 26, 2021
Stocks eroded over Rs 7.36 lakh crore in investor wealth, as concerns over a new little-known South African variant of Covid with several mutations sent shivers down Dalal Street. The domestic market was already seeing sharp foreign outflows amid rising inflation globally and a hawkish US Federal Reserve stance. The fresh Covid fears may result in a flight to safe havens and selling in riskier assets, which could only increase equity outflows from emerging markets like India. Data showed investor wealth, as measured by BSE market capitalisation, plunged Rs 7.36 lakh crore to Rs 258.30 lakh crore from Rs 265.66 lakh crore a day ago, with severe fall coming in the second rung indices that fell up to 3 percent. The market breadth was extremely weak, with two stocks falling for every one that rose. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex falls 1687 points, Nifty at 17026.45

Friday, November 26, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 1,687.94 points or 2.87% at 57,107.15, and the Nifty was down 509.80 points or 2.91% at 17,026.50, "triggered by the new covid variant in South Africa, markets plummeted into negative territory following weak global peers. Dr. Reddy was the top Sensex gainer, followed Nestle India while all other stocks were down in red. IndusInd Bank was the top laggard, down 6.2%, followed by Maruti Suzuki India, Tata Steel, and Bajaj Finance. About 964 shares have advanced, 2163 shares declined, and 80 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Bank index fell 3.6 percent and the Nifty Realty index slipped 6 percent. The Nifty Pharma index, up 1.7 percent, was the only gainer on the NSE. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 3.2 percent and 2.6 percent, respectively. India VIX climbed 25 percent and hit a 6-month high of 21-level.

MARKET UPDATE:‘Black Friday’;Sensex shaved-off over 1,400 points in intra-day deals while Nifty lost over 400 points

Friday, November 26, 2021
It was a horrible ‘Black Friday’ for the Indian markets that saw an across-the-board sell-off. The S&P BSE Sensex shaved off over 1,400 points in intra-day deals. Its counterpart on the National Stock Exchange, the Nifty50 index, lost over 400 points. The negative sentiment today(26th Nov.2021) in the Indian markets was on account of weak global cues. Most Asian markets were a sea of red with Japan’s Nikkei down 2 percent and Straits Times slipping nearly one percent. Shanghai Composite, Kospi, and Taiwan were down 0.2-0.4 percent, each. The US markets, however, were shut on account of the Thanksgiving holiday. This weak sentiment across Asian markets was triggered by fears of a sooner-than-expected rate hike by the US Federal Reserve (US Fed). Investors and traders, according to analysts, now expect the US central bank to raise rates faster on the back of the recently released FOMC minutes. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 454 points, Nifty at 17536.25

Thursday, November 25, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 454.10 points or 0.78% at 58,795.09, and the Nifty was up 121.30 points or 0.70% at 17,536.30 led by strong gains in the index heavyweight Reliance Industries. Reliance Industries was the top Sensex gainer, surging 6.1%, followed by Infosys, ITC, and Tech Mahindra. Maruti Suzuki India, ICICI Bank, and IndusInd Bank were among the top laggards. About 2054 shares have advanced, 1166 shares declined, and 106 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the BSE Energy index soared 4.6 percent. The Healthcare and Realty indices were up 1.7 percent and 1.8 percent, respectively. The Oil & Gas and IT indices were also up around a percent each. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were up 0.7 percent and 1 percent, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 323 points, Nifty at 17415.05

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 323.34 points or 0.55% at 58,340.99, and the Nifty was down 88.30 points or 0.50% at 17,415 dragged by weakness in key index heavyweights like Infosys, ITC, and Reliance Industries NTPC was the top gainer on Sensex, up 1%, followed by Power Grid, and Bharti Airtel. Reliance Industries was the top loser on Sensex, followed by Asian Paints, Infosys, and Tech Mahindra. About 1950 shares have advanced, 1249 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged. The small-cap index ended with a gain of 0.4 percent, while the Midcap index was down 0.6 percent in line with the Sensex. Among sectors, the BSE Auto and IT indices declined over a percent each. FMCG and Capital Goods were the other prominent losers. The Oil & Gas index, however, was up 0.8 percent. India VIX was deep in the red.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex at 58,711, up 47 points while Nifty added 30 points to hold 17,550-mark

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Indian equities started higher today(24 Nov.2021), supported by firm global cues and buying in heavyweights such as Bharti Airtel, SBI, Axis Bank, and TCS. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex advanced 47 points, or 0.08 percent, to quote at 58,711 in opening deals. The NSE Nifty50, on the other hand, added 30 points to hold the 17,550-mark. Among key movers in early trades, Bharti Airtel's shares moved up by 0.5 percent after Moody's Investors Service revised the company's and its subsidiary Bharti Airtel Int'l (Netherlands) BV's rating outlook to positive from stable. In the broader markets, the BSE SmallCap index is outperforming both, large-cap and mid-cap, indices. The index is up over 1 percent. Sectorally, select IT and auto stocks, including Coforge, Infosys, Tech M, Maruti Suzuki, Hero MotoCorp, and M&M, are trading with a negative bias. Meanwhile, the volatility index, India VIX, eased about 5 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 198 points, Nifty at 17503.35

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was up 198.44 points or 0.34% at 58,664.33, and the Nifty was up 86.80 points or 0.50% at 17,503.30 on the back of pull-back in select index heavyweights following the recent sell-off. Power Grid was the top Sensex gainer, up 3.89%, followed by NTPC, Tata Steel, Bharti Airtel, and Sun Pharma. On the other hand, IndusInd Bank was the top laggard, down 2.59%, followed by Asian Paints, Infosys, Bajaj Auto, and Maruti Suzuki India. About 2346 shares have advanced, 829 shares declined, and 153 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the BSE Metal and Power indices soared over 3 percent each. The Realty, Telecom and Capital Goods indices were up around 2 percent each. Except IT, all other sectoral indices ended in the green. The BSE Midcap index advanced 1.6 percent, and the Smallcap index added 1.8 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex at 58,370, down just 95 points while Nifty reclaimed the 17,400-mark after the early morning debacle

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
The benchmark indices staged a recovery after the early morning debacle as the bulls are trying to wrestle their way back on Dalal Street today (23rd Nov.2021). After the early morning debacle, where the BSE Sensex hit a low of 57,718, the 30-share index was at 58,370, down just 95 points on the BSE at 10:05 AM. The NSE Nifty, meanwhile, reclaimed the 17,400-mark, down only 6 points. All the sectoral indices recouped their losses and were trading higher on the NSE, barring the Nifty IT index (down 0.7 percent). The Nifty Metal pack was leading the recovery, up 2.5 percent, followed by the Nifty PSU Bank and Realty indices, up 1.7 percent each. Among individual stocks, Vedanta surged nearly 8 percent to a high of Rs 354 in early deals on the BSE on Tuesday after nearly 7 percent of the total equity of the metal company changed hands via multiple block deals. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex crashes 1170 points, Nifty at 17416.55

Monday, November 22, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was down 1,170.12 points or 1.96% at 58,465.89, and the Nifty was down 348.30 points or 1.96% at 17,416.50 due to selling pressure seen in almost all sectors. Bharti Airtel was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Asian Paints, Power Grid, and IndusInd Bank. Bajaj Finance was the worst-performing Sensex stock, Bajaj Finserv, Reliance Industries, and NTPC. About 842 shares have advanced, 2479 shares declined, and 157 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the BSE Realty and Energy indices were the major losers, down around 4 percent each. The Bankex, Healthcare, Auto, Consumer Durables, and Oil & Gas indices also plunged over 2 percent each. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down 2.5 percent and 2.9 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex tumbled 495 points to hit a low of 59,125 while Nifty gave up 17,700-mark, down 87 points

Monday, November 22, 2021
Indian equity markets started the week on a negative note amid an across-the-board selloff. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex fell 259 points, or 0.43 percent, to quote at 59,377 levels in opening deals. The index extended its decline further and tumbled 495 points to hit a low of 59,125. The Nifty50, on the other hand, gave up 17,700-mark, down 87 points. Shares of RIL dropped 4 percent after the company, late on Friday, called off the deal with the global oil giant Saudi Aramco for a 20 percent stake acquisition by the Saudi firm in the oil to chemicals (O2C) business of the former company. On the upside, Bharti Airtel shares advanced 5 percent after the telecom major revised tariff on prepaid talk-time plans earlier today by 20-25 percent and data top-up plans by 20-21 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 433 points, Nifty at 17764.80

Thursday, November 18, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 372 points or 0.62% at 59636.01, and the Nifty was down 133.90 points or 0.75% at 17,764.80 ended lower for the third consecutive session on November 18, with selling seen in auto, metal, IT, pharma, realty names. ITC was the top Sensex gainer, up 1%, followed by State Bank of India, Power Grid, and Titan. In the losses were Mahindra & Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki India, and Dr. Reddy’s. About 997 shares have advanced, 2252 shares declined, and 133 shares are unchanged. All the sectors ended in the red with auto and metal indices losing over 2 percent each. The BSE midcap and smallcap indices fell 1.5 percent each. India VIX was down 0.81 per cent to 14.86 levels. Debutant Paytm had a disappointing outing. The stock was listed at a 9 percent discount at Rs 1,950 when compared to its issue price of Rs 2,150 and went on to extend losses throughout the day. The stock finally ended at the day's low at Rs 1,564 - a huge 27.3 percent discount to its issue price.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 314 points, Nifty at 17898.65

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 314.04 points or 0.52% at 60,008.33, and the Nifty was down 100.50 points or 0.56% at 17,898.70. Asian Paints was the top gainer on Sensex, followed by Maruti Suzuki, Power grid, and NTPC. Reliance Industries was the top laggard, followed by Axis Bank, Kotak Bank, Bharti Airtel, and Titan. About 1382 shares have advanced, 1758 shares declined, and 95 shares are unchanged. Among sectoral indices, the Energy, Realty, and Oil & Gas indices shed 1.8 percent, 1.8 percent, and 1.4 percent, respectively. While selling was also seen in the metal, capital goods, and banking names. The Auto and Power indices were up 0.6 percent each. The BSE Smallcap index managed to end with a wee bit of gains, while the Midcap index slipped 0.2 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 210 points in early deals at 60,113 levels while Nifty at 17,939-mark

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
The downtrend in the domestic equities extended today(17TH Nov.2021) also as a global rating agency, Fitch rating's, negative outlook on India weighed on sentiment. Besides, Sebi's proposal to tweak rules governing initial public offerings (IPOs) to bring in more transparency and accountability kept investors on the edge. The BSE Sensex fell 210 points, or 0.35 percent, in early deals at 60,113 levels while the Nifty50 was at 17,939-mark. Trends in the broader markets were mixed with the Midcap index down 0.02 percent and SmallCap index up 0.25 percent. Axis Bank, RIL, Grasim Industries, UPL, HDFC twins, and Divis Labs were the top laggards on the Nifty while Asian Paints, SBI Life, Maruti Suzuki, and Eicher Motors helped limit downside. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 396 points, Nifty at 17999.20

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 396.34 points or 0.65% at 60,322.37, and the Nifty was down 110.30 points or 0.61% at 17,999.20. Reliance Industries Limited was the worst-performing stock on Sensex, followed by State Bank of India, and Ultratech Cement. Maruti Suzuki India was the top gainer on Sensex, followed by Mahindra & Mahindra, Tech Mahindra, and Infosys. About 1496 shares have advanced, 1639 shares declined, and 122 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the BSE Auto index surged 2.4 percent, The BSE Energy index shed 2.6 percent. The Bankex, Oil & Gas, Pharma, and Realty indices were also down over a percent each. The BSE midcap index was down 0.22 percent, while the smallcap index ended with marginal gains.

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat, Nifty at 18109.45

Monday, November 15, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was up 32.02 points or 0.05% at 60718.71, and the Nifty was up 6.70 points or 0.04% at 18109.50. Power Grid Corporation was the top Sensex gainer, followed by ITC, Asian Paints, and Nestle India. Tata Steel was the worst-performing, followed by Mahindra & Mahindra, and Bajaj Auto. About 1218 shares have advanced, 2038 shares declined, and 145 shares are unchanged. The Healthcare index surged 2.1 percent, and the FMCG index was up 0.8 percent. Whereas the Metal index dropped 2.4 percent, and the Telecom index declined 0.7 percent. The BSE Midcap index was up 0.4 percent, while the Smallcap index was down 0.2 percent. India VIX closed 1.64% higher at 15.49 levels.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 767 points, Nifty at

Friday, November 12, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 767.00 points or 1.28% at 60,686.69, and the Nifty was up 229.20 points or 1.28% at 18,102.80. Infosys, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Tech Mahindra, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) contributed the most to the indices gain. On the other hand, Bajaj Auto, Tata Steel were the major loser. About 1556 shares have advanced, 1628 shares declined, and 143 shares are unchanged. The BSE IT index surged 2 percent. Telecom, Reality, and Power indices were up around 1.5 percent each, while Energy and Capital Goods indices too moved 1.3 percent higher. BSE MidCap index gained 0.6 percent or 150 points to end at 26,369, while BSE SmallCap index was up 0.25 percent or 73 points to settle at 29,232. India VIX, the volatility index, tumbled nearly 7 percent to finish trade at 15.22 levels.

Sensex up 362 points at 60,281.5 levels and Nifty at 17,973-mark, up 100 points

Friday, November 12, 2021
Equity markets clocked a gap-up start on the bourses today(12th Nov.2021) amid across-the-board buying. Besides, firm Asian cues also supported the sentiment on the Street. The S&P BSE Sensex was up 362 points, or 0.6 percent, in early deals at 60,281.5 levels while the Nifty50 quoted at 17,973-mark, up 100 points. Among individual stocks, Tata Steel added around 2 percent after the Tata Group company reported an 8-fold jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 11,918 crore in the September quarter. Sun Pharma, Kotak Bank, Nestle India, Tech M, Infosys, and HDFC were the other top gainers on the Sensex. Meanwhile, in the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added up to 0.65 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 433 points, Nifty at 17873.60

Thursday, November 11, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 433.13 points or 0.72% at 59,919.69, and the Nifty was down 143.60 points or 0.80% at 17,873.60 on the back of weakness in financial and healthcare shares. Titan Company, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), IndusInd Bank, and Tata Steel share prices gained despite overall weak market momentum. On the flip side, State Bank of India, Bajaj Finserv, Tech Mahindra, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Finance, Asian Paints, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Power Grid Corporation of India, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), ICICI Bank were top Sensex losers. About 1398 shares have advanced, 1769 shares declined, and 139 shares are unchanged. the BSE Realty index plunged 2.5 percent. Nifty Metal and Nifty Consumer Durables ended in the green. While Bank Nifty fell over 1 percent to end at 38,560. Nifty Auto, Nifty Media, Nifty Financial Services, Nifty Pharma, Nifty Realty ended up to 2.3 Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 80.63, Nifty at 18017.20

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was down 80.63 points or 0.13% at 60,352.82, and the Nifty was down 27.10 points or 0.15% at 18,017.20.About 1601 shares have advanced, 1530 shares declined, and 129 shares are unchanged. Bharti Airtel, M&M, Sun Pharma, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ITC, Dr. Reddy’s, Bajaj Finserv were among the top Sensex gainers. On the flip side, IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), Asian Paints, Titan, HDFC Bank ended in the negative territory. The Metal index shed 2 percent, and the Realty index was down 1.6 percent. On the positive side, the Telecom index jumped 2 percent, and the Energy index was up a percent. The BSE Midcap index declined 0.6 percent, while the Smallcap index ended flat.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 112.16, Nifty at 18044.25

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was down 112.16 points or 0.19% at 60,433.45, and the Nifty was down 24.20 points or 0.13% at 18,044.30. Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), State Bank of India (SBI), Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Bharti Airtel were top Sensex gainers. On the flip side, HDFC Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Titan Company, HCL Tech, ITC were among the top index draggers. Nifty Bank index was down 0.18 percent, while Nifty Financial Services fell 0.7 percent. The Nifty Auto index was the top sectoral gainer, up over 1 percent. The Capital Goods, Energy, and Oil & Gas indices were also up around a percent each. The Metal index, however, was down 0.8 percent. The BSE midcap index was up 0.8 percent and smallcap index rose 0.67 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 478 points, Nifty at 18068.55

Monday, November 8, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was up 477.99 points or 0.80% at 60,545.61, and the Nifty was up 151.70 points or 0.85% at 18,068.50. Maruti Suzuki, Kotak Mahindra Bank, L&T, Bharti Airtel, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Titan Company were top index gainers. IndusInd Bank, Asian Paints, M&M, Tata Steel, HCL Tech, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), TCS, Infosys top Sensex draggers. Except for pharma and bank all other sectoral indices ended in the green with capital goods, PSU Bank, IT, metal, power, oil & gas, and realty indices up 1-2 percent. The BSE Consumer Durables index surged 2.2 percent. The Capital Goods, Oil & Gas, and Power indices were up around 1.5 percent each. The Healthcare index, however, was down 0.7 percent. Nifty Bank fell 0.75 percent, while Nifty Pharma plunged over 2 percent. The BSE Midcap index was up a percent, and the Smallcap index added 0.7 percent.

Muhurat Trading session to be held today (6:15 pm to 7:15 pm)

Thursday, November 4, 2021
The Muhurat Trading session to be held on Thursday(4th Nov.2021) evening is considered one of the auspicious occasions to invest in the stock market. This year, the Muhurat trading session will begin at 6:15 pm and end at 7:15 pm. The session will mark the end of the previous Samvat 2077 and the beginning of a new year for the financial community. Sentiment heading into the session has been muted given the correction seen in the market over the past two weeks. Hence the correction has provided buying opportunities in certain large-cap stocks. Indian Energy Exchange, Container Corporation of India, Honeywell Automation, Whirlpool of India, Clean Science Tech, and KPR Mill are some such stocks as suggested by some analysts. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 257 points, Nifty at 17829.20

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 257.14 points or 0.43% at 59,771.92, and the Nifty was down 59.80 points or 0.33% at 17,829.20 for the second straight day on the back of selling pressure in select index heavyweights, like Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, and HDFC Bank. Larsen & Toubro Ltd. was the top Sensex gainer, up 4%, followed by Ultratech Cement, Asian Paints, and State Bank of India. Sun Pharma, IndusInd Bank, and Kotak Mahindra Bank were among the top laggards. About 1509 shares have advanced, 1662 shares declined, and 143 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down 0.2 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively. The BSE Capital Goods and Realty indices were up over 2 percent each. On the other hand, The Telecom, Bankex, Auto and Consumer Durables indices declined over a percent each. India VIX closed in the red.

Closing Bell: Sensex ended 109 points lower at 60,029 while Nifty settled with a loss of 41 points at 17,889

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
The broader markets outperformed the key benchmark indices in trade today(2nd Nov.2021) on the back of buying in auto and realty shares. The BSE benchmark index, the Sensex, jumped to a high of 60,421 in early trade, but eventually ended 109 points lower at 60,029. The NSE Nifty rallied past the 18,000-mark, in opening deals to a high of 18,012, but soon the rally fizzled and the index dropped to a low of 17,848. The Nifty 50 index finally settled with a loss of 41 points at 17,889. The broader markets outperformed the key benchmark indices with a huge margin. The BSE Midcap index was up 0.6 percent at 25,869, and the Smallcap index surged 1.1 percent to 28,607. The overall market breadth was also fairly positive, with 1,952 advancing shares as against 1,301 declining stocks on the BSE. Read more

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex at 60,118 levels, down 21 points,while at 17,923, down 6 points

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Profit-booking in metals, pharma, and select market heavyweights like Reliance Industries, HDFC, ITC, SBI, and Tech M has brought the benchmark indices off highs today(2nd Nov.2021) At 10:10 AM, the Sensex index was at 60,118 levels, down 21 points, while the Nifty50 was at 17,923, down 6 points. In the broader market, however, the BSE MidCap index was up 0.4 percent and the BSE SmallCap index was up 0.8 percent. Sectorally, shares of the companies engaged in the Shipping business were rallying on the bourses after data showed exports in the month of October surged over 40 percent. Shreyas Shipping rallied over 13 percent in the intra-day trade, followed by GE Shipping Corp (4 percent), and SCI (3 percent). The Nifty Healthcare index was down 1 percent with Sun Pharma falling over 3 percent, Dr. Reddy's Labs (1.5 percent), and Dr. LalPath Labs (1 percent). In the currency markets, the rupee opened at 74.85 per US dollar compared with Monday's close of 74.87/$.

Closing Bell: Sensex settled with a gain of 831 points at 60,138 and Nifty ended 258 points higher at 17,930

Monday, November 1, 2021
The markets reversed its 3-day losing streak led by renewed buying interest in IT and select financial shares. The BSE Sensex reclaimed the 60,000-mark, and surged to a high of 60,220, before settling with a gain of 831 points at 60,138. The NSE Nifty touched a high of 17,954 and ended 258 points higher at 17,930. India VIX was down 1.4 percent at 17.18. The broader markets also logged strong gains. The BSE Midcap index surged 1.8 percent, while the Smallcap index moved up 1.1 percent. Among sectors, the BSE Realty index soared 3.7 percent, while the Telecom and Metal indices surged around 3.5 percent each. The IT index was up 2.3 percent, and the Bankex jumped 1.8 percent. The overall market breadth was also fairly positive, with 2,171 advancing shares versus 1,137 declining stocks on the BSE. Read more

Closing Bell : High volatility;BSE Sensex ended 678 points lower at 59,307 and Nifty down 185 points at 17,672

Friday, October 29, 2021
Today(29th Oct.2021) the markets exhibited a high amount of volatility for the second day in a row on the back of unabated selling pressure in select index heavyweights. The BSE Sensex tumbled to a low of 59,089, but eventually ended 678 points lower at 59,307. In the process, the BSE index has now shed 5 percent (2,938 points) from its recent peak of 62,245. The NSE Nifty logged its second straight weekly loss, down 185 points at 17,672. The Nifty has declined 3.8 percent (677 points) in the last two weeks. In intra-day trades on Friday, the 50-share index dipped to a low of 17,613 and was within striking distance of its 50-DMA (Daily Moving Average) at 17,570-odd levels. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ended 383 points higher at 61,350 while Nifty with a gain of 143 points settlled at 18,268

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
The key benchmark indices gyrated between zones in trade day before firming up in the latter half of the trading session taking cues from the broader markets. The BSE Sensex opened marginally higher at 60,997 but soon jumped to a high of 61,405. The BSE index thereafter slipped into the negative zone on account of weakness in select index heavyweights only to bounce back in the green. Aggressive buying towards the fag end of the trading day, saw the Sensex jump to a high of 61,498, and finally, end 383 points higher at 61,350. The NSE Nifty moved in a range of 211 points, between a high of 18,310 and a low of 18,099, before settling with a gain of 143 points at 18,268. Read more

CLOSING BELL: Sensex snaps 4-day losing run, index rises 145 pts; Nifty ends at 18,125

Monday, October 25, 2021
After a volatile start, the benchmark indices gained ground to trade on a firm footing amid gains in banking stocks. A firm start for the European markets also helped the market sentiments. The BSE Sensex reclaimed the 61,000 mark and was up 291 points or 0.48 percent at 61,113. Meanwhile, NSE Nifty traded at 18,169, 55 points or 0.3 percent higher. ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, and SBI were the top Sensex contributors. The broader markets, on the other hand, languished with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices down over 1 percent each. The Nifty Bank hit a fresh 52-week high. Realty and IT counters were off day's low but still down 1 percent and worst losers. The BSE index after touching a low of 60,450, bounced back into the positive zone as ICICI Bank and select banking shares extended gains. The Sensex finally snapped its 4-day losing streak and ended 145 points higher at 60,967. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 115 points at 60,706 while Nifty below 18,100 mark, down 60 points

Monday, October 25, 2021
The Indian markets were off to a volatile start today(25th Oct.2021) as investors assessed the September quarter results of index heavyweights. Meanwhile, the choppy Asian market mood also rubbed off on investor sentiment back home. At 9.30 am, Sensex was down 115 points at 60,706 while Nifty was below the 18,100 mark, down 60 points. Nifty Realty was the worst sectoral performer, followed by Pharma, IT, and FMCG. The banking and financial sectors held ground in an otherwise weak market. Broader markets tumbled in tandem with benchmarks, while the volatility index, India VIX, spiked 5%. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ended with a minor loss of 100 points at 60,822 andNifty settled 63 points lower at 18,115

Friday, October 22, 2021
Financial shares came to the rescue of the benchmark indices for the second straight day, today (22nd Oct.2021) as select index heavyweights weighed under selling pressure. The BSE benchmark index, the Sensex, opened 120-odd points higher at 61,044 and rallied to a high of 61,420 on the back of fresh buying in early trades. Selling pressure re-emerged in the second half of the trading session, with ITC, technology, and metal stocks leading the fall. The BSE 30-share index slid to a low of 60,551 - down 869 points from the day's high. The Sensex eventually ended with a minor loss of 100 points at 60,822. The NSE Nifty from a high of 18,314, dropped to a low of 18,034, and finally settled 63 points lower at 18,115. The India VIX declined 1.8 percent to 17.70. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Volatile market;Sensex at 61,327 levels, up 403 points while the Nifty at 18,281 level, up 103 points

Friday, October 22, 2021
The Indian benchmark indices are holding on to their opening highs, although some pressure in the metal space is capping gains. At 10:05 AM, the BSE Sensex index was at 61,327 levels, up 403 points or 0.66 percent. It touched an intra-day high of 61,420 levels earlier today (22nd Oct.2021). NSE Nifty, too, was off the morning high of 18,314 level, and quoted at 18,281 level, up 103 points. Among individual stocks, shares of the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) rallied 10 percent to Rs 832.85 on the BSE in Friday’s intra-day trade, after the company posted strong earnings for the second quarter ended September 2021 (Q2FY21) and also announced bonus shares in the ratio of 2:1. The stock, however, partially pared gains and was trading 4 percent higher at Rs 789.15 on the BSE.

Closing Bell :Sensex down 337, Nifty at 18178.10

Thursday, October 21, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was down 336.46 points or 0.55% at 60,923.50, and the Nifty was down 88.50 points or 0.48% at 18,178.10. Kotak Mahindra Bank rallied 6.5% to close as the top Sensex gainer, followed by HDFC, ICICI Bank, NTPC, and State Bank of India. Asian Paints, Reliance Industries, and Infosys were the worst performing Sensex constituents. About 1580 shares have advanced, 1627 shares declined, and 130 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, the Nifty Bank gained 1.7 percent, PSU Bank, auto, oil & gas, and power indices ended in the green, while metal, IT, energy, and FMCG indices ended lower. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were down 0.4 percent and 0.7 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Volatile market;Sensex, touched a high of 61,621 in opening trades, and then slipped to a low of 61,164while the Nifty more or less unmoved at 18,267

Thursday, October 21, 2021
The BSE Sensex touched a high of 61,621 in opening trades and then slipped to a low of 61,164. The 30-share index was now down 21 points at 61,239. The NSE Nifty was more or less unmoved at 18,267. Experts say that the ongoing market correction is not an overreaction and can sustain in the near term due to high valuations. However, in the future Indian corporates will benefit from the reforms & China plus one strategy which happened during 2020-21. Alongside, the long-term economy & market trend is intact due to further re-opening of the economy, low-interest cycle, and fiscal & private spending. This correction will give leeway for value-buying, defensives, and upcoming stocks & sectors that evolved from this new demand. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 456 points, Nifty at 18266.60

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 456.09 points or 0.74% at 61,259.96, and the Nifty was down 152.20 points or 0.83% at 18,266.60 on account of profit-taking in metals, energy, capital goods, and consumer-related stocks like FMCG, durables, and discretionary goods & services. Bharti Airtel was the top gainer on Sensex, gaining 4%, followed by State Bank of India, IndusInd Bank, and Bajaj Finance. Titan was the worst-performing Sensex stock, falling 2.62%, followed by HUL, NTPC, and Bajaj Finserv. About 877 shares have advanced, 2351 shares declined, and 115 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap index shed 1.9 percent at 25,915, and the Smallcap index tumbled 2.3 percent to 28,879. The BSE Consumer Durables index plunged 3.3 percent. The Basic Materials, Utilities, and Metal indices dropped 2.3-2.5 percent each. The Power and Realty indices were down around 2 percent each, while the FMCG and Industrials declined 1.5 percent. The BSE Telecom index, however, gained 3 percent at 1,797.

MARKET UPDATE:Volatile market;Sensex up 394 points at 62,159 and the Nifty down 64 points at 18,355

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The Indian benchmark indices opened a quiet note amid positive global cues today(20th Oct.2021). The BSE Sensex opened 84 points higher at 61,800, and after touching a high of 61,873, the index soon slipped into the negative zone. The BSE Sensex was down 164 points at 61,553. The NSE Nifty touched a high of 18,458 but was down 64 points at 18,355. Among the Sensex 30 stocks, Tata Steel has slipped 1.5 percent. Asian Paints, Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Auto, IndusInd Bank, and NTPC are the prominent losers. On the other hand, Nestle India, Larsen & Toubro, HCL Technologies, Infosys, and Bajaj Finance were up marginally. In the broader market, IRCTC has hit the 10 percent lower circuit at Rs 4,830. The stock had crossed the Rs 1 trillion mark yesterday in intraday deals after it hit a fresh all-time high at Rs 6,393. Mastek and Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) have also tumbled over 10 percent each. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 50 points, Nifty at 18418.75

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 49.54 points or 0.08% at 61716.05, and the Nifty was down 58.20 points or 0.31% at 18418.80. Tech Mahindra was the top index gainer, followed by Larsen & Toubro, Infosys, and Bajaj Finserv. ITC was the top loser on Sensex, followed by HUL, Titan, and Tata Steel. About 959 shares have advanced, 2321 shares declined, and 122 shares are unchanged. The Nifty IT index is up 2.35 percent, the Nifty Realty is down 4.8 percent, the PSB index down3.7 percent, and the FMCG index down3 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended nearly 2 per cent down each, India VIX gained 1.11%.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 394 points at 62,159 and the NSE Nifty up 112 points at 18,589

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
The Indian markets were trading on a firm note in morning trade today(19th Oct.2021), with the BSE Sensex up 394 points at 62,159, and the NSE Nifty up 112 points at 18,589. The broader market was also trading on a firm note, with both the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices up around 0.8 percent each. The overall market breadth was also largely positive, with nearly 1,700 advancing shares versus 1,100 declining stocks on the BSE. IRCTC joined the elite club of companies commanding Rs 1-trillion market capitalization (m-cap) on the BSE after its share price hit a new high of Rs 6,332.25 in the intra-day trade today. The shares rallied nearly 8 percent today and have zoomed 33 percent in the past five trading days and a whopping 293 percent in the last six months. L&T Infotech surged 10 percent to a high of Rs 6,496 on the NSE on the back of 21 percent YoY growth in Q2FY22 net at Rs 552 crore. Revenue was up 25.6 percent at Rs 3,767 crore in the same period.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 459 points, Nifty at 18477.05

Monday, October 18, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 459.64 points or 0.75% at 61,765.59, and the Nifty was up 138.50 points or 0.76% at 18,477. Tech Mahindra, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, ITC, and Maruti were the top prominent gainers. On the other hand, HCL Technologies and Mahindra & Mahindra were the losers followed by Dr. Reddy's, Asian Paints and Bajaj Auto were the other notable losers. About 1677 shares have advanced, 1563 shares declined, and 127 shares are unchanged. Bank Nifty zoomed 0.87% and closed at 39,684. Except for pharma, all other sectoral indices ended in the green with Metal, Power, and PSU Bank indices added 2-4 percent. The BSE Midcap index was up a percent at 26,952, and the Smallcap index added 0.7 percent to 30,101. India VIX jumped 9% to end at 17.19 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex registered a new high at 61,159 while Nifty touched a new summit at 18,295

Thursday, October 14, 2021
The Indian markets continue to trade on a firm note well supported by IT stocks following a good Q2 show today(14th Oct.2021). The BSE Sensex so far has registered a new high at 61,159 and was up 352 points at 61,089. The NSE Nifty touched a new summit at 18,295 and was up 111 points at 18,273. The BSE IT index has pared considerable gains but is still up 1.2 percent at 35,217. The index had touched a high of 35,794. The BSE Realty, Metal, and Capital Goods indices are the other major gainers, up 1.3-2.7 percent, each. Infosys which touched a high of Rs 1,784, was up 1.4 percent at Rs 1,733. Wipro touched a new high at Rs 723.65 on the BSE and continues to trade firm, at Rs 705, up 4.8 percent. Tech Mahindra has gained 1.4 percent, while HCL Technologies has slipped into the red, down 0.8 percent at Rs 1,255 ahead of its results. Read more

Closing bell: Sensex gains 452 points, Nifty at 18161.75

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 452.74 points or 0.75% at 60,737.05, and the Nifty was up 169.80 points or 0.94% at 18,161.80 for the fifth straight session on Wednesday as macroeconomic tailwinds put stocks in top gear. Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland, M&M, and Bharat Forge were the top gainers in today's Sensex pack. Maruti Suzuki, ONGC, Coal India, SBI Life Insurance, and HUL were among the big losers. About 1602 shares have advanced, 1504 shares declined, and 118 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index closed with gains of 1.62 percent after hitting a fresh lifetime high of 26,590 in the intra-day trade. The BSE SmallCap index, meanwhile, up 0.6 percent, after hitting a new peak of 29,846 in the intra-day session. The Nifty Realty index ended the session in the green led by the Nifty Auto index up 3.4 percent. While energy, infra, IT, metal, power, and capital goods indices are up 1 percent each.

Closing Bell: Sensex 76.72, Nifty at 17,946.

Monday, October 11, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 76.72 points or 0.13 percent at 60,135.78, and the Nifty was up 50.80 points or 0.28 percent at 17,946. HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, ITC, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Kotak Mahindra, others contributed the most to the indices’ gain today. TCS, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, HCL Technologies and Wipro were among the losers.BSE Midcap index gained over half a per cent or 141 points to 25,978, while the SmallCap index added 0.60 per cent or 176 points. The Nifty Bank index hit a new liftime high of 38,495 in the intra-day trade before closing 1.4 per cent higher at 38,294 levels. The Nifty Auto index was the biggest gainer of the day, up 2.7 per cent, while the Nifty IT index declined the most, down over 3 per cent. India VIX, the volatility index, was up 2.8 per cent to settle at 16.09 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex drops 100 points, Nifty at 17,875

Monday, October 11, 2021
The renewed strength in the equity market, which got a boost from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) persisting with its accommodative monetary policy on Friday,8th October, could push the Nifty past the 18,000-mark in the days ahead. While investors will shift focus to September quarter earnings season starting this week, analysts warn that disappointments could take the wind out of their sails as stronger profits are seen as imperative to justify elevated share valuations. On 8th October (Friday), the Sensex reclaimed the 60,000 and the Nifty ended 0.6% shy of 18,000,though the market gave up a portion of early gains sparked by the Indian central bank's continued monetary support. Both indices had gained 2% last week, shrugging off global concerns over the likelihood of persistent high inflation, which is putting upward pressure on US bond yields.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 381 points, Nifty at 17895.20

Friday, October 8, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 381 points or 0.64% at 60059.06, and the Nifty was up 104.9 points or 0.59% at 17790.30 for the second consecutive session and as a result, the market closed higher in four out of five sessions this week, driven by positive global cues, and RBI policy, and ahead of September quarter earnings. Reliance Industries Ltd was the biggest gainer followed by Infosys, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), L&T, Tata Steel, among others. On the flip side, NTPC, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), Maruti Suzuki, Dr. Reddy’s, Titan Company, Kotak Mahindra Bank were among index laggards. Bank Nifty gained 0.6 percent, Nifty Auto was up 0.4 percent while Nifty IT soared 2 percent, and Nifty PSU Bank index 1.65 percent. The BSE MidCap index ended 0.15 percent higher and the BSE SmallCap index added 0.92 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 488 points, Nifty at 17790.35

Thursday, October 7, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 488.10 points or 0.82% at 59677.83, and the Nifty was up 144.30 points or 0.82% at 17790.30..Titan was the top Sensex gainer, followed by IndusInd Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Asian Paints. ONGC, Dr. Reddy's Labs, Coal India, Britannia HDFC Bank, and HDFC were the only two laggards on Sensex. About 2096 shares have advanced, 1023 shares declined, and 119 shares are unchanged. Except for oil & gas, all other sectoral indices ended in the green, with Nifty realty and auto indices rising 4-6 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 1.7 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively. The volatility index, India VIX, meanwhile fell nearly 7 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 555 points, Nifty at 17646.00

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 555.15 points or 0.93% at 59,189.73, and the Nifty was down 176.30 points or 0.99% at 17,646. Hindalco, SBI Life, IndusInd Bank, JSW Steel, and Tata Steel were among the major losers on the Nifty. Tata Consumer, ONGC, UPL, Britannia, and HDFC Bank were among the major gainers. About 1291 shares have advanced, 1754 shares declined, and 115 shares are unchanged.BSE Midcap index plunged 1.22 percent, BSE SmallCap index fell 158 points or 0.55 percent Sectorally, Bank Nifty index fell over half a percent to end at 37,522. all sectoral indices ended in the red with capital goods, IT, metal, pharma, auto, realty and PSU Bank indices falling in the 1-3 percent range. India VIX, volatility index, jumped 5.70 percent

Action now shifted to the mid-and small-cap segments after the stupendous rally

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Now the action seems to have shifted to the mid-and small-cap segments after the stupendous rally that saw the S&P BSE Sensex cross the 60,000 mark on September 24. At a time when the markets navigated through an uncertain phase of rising oil prices, plans of liquidity taper by the US Federal Reserve (US Fed), and developments in China, S&P BSE Sensex slipped over 1 percent. The mid-and small-cap indices on the BSE, on the other hand, moved up over 2 percent and 1 percent, respectively during this period. Gains in some of the individual stocks in the mid-and small-cap space have been noticeable. India Glycols, Patel Engineering, Brightcom, Godfrey Phillips India, Tejas Networks, and IDBI Bank have surged 24 percent to 47 percent during this period, ACE Equity data show. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 445 points, Nifty at 17822.30

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 445.56 points or 0.75% at 59,744.88, and the Nifty was up 131 points or 0.74% at 17,822.30 ended higher in the second consecutive session on October 5 amid mixed global cues. IndusInd Bank was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Bharti Airtel, HCL Technologies, and Reliance Industries. Sun Pharma was the top loser, followed by ITC, Power Grid, and Ultratech Cement. About 2025 shares have advanced, 1184 shares declined, and 154 shares are unchanged. Barring bank, realty, and pharma, all other sectoral indices ended in the green led by oil & gas, power, and IT indices. BSE midcap and smallcap indices rose 0.33 percent and 0.54 percent, respectively.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 533 points, Nifty at 17691.25

Monday, October 4, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 533.74 points or 0.91% at 59,299.32, and the Nifty was up 159.30 points or 0.91% at 17,691.30 snapped their four-day losing streak.NTPC was the top Sensex gainer on Monday, followed by Bajaj Finserv, State Bank of India, and Bajaj Finance. Bajaj Auto was the worst-performing stock, followed by HUL and Nestle India. About 2227 shares have advanced, 961 shares declined, and 172 shares are unchanged. The BSE Midcap and BSE Smallcap indices gained1.51 percent and 1.71 percent, respectively. All Nifty indices ended in the green with the Nifty Metal, Media, Realty, and PSU Bank indices rising over 2 percent each.

Closing Bell:Sensex falls 360 points, Nifty at 17532.05

Friday, October 1, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 360.78 points or 0.61% at 58,765.58, and the Nifty was down 86.20 points or 0.49% at 17,532.00. Bajaj Finserv, Maruti Suzuki, Asian Paints, Bajaj Finance, Bharti Airtel, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), NTPC, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) were top index draggers. On the flip side, M&M, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, UltraTech Cement, Power Grid Corporation of India, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Bajaj-Auto were among the top Sensex gainers. About 1716 shares have advanced, 1373 shares declined, and 150 shares are unchanged. On the sectoral front, the Nifty Realty index fell 1.5 percent and Bank Nifty was down over half a percent. While Nifty Pharma was up nearly one percent. Buying was seen in the pharma, metal, PSU Bank, and energy sectors. Some selling was seen in the reality, bank, and IT sectors.BSE midcap and smallcap indices ended with little change.

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 286 points, Nifty at 17618.15

Thursday, September 30, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 286.91 points or 0.48% at 59126.36, and the Nifty was down 93.10 points or 0.53% at 17618.20 for the third day in a row defying firm global cues. Bajaj Finserv was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Bajaj Finance, NTPC, and Sun Pharma. Powergrid was the worst-performing Sensex constituent, followed by Asian Paints, Axis Bank, and Kotak Mahindra Bank.About 1804 shares have advanced, 1393 shares declined, and 149 shares are unchanged. On the sectoral front it was a mixed trend, with buying seen in the realty, pharma, power and PSU banking stocks. Selling was seen in the auto, bank, IT, metal names.The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices, however, closed higher, up 0.3 per cent and 0.6 per cent, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 254 points, Nifty at 17711.30

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 254.33 points or 0.43% at 59,413.27, and the Nifty was down 37.30 points or 0.21% at 17,711.30. NTPC was the top Sensex gainer, followed by PowerGrid, Sun Pharma, and SBI. HDFC, Ultratech Cement, and Asian Paints were the worst performing Sensex stocks. About 1830 shares have advanced, 1371 shares declined, and 151 shares are unchanged. The power, metal, pharma, and realty indices added 1-3.5 percent, while selling was seen in the auto, bank, capital goods, FMCG names. Midcap and smallcap indices outperformed the benchmark, closing with gains. India VIX was 1.62% higher at the end of the day’s trade.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 410 points, Nifty at 17748.60

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 410.28 points or 0.68% at 59,667.60, and the Nifty was down 106.50 points or 0.60% at 17,748.60. HDFC Bank, Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech, Infosys, Asian Paints, Tech Mahindra, TCS, Bajaj Finserv were among the top Sensex draggers. Power Grid Corporation of India, NTPC, Titan Company, RIL, Tata Steel were top Sensex gainers. About 1463 shares have advanced, 1715 shares declined, and 164 shares are unchanged. On the sectoral front, Bank Nifty plunged over 2 percent after hitting a fresh record high. Nifty Realty index tumbled 4.5 percent.IT fell 2 percent. while power, oil & gas, and metal indices ended in the green.BSE midcap and smallcap indices ended lower with each down over 0.5 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 29 points, Nifty at 17855.10

Monday, September 27, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 29.41 points or 0.05% at 60077.88, and the Nifty was up 1.90 points or 0.01% at 17855.10. Reliance Industries Ltd, HDFC Bank, Maruti Suzuki, ICICI Bank, M&M contributed the most to the indices’ gain. while losers included HCL Technologies, Divis Labs, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, and Bajaj Finserv.About 1592 shares have advanced, 1682 shares declined, and 176 shares are unchanged. Nifty IT tumbled 2.88 percent, followed by Nifty Pharma that lost 0.93 percent, and Nifty FMCG that declined 0.90 percent. On the other hand, auto stocks gained 3.22 percent higher. Nifty Realty and Media were among other top gainers. While real estate stocks continued to gain traction amid increased demand, the media stocks rallied as Maharashtra allowed the opening of cinema halls. The BSE Midcap closed flat and BSE Smallcap down 0.13 percent. India VIX, the volatility index, jumped nearly 7 per cent to end at 18.05 levels.

Sensex rises for 3rd day; Nifty Auto, Realty gain;IT tumbled 2.88 per cent

Monday, September 27, 2021
The benchmark indices managed to eke out gains, amid buying in index heavyweight RIL, bank, and auto stocks in a high volatility session. Even as the global market setup remained firm, investors were jittery with the markets hovering at all-time high levels and amid steep valuations. Overall, the BSE Sensex gyrated 525 points and settled the day 29 points higher at 60,078. Meanwhile, the NSE Nifty shut shop at 17,855, up only 2 points. During the day, the BSE Sensex managed to log a fresh record high of 60,412. In the 30-pack index, Maruti, M&M, Bajaj Auto, and NTPC were the top gainers, up between 2-6 percent while HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Finserv, and Infosys were the top losers, down up to 4 percent. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 163 points, Nifty at 17853.20

Friday, September 24, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 163.11 points or 0.27% at 60,048.47 ended above the 60,000-mark for the first time on Friday, and the Nifty was up 30.20 points or 0.17% at 17,853.20. Bajaj Finservice, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, State Bank of India (SBI) were top Sensex gainers.On the contrary, only Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Nestle India and ITC were the index laggards. About 1286 shares have advanced, 1894 shares declined, and 152 shares are unchanged.The BSE MidCap index fell 1 per cent, while SmallCap index slipped 0.3 per cent. Barring, Nifty IT, Auto and Realty all other sectoral indices, ended in the red. Bank Nifty rallied 2.24 per cent settle at 37,771, while Nifty Realty index skyrocketed nearly 1.5 percent.

Sensex above 60,000: Time to rejig portfolio and buy the dips:Analysts

Friday, September 24, 2021
The 30-share Sensex index scripted history today(24th Sept.2021) as it breached the 60,000 marks for the first time. The BSE barometer hit an all-time high of 60,333 and took just 91 sessions to climb the latest 10,000-points rally. It had hit the 50,000-mark for the first time on May 18, 2021. While expensive valuations and a cautious global mood given the developments in China and the possibility of a third Covid wave may trigger mild profit booking in days ahead, most analysts remain optimistic and suggest a market correction, if any, should be bought into from a medium-to-long-term perspective. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex surged past the 60,000 mark for the first time while Nifty 105 points higher at 17,927

Friday, September 24, 2021
The Indian markets made history as Sensex surged past the 60,000 marks for the first time, achieving another feat since the bull run started last year. Led by strong gains in IT and banking counters, the BSE Sensex was trading 400 points up at 60,286 and the Nifty was 105 points higher at 17,927. The top gainers in the 50-pack index included Infosys, Wipro, and HCL Tech, while the top losers were Hindalco, JSW Steel, and Tata Consumer Products. The broader indices, too, opened firm, with the Nifty Midcap 100 up 0.5 percent and the Smallcap 100 higher by 0.74 percent. The volatility indicator--India VIX--rose by 1.14 percent at 16.79 level. Further, sectorally, the top gainer remained to be the Nifty IT pack, which rose over 2 percent. The only sectoral laggards in opening trade were Nifty Media (down 0.93 percent), Nifty Metal (0.84 percent), Nifty FMCG (down 0.14 percent), and Nifty PSU Bank (down 0.02 percent).

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 958 points, Nifty at 17822.95

Thursday, September 23, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 958.03 points or 1.63% at 59,885.36, and the Nifty was up 276.30 points or 1.57% at 17,823 on the back of positive global cues with the benchmark Sensex nearing the 60,000-mark. Bajaj Fin service, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, State Bank of India (SBI) were top Sensex gainers. On the contrary, only Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Nestle India, and ITC were the index laggards. About 1866 shares have advanced, 1305 shares declined, and 148 shares are unchanged. The realty index gained nearly 9 percent, while IT, metal, capital goods, oil & gas indices rose 1 percent each. Bank Nifty rallied 2.24 percent. BSE midcap and smallcap indices rose 1 percent each. India VIX gained less than a percent to end at 16.60 levels.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 77.94, Nifty at 17546.65

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 77.94 points or 0.13% at 58,927.33, and the Nifty was down 15.30 points or 0.09% at 17,546.70. Tech Mahindra was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Mahindra & Mahindra, HCL Technologies, and Bajaj Auto. On the other hand, HDFC was the worst-performing Sensex constituent, followed by Nestle India, ICICI Bank, and HUL. About 2047 shares have advanced, 1113 shares declined, and 162 shares are unchanged. Nifty Realty index was another top performer, notching 8.45 percent returns. All stocks from the realty pack also settled in the green amid a strong demand outlook, the Nifty Media pack surged 13.57 percent. Nifty Financial Services, Bank, Private Bank, and FMCG were the only losers. The BSE midcap and smallcap indices rose 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex traded 40 points lower at 58,964 levels while Nifty tested 17,550-mark, up 2 ponits

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Indian equity markets were volatile in early trade today(22nd Sept.2021) as investors assessed the impact of the Evergrande crisis on India, and ahead of the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy outcome. The 30-share BSE Sensex traded 40 points lower at 58,964 levels while the NSE Nifty50 tested 17,550-mark, up 2 points. HCL Tech, BPCL, Hindalco, IndusInd Bank, and Tata Motors were the top gainers on the benchmark indices. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.91 percent and 0.80 percent, respectively. Globally, the Shanghai Composite fell 0.26 percent amid the ongoing Evergrande crisis. Elsewhere in Asia, the Nikkei 225 in Japan was down 0.5 percent and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged 0.83 percent higher.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 514 points, Nifty at 17562.00

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 514.34 points or 0.88% at 59,005.27, and the Nifty was up 165.10 points or 0.95% at 17,562, the benchmark indices stabilized in the afternoon trade, logging a smart rebound post two days of selling. Bajaj Finance was the top Sensex gainer, followed by IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, ITC, Hindustan Unilever, Asian Paints, NTPC, Bajaj Finance, and Reliance Industries. Maruti Suzuki India was the worst performer, followed by Bajaj Auto, BPCL, Hero MotoCorp.Except for power and auto, all other sectoral indices ended in the green, with the reality, IT, and metal indices up 2-3 percent. BSE midcap index rose nearly 1 percent, while smallcap index was up 0.2 percent. India VIX was down with losses.

Risk-reward ratio turning unfavourable at the current levels of Indian markets: Experts

Monday, September 20, 2021
Last week the Sensex almost touched 60,000, while the Nifty edged closer to 18,000. These levels would have been difficult to fathom when the Sensex dropped below 26,000 and the Nifty fell to 7,500-levels on March 23, 2020, at the peak of the Covid-19 sell-off. Market experts point out that such low levels were an aberration and one should not look at the gains made from these levels. But even from the valuation standpoint, stocks, across the board, are expensive. The bullish sentiment, especially towards Indian equities, stems from factors, such as the easy monetary stance of the US Fed and other central banks, the hope of strong revival in the economy and corporate earnings, strong domestic and retail flows, and reallocation of foreign flows due to the regulatory crackdown in China. Experts warn investors against going overboard as they see the risk-reward ratio turning unfavourable at the current levels.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 525 points, Nifty at 17396.90

Monday, September 20, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 524.96 points or 0.89% at 58,490.93, and the Nifty was down 188.30 points or 1.07% at 17,396.90 for the second day spooked by a possible spillover of China's Evergrande's debt woes, fall in commodity prices and ahead of US Federal Reserve policy meet outcome. About 995 shares have advanced, 2308 shares declined, and 132 shares are unchanged. Hindustan Unilever was the top Sensex gainer followed by Bajaj Finserv and ITC. Tata Steel was the top loser, followed by the State Bank of India, IndusInd Bank, and HDFC. Barring the Nifty FMCG index all indices ended in red. Nifty Metal tumbled the most followed by the Nifty PSU Bank index, down 6.6 percent and 4.18 percent, respectively. Nifty Realty, Bank, Pharma also tanked nearly 2 percent each. The BSE Midcap index plunged 1.84 percent and the BSE Smallcap 1.8 percent. India VIX zoomed 14.85% during the day to close at 17.49.

Risk-reward ratio turning unfavourable at the current levels of Indian markets: Experts

Monday, September 20, 2021
Last week the Sensex almost touched 60,000, while the Nifty edged closer to 18,000. These levels would have been difficult to fathom when the Sensex dropped below 26,000 and the Nifty fell to 7,500-levels on March 23, 2020, at the peak of the Covid-19 sell-off. Market experts point out that such low levels were an aberration and one should not look at the gains made from these levels. But even from the valuation standpoint, stocks, across the board, are expensive. The bullish sentiment, especially towards Indian equities, stems from factors, such as the easy monetary stance of the US Fed and other central banks, the hope of strong revival in the economy and corporate earnings, strong domestic and retail flows, and reallocation of foreign flows due to the regulatory crackdown in China. Experts warn investors against going overboard as they see the risk-reward ratio turning unfavourable at the current levels.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 125 points, Nifty at 17585.15

Friday, September 17, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed 125 points, or 0.21 percent, lower at 59,015.89 while the Nifty finished at 17,585.15, down 44 points, or 0.25 percent, from record-high levels to snap their three-day winning run amid losses in RIL, IT stocks, and select banking counters. ITC, Bajaj Finance, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Bharti Airtel, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), top Sensex gainers. Tata Steel Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Titan, TCS were the only losers on the index. Nifty Media & Realty shed 2.38 percent and 2.35 percent, respectively. On the other hand, Nifty Media, Nifty Financial Services, Nifty Bank, and Nifty Private Bank were the gainers. Nifty Auto settled the day unchanged. The BSE Midcap index sank 1.14 percent and the BSE Smallcap index was 1.06 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex up 418 points, Nifty at 17629.50

Thursday, September 16, 2021
At close, Sensex was 418 points, or 0.71 percent, up at 59,141.16 while Nifty was at 17,629.50, up 110 points or 0.63 percent. IndusInd Bank and ITC shares were top performers, gaining 7 percent each, followed by State Bank of India (SBI), Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Bajaj-Auto, HDFC Bank. On the flip side, TCS stock fell the most. Stocks such as Tech Mahindra, Tata Steel, Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech, Dr. Reddy’s Lab, Infosys, Titan Company were top Sensex losers. The Nifty PSU Bank index gained over 5 percent, Nifty Private Bank and Nifty Bank were among other top gainers, up 3 percent and 2 percent, respectively. The Nifty Media index fell 1.71 percent while Nifty Metal and IT indices fell 0.62 percent each. BSE Midcap index closed 0.48 percent higher at 25,336.56 while the smallcap index closed 0.08 percent up at 28,306.05.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 476 points, Nifty at 17519.45

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed at 58,723.20, up 476 points, or 0.82 percent while Nifty closed the day at 17,519.45, up 139 points, or 0.80 percent, pushing the benchmark indices to their record close on Wednesday. NTPC was the top performer, gaining over 7 percent, followed by Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech, Titan, SBI, Power Grid Corporation of India, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), IndusInd Bank, Infosys. On the flip side, Axis Bank, Asian Paints, UltraTech Cement, Nestle India, Sun Pharma, HDFC Bank were the top BSE Sensex losers. Nifty Media was down 1.55 percent, On the other hand, Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty IT were the top gainers, up nearly 3 percent and 2 percent, respectively. Bank Nifty index gained 0.65 percent. The midcap pack ended the day 0.65 percent higher while the smallcap index added 0.86 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex rose 117 points at 58,360-level while NSE Nifty nearing the 17,450 mark,up 45 points

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The Indian benchmark indices extended gains (today) after a beginning on a cautious note with the 50-pack Nifty nearing the 17,450 marks as it traded 45 points higher. Meanwhile, BSE Sensex rose 117 points at 58,360-level. Titan, NTPC, Airtel, and M&M were the top-performing stocks in the Sensex kitty of stocks, up between 1-3 percent. Axis Bank, TechM, HDFC Bank, and HCL Tech, on the other hand, were the worst laggards. The broader market outperformance showed no signs of abating. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were up nearly 0.4 percent each. Sectorally, Nifty Private Bank, Nifty Bank, and Nifty Financial Services were the only losers. Media pack once again was the best performer, up 2 percent. Other top gainers included realty, FMCG, and auto. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 69 points, Nifty at 17380.00

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed 69 points, or 0.12 percent, up at 58,247.09 while the Nifty finished with a gain of 25 points, or 0.14 percent, at 17,380, rising for the second time in the last three sessions.IndusInd bank was the top index performer, rising over 4 percent. It was followed by HCL Technologies, Bajaj-Auto, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Kotak Mahindra Bank, Tech Mahindra, among others. On the flip side, Nestle India, UltraTech Cement, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Tata Steel, Bajaj Finserv, Infosys were among the top BSE Sensex draggers. BSE Midcap index rallying 1.09 percent and the BSE Smallcap index 0.63 percent. Nifty Media index emerged to be the best performing sector on NSE today, with a gain of over 14 percent. Nifty Private Bank, IT, and Auto were among the top sectoral performers. Bank Nifty gained 0.39 percent, Nifty Auto 0.88 percent, Nifty Private Bank 1.03 percent. Nifty Metal declined the most, down 0.5 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 127 points, Nifty at 17355.30

Monday, September 13, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed 127 points, or 0.22 percent, lower at 58,177.76 while the Nifty ended the day at 17,355.30, down 14 points, or 0.08 percent. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ICICI Bank, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), HDFC Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), UltraTech Cement, Axis Bank were among top index draggers. On the flip side, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finserv, Tata Steel, Maruti Suzuki, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HCL Tech were top BSE Sensex leaders.The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices closed 0.3 per cent and 0.8 per cent higher, respectively, Nifty Metal gained 2 per cent while Bank Nifty fell 0.58 per cent, to end at 36,472. Healthy buying in the broader market kept overall market breadth in the favour of the buyers.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex quoted at 58,120.5 levels, down 189.5 points while NSE Nifty at 17,320,down 50 points

Monday, September 13, 2021
Indian markets started on a tepid note today(13th September 2021), following a wobbly trade in the global markets. The S&P BSE Sensex quoted at 58,120.5 levels, down 189.5 points or 0.3 percent in early deals while the broader Nifty50 slipped below the 17,350-mark at 17,320, down 50 points. Individually, Reliance Industries slipped 1 percent after the company postponed the launch of JioPhone Next till Diwali amid chip shortage. That apart, ICICI Bank, HCL Tech, Infosys, Nestle India were the other top losers. In the broader market, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices traded mixed. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 55 points, Nifty at 17369.25

Thursday, September 9, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed 55 points, or 0.09 percent, higher at 58,305.07 while Nifty settled with a gain of 16 points, or 0.09 percent, at 17,369.25 with a positive bias on September 9. Bharti Airtel was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Nestle India, Tata Steel, and Bajaj Finserv. Titan was the worst Sensex performer on Thursday, followed by Ultratech Cement, Bajaj Auto, Axis Bank, and HDFC Bank.BSE Midcap ended up 0.56 percent and the BSE smallcap 0.52 percent. Both indices also hit their respective all-time highs in today's session. Nifty Realty followed by Financial Services, Pharma and Bank were the top losers. On the other hand, Nifty Media, with a gain of 2.97 percent was the best performing index.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 29 points, Nifty at 17353.50

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed 29 points, or 0.05 percent, down at 58,250.26 while the Nifty settled 9 points, or 0.05 percent, lower at 17,353.50, amid losses in IT firms and index heavyweight Reliance Industries, even as gains in private lenders helped cap losses. Kotak Mahindra Bank was the top index gainer, followed by NTPC, Titan, and Sun Pharma. Nestle India was the worst performer followed by Maruti, Bajaj Finserv, and Bajaj Auto. Nifty Bank, private bank, PSU bank, and financial services indices rose about a percent each. On the flip side, Nifty IT, down 0.78 percent, Nifty Media and Auto lost over 0.50 percent each, Nifty pharma indices ended in the red. The BSE Midcap index added 0.81 percent. It also touched a new high in trade today. Meanwhile, BSE Smallcap rose 0.55 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex, Nifty volatile;BSE Sensex quoted at 58,212 level, down 67 points and Nifty dipped 14 points at 17,344 levels

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
BSE Sensex traded lower today(8th September 2021) dragged by Infosys, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Auto, Sun Pharma, and TCS. The index quoted at 58,212 level, down 67 points or 0.12 percent in early deals.It's NSE counterpart Nifty50, meanwhile, dipped 14 points at 17,344 levels. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were flat. On the global front, Japan's Nikkei gained 0.8 percent. On the flip side, South Korea's Kospi, Australia's ASX200, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng slipped up to 0.7 percent. Shares of telecom services provider caught investor fancy today with Bharti Airtel hitting a new high at Rs 684, up 2 percent, while Vodafone Idea jumped 7 percent to Rs 8.90 on the BSE in the intra-day trade, ahead of the Cabinet meeting scheduled later in the day. According to reports, the government may discuss a relief package for the stressed sector.

Sensex snaps 3-day winning run, lost only 17 points to end at 58,280 and Nifty closed at 17,356, down 21 points

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
A volatile trade was witnessed on Dalal street (today(7th September 2021) as bulls and bears were caught in a fierce battle. Investors looked to lock in gains after a recent rally and a subdued global market mood but most dips were bought into, which left indices unchanged at close. The BSE Sensex lost only 17 points to end at 58,280. Meanwhile, NSE Nifty closed at 17,356, down 21 points. Both indices snapped their three-day winning streaks but did manage to hit new highs in intra-day deals (Sensex at 58,553 and Nifty at 17,437). In the 30-pack Sensex, 12 stocks ended in the green and 18 in the red. Bharti Airtel, HDFC, IndusInd Bank, and ITC, up between 1-3 percent, were the top gainers. Tech Mahindra, Sun Pharma, Axis Bank, and HCL Tech on the other hand were the worst losers. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 214 points, Nifty at 17076.25

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 214.18 points or 0.37% at 57338.21, and the Nifty was down 55.90 points or 0.33% at 17076.3 as profit booking in metal and IT stocks. Asian Paints, Nestle India, Axis Bank, Titan Company, Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories, L7T, Bajaj-Auto, and IndusInd Bank were among the top BSE Sensex gainers. On the flip side, M&M, Tata Steel, Bajaj Finserv, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Infosys, HCL tech, UltraTech Cement were the top index laggards. About 1461 shares have advanced, 1637 shares declined, and 150 shares are unchanged. The BSE MidCap index added 0.9 percent on the BSE and the BSE SmallCap index rose 0.22 percent. Nifty sectoral indices mostly ended in the green, except for Nifty Financial Services, Nifty IT, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Pharma indices. metals and IT indices fell over 1 percent each. Bank Nifty gained 0,4 percent to settle at 36,574.30

Closing bell: Sensex gains 663 points, Nifty at 17132.20

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 662.63 points or 1.16% at 57,552.39, and the Nifty was up 201.20 points or 1.19% at 17,132.20. Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, Tata Steel, Titan Company, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India (SBI), Asian Paints, and RIL, among others, were the top index gainers. On the flip side, Nestle India, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) were Sensex laggards. About 1434 shares have advanced, 1537 shares declined, and 105 shares are unchanged. All the sectoral indices ended in the green, with IT, power, healthcare, metal, oil & gas indices up 1 percent each, Nifty Bank index surged over 2 percent to settle at 36,348. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices advanced 0.8 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex claimed new all-time high of 57,125 and Nifty touched 16,996

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Indian markets hit fresh record peaks today(31st August 2021) even as concerns over the crackdown of private industries in China capped rally elsewhere in Asia. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex claimed a new all-time high of 57,125 while the Nifty50 touched 16,996. The indices, however, succumbed to profit-booking and were later trading flat at 56,914 and 16,930. HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports, and TCS were the top gainers on the 50-share index while Tata Motors, HDFC Life, IndusInd Bank, SBI, and RIL were the biggest laggards. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index added 0.2 percent while the BSE SmallCap index advanced 0.4 percent.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 765 points, Nifty at 16931.05

Monday, August 30, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 765.04 points or 1.36% at 56,889.76, and the Nifty was up 225.80 points or 1.35% at 16,931, hits fresh milestones on Monday as Jerome Powell's speech last Friday, suggesting no interest rate hike in the near future, boosted risky assets. Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, Tata Steel, Titan Company, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India (SBI), Asian Paints, and RIL, among others, were the top index gainers. On the flip side, Nestle India, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) were Sensex laggards. Barring the Nifty IT index, all the sectoral indices ended in the green. Nifty Bank index surged over 2 percent, the Nifty Metal index advanced 2.5 percent, followed by the Nifty Realty, Pharma, and Bank indices. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended 1.7 per cent and 1.5 percent higher.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex hit a new high of 56,544.35 and Nifty touched 16,836 levels

Monday, August 30, 2021
Indian equities scaled new record peaks in early deals today(30th August 2021) as Jerome Powell's speech last Friday suggested interest rate hike in the US could be later than previously thought. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex hit a new high of 56,544.35 while the Nifty50 touched 16,836 levels. Both the indices later scaled down to 56,458 and 16,803 levels, up 333 points and 98 points, respectively. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 1 percent each. Shares of Bharti Airtel gained 1.9 percent and traded at Rs 605.5 on the BSE in the intra-day trade today after the telecom services provider announced a Rs 21,000-crore rights issue. The stock hit an intra-day low of Rs 591.10 after opening at Rs 597.75. In comparison, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 0.69 percent at 56,513 points at 09:35 am.

Closing bell Sensex ends flat gains 4.89 points, Nifty at 16636.90

Thursday, August 26, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 4.89 points or 0.01% at 55,949.10, and the Nifty was up 2.20 points or 0.01% at 16,636.90. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), HCL tech, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto were top BSE Sensex gainers. Bharti Airtel, Maruti Suzuki, Power Grid Corporation of India, Titan Company, Axis Bank were top index losers. About 1578 shares have advanced, 1372 shares declined, and 105 shares are unchanged. The metals pack bled the most, down 1.3 percent, followed by the PSB Index down 0.8 percent. On the upside, the Nifty FMCG index rose 0.58 percent. Oil & gas, realty and power indices ended in the green. Both, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose 0.3 percent each. India VIX gained marginally to end at 13.54.

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat down 14.77 points, Nifty at 16634.65

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 14.77 points or 0.03% at 55,944.21, and the Nifty was up 10.10 points or 0.06% at 16,634.70, scaled fresh lifetime highs in the intra-day deals, they failed to hold on to their gains and ended flat. TCS was the top gainer followed by Infosys, Reliance Industries, and HUL. On the other hand, Bajaj Finserv was the top Sensex laggard, followed by Titan, Maruti Suzuki, and Bharti Airtel. About 1941 shares have advanced, 1180 shares declined, and 107 shares are unchanged. The Nifty IT index gained 0.7 percent while the Nifty Realty index slipped 0.8 percent, pharma, bank, and auto-ended in red while all other sectoral indices ended higher with the power and oil & gas indices up 1 percent each.The BSE MidCap index closed 0.6 percent higher while the BSE SmallCap index gained 0.7 percent. India VIX was up 3 percent by the close.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 400 points,Nifty ends above 16,600

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 403.19 points or 0.73% at 55,958.98, and the Nifty was up 128.10 points or 0.78% at 16,624.60 as US FDA approval of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine boosted world stocks. Bajaj Finserv was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Tata Steel, Tech Mahindra, and Bajaj Finance. Nestle India was the top loser in the Sensex pack followed by Infosys, HDFC, and HCL Technologies. About 2067 shares have advanced, 969 shares declined, and 122 shares are unchanged.The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices settled 1.5 per cent and 1.7 per cent higher, respectively.Bank Nifty gained 1.67 percent. Among sectors, except IT and FMCG, all other sectoral indices ended in the green.India VIX closed with losses

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 226 points, Nifty at 16496.45

Monday, August 23, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 226.47 points or 0.41% at 55555.79, and the Nifty was up 46 points or 0.28% at 16496.50 led by quality large-cap stocks.HCL Tech was the top Sensex gainer, followed by TCS, Bajaj Finserv, Nestle India, and Bharti Airtel. Mahindra & Mahindra was the worst Sensex constituents followed by Bajaj Auto, Ultratech Cement, Power Grid, and ITC. About 745 shares have advanced, 2438 shares declined, and 135 shares are unchanged. The Nifty IT index gained 1.7 percent each and Bank Nifty gained 0.26% while metal, auto, and PSU bank indices lost 0.5-1.5 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices slipped 0.9 percent and 1.5 percent, respectively.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 300 points, Nifty at 16450.50

Friday, August 20, 2021
At close, Sensex was down 300.17 points or 0.54% at 55329.32, and the Nifty down 118.30 points or 0.71% at 16450.50 after minutes released by the US Federal Reserve suggested tapering of the Fed's stimulus plan by late 2021. Besides, the rampant spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19 and faltering global growth worried investors. Tata Steel was the worst Sensex performer, followed by the State Bank of India, Dr. Reddy’s Laboaratories, and Kotak Mahindra Bank. HUL was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Asian Paints, Nestle India, and Bajaj Finance. About 728 shares have advanced, 2407 shares declined, and 117 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index cracked 6 percent while the FMCG index rose 2 percent. Bank Nifty fell 1.46%. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 2 percent each. India VIX soared 8.6% to closed at 14 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex tumbled 232 points at 55,398 levels and Nifty at 16,467 level, down 101 points

Friday, August 20, 2021
The Indian equities were hit today(20th August 2021) due to Worries that the US Federal Reserve could rein in vast stimulus measures this year, coupled with the rapid spread of the coronavirus Delta variant, signs of faltering Chinese economic growth, and the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan. The BSE Sensex index tumbled 232 points, or 0.42 percent, at 55,398 levels while the Nifty50 tested the 16,450-mark at 16,467 level, down 101 points. In the broader markets, both, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were down 1 percent each. Sectorally, all except the Nifty IT index (up 0.56 percent) were in the red, led by the Nifty Metal index (down 3 percent).

Closing Bell:Sensex down 163 points, Nifty at 16568.85

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 162.78 points or 0.29% at 55629.49, and the Nifty was down 45.80 points or 0.28% at 16568.80 amid weekly F&O expiry, aggravated by profit-booking in financial, metal, and select auto stocks, dragged benchmarks in the red on Wednesday. Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, Power Grid Corporation of India, IndusInd Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) were top BSE Sensex laggards. On the flip side, Ultratech Cement, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserv, Nestle India were top gainers. About 1037 shares have advanced, 2067 shares declined, and 110 shares are unchanged. the Nifty metal and bank indices fall 0.8 percent each, while buying was seen in the FMCG, pharma, and PSU Bank names. BSE midcap rose 0.26 percent and smallcap indices were down 0.18 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex rose 294 points to touch 56,086.50 and Nifty hit 16,692-mark, up over 70 points

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Today (18th August 2021) the S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 294 points to touch 56,086.50 in the first few minutes of trade, and the broader NSE Nifty50 benchmark climbed to as high as 16,691.95, up 77 points from its previous close. HDFC Bank, Ultratech Cement, HDFC, Asian Paints, and Nestle India lifted the headline indices to new highs on Wednesday. The BSE Sensex index scaled a new all-time high of 56,086.5, up 250 points or 0.5 percent. The Nifty50, on the other hand, hit the 16,692-mark, up over 70 points or 0.4 percent. In the broader markets, both, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up 0.3 percent each.

IT, FMCG stocks lift Sensex 210 pts up, Nifty tops 16,600

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Indian Benchmark indices turned sharply higher in the last hour of trade today(17th August 2021) amid strong gains in IT heavyweights, FMCGs, and HDFC stock. The frontline BSE barometer zoomed 210 points, or 0.4 percent, to end at 55,792 levels while the NSE's Nifty50 closed at 16,615-mark, up 52 points or 0.3 percent. In the intra-day deals, both the indices scaled new peaks of 55,855 and 16,628.5 levels, respectively. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index outperformed its small-cap and large-cap peers and advanced 0.7 percent. The BSE SmallCap index, meanwhile, was up 0.3 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty IT index hit a new lifetime high of 33,487 in the intra-day. It ended 2.6 percent higher at 33,415. On the downside, the Nifty Metal index skidded 2.5 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Volatile market;BSE Sensex up 45 points at 55,628 levels and Nifty at 16,572 level, up 9 points

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Indian equities were volatile today(17th August 2021) amid tepid gains in Asian markets and stretched valuations back home. The headline S&P BSE Sensex was up 45 points at 55,628 levels while the Nifty50 index was at 16,572 level, up 9 points. Both the indices hit new all-time highs of 55,688.5 and 16,591 levels, respectively. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indexes were mildly below the flatline. Sectorally, markets looked defensive with pharma and FMCG stocks in the green and cyclical like banks and auto in the red.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 145.29 points, Nifty at 16563.05

Monday, August 16, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 145.29 points or 0.26% at 55582.58, and the Nifty was up 33.90 points or 0.21% at 16563. Tata Steel was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Bajaj Finance, M&M, Bajaj Finserv, Reliance Industries, and HDFC. Maruti Suzuki was the worst-performing Sensex constituent followed by Bajaj Auto, Power Grid, Ultratech Cement, and State Bank of India. About 1146 shares have advanced, 2068 shares declined, and 136 shares are unchanged.only Nifty Metal, FMCG, and Financial Services witnessed buying and gained 1 percent while Nifty Media, PSU Bank, and Auto indices faced selling pressure. Volatility also surged as India VIX rose 3.6 percent to 13.45. The BSE Smallcap index lost 0.57 percent and the BSE Midcap index shed 0.18 percent.

Are we heading into second phase of bull market?

Friday, August 13, 2021
A very important trait of any bull market is that it should have a very good breadth. as of now large caps, midcaps, small-cap all have been doing well. Almost all sectors and even the biggest laggards are doing well and that is very positive. We are staring at two parallel markets. Nifty at an all-time high, blue sky. But there are dark clouds over mid and small-cap stocks. We just need to take a step back and understand the price action that has led up to this move. If you take the Covid bottom in March 2020, from there the small-cap index has been up 233% and the Nifty is up 116% or 118%. What has happened is that from the base, the small caps have outperformed the Nifty. If that is taken into perspective, it is very logical that at some point in time, the large caps need to catch up or the small caps need to rest. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 593 points, Nifty at 16529.10

Friday, August 13, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 593.31 points or 1.08% at 55,437.29, and the Nifty was up 164.70 points or 1.01% at 16,529.10 lifted benchmark indices to fresh all-time highs. Tata Consumer Products emerged as the top gainer, followed by TCS, LT, HCL Tech, Tata Steel, HDFC Bank, Bharti Airtel, Infosys, Wipro, HDFC, RIL, and ITC. Power Grid was the worst Sensex performer followed by Dr Reddy’s. IndusInd Bank, and Bajaj Finance. About 1412 shares have advanced, 1583 shares declined, and 81 shares are unchanged. Except for pharma, all other sectoral indices ended in the green with the IT index added 1 percent. The MidCap and SmallCap indices slipped 0.06 percent and 0.01 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:BSE Sensex claimed new record high of 55,138 and Nifty zoomed to 16,462

Friday, August 13, 2021
Indian equities hit fresh lifetime highs today(13th August 2021) despite subdued global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex claimed a new record high of 55,138 while the Nifty50 index zoomed to 16,462. Tata Consumer Products, Hindalco, TCS, Bajaj Auto, ITC, and BPCL were the top Nifty gainers In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap index were up 0.3 percent and 0.5 percent, respectively. Shares of Globus Spirits were locked in the upper circuit for the fifth straight trading day, up 5 percent at Rs 941, also its new high on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) today after the promoter and institutional investors bought a stake in the company through the open Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 300 points, Nifty at 16364.40

Thursday, August 12, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 318.05 points or 0.58% at 54843.98, and the Nifty was up 82.10 points or 0.50% at 16364.40 supported by the IT and PSU Banking names. Power Grid Corporation of India, ITC, M&M, Bajaj Finance, ICICI Bank, Bajaj-Auto, HDFC Bank were top Sensex gainers. Dr Reddy’s, Sun Pharma, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank were among the top index laggards. About 2314 shares have advanced, 816 shares declined, and 113 shares are unchanged. The Nifty IT index advanced nearly 2 percent on the NSE today while the PSU bank index added 1.3 percent. All other sectoral indices, barring the Nifty Pharma index down 1 percent, other indices gained up to 0.7 percent. The BSE MidCap index quoted 1.07 percent higher and the BSE SmallCap index was up 1.97 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 80 points at 54,600 levels and Nifty hovered around 16,312-mark, up 30 points

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Indian equities made a cautious start today(12th July 2021), after a roller-coaster session yesterday, on the back of gains in auto, metal, and PSU bank stocks. The BSE Sensex index was up 80 points at 54,600 levels while the Nifty50 hovered around 16,312-mark, up 30 points. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were trading higher, up 0.28 percent and 1 percent, respectively. Key companies like Ashok Leyland, Aurobindo Pharma, Eicher Motors, Hero MotoCorp, IRCTC, NMDC, Natco Pharma, Oil India, Page Industries, Power Finance, BPCL, and Tata Steel are slated to post their quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell: Market ends flat, Nifty at 16282.25

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was down 28.73 points or 0.05% at 54525.93, and the Nifty was up 2.20 points or 0.01% at 16282.30. Tata Steel was the top Sensex gainer, followed by NTPC, Power Grid, and Reliance Industries. On the other end of the table, Kotak Mahindra Bank was the top loser, followed by Bajaj Auto, Sun Pharma, and Nestle India. About 1007 shares have advanced, 2123 shares declined, and 131 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index was the top gainer, up 3.14 percent, the energy index rose over 1 percent, while the Nifty Pharma index was the top laggard, down 1.5 percent. The BSE SmallCap index, which was down over 3 percent at one point during the day, ended just 0.83 percent lower. The BSE MidCap index, on the other hand, closed 0.22 percent down.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 200 points, Nifty at 16280.10

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 151.81 points or 0.28% at 54554.66, and the Nifty was up 21.80 points or 0.13% at 16280.10 after falling from record-high levels on Tuesday. Kotak Mahindra Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Titan Company, Bajaj Finance, M&M, State Bank of India (SBI), IndusInd Bank were top Sensex gainers. Power Grid Corporation of India, Nestle India, Bajaj-Auto, HUL, ITC were top index losers. About 679 shares have advanced, 2401 shares declined, and 98 shares are unchanged. Barring the Nifty FMCG index, all the sectoral indices were trading in the green. Bank Nifty was up 0.58 percent at 36,238.80. Nifty Financial Services index gained 0.7 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices bled 1 percent and 2 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex up 260 points to trade at 54,662 levels and Nifty hovering above 16,300-mark, up 60 points

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Indian equities picked pace today(10th August 2021), amid mixed global signals, propelled by gains in consumer durables, bank, and realty stocks. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex added 260 points, or 0.48 percent, to trade at 54,662 levels while the Nifty50 index was hovering above the 16,300-mark, up 60 points. In the broader market space, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained up to 0.2 percent. More than 200 companies including Zomato, Coal India, Lupin, Power Grid Corporation of India, Ashoka Buildcon, Deepak Fertilisers, Eveready Industries, KIMS, Max Financial Services, Motherson Sumi Systems, and Whirlpool of India are slated to post their quarterly earnings today.

Five bank stocks that can rally up to 13% from current levels

Monday, August 9, 2021
Since April 2021 the NIFTY BANK index has faced resistance at higher levels and has been unable to cross 36,000 levels, as per the weekly setup. The recent momentum, however, has propelled Nifty Bank above the said resistance and there are chances that it can see 36,750 levels in the days ahead, as per the daily chart. The overall structure of weekly and daily charts suggests a positive rally that could see Nifty Bank surpass 37,000 levels and gain more ground. The immediate support comes at 35,500 levels. NIFTYBANK Likely target: 36,750 and 37,000 Upside potential: 2% to 2.50% Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 125 points, Nifty at 16258.25

Monday, August 9, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 125.13 points or 0.23% at 54402.85, and the Nifty was up 20.10 points or 0.12% at 16258.30 ended mildly higher following a volatile session on Monday. M&M, Tech Mahindra, Axis Bank, Bajaj Finserv, and IndusInd Bank were the top Nifty gainers. Tata Consumer Products, Coal India, Adani Ports, SBI Life Insurance, and Bharti Airtel were among the top losers. Sectorally, the Nifty Metal index dipped 2 percent, followed by the Nifty PSU Bank index down 1.6 percent. On the contrary, the Nifty Bank and IT indices added 0.4 percent each. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices declined nearly 1 percent each. India VIX, the volatility index, ended flat at 12.61 levels. The newly-listed Rolex Rings share price ended 6.60 percent down from the opening price, while 29.62 percent up from the issue price.

MARKET UPDATE: Volatile markets;Sensex was trading at 54,452 levels, up 174 points and Nifty was quoting at 16,285 levels, up 47 points

Monday, August 9, 2021
Indian equity markets were volatile today(9th August 2021) amid mixed global trends. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex was trading at 54,452 levels, up 174 points or 0.32 percent, in early deals while the Nifty50 was quoting at 16,285 levels, up 47 points. Tech M, HCL Tech, UltraTech Cement, Infosys, SBI, and IndusInd Bank were the top gainers. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index slipped 0.12 percent while the BSE SmallCap index added 0.3 percent. In the commodities market, gold slumped to the lowest since March as the prospect of higher rates makes bullion less attractive relative to other assets. Silver dropped to its lowest since November and crude oil extended last week's decline on concern the delta virus strain will hamper demand growth. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 215 points, Nifty at 16238.20

Friday, August 6, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 215.12 points or 0.39% at 54277.72, and the Nifty was down 56.40 points or 0.35% at 16238.20 as investors booked profit after the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy outcome. Reliance Industries was the top laggard, followed by Ultratech Cement, Tata Steel, HCL Technologies, and State Bank of India. On the other end, IndusInd Bank was the top gainer followed by Tech Mahindra, Bharti Airtel, and Maruti Suzuki India. About 1728 shares have advanced, 1400 shares declined, and 120 shares are unchanged. The metal, auto, and IT indices ended higher, while selling was seen in the pharma, FMCG, and infra names. The midcap and smallcap indices rose 0.2 percent each and ended in green

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex quoted at 54,600 levels, up 100 points and Nifty held 16,300-mark, up 7 points

Friday, August 6, 2021
As the RBI kept the monetary policy rate unchanged at 4 percent and continued with the "accommodative" policy stance, the BSE Sensex quoted at 54,600 levels, up 100 points while the Nifty50 held 16,300-mark, up 7 points. Sectorally, all but IT and pharma stocks were in the green. The Nifty PSU Bank and Auto indices were the top gainers, up 0.6 percent each. More than 100 companies are slated to post their numbers on Friday including M&M, Voltas, Ujjivan SFB, Tata Power, Torrent Power, SAIL, Hindalco, Indigo Paints, BEML, and BEL. Further, on Saturday Divis Labs, Bank of Baroda, Dodla Dairy, Indiabulls Real Estate, and VRL Logistics will release quarterly earnings.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 123 points, Nifty at 16294.60

Thursday, August 5, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 123.07 points or 0.23% at 54,492.84, and the Nifty was up 35.80 points or 0.22% at 16,294.60 amid buying in FMCG and IT stocks and supported by firm global trends. Bharti Airtel was the top Sensex gainer, followed by ITC, Tech Mahindra, and Tata Steel. SBI, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, and Bajaj Finance were the top laggards on Sensex. About 1036 shares have advanced, 1933 shares declined, and 101 shares are unchanged. Nifty PSU bank index shed 2 percent, while metal index rose 1 percent, and IT index was up 0.7 percent. The BSE MidCap added 0.10 percent but the BSE SmallCap index slipped 0.43 percent. India VIX fell 2.57%.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex declined 108 points,at 54,261 levels and Nifty dipped 45.5 points to quote at 16,214-mark

Thursday, August 5, 2021
Indian equities erased gains and slipped into the red amid profit-booking. The frontline BSE Sensex declined 108 points, or 0.2 percent, at 54,261 levels while the Nifty50 index dipped 45.5 points, or 0.28 percent, to quote at 16,214-mark. Both the indices hit new highs of 54,576.64 and 16,294.65 in morning deals. Sectorally, all expect the Nifty IT index was in the red led by banking and realty counters. Individually, shares of Vodafone Idea hit 15 percent lower circuit after Kumar Mangalam Birla stepped down as non-executive chairman of Vodafone Idea (Vi) after offering to give up his stake in the debt-ridden telecommunications (telecom) company. More than 100 companies, including Adani Power, NCC, GAIL, Tata Chemicals, Cipla, Quess Corp, Indiabulls Housing Finance, and Gujarat Gas are slated to post their results.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 546 points, Nifty at 16258.80

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 546.41 points or 1.02% at 54,369.77, and the Nifty was up 128 points or 0.79% at 16,258.80 hitting a fresh high for the third consecutive day on August 4 led by the banking names. HDFC, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, SBI, Axis Bank, and HDFC Bank were the top gainers. Titan, Nestle India, and Ultratech Cement were the worst Sensex performer. About 1073 shares have advanced, 2104 shares declined, and 113 shares are unchanged. Bank Nifty was up 2.33%. Except for banks, all the other sectoral indices ended in the red. both, The BSE Mid and SmallCap indices declined 1 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex zoomed 510 points to quote at 54,333 levels and Nifty at 16,270 levels, up 130 points

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Factors like ample liquidity, solid earnings by India Inc, and a conducive global mood fired up stocks on Dalal Street today(4th August 2021) with benchmarks claiming fresh record peaks for the second consecutive day. The frontline BSE Sensex zoomed 510 points to quote at 54,333 levels after hitting a new peak of 54,340.5-mark in early deals. Its NSE counterpart, on the other hand, traded at 16,270 levels, up 130 points. In the intra-day session, it hit a new peak of 16,271. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices also claimed new lifetime highs, adding 0.3 percent and 0.6 percent, respectively. About 70 companies, including State Bank of India, Titan Company, Godrej Consumer Products, HPCL, and PNB Housing Finance, that are slated to report their June quarterly result. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex rallies 873 points, Nifty at 16130.75

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed with a gain of 873 points, or 1.65 percent at 53,823.36 while the Nifty finished at 16,130.75, up 246 points, or 1.55 percent as solid buying in pharma, IT, FMCG, and financial stocks lifted benchmark indices to record highs on Tuesday. The Sensex hit its fresh all-time high of 53,887.98, while the Nifty made a fresh peak of 16,146.90 in intraday trade. RIL, Asian Paints, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Titan Company, TCS, Tech Mahindra, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finserv were among the top Sensex gainers. While Bajaj-Auto, Tata Steel, HCL Tech, NTPC, ICICI Bank were top index losers. Barring Nifty Media and Nifty Metal indices, all the sectoral indices were trading in the green. Nifty FMCG jumped 0.6 percent and Nifty IT index 0.5 percent. The BSE Mid- and SmallCap indices hit new peaks, advancing up to 0.5 percent, in intra-day trade.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex trading at 53,230 levels, up 280 points and Nifty hit fresh record peak of 15,975, up 90 points

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Indian equities rallied today(3rd August 2021), bucking weak Asian trend, amid gains in realty, FMCG, pharma, and IT stocks. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex was trading at 53,230 levels, up 280 points while the Nifty50 index hit a fresh record peak of 15,975, up 90 points. The index is only 25 points shy of the 16,000-mark. In the broader markets, too, the BSE Mid- and SmallCap indices hit new peaks, advancing up to 0.5 percent, in intra-day trade. about seventy companies are looking to release their quarterly earnings, including Adani Ports, Adani Enterprises, Bharti Airtel, Barbeque Nation, Dabur, Inox Leisure, and Tata Consumer Products. In regards to Airtel, analysts believe the company may report stable ARPU sequentially and nearly flat revenue growth. Further global cues will continue to sway market sentiments.

Closing Bell:Sensex up 363 points, Nifty at 15885.15

Monday, August 2, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 363.79 points or 0.69% at 52,950.63, and the Nifty was up 122.20 points or 0.78% at 15,885.20 led by the auto, realty, and oil & gas stocks. Titan was the top Sensex gainer, followed by M&M, Axis Bank, Reliance Industries, and IndusInd Bank. Tata Steel, Power Grid, Tech Mahindra, and NTPC were the worst-performing stocks. About 2007 shares have advanced, 1071 shares declined, and 136 shares are unchanged. All the indices ended in the green, led by the Nifty Realty index up 5 percent, followed by the Nifty Auto index, up 1.4 percent. Both, the BSE MidCap and SamllCap indices hit record highs of 23,342 and 27,106, respectively. India VIX was up 1%.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 66 points, Nifty at 15763.05

Friday, July 30, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 66.23 points or 0.13% at 52586.84, and the Nifty was down 15.50 points or 0.10% at 15763 as domestic equities witnessed sharp profit booking in the fag end of the session as European stocks slipped in early trade and US stock futures hinted at a muted start on Wall Street later today. Sun Pharma, TechMahindra, Cipla, Shree Cements, and Adani Ports were the top Nifty gainers. Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India, Bajaj Finserv, and Tata Steel were the top index drags. About 1808 shares have advanced, 1352 shares declined, and 126 shares are unchanged. Bank Nifty was down 0.31%, the pharma index added 3.6 percent, while the auto index rose nearly 1 percent. However, some selling was seen in the metal and financial names. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices zoomed 0.52 percent and 0.69 percent, respectively. India VIX was down 1.16%.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex advanced 40 points to trade at 52,693 levels and Nifty held above 15,750-mark down 2 points

Friday, July 30, 2021
In Indian markets the S&P BSE Sensex advanced 40 points, or 0.04 percent, to trade at 52,693 levels in early deals today(30th July 2021)led by Tech Mahindra (up 6 percent), HCL Tech, Power Grid, HDFC, and TCS. NSE's Nifty50, meanwhile, held above 15,750-mark at 15,776 levels, down 2 points. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were trading in the red. Globally, selling resumed in Asian markets as risks of China crackdown still loomed. Japan's Topix index shed 1 percent, Hong Kong Hang Seng tanked 1.4 percent and China's Shanghai Composite index lost 0.8 percent. At the same time, Nasdaq and S&P futures were down 1.3 percent and 0.8 percent, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 209 points, Nifty at 15778.45

Thursday, July 29, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 209.36 points or 0.40% at 52653.07, and the Nifty was up 69.10 points or 0.44% at 15778.50 led by IT, metal, financial stocks. Tata Steel shares were the top gainer followed by Bajaj Finserv, State Bank of India (SBI), HCL Tech, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Finance, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Infosys. On the flip side, Maruti Suzuki, Power Grid Corporation of India, Bajaj-Auto, ITC, Dr. Reddy’s, HUL, Axis Bank were among the top losers. About 1781 shares have advanced, 1170 shares declined, and 109 shares are unchanged. The metal index gained 5, while IT, PSU Bank, and realty indices rose 1-3 percent. However, the FMCG index was down 1 percent. The BSE Mid- and SmallCap indices, too, added 0.39 percent and 0.90 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE: Indian markets resumed their uptrend; Sensex gained 238 points, to quote at 52,681 and Nifty at 15,780 levels, up 81 points

Thursday, July 29, 2021
Indian markets resumed their uptrend today (29th July 2021) after three days of a selloff as global mood stabilised post favourable US Fed meet outcome. Besides, reports that the Chinese Securities regulator has stepped in to assuage investor concerns over tech crackdown supported sentiment. The S&P BSE Sensex gained 238 points, or 0.45 percent, to quote at 52,681. levels in early deals, led by HCL Tech, Bharti Airtel, Tech M, Asian Paints, and Titan.It's NSE counterpart Nifty 50, meanwhile, held above the 15,750-mark at 15,780 levels, up 81 points. The BSE Mid- and SmallCap indices too added 0.54 percent and 0.65 percent, respectively. More than 90 companies, including Tech Mahindra, TVS Motors, Future Retail, Lauras Labs, PVR, Raymond, Stove Kraft, and Union Bank will announce their quarterly numbers today.

Sensex falls for third day; what frightens investors on D-Street?

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
In across-the-board selling by the investors, the benchmark indices tumbled for a third day while volatility shot up ahead of the US Federal Reserve outcome later today and Thursday's July F&O expiry. Overall, the BSE barometer Sensex gave up the 52,000 marks as it cracked 776 points to day's low of 51,803. NSE's Nifty50 tumbled over 200 points to 15,513. Index heavyweights HDFC twins, Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, and Infosys were among the top Sensex drags. Select counters like IndusInd Bank, HUL, and Titan held their ground. Investors, meanwhile, turned poorer by nearly Rs 3 trillion. Today's (27th July 2021) fall is due mainly to a regulatory crackdown by the Chinese government. Investors worried whether the selloff in Chinese tech stocks would spread to other segments. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 135 points, Nifty at 15709.40

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 135.05 points or 0.26% at 52,443.71, and the Nifty was down 37.10 points or 0.24% at 15,709.40. Kotak Mahindra Bank, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), HDFC Bank, NTPC, RIL were among top Sensex laggards. On the flip side, Bharti Airtel surged over 5 percent, followed by Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finserv, ICICI Bank, Infosys among others. About 1299 shares have advanced, 1682 shares declined, and 90 shares are unchanged. Except for the Nifty Metal up 1.12 percent and IT up 0.21 percent, indices ended in the red with the Nifty PSB Index sliding nearly 2 percent. Nifty Auto, energy, and pharma sectors. too witnessed heavy selling and was down nearly 1 percent.The BSE SmallCap index underperformed the headline indices and slipped 0.45 percent. Meanwhile, BSE Midcap ended unchanged.

MARKET UPDATE: Weak global cues drag Sensex lower. All sectoral indices in red

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Bears tightened their grip on the Indian markets as nervousness in the global markets amid China's tech crackdown and ahead of the US Federal Reserve nudged investors to book profits. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex declined 515 points to trade at 52,067 levels. The Nifty50, on the other hand, gave up 15,600-mark and was at 15,592, down 154 points. Broader indices fell in line with the benchmarks as well. Globally, most Asian indices tracked a weak Wall Street finish to open in the red. Japan's Topix index fell 0.5 percent and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.1 percent although Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 1.45 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 123 points, Nifty at 15824.45

Monday, July 26, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 123.53 points or 0.23% at 52852.27, and the Nifty was down 31.50 points or 0.20% at 15824.50.ITC, Tata Steel, Titan, and Reliance Industries were the top gainers on Sensex. SBI, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC were among the top drags. About 1791 shares have advanced, 1488 shares declined, and 151 shares are unchanged. Nifty Energy index gained 1 percent while bank, auto, and PSU Bank indices ended lower. However, some buying was seen on the metal, pharma, and IT names. Bank Nifty closed 0.24% lower. India VIX jumped 5.87%. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices adding 0.06 percent and 0.34 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex slipped 85 points at 52,752 levels and Nifty tested 15,750-mark, down 49 points

Friday, July 23, 2021
Indian equity markets erased gains and traded 0.3 percent lower in morning deals today(23rd July 2021). After a positive start, the S&P BSE Sensex slipped 85 points at 52,752 levels while the broader Nifty50 tested 15,750-mark, down 49 points. The broader markets, meanwhile, were mixed. Sectorally, all except the Nifty IT and Pharma indices were in the red, led by the Nifty Realty and Bank indices, down 0.5 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively. Forty-one companies, including RIL, JSW Steel, SBI Card, YES Bank, and Federal Bank will report their quarterly numbers today. Analysts expect improvement in RIL's energy margins on the back of a pickup in global demand to support the consolidated performance of Reliance Industries in the first quarter. However, the gains are also expected to be offset by the challenges in the retail and petrochemicals businesses, and a flattish show in telecom.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains, 639 points, Nifty at 15824.05

Thursday, July 22, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 638.70 points or 1.22% at 52,837.21, and the Nifty was up 191.90 points or 1.23% at 15,824 on the back of positive global cues. Tech Mahindra was the top gainer followed by Bajaj Finance, Bharti Airtel, and Bajaj Finserv. Only HUL, Bajaj Auto, Asian Paints, and Mahindra & Mahindra closed with losses. About 2131 shares have advanced, 1054 shares declined, and 128 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index added over 3 percent on the NSE, trailed by the Nifty IT and Realty indices, up around 2 percent each. Except for FMCG, all other sectoral indices ended in the green.BSE midcap and smallcap indices rose 1.5 percent each. India VIX closed 10% lower.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex was at 52,619 levels, up 420 points, and Niftyhovering around 15,750-mark, rising 124 points

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Indian markets started gap-up today(22nd July 2021) amid broad-based buying, bolstered by strong gains in global markets. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex was at 52,619 levels in early deals, up 420 points, while the Nifty50 index was hovering around 15,750-mark, rising 124 points. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.9 percent in global markets, South Korea’s Kospi index increased 0.9 percent while Japan was closed for a holiday. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures also traded firm. Forty-four companies including Hindustan Unilever, Bajaj Auto, Ultratech Cement, Biocon, Hindustan Zinc, IIFL Securities, IndiaMART InterMESH, and Wockhardt will release their quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 354 points, Nifty at 15632.10

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 354.89 points or 0.68% at 52198.51, and the Nifty was down 120.30 points or 0.76% at 15632.10 for the third consecutive session in July 20 dragged by the metal, realty, and financial names. Asian Paints was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Ultratech Cement, Bajaj Auto, HUL, Nestle India, Maruti, TCS, Infosys, and Bajaj Finserv. On the other hand, IndusInd Bank was the worst Sensex performer, followed by Tata Steel, and Bharti Airtel. About 1109 shares have advanced, 2056 shares declined, and 107 shares are unchanged. Among sectors, except FMCG all other indices ended lower. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices fell over 1 percent each. India VIX gained 4.18%.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex quoted at 52,351 levels, down 202 points and Nifty at 15,715, down 37 points

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Indian equity markets opened lower for the second straight day today(20th July 2021) as investors turned pessimists over the rising Delta variant of Covid-19 cases globally, fear of possible lockdown, and the impact of rising inflation on economic recovery. The S&P BSE Sensex quoted at 52,351 levels in early deals, down 202 points while the Nifty was at 15,715, down 37 points. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were mixed. In global markets, equities fell in Japan, Australia, and South Korea on Tuesday but the drops were orderly. Japan’s Topix index fell 1%, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.9% and South Korea’s Kospi index fell lost 0.4%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures, meanwhile, gained 0.4% each. Thirty-three companies, including Asian Paints, Bajaj Finance, Crisil, and Network 18 are slated to post their June quarter results today.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 586 points, Nifty at 15752.40

Monday, July 19, 2021
At close, Sensex was 587 points, or 1.10 percent, down at 52,553.40 while the Nifty settled 171 points, or 1.07 percent, lower at 15,752.40 as potential third waves in the US and the UK, and a spike in coronavirus cases in Japan and Australia despite lockdown-like restrictions, stalled growth rally.HDFC Bank was the top loser followed by IndusInd Bank and Axis Bank. NTPC was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Nestle India, Dr. Reddy’s, Sun Pharma, ITC, and Ultratech Cement. The Nifty Bank index declined over 2 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 0.58 percent and 0.31 percent, respectively. India VIX closed 8% higher.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex declined 360 points to trade at 52,781 levels and Nifty started with a 100-pts cut at 15,823

Monday, July 19, 2021
Due to concerns about the impact of elevated inflation and Covid-19 outbreaks on economic prospects weighs on sentiment, Dalal Street clocked a gap-down start today(19th July 2021). The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex declined 360 points in early deals to trade at 52,781 levels while the Nifty50 started with a 100-pts cut at 15,823. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices slipped 0.4 percent and 0.3 percent in the broader market, respectively. All the key sectoral indices were in the red. The Nifty Bank index was the top loser, down 1.5 percent. Twenty-five companies including ACC, HCL Technologies, HDFC Life, Indian Bank, and Mastek are slated to post their June quarter numbers today. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex down 19 points, Nifty at 15923.40

Friday, July 16, 2021
At Close Sensex closed 19 points, or 0.04 percent, lower at 53,140.06 while the Nifty finished flat at 15,923.40.ITC, Asian Paints, RIL, Sun Pharma, Bharti Airtel, Power Grid Corporation of India, Tata Steel, HDFC were among the top index gainers. On the flip side, Larsen & Toubro, Infosys, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra, Maruti were top index draggers. Nifty Bank index was down 0.20 percent, and Nifty IT was flat with a negative bias. Nifty Pharma, and Nifty reality, however, was up nearly one percent and the Nifty Metal index gained half a percent. The mid-and small-cap indices meanwhile, outperformed and ended over 0.4 percent higher each

Sensex hits record high; IT stocks extend rally

Thursday, July 15, 2021
Market bulls lifted indices to fresh record highs today(15th July 2021) as investors bought realty and IT stocks. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex index ended at a new closing peak of 53,159 levels, up 255 points or 0.48 percent while the Nifty50 index shut shop at 15,924-mark, up 74 points or 0.47 percent. The reassurance by the US Fed to keep interest rates near zero uplifted morale. IT stocks continued to be in demand while auto stocks saw profit booking. IT results out so far including that of majors like TCS NSE -0.36 % and Infosys NSE 0.25 % indicate a strong order pipeline, emboldening the companies to raise their revenue guidance to 14 to 17 percent. This augurs well for the industry and can invite further, said analysts. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 255 points, Nifty at 15924.20

Thursday, July 15, 2021
At Close, the Sensex closed 255 points, or 0.48 percent, higher at 53,158.85 while the Nifty settled with a gain of 70 points, or 0.44 percent, and hits fresh closing high at 15,924.20.L&T, HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra, HDFC Bank, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Infosys, RIL, HUL were among top Sensex gainers. Titan Company, Mahindra and Mahindra, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Asian Paints, ITC, Maruti were top index laggards. Nifty Realty emerged as the top sectoral gainer, closing 4.20 percent higher, followed by Nifty IT which rose 1.29 percent. Nifty Auto down 0.40 percent, media down 0.35 percent, PSU bank down 0.33 percent, and pharma down 0.27 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.3 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 134 points, Nifty at 15853.95

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
The BSE Sensex closed the day at 52,904.05, up 134 points or 0.25 percent while the Nifty settled 42 points, or 0.26 percent, up at 15,853.95. Tech Mahindra Infosys, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), and HCL Tech were among the top Sensex gainers while Maruti Suzuki, Hindustan Unilever, Nestle India, and Reliance Industries were the top index laggards. The Nifty IT index was the best sectoral index today, up 3 percent on the NSE. Barring Nifty IT, Nifty Media, Nifty Metal, and Nifty Pharma, all the sectoral indices closed in the red. Bank Nifty ended flat with a negative bias. India VIX closed in the red. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.21 percent and 0.45 percent, respectively. Zomato has subscribed 57 percent till 3:30 PM on the first day of the issue.

Banks, financials lift Sensex nearly 400 points

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Bulls were in control today and market breadth was buoyant. Expectations of a good quarter for Textile exporters aided by a weak rupee kept several companies in this space buzzing through the day. Profit booking in several Largecaps & High-Quality Midcaps was witnessed. The 30-share pack Sensex climbed 397.04 points or 0.76 percent to close at 52,769.73. Its broader peer NSE Nifty rose 119.75 points or 0.76 percent to 15,812.35. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 397 points, Nifty at 15812.35

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
At Close, the BSE Sensex closed 397 points, or 0.76 percent, higher at 52,769.73 while the Nifty ended with a gain of 120 points, or 0.76 percent, at 15,812.35 lifted primarily by financial stocks. Besides, better-than-expected Chinese export data, which pushed global stocks to record high, further lent support to the markets.ICICI Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Axis Bank, Sun Pharmaceuticals, NTPC, Mahindra & Mahindra, and HDFC Bank were among the top index gainers. On the flip side, HCL Tech, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Maruti Suzuki, Tech Mahindra, HUL, TCS, and Infosys were among the top laggards. The BSE MidCap index ended flat while the BSE SmallCap index advanced 0.4 percent. Barring Nifty FMCG, IT, and Media, all the sectoral indices ended in the green. Nifty Bank index gained 1.4 percent while Nifty Financial Services gained 1.5 per cent.

MARKET UPDATE: Sensex gained 237 points to quote at 52,609 levels and Nifty held above the 15,750-mark, up 78 points

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Indian markets opened with modest gains today(13th July 2021) amid across-the-board buying. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex gained 237 points, or 0.45 percent, in early deals to quote at 52,609 levels. The Nifty50, on the other hand, held above the 15,750-mark, up 78 points. ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, L&T, HDFC, and Tata Steel were the top gainers on the 30-share barometer while Tech M, HCL Tech, Bajaj Finserv, and Infosys slipped the most. Sectorally, the Nifty Realty index was leading with the most gains on the NSE. In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rallied 0.35 percent and 0.65 percent, respectively. Among these, the SmallCap index hit a fresh record high of 26,263 in the intra-day trade. Eight companies including Mindtree, Tata Metaliks, Deccan Health Care, Shree Ganesh Remedies, and WS Industries will release quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell:Sensex ends flat, Nifty at 15692.60

Monday, July 12, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 13.50 points or 0.03% at 52372.69, and the Nifty was up 2.80 points or 0.02% at 15692.60 ends 327 pts down from the day’s high. UltraTech Cement, ICICI Bank, Maruti Suzuki, State Bank of India (SBI), Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank among the top index gainers. Bajaj Finserv, HDFC Banka, and Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) were top Sensex laggards. About 1889 shares have advanced, 1163 shares declined, and 149 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Realty index zoomed 3.6 percent on the NSE while the Nifty IT index slipped 0.4 percent. Nifty Auto indices ended in the green.The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rallying 0.40 percent and 0.75 percent, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 183 points, Nifty at 15689.80

Friday, July 9, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 182.75 points or 0.35% at 52,386.19, and the Nifty was down 38.10 points or 0.24% at 15,689.80. Tata Steel was the top gainer, followed by Bajaj Auto, Bharti Airtel, and NTPC. On the other hand, Bajaj Auto was the top loser followed by TCS, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, and Reliance Industries. About 1693 shares have advanced, 1252 shares declined, and 107 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Private Bank index was the biggest drag, down 0.6 percent. On the upside, the Nifty Realty index zoomed 2.4 percent and metal 2 percent. BSE midcap and smallcap indices rose 0.4-0.6 percent. India VIX slipped 4%.

Global sell-off, slowing growth drag Sensex 480 pts lower; Nifty ends below 15,750

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Mainly due to slowing growth and sinking Dow futures ahead of US market opening benchmark indices ended the day deep in the red today(8th July 2021), dragged by banks and metal stocks. The move was volatile as profit booking near all-time high levels continued. Fitch, meanwhile, cut India’s FY22 GDP growth forecast to 10 percent but sees revival if vaccination is rapid. Anxiety that the spread of Covid-19 variants could upend growth going forward, back-pedaled reflation trades in global markets. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex ended 486 points down at 52,569 levels while the broader Nifty50 defended the psychological zone of 15,700 to end at 15,728 level, down 152 points. The BSE MidCap and BSE SmallCap indices slipped 0.37 percent and 0.09 percent in the broader markets, respectively. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 485 points, Nifty at 15727.90

Thursday, July 8, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 485.82 points or 0.92% at 52568.94, and the Nifty was down 151.80 points or 0.96% at 15727.90. Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, and HDFC Bank were the top losers in the Sensex pack. Tech Mahindra was the top gainer followed by Bajaj Auto, Power Grid, HCL Technologies, and IndusInd Bank.About 1277 shares have advanced, 1648 shares declined, and 112 shares are The nifty Metal index fell 2.19%, the Nifty PSU Bank index closed 1.96% lower and Nifty Bank ended 1.39% in the red. Only the Nifty IT index ended in the green-up 0.05 percent. The BSE MidCap and BSE SmallCap indices slipped 0.37 percent and 0.09 percent, respectively. India VIX rose 11%.unchanged.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 193 points, Nifty at 15879.65

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 193.58 points or 0.37% at 53054.76, and the Nifty was up 61.40 points or 0.39% at 15879.70. Tata Steel, Bajaj Finserv, and HDFC were the top gainers on Sensex. Titan, Maruti Suzuki India, and Reliance Industries were the top laggards. About 1737 shares have advanced, 1372 shares declined, and 136 shares are unchanged. The reality and metal indices rose 2 percent each. All other key sectoral indices gained up to 0.6 percent each, except the Nifty Auto index, which slipped 0.07 percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rallied 0.58 percent and 0.38 percent, respectively. India VIX closed 0.50 percent lower

Closing Bell:Sensex ends flat, Nifty at 15818.25

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was down 18.82 points or 0.04% at 52861.18, and the Nifty was down 16.10 points or 0.10% at 15818.30. UltraTech Cement, HDFC Bank, and Bajaj Finance were the top gainers on Sensex while Tech Mahindra, TCS, Maruti Suzuki India, Tata Motors, and Reliance Industries were among the drags. About 1557 shares have advanced, 1624 shares declined, and 121 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Bank was the top-performing index, up 0.9 percent, trailed by the Nifty Financial Services index, up 0.8 percent. Nifty Media and Nifty private bank index closed with gains. On the flip side, the Nifty Auto was the biggest loser, down 1.8 percent. The BSE MidCap index settled 0.12 percent higher while the BSE SmallCap index closed 0.26 percent lower.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 395 points, Nifty at 15834.35

Monday, July 5, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was up 395.33 points or 0.75% at 52,880, and the Nifty was up 112.20 points or 0.71% at 15,834.40 as bulls asserted control on Dalal Street. State Bank of India was the top index gainer, followed by Tata Steel, Bajaj Finserv, and Larsen & Toubro. Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, HCL Technologies, Titan, and Bharti Airtel were the only Sensex constituents to close in Red. All, except the IT and Pharma indices, ended in the green. Of these, the Nifty Realty index was the top gainer, up nearly 3 percent. The BSE SmallCap index gained 0.87 percent and the BSE Midcap index gained 0.35 percent higher.India VIX ended in the red.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 166 points, Nifty at 15722.20

Friday, July 2, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 166.07 points or 0.32% at 52484.67, and the Nifty was up 42.20 points or 0.27% at 15722.20. Reliance Industries and ICICI Bank were the top gainers on BSE Sensex, followed by the State Bank of India, HDFC, and Mahindra & Mahindra. Tata Steel, Power Grid, and Asian Paints were the top laggards. About 1874 shares have advanced, 1279 shares declined, and 120 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Pharma index was the top gainer, up 0.6 percent, followed by the Nifty Bank index, up 0.4 percent. Conversely, the Nifty Metal index was the top sectoral loser on the NSE, down 1.5 percent.BSE midcap ended flat, while smallcap index added 1 percent. India VIX dived 6%.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 164 points, Nifty at 15680.00

Thursday, July 1, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 164.11 points or 0.31% at 52318.60, and the Nifty was down 41.50 points or 0.26% at 15680 as new Delta and Delta plus variants of novel coronavirus push Covid-19 cases higher across the globe. Bajaj Finserv, Infosys, UltraTech Cement, Tech Mahindra, IndusInd Bank, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), HDFC Bank, Bharti Airtel, TCS were among the top index draggers. While Dr. Reddy’s Lab, Bajaj-Auto, Sun Pharma, Asian Paints, Maruti Suzuki, Titan Company, SBI were Sensex gainers. About 1632 shares have advanced, 1516 shares declined, and 118 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Auto index and Nifty Pharma ended 0.8 percent higher, PSU Bank ended in the green, WhileNifty Bank fell 0.25 percent. Selling was seen in the energy, bank, metal, infra, and IT names. The BSE MidCap index dipped 0.19 percent. However, the BSE SmallCap index added 0.32 percent.

Mid-, Smallcaps outperform in first half of 2021

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Mid- and small-cap indices have outperformed the S&P BSE Sensex and the Nifty50 in the first half of the calendar year 2021 (H1-CY21) by rallying 26 percent and 39 percent, respectively. The trend, analysts believe, is likely to continue in H2-CY21 as well. The outperformance in H1-CY21 comes on the back of improved earnings and strong inflows from the foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in Indian equities. However, good monsoon so far, gradual opening up of the economy, and the pick-up in the pace of vaccination provides support to the market. Another key mover of these two segments over the past few months has been retail investors, who according to analysts, have flocked to these two market segments after tasting success with their investments in 2020. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 189 points, Nifty at 15748.45

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was down 185.93 points or 0.35% at 52,549.66, and the Nifty was down 66.20 points or 0.42% at 15,748.50. Power Grid Corporation of India, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Nestle India, IndusInd Bank, Asian Paints, RIL, Titan were among top Sensex gainers. On the flip side, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj-Auto, Mahindra & Mahindra, SBI, Axis Bank were among the top index losers. About 1440 shares have advanced, 1536 shares declined, and 87 shares are unchanged. The Nifty PSU Bank, Auto, Metal, and PSB index slipped between 1 percent and 1.5 percent on the NSE While the Nifty FMCG index and Nifty Pharma gained half a percent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices closed 0.42 per cent and 0.07 percent lower, respectively

Closing Bell: Sensex down 189 points, Nifty at 15814.70

Monday, June 28, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 189.45 points or 0.36% at 52735.59, and the Nifty was down 45.70 points or 0.29% at 15814.70 even as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced relief measures for an economy, battered by the second wave of Covid-19, and which is bracing for a possible third wave. Asian Paints, Housing Development Finance Ltd (HDFC), State Bank of India, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), NTPC were among the top Sensex gainers. Maruti Suzuki, TCS, Larsen & Toubro, Bajaj-Auto, Mahindra & Mahindra, Infosys, HCL Tech, Bharti Airtel were top index laggards. About 1826 shares have advanced, 1420 shares declined, and 147 shares are unchanged. Barring Nifty IT and Nifty Media indices, all the Nifty sectoral indices were trading in the green, lead by gains in Nifty PSU Bank and Nifty Metal which gained 1-2 percent. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices up 0.4 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex traded flat around the 53,000-mark and Nifty topped the 15,900-mark

Monday, June 28, 2021
The markets in India traded flat with a positive bias in early deals today (28th June 2021)amid cautious trade in Asian markets. The S&P BSE Sensex traded around the 53,000-mark and the Nifty50 index topped the 15,900-mark. Dr. Reddy's, NTPC, and Asian Paints were the top Sensex gainers, while Titan and TCS were the top drags. Majority of the Nifty sectoral indices traded in the green, led by the Nifty PSU Bank index, up 1.8 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up 0.1 percent and 0.4 percent in the broader markets, respectively. Dodla Dairy and Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences will list on the bourses today The two IPOs that ran between June 16-18 were subscribed 46 times and 4 times, respectively. Around 300 companies are slated to post their quarterly numbers today including NALCO, Future Lifestyle, Zee Media, GIC Housing Finance, and NLC India. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 226 points, Nifty at 15860.35

Friday, June 25, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was up 226.04 points or 0.43% at 52925.04, and the Nifty was up 69.90 points or 0.44% at 15860.40 as hefty buying in metals, financials, and pharma sectors lifted indices for the second day. Tata Steel was the best performing stock on BSE Sensex followed by SBI, Axis Bank, and ICICI Bank. while top losers included Reliance Industries, Titan Company, NTPC, HUL, and Asian Paints. About 1737 shares have advanced, 1393 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index zoomed 2.5 percent. Nifty Bank, Private Bank, Pharma, and auto indices, rose between 0.7 percent and 1.6 percent. While Nifty FMCG, down 0.66%.The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices advanced 1 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 84 points at 52,780 levels and Nifty hovered around the 15,830-zone

Friday, June 25, 2021
The benchmark indices in India traded flat with a positive bias today(25th June 2021), although heavyweight Reliance Industries being the top drag. The S&P BSE Sensex was up 84 points at 52,780 levels and the Nifty50 index hovered around the 15,830-zone. Tata Steel, Tech Mahindra, and HCL Tech were the top Sensex gainers, while Reliance Industries (down 2%) was the top laggard. The majority of the Nifty sectoral indices traded in the green, led by Nifty Metal, were up 1.9 percent. One hundred and ninety-two companies, including Antony Waste Handling Cell, Finolex Industries, Indraprastha Gas, JSW Energy, and RailTel Corporation of India, are scheduled to release quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 392.92 points Nifty at 15790.45

Thursday, June 24, 2021
At Close, Sensex ended up 392.92 points or 0.75% at 52699.00, and the Nifty jumped 103.50 points or 0.66% at 15790.50 led by Nifty IT. Infosys, TCS, and Tech Mahindra were the top Sensex gainer. While RIL, Bharti Airtel Power Grid Corporation and HDFC were the top laggards. About 1415 shares have advanced, 1717 shares declined, and 135 shares are unchanged. The Nifty sectoral indices were mixed, with the Nifty IT index, up 2.79 percent, leading the gainers, while the Nifty PSU Bank index, down 1.4 percent, bled the most. Bank Nifty ended in the green. Nifty Media and Nifty Pharma closed in the red. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ending 0.51 and 0.22 percent lower, respectively. India VIX closed 1% lower.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 282 points, Nifty at 15686.95

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 282.63 points or 0.54% at 52306.08, and the Nifty was down 85.80 points or 0.54% at 15687 as investors booked profits at higher levels. Maruti Suzuki India was the top gainer followed by Titan Company and Bajaj Finserv. Larsen & Toubro, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Tata Steel, and HDFC were the worst performers. About 1335 shares have advanced, 1629 shares declined, and 116 shares are unchanged. Except for the auto segment, all other sectoral indices settled the session in the red with the Nifty Metal 1 percent and IT 0.87 percent indices nursing the steepest losses. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices 0.26 percent and 0.43 percent lower, respectively. India VIX surged 4%

Closing Bell: Sensex up 14 points, Nifty at 15772.75

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 14.25 points or 0.03% at 52588.71, and the Nifty was up 26.30 points or 0.17% at 15772.80 as investors booked profit on Tuesday ahead of testimony from US Fed Chair Jerome Powell later in the day. Maruti Suzuki India was the top gainer followed by Ultratech Cement, Larsen & Toubro, and TCS. On the downside, Asian Paints, Bajaj Finance, HUL, Nestle India, Sun Pharma, Kotak Bank, Tech M, and IndusInd Bank underperformed the index. About 1839 shares have advanced, 1136 shares declined, and 97 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Auto index was the best performing index, up 1.4 percent. The Nifty Bank and Realty indices, on the other hand, slipped 0.3 percent each. The small-cap stocks gained 0.83 percent higher, While the BSE MidCap index closed 0.33 percent up. India VIX, the volatility index closed 2% lower.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 230 points, Nifty at 15746.50

Monday, June 21, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed the day 230 points, or 0.44 percent, higher at 52,574.46 while the Nifty settled with a gain of 63 points, or 0.40 percent, at 15,746.50 reversing the steep losses logged in the morning, amid board-based buying. NTPC, Titan Company, and State Bank of India closed as the top index performers while Tech Mahindra, Maruti, and TCS were the worst performers. The Nifty PSU Bank index ended 4 percent higher amid reports that the two financial institutions might be privatized. The Nifty Realty index was up 2 percent and the Nifty Metal, Private Bank, Bank, and FMCG indices gained up to 1 percent each. On the contrary, the Nifty IT and Auto indices slipped 0.2 percent and 0.36 percent, respectively. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.8 percent each. India VIX ended flat.

Closing Bell:Sensex up 21 points, Nifty at 15683.35

Friday, June 18, 2021
At Close, the Sensex was up 21.12 points or 0.04% at 52344.45, and the Nifty was down 8.00 points or 0.05% at 15683.40, zooms 743 pts from the day’s low. HUL, Bajaj-Auto, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finserv, HDFC Bank, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, RIL, Titan Company were top Sensex gainers. About 1182 shares have advanced, 1964 shares declined, and 126 shares are unchanged. On the flip side, ONGC, NTPC, Power Grid Corporation of India, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Nestle India, SBI were top index losers. The Nifty PSU Bank declined nearly 2 percent while the Nifty Auto, Metal, and Realty indices slipped up to 1 percent each. On the upside, the Nifty FMCG index ended 0.29 percent higher. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices closed 0.70 percent and 0.89 percent down, respectively.

Sensex slips 179 pts as hawkish US Fed tone hits D-Street

Thursday, June 17, 2021
A hawkish tone by the US Federal Reserve crushed equities across the globe today(17th June 2021) as investors feared global central banks may hike rates sooner than expected. US Treasury yields gained overnight and the dollar strengthened against the rupee to its highest level in six weeks, hammering equity prices on Dalal Street. This comes on the day of the weekly F&O expiry, adding to the overall volatility. A mild recovery post a gap-down start quickly dismantled during the last hour of the session as market participants offloaded metal and rate-sensitive counters. The frontline S&P BSE Sensex ended at 52,323 levels, down 179 points or 0.34 percent. On the NSE, the Nifty50 index breached below its immediate support of 15,650 and hit a low of 15,616. It recovered marginally to end at 15,691 levels, down 76 points or 0.48 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 179 points, Nifty at 15691.40

Thursday, June 17, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 178.65 points or 0.34% at 52323.33, and the Nifty was down 76.10 points or 0.48% at 15691.40 amid weak global cues after US Fed signaled higher rates in 2023 in its policy outcome on Wednesday. IndusInd Bank, NTPC, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Maruti Suzuki, Axis Bank, Bajaj-Auto, Bharti Airtel, HDFC Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), were top index losers. On the flip side, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), UltraTech Cement, Infosys, Asian Paints, Tech Mahindra, RIL, HCL Tech were index gainers. About 1347 shares have advanced, 1784 shares declined, and 149 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index slipped 2 percent, followed by the Nifty Realty index down1.6 percent and the Nifty PSB and Auto indices around 1.5 percent each. The Nifty FMCG and IT indices, on the other hand, gained 0.14 percent and 0.57 percent, respectively. The BSE MidCap index cracked 1.3 percent while the BSE SmallCap index slipped 0.58 percent.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 271 points, Nifty at 15767.55

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
At Close, The BSE Sensex index fell 271 points, or 0.51 percent, to close at 52,501.98 while the Nifty ended 102 points, or 0.64 percent, lower at 15,767.55.The top BSE Sensex laggards were Power Grid Corporation of India, IndusInd Bank, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), L&T, and UltraTech Cement, among others. On the flip side, stocks of Nestle India, ONGC, NTPC, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), Infosys, ITC, and TCS were the top gainers.The Nifty Metal index skidded 3 percent, the Nifty PSU Bank and Realty indices dropped over 1 percent each.BSE Basic Materials, energy, industrials, telecom, capital goods, consumer durables, power, and realty indices fell over a percent each. On the contrary, the Nifty FMCG and IT indices gained 0.5 percent and 0.25 percent, respectively. The BSE MidCap index slipped 0.95 percent while the BSE SmallCap index dipped 0.68 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex traded 100 points down at 52,690 levels and Nifty slipped below the 15,850-mark

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
The Indian benchmark indices edged lower in early deals today(16th June 2021), amid weakness in financials and pharma stocks. The S&P BSE Sensex traded 100 points down at 52,690 levels and the broader Nifty50 index slipped below the 15,850-mark. The Nifty sectoral indices traded mixed, with gains in the Nifty FMCG index, up 0.35 percent, being offset by the Nifty Bank index, down 0.3 percent. Thirty-two companies, including RITES, CESC, Welspun Enterprises, Commercial Syn Bags, DIC India, and Kakatiya Cement Sugar are set to release their quarterly earnings today. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 221.52 points, Nifty at 15869.25

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 221.52 points or 0.42% at 52773.05, and the Nifty was up 57.40 points or 0.36% at 15869.30. Asian Paints, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, HDFC Bank, Nestle India were among the top BSE Sensex gainers. On the contrary, Bajaj Finserv, Dr. Reddy’s, Titan Company, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Finance, Power Grid Corporation of India, TCS, Tech Mahindra were among the top draggers. About 1894 shares have advanced, 1256 shares declined, and 139 shares are unchanged. Sectorally, the Nifty Pharma, PSU Bank, and Metal indices were the losers on the NSE, down 0.8 percent, 0.26 percent, and 0.05 percent, respectively. On the upside, the Nifty Media index (up 2 percent) and the Nifty Realty index up 1.3 percent were the top gainers. The BSE MidCap index gained 0.6 percent higher and the BSE SmallCap index too gained 0.4 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 270 points at 52,820 levels and Nifty topped the 15,850-mark

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
The benchmark indices in India logged fresh lifetime highs in early deals today(15th June 2021), on the back of across-the-board buying. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 270 points, or 0.48 percent, at 52,820 levels and the broader Nifty50 index topped the 15,850-mark. IndusInd Bank and Asian Paints ticked up 1 percent and were the top Sensex gainers. All the Nifty sectoral indices, except Nifty Pharma, traded in the green, led by the Nifty Private Bank index, up 1 percent. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up 0.44 percent and 0.63 percent, respectively. Forty-five companies, including Jubilant FoodWorks, Power Finance Corporation, LIC Housing Finance, and Easy Trip Planners are set to release their quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell:Sensex up 76.77 points, Nifty at 15811.85

Monday, June 14, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 76.77 points or 0.15% at 52551.53, and the Nifty was up 12.50 points or 0.08% at 15811.90. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Bajaj Finance, Power Grid Corporation of India, ONGC, Infosys, L&T, TCS, SBI were among top Sensex gainers. On the flip side, Kotak Mahindra Bank was the top index laggard, followed by NTPC, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Tech Mahindra, Sun Pharma. About 1624 shares have advanced, 1625 shares declined, and 150 shares are unchanged. The Nifty PSU Bank index ended the day as the top gainer on the NSE, up 1 percent, while the Nifty Realty index closed as the worst performers, down 1.4 percent. The BSE MidCap index ended the day in the red, down 0.7 percent, While the BSE SmallCap index closed 0.2 percent lower.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex dipped 230 points and hovered around the 52,240-mark and Nifty hovered below the 15,750-mark

Monday, June 14, 2021
The markets in India traded lower, but off the day's bottom, in morning deals today(14th June 2021), amid a weak trend in metals and public sector banks. The S&P BSE Sensex dipped 230 points, down 0.4 percent, and hovered around the 52,240-mark. The index fell to as low as 51,936 in intra-day deals. Meanwhile, the broader Nifty50 hovered below the 15,750-mark. Bajaj Finance fell 2 percent and was the top Sensex laggard, followed by NTPC, Dr. Reddy's, Bharti Airtel, and State Bank of India (all down 1%). Among other individual stocks, Adani Group stocks (Adani Enterprises, Adani Power, Adani Ports, Adani Transmission) hit their respective lower circuits on a report that the NSDL has frozen the accounts of three foreign funds — Albula Investment Fund, Cresta Fund, and APMS Investment Fund — which together own over Rs 43,500 crore worth of shares in four Adani Group companies. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex up174.25 points, Nifty at 15799.35

Friday, June 11, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 174.29 points or 0.33% at 52474.76, and the Nifty was up 61.60 points or 0.39% at 15799.40 hitting new lifetime highs. Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, L&T, HDFC Life, and SBI were the top losers. While Dr. Reddy’s, Power Grid, TCS, HCL Tech, and Infosys were the top gainers on Sensex. About 1744 shares have advanced, 1368 shares declined, and 138 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index zoomed nearly 3 percent on the NSE, followed by the Nifty IT and Pharma indices, up over 1 percent higher each. The BSE MidCap index, on the other hand, closed 0.14 percent up while the BSE SmallCap index ended 0.4 percent higher. India VIX, the volatility gauge was down 6% on closing.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 250 points, at 52,550 levels and Nifty topped the 15,800-mark

Friday, June 11, 2021
The markets in India made a strong start to today's(11th June 2021) session, with the benchmark indices logging fresh record highs in the early deals. The S&P BSE Sensex was up 250 points, or 0.48 percent, at 52,550 levels and the Nifty50 index topped the 15,800-mark. PowerGrid (up 2%) was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Reliance Industries and ONGC trading 1 percent, each. The Nifty sectoral indices were painted green, led by the Nifty Metal index, up 1.5 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices traded 0.6 percent and 0.8 percent higher in the broader markets, respectively. Fifty-seven companies, including BEML, BHEL, CG Power, Cochin Shipyard, DLF, and Sun TV are scheduled to announce their March quarter results today.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 359 points, Nifty at 15737.75

Thursday, June 10, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 358.83 points or 0.69% at 52,300.47, and the Nifty was up 102.40 points or 0.65% at 15,737.80 led by the realty, PSU bank, metal and pharma names. Bajaj Finance was the top gainer followed by Bajaj Finserv, SBI, IndusInd Bank, and ITC. Bajaj Auto, Maruti, Power Grid, and HCL Technologies were the top laggards. About 2254 shares have advanced, 699 shares declined, and 116 shares are unchanged. All the Nifty sectoral indices, except the Nifty Auto index, closed in the green, with the Nifty Realty index and the Nifty PSU Bank index ending 3 percent and 2 percent higher, respectively. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended the session 1.26 percent and 1.73 percent higher, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 53 points, Nifty at 15740.10

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed 53 points, or 0.10 percent, lower at 52,275.57 while the Nifty settled with a nominal loss of 12 points, or 0.07 percent, 15,740.10. Tata Motors, Tech M, Bharti Airtel, Indian Oil Corporation, HCL Tech, and Infosys were the top gainers on the indices. Hindalco, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Kotak Bank, HDFC, and SBI, meanwhile, were the top laggards. Nifty metal and financial stocks remained under pressure with the Nifty Bank, PSU Bank, and Metal indices closing up to 1.4 percent lower. On the upside, the Nifty IT, FMCG, and Pharma indices gained around 1 percent each. The BSE MidCap index gained 0.36 percent, While SmallCap index closed 0.9 percent higher.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 110 points at 52,210 levels and Nifty slipped below the 15,750-mark

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
The markets in India slid in morning deals today(8th June 2021), dragged mainly by metals and banks. The S&P BSE Sensex fell 110 points at 52,210 levels and the Nifty50 index slipped below the 15,750-mark. Tech Mahindra, NTPC, Bajaj Finance, and HCL Tech rose 1 percent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers. The Nifty sectoral indices were largely in the red, with the Nifty Metal index, down 2 percent, bleeding the most. Meanwhile, the Nifty IT index was up 1 percent. The broader markets, meanwhile, outran their benchmark indexes, with the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices trading 0.5 percent and 0.6 percent higher, respectively. Forty-six companies including Engineers India, Petronet LNG, Max Financial Services, and Suven Pharmaceuticals are scheduled to release their quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 228 points, Nifty at 15751.65

Monday, June 7, 2021
At Close, Sensex was up 228.46 points or 0.44% at 52328.51, and the Nifty was up 81.40 points or 0.52% at 15751.70 supported by the IT, infra, and energy names. Power Grid was the top Sensex gainer, followed by NTPC, Ultratech Cement, and Reliance Industries. Top losers were Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserv, HDFC, JSW Steel, and Divis Labs. About 2284 shares have advanced, 961 shares declined, and 156 shares are unchanged. The Nifty IT, Media, and Private Bank indices ended the session as top gainers, up around 1 percent each, while the Nifty Metal index was the top loser, down 0.5 percent. The BSE MidCap index hit a fresh record peak of 22,739 in intra-day trade but closed at 22,690 levels, up 0.8 percent. The BSE SmallCap index, on the other hand, ended hit a record peak of 24,618 earlier today and ended at 24,609 levels, up 1.4 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex hovered around 52,160 levels and Nifty near the 15,700-mark

Monday, June 7, 2021
The markets in India fluctuated between gains and losses in early deals today(7th June 2021), amid positive global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 52,160 levels and the Nifty50 index near the 15,700-mark. Bajaj Finance fell over 3 per cent and was the top Sensex laggard, followed by Bajaj Finserv (down 2%). On the other hand, ONGC ticked up over 1 per cent. All the Nifty sectoral indices, except Nifty Financial Services, were painted green, led by Nifty PSU Bank index, up 1 per cent. Thirty-one companies which includ Union Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Mrs Bectors Food Specialities, Jubilant Ingrevia and MRF are slated to post their quarterly numbers today.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 132 points, Nifty at 15670.25

Friday, June 4, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 132.38 points or 0.25% at 52,100.05, and the Nifty was down 20.10 points or 0.13% at 15,670.30 after the Reserve Bank of India maintained the status quo and keep its stance accommodative.ONGC, L&T, Tech Mahindra, Mahindra & Mahindra, Power Grid Corporation of India, Bharti Airtel, UltraTech Cement were among the top Sensex gainers. Nestle India, SBI, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, HUL, Axis Bank, and Titan were major losers in the Sensex pack. About 1832 shares have advanced, 1279 shares declined, and 138 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Bank index ended 1 percent lower, followed by the Nifty Private Bank and FMCG indices, down 0.8 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively. On the upside, the Nifty Metal and Realty indices clocked gains up to 1.6 percent. The BSE MidCap index advanced 0.63 percent while the BSE SmallCap index added 0.78 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 120 points and hovered around 52,350 levels; Nifty topped the 15,700-mark

Friday, June 4, 2021
The markets in India ticked up in morning deals today(4th June 2021) after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) maintained the status quo and left the repo rate unchanged at 4 percent, with an accommodative stance. The S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 52,350 levels, up 120 points, and the Nifty50 index topped the 15,700-mark. ONGC gained 2 percent and was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Larsen & Toubro and Mahindra & Mahindra (both up 1%).

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 350 points, Nifty at 15690.35

Thursday, June 3, 2021
At close, the Sensex is up 382.95 points or 0.74% at 52232.43, and the Nifty up 114.20 points or 0.73% at 15690.40 amid buying seen in the infra, oil & gas, metal, and realty names. Titan Company, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ONGC, Power Grid Corporation of India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Axis Bank, Infosys were among the top Sensex gainers. Bajaj-Auto, Tech Mahindra, Nestle Industries, SBI, Dr. Reddy’s Lab, Sun Pharma were among the top index losers. About 2136 shares have advanced, 973 shares declined, and 134 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Auto and Pharma stocks declined 0.08 percent and 0.23 percent, respectively. On the upside, the Nifty Realty index jumped 4 percent. The BSE MidCap and SamllCap indices ended 1 percent higher each after hitting a record peak of 22,395 and 24,138 levels, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex gained 320 points at 52,170 levels, and Nifty topped the 15,650-mark

Thursday, June 3, 2021
The markets in India edged higher in early deals today(3rd June 2021), up half a percent, tracking similar cues from other Asian markets. The S&P BSE Sensex gained 320 points at 52,170 levels, and the Nifty50 index topped the 15,650-mark. Titan rose 4 percent and was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Reliance Industries (up 2%). The Nifty sectoral indices were painted green, led by the Nifty Metal index, up 1 percent. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indexes ruled 0.7 percent and 0.9 percent higher, respectively. Twenty-nine companies, including GSPL, Arvind Fashions, and APL Apollo Tubes, are slated to announce their quarterly results today.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 85 points, Nifty at 51849.48

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 85.40 points or 0.16% at 51849.48, and the Nifty was up 1.30 points or 0.01% at 15576.20. ,ITC ,Asian Paints, HDFC, Axis Bank, Tech M, HCL Tech, and TCS leading the list of losers. IndusInd Bank, Reliance Industries, SBI, Power Grid, Bajaj Auto, and Maruti Suzuki were the top Sensex gainers. About 2101 shares have advanced, 951 shares declined, and 160 shares are unchanged. The Nifty PSU Bank index zoomed nearly 3 per cent on the NSE, the Nifty Metal and Pharma indices gained 2 per cent each.On the downside, the Nifty IT and FMCG indices slipped 0.77 per cent and 0.5 per cent, respectively.The BSE MidCap index, that hit a record peak of 22,164 earlier today, closed 1.7 per cent higher at 22,141 levels. The BSE SmallCap index, on the other hand, gained 1.35 per cent to close at 23,841 levels after hitting a new peak of 23,842 levels in intra-day trade.

Closing Bell:Sensex ends flat, Nifty at 15574.85

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 2.56 points at 51934.88, and the Nifty was down 7.90 points or 0.05% at 15574.90 as investors preferred to book profits after seven straight sessions of gains. ONGC, Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India (SBI), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), HUL, Tech Mahindra stocks were the top gainers in the Sensex pack. On the flip side, ICICI Bank, UltraTech Cement, Asian Paints, ITC were among the top index laggards. About 1303 shares have advanced, 1782 shares declined, and 119 shares are unchanged. Barring the Nifty Media, Pharma, and IT indices, all other indices settled the day in the red. The Nifty Private Bank index was the top loser, down 1 percent, while the Nifty IT index gained 0.11 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap closed 0.01 percent higher while the SmallCap index slipped 0.3 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex traded around 51,970, up 30 points and Nifty fell below the 15,600-mark

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
The markets in India traded flat in morning deals today's(1st June 2021) volatile session, with gains in auto stocks being offset by losses in metals. The S&P BSE Sensex traded around 51,970, up 30 points and the broader Nifty50 index fell below the 15,600-mark. Bajaj Auto (up 2%) was the top Sensex gainer, followed by HDFC, Bajaj Finance, IndusInd Bank, and State Bank of India (all up 1%). The Nifty sectoral indices were mixed, with the Nifty Auto index, up over 1 percent. leading the gainers. Seventeen companies, including ITC, Balrampur Chini Mills, Gujarat Gas, and Radico Khaitan are scheduled to release quarterly earnings today. Analysts expect ITC to post high single-digit revenue growth on a yearly basis during the quarter under review, although the profit after tax (PAT) is expected to fall.

Sensex gained 6.5 per cent or 3,154 points;sharpest May-month rally in seven years

Monday, May 31, 2021
The S&P BSE Sensex posted its biggest May month rally in the past seven years. If analysts are to be believed, there is still more room for an upside, albeit amid minor corrections on the way. The optimism is despite the second wave of the Covid pandemic that brought the Indian economy to a near standstill yet again in 2021. This time, however, analysts believe the impact to be less severe as compared to 2020. “The risk-reward is still favorable for equities given the US Fed intervention to control yields. Any sell-off could offer a good buying opportunity as the medium-term outlook is solid. Our cyclical bias continues with a preference for mid-caps over large-caps,” say experts. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 514 points, Nifty at 15582.80

Monday, May 31, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 514.56 points or 1% at 51937.44, and the Nifty was up 147.10 points or 0.95% at 15582.80. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and ICICI Bank were the top Sensex gainers, followed by Bharti Airtel, ITC, Dr. Reddy’s Lab, Maruti Suzuki India, NTPC, UltraTech Cement, Asian Paints. On the flip side, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Infosys, IndusInd Bank, L&T, Sun Pharma, Tech Mahindra were among index laggards. About 1717 shares have advanced, 1449 shares declined, and 187 shares are unchanged. The Nifty sectoral indices were mixed, with Nifty PSU bank index down 0.7 percent. While Nifty Metal index jumped over 2 percent and the Nifty Bank index was up 1.10 percent. The BSE Energy index advanced 2.5 percent, followed by the BSE Telecom and Metal indices up 1.5 percent each, and the BSE Oil and Gas index up 1.3 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 0.45 percent and 0.5 percent, respectively amid buying in construction material, telecom, energy, and metal

MARKET UPDATE:Fluctuating market;Sensex traded around 51,440 levels and Nifty traded below the 15,450-mark

Monday, May 31, 2021
The benchmark indices in India fluctuated between gains and losses in early deals today(31st May 2021), amid weak cues from other Asian markets. Among the headline indices, the S&P BSE Sensex traded around 51,440 levels. The index slid to as low as 51,180 in intra-day deals. The broader Nifty50 index, meanwhile, traded below the 15,450-mark. Mahindra & Mahindra fell 6 percent and was the top Sensex laggard. On the other hand, ITC rose 2 percent. The Nifty sectoral indices were mixed, with the Nifty Auto index, down 1 percent, being the top laggard. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap index was flat while the SmallCap index rose 0.36 percent. Seventy-nine companies slated to post their quarterly numbers today which include Aurobindo Pharma, Chemical Speciality Chemicals, Astron Paper & Board Mill, Jamna Auto Industries, and Uttam Galva Steels.

Sensex may hit 53,000 soon. Markets in bubble zone?

Friday, May 28, 2021
Today the benchmark Nifty50 index achieved another milestone when it scaled a fresh record peak of 15,455.5. The feat comes just a day after the Reserve Bank of India issued caution over the meteoric rise in stock prices amid a ravaging Covid-19 pandemic. India's benchmark indices have more than doubled from the post-pandemic lows made in March 2020 while several individual companies have seen multi-fold jump in their stock prices. In May alone, nearly a dozen Nifty50 stocks have hit a lifetime high. These include State Bank of India, Wipro, Bajaj Finserv, Tata Steel, and JSW Steel. IT companies dominate the list of stocks that hit lifetime highs this year, followed by banks and financial services. "This order of asset price inflation in the context of the estimated 8 percent contraction in GDP in 2020-21 poses the risk of a bubble," the RBI said in its annual report yesterday. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 307.66 points, Nifty ends at record closing at 15435.65

Friday, May 28, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 307.66 points or 0.60% at 51422.88, and the Nifty was up 97.80 points or 0.64% at 15435.70. ONGC, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC). Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Titan Company, State Bank of India (SBI) were among the top Sensex gainers. Stocks of Sun Pharma, Dr. Reddy’s Lab, M&M, Nestle India, Bajaj-Auto among others were top index laggards. About 1394 shares have advanced, 1674 shares declined, and 138 shares are unchanged. Nifty Bank index gained nearly one percent, while the Nifty Metal index was the top gainer, up 2.53 percent.On the contrary, the Nifty Pharma index slipped 1.2 percent on the NSE. The BSE Midcap index fell 0.12 percent and the BSE SmallCap index dropped 0.48 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 330 points at 51,440 levels and the Nifty testing the 15,450-mark

Friday, May 28, 2021
The markets in India made a firm start to the June F&O series, with the benchmark indices trading over half a percent higher in morning deals today(28th May 2021) and the Nifty50 index scaling a fresh lifetime high. The S&P BSE Sensex traded 330 points, or 0.65 percent, higher at 51,440 levels and the Nifty50 index was testing the 15,450-mark after earlier surpassing the earlier record high of 15,431.75. ONGC, HDFC, HDFC Bank, and Reliance Industries rose 1 percent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indexes traded 0.27 percent and 0.44 percent higher, respectively. Ninty-six companies, including Mahindra & Mahindra, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Indian Bank, Ipca Laboratories, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail, Dilip Buildcon, and Nazara Technologies, are scheduled to release quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 98 points, Nifty at 15337.85

Thursday, May 27, 2021
At Close Sensex was up 97.70 points or 0.19% at 51115.22, and the Nifty was up 36.40 points or 0.24% at 15337.90 led by IT, financials. State Bank of India (SBI), Kotak Mahindra Bank, Axis Bank, Bajaj-Auto, Tech Mahindra, TCS were among the top Sensex gainers. On the contrary, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Bajaj Finance, ONGC, Bharti Airtel, and HUL were among the top index laggards. About 1657 shares have advanced, 1314 shares declined, and 121 shares are unchanged. Nifty Realty index was the top sectoral loser, down 1.19 percent, followed by the Nifty Pharma index and Nifty FMCG index. Nifty PSU Bank index surged nearly 3 percent while Nifty Bank index was up 1.18 percent and metal Index up 1 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap index added 0.54 percent while the SmallCap counter gained 0.34 percent.

Rally in domestic stocks despite contraction in FY21 GDP poses the risk of a bubble:RBI

Thursday, May 27, 2021
The rally in domestic stocks despite an estimated 8 percent contraction in FY21 GDP poses the risk of a bubble, according to a RBI study. RBI in a study “Is the Bubble in Stock Markets Rational?”, said the widening gap between stretched asset prices relative to prospects for recovery in real economic activity has emerged as a global policy concern while suggesting the need to consider a calibrated unwinding of stimulus once the pandemic waves are flattened and the real economy is firmly on a recovery path. The BSE Sensex hit a record high of 52,154 on February 15, which represented a 100.70 percent surge over March 23, 2020 levels. The index is hovering at 51,000-odd levels in Thursday's trade. “This order of asset price inflation in the context of the estimated 8 percent contraction in GDP in 2020-21 poses the risk of a bubble," it said. Read more

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex hovered around 51,000 and Nifty gave up the 15,300 level

Thursday, May 27, 2021
The markets in India traded little differently from yesterday's closing in early deals today(27th May 2021), ahead of the May series F&O expiry later in the day. The S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 51,000,the psychological level that the benchmark index reclaimed in the previous session. The broader Nifty50 index, meanwhile, gave up the 15,300 level. Tech Mahindra gained 1 percent and was the top Sensex gainers, followed by TCS (up 0.8 percent). On the other hand, Asian Paints, Bajaj Finserv, and IndusInd Bank fell 1 percent, each. The Nifty sectoral indices were mixed, with the nifty IT index, up 1.6 percent, leading the gainers. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices tracked their benchmark peers and also traded flat. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 380 points, Nifty at 15301.45

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 379.99 points or 0.75% at 51,017.52, and the Nifty was up 93.00 points or 0.61% at 15,301.50 as recoveries from Covid-19 infection continued to surpass new cases in India. Bajaj Finserv, Infosys, Bajaj Finance, and Mahindra & Mahindra were the top index gainers. While PowerGrid, JSW Steel, Hindalco, NTPC, Tata Steel, and Coal India were the top laggards. About 1913 shares have advanced, 1146 shares declined, and 140 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index declined 2 percent, the Nifty PSU Bank index declined up to 0.5 percent. On the upside, the Nifty Realty added 3 percent and the Nifty IT index 2 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap index slipped 0.14 percent compared with the S&P BSE SmallCap index, which was up 0.69 percent. India VIX soars 11%.

Range-bound trade ended flat as indecision weighed on investors' mind

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Today(25th May 2021)trade ended flat as indecision weighed on investors' minds. Tracking solid global cues, the domestic equity indices opened gap-up with the frontline S&P BSE Sensex and NSE's Nifty50 indices extending their gains to surge as high as 50,961 and 15,294 levels, respectively in the intra-day deals. However, profit-booking at higher levels and selling in financial counters put a lid on gains. During the day, the BSE barometer of 30 shares gyrated within a band of 490 points and eventually settled 14 points lower from previous day's closing at 50,637.5 levels. On the NSE, the Nifty50 defended the psychological level of 15,200 and shut shop at 15,208, up 11 points. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 14 points, Nifty at 15208.45

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 14.37 points or 0.03% at 50637.53, and the Nifty was up 10.80 points or 0.07% at 15208.50. . HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), IndusInd Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), ITC and Bharti Airtel were among top index laggards. On the flip side, Asian Paints, Titan Company, Bajaj Finserv, ONGC, TCS, Infosys, Power Grid Corporation of India, and Nestle India among others were top Sensex gainers. About 1749 shares have advanced, 1307 shares declined, and 147 shares are unchanged. Nifty Bank index fell 0.81 percent, Nifty PSU Bank was down 1.34 percent and Nifty Private Bank index lost 0.90 percent. While the Nifty IT index gained one percent, the Auto index was up 0.66 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap index slipped 0.3 percent as against the S&P BSE SmallCap index that rose 0.3 per cent.

Sensex up 150 points at 50,830 levels and Nifty testing the 15,300-mark

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
The markets in India climbed off their early highs but were still trading in the green in morning deals today(25th May 2021). The S&P BSE Sensex was up 150 points at 50,830 levels, while the broader Nifty50 index was testing the 15,300-mark. ONGC, Titan, Mahindra & Mahindra, Nestle, and HDFC gained 1 percent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers. The Nifty sectoral indices were painted mixed, with the gainers led by the Nifty Metal index, up 2 percent. The broader markets outperformed their benchmark peers, with the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indexes trading 0.6 percent and 0.7 percent higher, respectively. Sixty-eight companies, including Emami, VIP, Ajmera Realty & Infra India, Alkem Laboratories, and AstraZeneca Pharma India are set to announce their quarterly results today.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 111 points, Nifty at 15197.70

Monday, May 24, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 111.42 points or 0.22% at 50,651.90, and the Nifty was up 22.40 points or 0.15% at 15,197.70. SBI, Power Grid Corporation of India, HDFC Bank, L&T, Maruti Suzuki were among top Sensex gainers. Titan Company, M&M, IndusInd Bank, HUL, UltraTech Cement, Bharti Airtel were top index losers. About 1930 shares have advanced, 1218 shares declined, and 161 shares are unchanged. The Nifty PSU Bank index gained over 2 percent, followed by the Nifty Bank up 1 percent, the Nifty Realty index up 1.4 percent, and the Nifty Media index up 1 percent. On the downside, the Nifty Metal and Nifty FMGC index each fell 0.6 percent on the NSE. The MidCap and SmallCap indices scaled fresh peaks in the intra-day deals and settled around 0.8 percent higher each.

MARKET UPDATE:Volatile deals;Sensex trading around 50,580 levels and Nifty hovered around the 15,150-mark

Monday, May 24, 2021
The benchmark indices in India fluctuated between gains and losses in today's(24th May 2021) volatile early deals. The S&P BSE Sensex was trading around 50,580 levels. The broader Nifty50 index, meanwhile, hovered around the 15,150-mark. State Bank of India and PowerGrid traded 2 percent higher, each, followed by HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, and HDFC (all up 1%). The Nifty sectoral indices were mixed, with gains in Nifty Pharma and Nifty PSU Bank indexes (both up 0.8 percent) being offset by the Nifty Metal index (down 1.5 percent). The broader markets tracked the gains in the benchmarks, with the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indexes trading 0.6 percent and 0.8 percent higher, respectively. Thirty-three companies including Grasim Industries, India Cements, JK Paper, Mahanagar Gas, and Barbeque-Nation Hospitality are slated to post their quarterly results today.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 976 points, Nifty at 15175.30

Friday, May 21, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 975.62 points or 1.97% at 50,540.48, and the Nifty was up 269.30 points or 1.81% at 15,175.30 after India's largest public sector bank, State Bank of India, reported a healthy quarterly show and also supported by a rally in other financial stocks.SBI was the top gainer on the Sensex, up 5 percent, while IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC, and Kotak Mahindra Bank were the other top gainers. On the downside, Dr Reddy's Labs and Power Grid on the Sensex, and Eicher Motors, Indian Oil Corporation, Grasim, and SBI Life on the Nifty were the only laggards. About 1909 shares have advanced, 1140 shares declined, and 157 shares are unchanged. Financial indices -- Nifty Bank, Private Bank, PSU Bank, and Financial Services gained between 3-3.5 percent. Meanwhile, all other sectoral indices settled up to 1 percent higher. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.8 percent and 0.65 per cent higher, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex gained 420 points at 49,980 levels and Nifty reclaimed the psychological level of 15,000

Friday, May 21, 2021
The markets in India rose over half a percent in morning deals today(21st May 2021), tracking firm trends in other Asian markets. The S&P BSE Sensex gained 420 points, or 0.86 percent, at 49,980 levels and the Nifty50 index reclaimed the psychological level of 15,000. IndusInd Bank and State Bank of India were up 2 percent, each. The Nifty sectoral indices were painted green, with the Nifty Bank index trading over 1 percent higher. Forty-nine companies, including State Bank of India, Hindalco Industries, JSW Steel, Shree Cement, Godrej Industries, and South Indian Bank are set to release their quarterly earnings today. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex down 338 points, Nifty at 14906.05

Thursday, May 20, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 337.78 points or 0.68% at 49,564.86, and the Nifty was down 124.20 points or 0.83% at 14,906. ONGC, Sun Pharma, and Power Grid were top Sensex losers. Mahindra & Mahindra, IndusInd Bank, and Titan were the top gainers. About 1614 shares have advanced, 1397 shares declined, and 161 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Bank, Financial Services, Private Bank, and FMCG indices slipped nearly 1 percent each. On the upside, the Nifty Realty index remained gainer for the second straight day and ended 1 percent higher on the NSE. The S&P BSE SmallCap index hit a record high of 0.22 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap index, meanwhile, ended 0.12 percent lower today. India VIX inched higher but closed below 20 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex gave up the psychologial level of 50,000 and Nifty holding above the 15,000-mark

Thursday, May 20, 2021
The markets in India gave up their meagre early gains and traded flat in early deals today(20th May 2021), amid mixed global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex gave up the psychological level of 50,000 while the broader Nifty50 index was holding above the 15,000-mark. Titan, Larsen & Toubro, ICICI Bank, and Infosys climbed 1 percent, each. The Nifty sectoral indices were largely in the green, barring for Nifty Metal index, which slipped 3 percent. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices both traded flat. Thirty-two companies, including Bosch, Havells India, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, HPCL, Brookfield India Real Estate Trust REIT, and Torrent Power are scheduled to release quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 290 points, Nifty at 15030.15

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 290.69 points or 0.58% at 49,902.64, and the Nifty was down 77.90 points or 0.52% at 15,030.15. M&M, Bajaj Finserv, HDFC, Bharti Airtel, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and Ultratech Cement were among the top losers Sun Pharma, Nestle India, and Bajaj Auto were among the top gainers. About 1743 shares have advanced, 1249 shares declined, and 166 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Financial Services index declined 1 percent, followed by 0.9 percent loss each in the Nifty Private Bank and Metal indices. On the upside, the Nifty Realty index zoomed over 2 percent while the Nifty Pharma index added 1 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended 0.53 percent and 0.35 percent higher, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Volatile market;Sensex fell 100 points and hovered around 50,000 levels;Nifty slid below 15,100-mark

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
The benchmark indices in India traded with a slight cut in early deals today(19th May 2021) amid weak global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex fell 100 points and hovered around 50,000 levels. The broader Nifty50 index, meanwhile, slid below the 15,100-mark. Mahindra & Mahindra, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank, and ONGC were all down over 1 percent. Among other individual stocks, Tata Motors slid over 5 percent after announcing its March quarter results. The trend among Nifty sectoral indices was mixed, with gains in the Nifty Pharma index being offset by losses in the Nifty Auto index. Meanwhile, the broader indices outran their benchmark peers, with both the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ruling over half a percent higher. Twenty-five companies, including Indian Oil Corporation, Indiabulls Housing Finance, JK Tyre & Industries, and SML Isuzu are scheduled to release quarterly earnings today.

Sensex soared 613 pts; Nifty at 15,108 levels; MidCap index hits record peak

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
As the daily Covid-19 cases reported become less than three lakh for the second straight day, domestic indices advanced over 1 percent today(18th May 2021). Automobile and consumer discretionary stocks caught investors' fancy as they hoped that restrictions/curbs would ease once cases decline further. Supporting the sentiment were news flows around the vaccination front that more and more pharma companies are tying up for vaccine manufacturing. Visibility on economic recovery has largely continued even during the lockdown and now, with restrictions likely to ease, consumer demand is expected to make a come-back, believe analysts. Given this, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex soared 613 points, or 1.24 percent, to end the day at 50,193 levels. On the NSE, the Nifty50 index reclaimed the 15,000-mark for the first time since March 12 on a closing basis, and shut shop at 15,108 levels, up 185 points or 1.24 percent. Read more

Sensex may top 61000 K by December -Morgan Stanley

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The Indian equity market will outperform their emerging market (EM) peers in 2021, the latest report by Morgan Stanley and bets on domestic cyclical stocks followed by rate sensitives. The brokerage retained its base case year-end target for Sensex at 55,000 but suggested that if all the pieces fall into place, the 30-stock benchmark could go as high as 61,000 by end of December, a gain of 20 percent from the current level. Morgan Stanley’s indicators for global liquidity and valuations currently point to negative returns over the next 12 months, its leading India Indicators on growth, stability, government, and reserve bank of India policies, and corporate earnings are generally positive about equity return. “With accelerating earnings and reasonable relative valuations, trailing underperformance, and strong policy traction, India seems set to beat EM (emerging markets),” the brokerage said in a note Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 613 points, Nifty at 15108.10

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
At Close, Sensex closed 613 points, or 1.24 percent, higher at 50,193.33. Nifty closed with a gain of 185 points, or 1.24 percent, at 15,108.10 for the second straight day. Mahindra and Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, Titan, Bajaj Finance, Adani Ports, Tata Motors, and Indian Oil Corporation were the top Nifty gainers today while Airtel, ITC, Coal India, Divis Labs, UPL, and Grasim were the top laggards. the Nifty Auto index climbed 3.3 percent followed by the Nifty Energy index up 2 percent, and the Nifty Metal index up 1.7 percent. On the contrary, the Nifty PSU Bank index and the Nifty FMCG index slipped 1.3 percent and 0.25 percent, respectively.BSE Telecom fell 1.66 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap index zoomed 1.9 per cent and the SmallCap index, ended 1.3 percent higher.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex surged 550 points to 50,100 levels and Nifty reclaimed the psychological level of 15,100

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The markets in India shot up 1 percent in early deals today (18th May 2021), tracking similar firm trends in other Asian markets. Besides, another day of a dip in daily Covid-19 cases also supported investor sentiment. The S&P BSE Sensex surged 550 points, or 1 percent, to 50,100 levels and the Nifty50 index reclaimed the psychological level of 15,100. Bajaj Finance, IndusInd Bank, and PowerGrid rose over 2 percent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers. The Nifty sectoral indices were painted green, led by the Nifty Metal index, up 2.2 percent. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ruled 1.5 percent and 1 percent higher, respectively. Thirty-five companies, including Tata Motors, Canara Bank, Aarti Industries, Abbott India, Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, and Route Mobile, are set to release their quarterly earnings today. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 848 points, Nifty at 14923.15

Monday, May 17, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 848.18 points or 1.74% at 49580.73, and the Nifty was up 245.40 points or 1.67% at 14923.20 supported by the auto, metal, and financials. IndusInd Bank was the top gainer followed by SBI. ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, and Axis Bank. On the downside, Cipla, L&T, Bharti Airtel, Nestle India, Sun Pharma, HDFC Life, and Maruti Suzuki were the top losers. About 2047 shares have advanced, 1024 shares declined, and 215 shares are unchanged. The Bank Nifty index jumped 4% as the top sectoral index gainer on NSE followed by the Nifty Financial Services index 3 percent, and the Nifty Metal index up 2.5 percent. On the contrary, the Nifty Pharma index slipped 0.14 percent on profit booking. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended 1.6 percent higher each.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 42 points, Nifty at 14677.80

Friday, May 14, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 41.75 points or 0.09% at 48732.55, and the Nifty was down 18.70 points or 0.13% at 14677.80 as a slew of downgrades in the GDP growth forecasts for FY22 along with a slowdown in the vaccination program. Asian Paints was the best performing stock followed by ITC, Nestle India, L&T, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Power Grid Corporation of India, among others. On the flip side, IndusInd Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, State Bank of India (SBI), NTPC, ONGC, Sun Pharma, and Maruti Suzuki were among the top index laggards. About 1402 shares have advanced, 1627 shares declined, and 141 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index was down 4 percent, followed the Nifty Realty index, down 3 percent, and the Nifty PSU Bank and Auto indices, down 2 percent each. On the upside, only the Nifty FMCG index ended in the green, up 2 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices lost 1.2 percent each.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex hovered around 48,760 levels Nifty topped the 14,700-mark

Friday, May 14, 2021
The benchmark indices in India fluctuated between gains and losses in early deals today(14th May 2021). The S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 48,760 levels, and the broader Nifty50 index topped the 14,700-mark. Asian Paints rose 4 percent and were the top Sensex gainer, followed by Titan, SBI, and ITC gained 1 percent, each. On the other hand, TCS, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Tech Mahindra fell 1 percent, each. All the Nifty sectoral indices, except the Nifty IT index, traded with gains, led by the Nifty PSU Bank index, up 2 percent. Forty-one companies, including the likes of Larsen & Toubro, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Cipla, Aditya Birla Capital, Just Dial, and Mindspace Business Parks REIT are scheduled to release their quarterly results today. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 471 poiints, Nifty at 14696.50

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 471.01 points or 0.96% at 48690.80, and the Nifty was down 154.30 points or 1.04% at 14696.50 for the second day.Top BSE Sensex losers were IndusInd Bank, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), ICICI Bank, ONGC, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra among others. On contrary, Titan Company, Maruti Suzuki, Power Grid Corporation of India, SBI, Dr Reddy’s were the top gainers. About 1571 shares have advanced, 1443 shares declined, and 151 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index tumbled over 3 percent, followed by the Nifty Private Bank index, down 1.6 percent. The Nifty PSU Bank index zoomed 3.3 per cent. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices falling 0.9 percent and 0.6 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex dipped 350 points to 48,820 and Nifty hovered around 14,800-level

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The Indian markets fell over half a percent in early trade today (12th May 2021), tracking similar cues from other Asian markets. The S&P BSE Sensex dipped 350 points, or 0.7 percent, to 48,820 and the broader Nifty50 hovered around 14,800-level. HDFC, Mahindra & Mahindra, Hindustan Unilever, and HDFC Bank fell over 1 percent, each. The Nifty sectoral indexes were mixed, with the Nifty Financial Services index, down 0.7 percent, bleeding the most. The broader markets, meanwhile, continued to outrun their benchmark peers, with the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indexes trading 0.1 percent and 0.4 percent higher, respectively. Thirty-six companies, including Asian Paints, Lupin, UPL, Apollo Tyres, Tata Power, and Pidilite Industries are scheduled to release quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 341 points, Nifty at 14850.75

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
At Close, the BSE Sensex was down 340.60 points at 49,161.81, and the Nifty50 climbed 91.60 points to 14,850.80 following weak global cues. Kotak Mahindra Bank was the biggest index loser today, trailed by HDFC, Tech Mahindra, HUL, Bajaj Finser, Titan Company, and Bajaj Finance. On the contrary, NTPC, ONGC, PowerGrid, Sun Pharma, UltraTech Cement, and SBI were the top gainers. A total of 190 scrips remained unchanged. Banking & financials, IT, Metals, and Pharma stocks were under pressure, whereas PSU Banks bucked the trend. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.60 percent and 0.80 percent, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex fell 360 points to 49,140 levels and Nifty gave up the 14,850-mark

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
The benchmark indices in India fell close to 1 percent in morning deals today (11th May 2021), tracking weak global cues amid inflation fears. The S&P BSE Sensex fell 360 points, or 0.74 percent, to 49,140 levels and the broader Nifty50 index gave up the 14,850-mark. HDFC, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank, and Mahindra & Mahindra slid over 1 percent, each, and were the top Sensex laggards. All the Nifty sectoral indices, except Nifty Pharma, were painted red, with the Nifty Metal index, down 2.2 percent, bleeding the most. The losses were relatively contained in the S&P BSE MidCap index, which traded 0.2 percent down. On the other hand, the S&P BSE SmallCap index rose 0.2 percent. Twenty-eight companies, including Siemens, Alembic Ltd, Godrej Consumer Products, Granules India, and KEC International, are scheduled to release their quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell:Sensex up 296 points, Nifty at 14942.35

Monday, May 10, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 295.94 points or 0.60% at 49,502.41, and the Nifty was up 119.20 points or 0.80% at 14,942.40 for the fourth day lifted by gains in public sector banks, pharma, and metal stocks. Dr Reddy’s, ONGC, Housing Development Finance Corporation, Titan Company, Sun Pharma, Kotak Mahindra Bank among top Sensex gainers. UltraTech Cement, Infosys, Maruti Suzuki were among BSE Sensex losers. About 2034 shares have advanced, 1004 shares declined, and 220 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index, up 2.9 percent followed by the Nifty Pharma index, auto, energy, infra, and PSU Bank indices which rose 1- 2.5 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ruled 0.8 percent and 0.9 percent higher, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex up 256 points, Nifty at 14823.15

Friday, May 7, 2021
At Close, Sensex up 256.71 points at 49,206.47.and Nifty gained 98.40 points to 14,823.20 due to firm global cues and healthy corporate earnings helped indices to gain for the third consecutive session. Bajaj Finserv, Mahindra & Mahindra, HDFC, and NTPC were among the top gainers on Sensex, while Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finance, and Infosys were the top losers. The Nifty Metal index advanced 5 percent on the NSE while all other sectoral indices clocked gains between 0.04 percent and 1 percent. The Nifty PSU Bank index was the only loser, down 0.14 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended 0.13 percent and 0.4 percent higher, respectively. India VIX fell 5% to close below 21 levels.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex gained 350 points at 49,300 levels and Nifty index reclaimed the 14,800-mark

Friday, May 7, 2021
The benchmark indices in India rose over half a percent today(7th May 2021), tracking firm cues from their Asian peers. Among headline indices, the S&P BSE Sensex gained 350 points, or 0.7 percent, at 49,300 levels and the broader Nifty50 index reclaimed the 14,800-mark. Mahindra & Mahindra, Dr Reddy's, State Bank of India, and Kotak Mahindra Bank rose 1 percent, each. The Nifty sectoral indices were painted green, led by the Nifty Metal index, up 2 percent. The broader markets, meanwhile, underperformed, with the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices trading 0.3 percent and 0.5 percent higher, respectively. Twenty-five companies, including Housing Development Finance Corporation, UltraTech Cement, Dabur India, Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company, and Kansai Nerolac Paints are scheduled to release their quarterly earnings today. Read more

Why isn’t India’s stock market falling more?

Thursday, May 6, 2021
What are the reasons for India’s stock market not falling much in spite of the most pervasive second wave of Covid-19 pandemic considering the risky asset class in a country struggling with its most horrific calamity. New daily Covid-19 infections have remained above 300,000 for two weeks now, the worst caseload the world has seen. The death rate is 3,700-plus. Fear of the virus is pervasive. Even the rich and the powerful are finding it hard to arrange a hospital bed or track down an oxygen cylinder. But in all this, the benchmark Nifty 50 Index is down ever so slightly, clocking a less than 5% decline since mid-February. At 32 times earnings, almost double the valuations in China, the Indian market is super-expensive. The logic for those prices runs like this: Unlike last year, there’s no national lockdown. And there may not be one if the peak of the surge is just a week or two away, as some epidemiological models indicate. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 272 points, Nifty at 14724.80

Thursday, May 6, 2021
At Close, the Sen sex gained 272.21 points to close at 48,949.76, and the Nifty50 was up 106.90 points at 14,724.80. Bajaj Auto, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, ICICI Bank, Nestle India, and HDFC were the top gainers on Sensex. On the other hand, Power Grid, ONGC, and Asian Paints were the top losers. The Nifty PSU Bank and Pharma indices were down 1.2 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively. On the upside, metals and IT stocks continued to shine with the Nifty Metal and IT indices soaring up to 2.5 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap index added 0.9 percent while the S&P BSE SmallCap index gained 0.6 percent.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 424 points, Nifty at 14617.85

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 424.04 points or 0.88% at 48,677.55, and the Nifty was up 121.40 points or 0.84% at 14,617.90 after RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das in an unscheduled speech today provided more liquidity support by announcing various measures. Sun Pharma and IndusInd Bank were the top Sensex gainers while Bajaj Finance, Asian Paints, HUL, and Tech Mahindra were the only losers in the Sensex pack. About 1794 shares have advanced, 1084 shares declined, and 166 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Bank index ended 1.6 percent up. The Nifty Financial Services, IT, Auto, and Metal indices gained up to 1.3 percent on the NSE. The S&P BSE MidCap index settled over 1 percent higher while the S&P BSE SmallCap index gained 0.7 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 200 points at 48,470 and Nifty topped the 14,550-mark

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
The benchmark indices in India climbed off their early highs but were still trading in the green today(5th May 2021) as RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das unveiled liquidity support measures amid rising Covid-19 cases in India. Among the headline indices, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 200 points at 48,470 and the broader Nifty50 index topped the 14,550-mark. ONGC gained 3 percent and was the top Sensex gainer, followed by NTPC, Axis Bank, and Bharti Airtel (all up 1%). All the Nifty sectoral indices were painted green, led by the Nifty PSU Bank index, up 1.8 percent. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were trading 0.6 percent and 0.5 percent higher, respectively. Twenty companies, including Tata Steel, Adani Enterprises, Adani Green Energy, Blue Dart Express, Ceat, Craftsman Automation, and Deepak Nitrite are set to release quarterly earnings today.

Closing Bell: Sensex down 465 points, Nifty at 14496.50

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 465.01 points or 0.95% at 48253.51, and the Nifty was down 137.70 points or 0.94% at 14496.50 as an unwavering rise in Covid-19 cases and a slower-than-expected pace of vaccination worried investors on Dalal Street. Reliance Industries was the top loser followed by Sun Pharma, Dr Reddy’s, HDFC Bank, and HDFC. While gainers include ONGC, Bajaj Finance, and TCS. About 1374 shares have advanced, 1534 shares declined, and 169 shares are unchanged. The Nifty PSU Bank index gained 3.5 percent, The Nifty Pharma index, on the contrary, was down 2 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices each ended about half a percent lower today.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex hovered around 48,670 levels and Nifty hovered below 14,650-mark

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
The markets in India fluctuated between gains and losses in today's(4th May 2021) morning deals. The S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 48,670 levels, down 40 points. Earlier, the index had risen to as high as 48,997. The broader Nifty50 index hovered below 14,650-mark. IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, and ICICI Bank rose 2 percent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers. Among other individual stocks, L&T Technology Services fell over 8 percent after announcing their quarterly results. Majority of the Nifty sectoral indices traded in the green, led by the Nifty PSU Bank index, up 1.9 percent. Twenty companies, including Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Apollo Pipes, DCM Shriram, IIFL Securities, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, and RBL Bank are set to release their quarterly earnings today.

Closing bell: Sensex down 64 points, Nifty at 14634.15

Monday, May 3, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 63.84 points or 0.13% at 48718.52, and the Nifty was up 3.10 points or 0.02% at 14634.20. Bharti Airtel, Maruti Suzuki India, SBI Life, and HUL were the best-performing stocks. While Titan, Reliance Industries Ltd, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, BPCL, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and State Bank of India (SBI) were the losers in the Sensex pack. About 1803 shares have advanced, 1184 shares declined, and 162 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index rallied 2 percent today, followed by the Nifty FMCG index, up 1 percent. On the downside, the Nifty Bank index slipped 0.7 percent on the NSE. The S&P BSE SmallCap index gained 1.6 percent, and the S&P BSE MidCap index, on the other hand, settled 0.05 percent higher.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 350 points at 48,430 levels, and Nifty hovered below 14,550-mark

Monday, May 3, 2021
The Indian markets came out of the opening lows but were still trading over half a percent down in today's (3rd May 2021) morning deals. The S&P BSE Sensex traded at 48,430 levels, down 350 points and the broader Nifty50 index hovered below the 14,550-mark. State Bank of India, Titan, and Bajaj Finance fell over 2 percent, each, and were the top Sensex laggards. Reliance Industries also slipped 2 percent after the announcement of its March quarter results. All the Nifty sectoral indices, except the Nifty Pharma index, traded in the red, with the Nifty PSU Bank index, down 2 percent, bleeding the most. Twenty-one companies are slated to post their March quarter numbers today, including Kotak Mahindra Bank, SBI Life Insurance Company, Tata Chemicals, Godrej Properties, L&T Technology Services, and Varun Beverages.

Closing Bell: Sensex falls 983 points, Nifty at 14631.10

Friday, April 30, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 983.58 points or 1.98% at 48,782.36, and the Nifty was down 263.80 points or 1.77% at 14,631.10 amid weakness in Asian markets and unabated rise in Covid-19 cases along with hiccups in vaccination drive back home. HDFC Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Asian Paints, Mahindra & Mahindra Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) were among top Sensex losers. While, ONGC, Sun Pharma, Dr Reddy’s, and Bajaj-Auto were the top gainers. About 1332 shares have advanced, 1554 shares declined, and 166 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Bank and Financial Services indices dropped 3 percent each while the Nifty FMCG, Auto, IT, and Realty indices slipped up to 1.5 percent. The Nifty Pharma index bucked the trend and gained settled 1 percent higher. The S&P BSE SmallCap settled just 0.07 percent lower and the MidCap index, on the other hand, slipped 0.65 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex dropped 517 points to quote at 49,249 levels while Nifty hovered around 14,750-mark

Friday, April 30, 2021
Indian markets drove lower today(30th April 2021) after four straight sessions of gains this week due to unfavourable global market cues, unabated rise in Covid cases, and hiccups in vaccination. The benchmark indices started gap-down with up to 1 percent cuts. In absolute terms, the headline S&P BSE Sensex dropped 517 points to quote at 49,249 levels in early deals. On the NSE, the Nifty50 hovered around 14,750-mark, down 137 points. Wipro (up nearly 4 per cent) was leading the list of gainers on the Nifty after the IT major revised its IT services revenue guidance to $2,324-$2,367 million for the April-June quarter of FY22, which translates to a sequential growth of 8-10 per cent. Bajaj Auto, ONGC, Divis's Labs, Dr Reddy's Labs, and Sun Pharma were the other top-performing stocks on the 50-share index. Read more

Markets are geared up for a bull-phase

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Indian benchmark indices extended their bull run to the fourth straight day today(29th April 2021) supported by the US Fed decision to keep policy loose and firm global markets cues. Starting gap-up, frontline indices reclaimed major psychological marks in the early deals with the S&P BSE Sensex reclaiming the 50,000 marks. Profit booking, mainly in banking counters, saw the frontline index give up some of its gains as trading progressed. There are indications that the markets will continue their journey north, as long as global and domestic cues remain supportive. S&P BSE SENSEX has scaled the resistance range of 50,270 with an intra-day high of 50,375 on Thursday Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex up 32 points, Nifty ay 14894.90

Thursday, April 29, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 32.10 points or 0.06% at 49,765.94, and the Nifty was up 30.40 points or 0.20% at 14,894.90 for the fourth straight day on the day of monthly F&O expiry for the April series. Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, Axis Bank, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), IndusInd Bank, Titan Company, HUL were the top gainers in the Sensex pack. On the flip side, Bajaj-Auto, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), HCL Tech, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), State Bank of India (SBI) were the top losers. About 1376 shares have advanced, 1505 shares declined, and 176 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index gained 4.5 percent. On the downside, the Nifty PSU Bank index skidded 1.3 percent, trailed by losses in the Nifty Auto index, down 1 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap index ended 0.18 percent lower today while the S&P BSE SmallCap index advanced 0.13 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 300 points at 50,045 level while Nifty up 87 points at 14,960

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Indian benchmark indices extended their bull run to the fourth straight day today(29th April 2021) supported by the US Fed decision to keep policy loose and firm global markets cues, Starting gap-up, frontline indices reclaimed major psychological marks in the early deals. The indices, however, pared gains marginally with the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex up 300 points to quote at 50,045 level while the Nifty50 was at 14,960, up 87 points. Earlier in the day, the indices hit respective day highs of 50,376 and 15,044, respectively. The Sensex index is back above 50,000 after 12 trading sessions while the Nifty has reclaimed the 15,000-mark for the first time since March 16. The benchmark indices leaned on Reliance Industries, HDFC twins, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, and Bajaj Finance to support the fresh breakouts. All the heavyweights were up in the range of 2 percent to 2.5 percent. Read more

Sensex zooms 790 pts; banks rally: Investors look beyond Covid cases' surge

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Expectations that Covid-19 cases could soon peak in the country boosted investor confidence on Dalal Street today(28th April 2021). Besides, healthy buying in the financial counters ahead of the monthly expiry of the F&O contracts of April due tomorrow further lifted benchmark indices 1.6 percent today. Today was the third consecutive day of gains at the bourses. Maharashtra’s stabilising Covid cases could be a precursor to India's curve flattening over one-two months, believes some experts. Meanwhile, CLSA opines that the surge in Covid cases in Maharashtra may taper in May as the state is in its fourth month of the second wave. This, it believes, will be positive for the markets. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 790 points, Nifty at 14864.55

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 789.70 points or 1.61% at 49733.84, and the Nifty was up 211.50 points or 1.44% at 14864.50. Bajaj Finance was the top Sensex gainer, followed by IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finsv, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Bajaj-Auto, HDFC Bank, and Bharti Airtel among others. On the flip side, Nestle India, HCL Tech, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), ITC were among the top Sensex losers. About 1730 shares have advanced, 1180 shares declined, and 170 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Realty index dropped 0.6 percent, the Nifty Metal and Pharma indices slipped 0.3 percent each. The Nifty Bank index soared 3 per cent and the Nifty Private Bank, PSU Bank, and Financial Services indices too climbed over 2.5 percent each. The S&P BSE MidCap index ended 0.99 percent up while the S&P BSE SmallCap index added 0.7 percent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex advanced 390 points to quote at 49,300 levels and Nifty reclaimed the 14,750-mark

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Starting higher for the third straight day, Indian equity markets edged up 0.8 percent in early deals today(28th April 2021). Among the frontline indices, the S&P BSE Sensex advanced 390 points to quote at 49,300 levels while the NSE's Nifty50 reclaimed the 14,750-mark and was at 14,764. Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finance, and Bajaj Finserv, all up between 1.5 percent and 2 percent, were the top-performing stocks on the Nifty. These were followed by the State Bank of India, Tata Motors, Hero MotoCorp, and Divis Labs. On the downside, Britannia, HUL, Hindalco, JSW Steel, and Maruti Suzuki slipped up to 1 percent. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.76 percent and 0.74 percent, respectively. As regards sectoral trends on the NSE, the Nifty Metal index witnessed profit-booking and slipped 0.25 percent on the NSE. On the contrary, the Nifty Auto index zoomed 1.4 percent, trailed by the Nifty Bank index, up 0.7 percent. Read more

RIL, pvt banks take Sensex 558 pts up and Nifty tops 14,650

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Hefty buying in industry heavyweights such as Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, L&T, SBI, and TCS, coupled with a decline in fresh Covid-19 cases in the country, enthralled investors on Dalal Street today(27th April 2021). Helped by the across-the-board buying visible at the bourses as bargain hunters returned to Dalal Street, the benchmark indices climb over 1 percent on Tuesday. On the BSE, the 30-share Sensex settled at 48,944 levels, up 558 points while the broader Nifty50 closed at 14,653 levels, up 168 points on the NSE. Hindalco, L&T, Tata Steel, Divis Labs, Reliance Industries, Bajaj Finance, and SBI were the top gainers on the 50-share pack, up between 3.7 percent and 5 percent. HDFC Life, SBI Life, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Maruti Suzuki, and Nestle India declined up to 3.6 percent to end as top laggards. All the key sectoral indices settled the session in the green with the Nifty Metal index ruling 2.7 percent up. This was followed by the Nifty PSU Bank inde Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex up 557 points, Nifty at 14653.05

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 557.63 points or 1.15% at 48,944.14, and the Nifty was up 168 points or 1.16% at 14653 as COVID-19 cases declined in the country. Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Finance, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Power Grid Corporation of India, HDFC Bank, TCS were among top BSE Sensex gainers. Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Asian Paints, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Maruti Suzuki were among the top index losers. About 1915 shares have advanced, 984 shares declined, and 158 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Metal index gained 2.7 percent. This was followed by the Nifty PSU Bank index up 2.3 percent and the Nifty Bank index up 1.4 percent. The S&P BSE MidCap index added 1 percent today while the SmallCap index surged 1.5 percent.

Financials lift Sensex 508 pts up

Monday, April 26, 2021
Today's(26th April 2021) rally across the financial sector is mainly driven by a healthy management commentary by ICICI Bank, post its March quarter results announcement. Add to it, positive investment sentiment in the global markets helped the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex and the Nifty50 indices vault over 1 percent. That apart, medical support from across the globe, to help India douse the Covid-19 fire, along with the acceleration of the mass vaccination drive supported sentiment on Dalal Street. Among the key headline indices, the 30-share index jumped 508 points to end the day at 48,386.5 levels. The index had started gap-up and had extended gains to hit a high of 48,668 in the intra-day deals. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 508 points, Nifty at 14485.00

Monday, April 26, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 508.06 points or 1.06% at 48386.51, and the Nifty was up 143.60 points or 1.00% at 14485 due to medical support from across the globe, to help India douse the Covid-19 fire, along with the acceleration of the mass vaccination drive supported sentiment on Dalal Street. Axis Bank, Ultratech Cement, and ICICI Bank were the top-performing stocks on the BSE Sensex. HCL Technologies, Sun Pharma, HDFC Bank, and Maruti Suzuki India were the top losers. About 1841 shares have advanced, 1094 shares declined, and 216 shares are unchanged. Nifty Pharma was down 0.87 percent. On the contrary, the Nifty Realty index gained 3.4 percent on the NSE, followed by gains in The Nifty Metal index up 2 percent, Nifty Bank up 1.7 percent, and Nifty Financial Services up 1.3 percent..The S&P BSE MidCap index closed 0.6 percent higher while the BSE SmallCap index was up 0.8 percent. .

Sensex ruling 730 points up at 48,600 levels and Nifty jumped 190 points,hovering above 14,500 mark

Monday, April 26, 2021
Indian benchmark indices opened higher in today's(26th April 2021) session, tracking firm cues from global peers, even as India continued to report over 3 lakh Covid-19 cases. The BSE barometer Sensex was ruling 730 points up at 48,600 levels while NSE Nifty jumped 190 points and was hovering above14,500 mark. ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, ONGC, UltraTech, and SBI were among the top Sensex gainers while HCL Technologies, Power Grid, and DRL were among the top drags. Broader markets traded in tandem with benchmark indices with Nifty Midcap and Nifty Smallcap indices up 1 percent each. On the sectoral front, barring Nifty Pharma, all indices traded in the green. Nifty Bank with a gain of nearly 2 percent was the best performing index. Tech M, SBI Card, and HDFC Life are among the 15 companies that are scheduled to announce their quarterly numbers today. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 202 points, Nifty at 14341.35

Friday, April 23, 2021
At Close, Market benchmark the Sensex closed 202 points, or 0.42 percent, lower at 47,878.45 while the Nifty closed 65 points, or 0.45 percent, down at 14,341.35 as concerns over the second wave of Covid-19 in the country and nervousness in the global markets overpowered the risk appetite of bargain hunters. NTPC, Power Grid, and IndusInd Bank were the top index gainers. Mahindra & Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, and ICICI Bank were among the top losers. The BSE Power index gained 2.35 percent, the utility index rose 1.75 percent, BSE Telecom and realty fell over a percent each while FMCG, IT, fell almost a percent each. The S&P BSE MidCap index gained 0.2 per cent today while the S&P BSE SmallCap index added 0.5 per cent

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 270 points at 47,812 levels and Nifty hovering below 14,350 levels

Friday, April 23, 2021
Equity markets in India were under pressure today(23rd April 2021) amid muted investment sentiment across Asian markets and on a record single-day spike of over 3 lakh Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day. Among the headline indices, the S&P BSE Sensex was at 47,812 levels in early deals, down 270 points or 0.56 percent. On the NSE, the Nifty50 was hovering below 14,350 levels. Power Grid was the top gainer on the Nifty, up 4 percent, followed by Tata Steel, SBI Life, Dr. Reddy's Labs, and Asian Paints. On the downside, Wipro, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, Hero MotoCorp, and State Bank of India were the top laggards in morning deals. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap index was up 0.59 percent while the S&P BSE SmallCap index gained 0.72 percent. Sectorally, only Nifty Metal, Pharma, and Media indices were trading in the green, up between 0.3 percent and 1 percent. On the contrary, the Nifty Financial Services index slipped 0.7 percent. Read more

India's midcap rally amid Covid may be poised for a break

Thursday, April 22, 2021
The outperformance of India’s midcap stocks over the larger stocks since the coronavirus pandemic engulfed global markets may take a breather. Some Fund managers are currently avoiding midcaps based on global economic cues and valuations. They said there is more safety in buying large stocks now that India has become the epicenter of virus resurgence in Asia, while inflation is set to rise in the U.S. and China as the world’s two biggest economies are rebounding. The S&P BSE Midcap Index has outperformed the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex Index in all but five months since the end of 2019, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The smaller stock measure has gained nearly 33% in that span, more than double the rise in the broader benchmark, with the outperformance becoming particularly pronounced amid the recent market chill. Read more

Sensex gains 375 pts, ends above 48K as investors dump FMCG for financials

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Today (22nd April 2021) from the day's low of 47,204, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex bounced back over 900 points to hit a high of 48,143 on the back of a brisk buying in financial and metal counters. Supportive global cues and expectations that the mass vaccination drive would help curtail the raging second Covid-19 wave in the country gave ammunition to the bulls. By the close, the Sensex was at 48,081 levels, up 375 points or 0.79 percent. The broader Nifty50, on the other hand, gained 255 points higher from the day's low to settle at 14,406, up 110 points or 0.77 percent. About 18 of the 30 constituents on the Sensex and 27 of the 50 constituents on the Nifty ended the day in the green with Wipro, ICICI Bank, JSW Steel, Tata Steel, HDFC, Bajaj Auto, and BPCL topping the charts on the latter. On the Sensex, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and SBI were the additional gainers. All these stocks were up in the range of 2 percent to 3.5 percent. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 375 points, Nifty at 14406.15

Thursday, April 22, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 374.87 points or 0.79% at 48080.67, and the Nifty was up 109.80 points or 0.77% at 14406.20 due to mass vaccination drive would help curtail the raging second Covid-19 wave in the country gave ammunition to the bulls. ICICI Bank, HDFC, and Bajaj Auto were among the top gainers followed by HDFC Bank. Titan, Tech Mahindra, and Asian Paints were among the drags. About 1737 shares have advanced, 1128 shares declined, and 159 shares are unchanged. Nifty Bank index up 2.5 percent, Nifty Financial Services, Private Bank, and Metal indices gained 2.2 percent, 1.8 percent, and 1.7 percent, respectively. On the contrary, pharma and IT stocks pared their gains and ended in the red today. All the three defensive indices -- Nifty IT, FMCG, and Pharma -- slipped up to 0.75 percent on the NSE. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices closing 0.28 percent and 0.59 percent higher, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex down 250 points at 47,462 levels and Nifty hovering around 14,250 levels

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Indian equity markets opened gap-down today (22nd April 2021) as a record single-day spike of over three lakh Covid-19 cases kept investor sentiment at bay. However, buying at lower levels in IT and metal counters helped indices stage mild recovery. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex was quoting at 47,462levels, down 250 points or 0.5 percent. On the NSE, the Nifty50 was hovering around 14,250 levels, down 56 points. Ultratech Cement, Shree Cement, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, Hero MotoCorp, and NTPC, down up to 3.5 percent, were leading the list of losers on the Nifty while Bajaj Auto, Dr. Reddy's Labs, Wipro, BPCL, and Tata Steel outperformed the market and gained between 1.5 percent and 3.5 percent. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap index slipped 0.13 percent while the S&P BSE SmallCap index gained 0.3 percent. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex down 243 points, Nifty at 14296.40

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 243.62 points or 0.51% at 47,705.80, and the Nifty was down 63.10 points or 0.44% at 14,296.40. Ultratech Cement, HDFC, HDFC Bank, and IT stocks were among the top drags on Sensex. Dr Reddy’s, HDFC Life, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Auto and Bajaj Finserv were the top gainers on Sensex. About 1603 shares have advanced, 1187 shares declined, and 155 shares are unchanged. The Nifty IT index, down 1.4 per cent, the Nifty FMCG and Bank indices ended 0.64 per cent and 0.35 per cent lower, respectively. On the upside, the Nifty Pharma index ended at 1.3 per cent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices gained 0.5 per cent each.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex traded around 48,230 levels, up 230 points, and Nifty hovered around 14,450

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
The benchmark indices in Indian markets climbed off the early highs but were still trading half a percent up in today's(20th April 2021) morning deals as the Indian government's decision to vaccinate everyone above 18 years of age against Covid-19 from May 1 buoyed investor sentiment. The S&P BSE Sensex traded around 48,230 levels, up 230 points, and the Nifty50 index hovered around 14,450. Bajaj Finance, Dr. Reddy's, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Bajaj Finserv gained 3 percent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers. All the Nifty sectoral indices traded in the green, led by the Nifty PSU Bank index, up 1.7 percent. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices traded 1.7 percent higher, each. A total of nine companies, including Nestle India, Tata Steel Long Products, and Welspun Investments and Commercials are scheduled to release their quarterly earnings today. Read more

Manic Monday! Major factors for the stock market crash today

Monday, April 19, 2021
The Indian benchmark indices nosedived in today's(19th April 2021) session mainly due to a strong second wave of Covid-19 in the country, leaving the market bulls battered. An across-the-board selling resulted in a 1,469-point crash on the BSE barometer Sensex in intra-day trade. The index, however, recouped some losses and ended 883 points lower at 47,949 with HDFC twins, Reliance Industries, and select banking counters among the worst drags. Barring shares of Dr. Reddy's Labs and Infosys, all constituents of the 30-pack index traded in the red. Meanwhile, its NSE counterpart Nifty after shedding as much as 425 points ended with a 258-point cut at 14,359. High volatility marked today's session with India VIX settling 10.20 percent higher at 22.48. The sell-off was equally bad in the broader markets as mid-cap and small-cap indices lost 2.1 - 2.4 percent lower. Except for Nifty pharma, all indices on NSE traded in the red. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex down 882 points, Nifty at 14359.45

Monday, April 19, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 882.61 points or 1.81% at 47949.42, and the Nifty was down 258.40 points or 1.77% at 14359.50. Britannia, Dr Reddy's Labs, Infosys, Wipro, and Cipla were the only gainers on the Nifty index, On the downside, Adani Ports, Power Grid, ONGC, Hero MotoCorp, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and HDFC Life were the top drags, About 723 shares have advanced, 2091 shares declined, and 157 shares are unchanged. The Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Bank, Nifty Private Bank, and Nifty Financial Services indices slipped between 2.5 per cent and 4 per cent. The Nifty Auto, Realty, and Metal indices, meanwhile, tumbled up to 4 per cent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices declined 1.9 per cent and 1.6 per cent, respectively.

Sensex tumbles 1,300 pts, Nifty below 14,300

Monday, April 19, 2021
The Indian benchmark indices slid over 2 percent in today's(19th April 2021) early deals as India continued to report a record spike in daily Covid-19 cases. India recorded over 2.75 lakh new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, as per Worldometer. The S&P BSE Sensex traded around 47,490 levels, down 1,300 points, and the Nifty50 index fell below the 14,300-mark. IndusInd Bank fell 5 percent and was the top Sensex laggard, followed by State Bank of India, Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Fiannce, and ICICI Bank (down 4% each). The Nifty sectoral indices were painted red, with the Nifty PSU Bank index, down 4.7 percent, bleeding the most. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices fell 2.8 percent, each. ACC, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, Bajaj Consumer Care, CRISIL, Agio Paper & Industries, Pratik Panels, Response Informatics, and Sri Chakra Cement will release quarterly numbers on Monday. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex ends flat up 28.35 points, Nifty at 14617.85

Friday, April 16, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 28.35 points or 0.06% at 48,832.03, and the Nifty was up 36.40 points or 0.25% at 14,617.90. Asian Paints, UltraTech Cement, ONGC, Sun Pharma, HCL Tech, Nestle India, M&M, Tech Mahindra were among the top index gainers. On the flip side, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and SBI were the top Sensex losers. About 1617 shares have advanced, 1230 shares declined, and 152 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Pharma index ended 2 per cent higher while the Nifty Auto, IT, Metal, and FMCG gained between 0.6 per cent and 1.2 per cent. On the downside, the Nifty Bank, PSU Bank, and Realty indices slipped up to 0.6 per cent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices settling 1.2 per cent and 1.05 per cent higher, respectively.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex rose 180 points around 49,000 level and Nifty topped the 14,650-mark

Friday, April 16, 2021
The benchmark indices in India ticked nearly half a percent up in today's(16th February 2021) morning deals, tracking mixed cues from their Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 180 points around 49,000 level and the broader Nifty50 index topped the 14,650-mark. Asian Paints, HCL Tech, UltraTech Cement were up 1 percent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers. The Nifty sectoral indices, barring the Nifty Pharma index, traded in the green, led by the Nifty IT index, up 0.8 percent. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices traded 1.2 percent higher, each. Mindtree, Den Networks, GTPL Hathway, MMTC, and AAR Commercial Company are scheduled to release quarterly numbers today.

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 260 points, Nifty at 14581.45

Thursday, April 15, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 259.62 points or 0.53% at 48803.68, and the Nifty was up 76.70 points or 0.53% at 14581.50. ONGC, NTPC, Kotak Mahindra Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) were among top Sensex gainers. Infosys, M&M, IndusInd Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserv, Tech Mahindra were among the top index losers. About 1226 shares have advanced, 1611 shares declined, and 162 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Bank, Pharma, Metal, IT, Financial Services, and Private Bank indices ended up to 1.4 per cent higher while the Nifty Auto, Realty, PSU Bank, and FMCG slipped between 0.04 per cent and 1.5 per cent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ended 0.1 per cent and 0.03 per cent lower.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex hovered around 48,230 levels, down 300 points and Nifty gave up the 14,450-mark

Thursday, April 15, 2021
The benchmark indices in India slid over half a percent in today's (15th April 2021) morning's volatile session, dragged by public sector banks, IT, and auto stocks, as India recorded over 2 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 48,230 levels, down 300 points and the Nifty50 index gave up the 14,450-mark. Infosys fell 5 percent after the announcement of its March quarter results and was the top Sensex laggard, followed by Mahindra & Mahindra, and IndusInd Bank (both down 3%). On the other hand, ONGC (up 3%) was the top Sensex gainer, followed by NTPC, State Bank of India, and UltraTech Cement (all up 1%). The Nifty sectoral indices were largely in the red, with Nifty Auto and Nifty PSU Bank index, down 2.5 percent, each. On the other hand, Nifty Pharma ticked up 1 percent. In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices traded 0.3 percent lower, each. Read more

Closing Bell:Sensex gains 660 points, Nifty at 14504.80

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 660.68 points or 1.38% at 48,544.06, and the Nifty was up 194 points or 1.36% at 14,504.80 amid broad-based buying. Top Sensex gainer was Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) followed by Bajaj Finsv, Bajaj Finance, Maruti Suzuki, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank and ONGC. While TCS was the worst-performing stock, followed by Dr Reddy’s, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech, Infosys and Nestle India. About 1900 shares have advanced, 915 shares declined, and 176 shares are unchanged. Nifty IT and Pharma indices were down 3 per cent and 1 per cent. While the Nifty PSU Bank index surged 4 per cent, the Nifty Bank, Private Bank, Financial Services, Metal, and Realty indices gained between 3 per cent and 4 per cent. The Nifty FMCG index, meanwhile, ended 0.6 per cent higher. The S&P BSE MidCap index gained 1.46 per cent. The S&P BSE SmallCap index, on the other hand, ended 1.2 per cent higher.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 1708 points, Nifty at 14310.80

Monday, April 12, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 1,707.94 points or 3.44% at 47883.38, and the Nifty was down 524.10 points or 3.53% at 14310.80 as fear of stricter lockdown to curb the second wave of COVID-19 dented investors’ sentiment. Tata Motors, Adani Ports, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, UPL, SBI, Hindalco, and Shree Cement were the top losers in the Sensex pack, while Dr Reddy's Labs, Cipla, Divis Labs, and Britannia) ended the day in the green. About 493 shares have advanced, 2433 shares declined, and 171 shares are unchanged. The Nifty PSU Bank index plummeted 9 per cent, Nifty Realty slipped 7 per cent, and Nifty Bank, Private Bank, Metal, and Auto indices skidded between 5 per cent and 6 per cent. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices dropped 5 per cent each.

Closing Bell:Sensex down 155 points, Nifty at 14834.85

Friday, April 9, 2021
At close, the Sensex was down 154.89 points or 0.31% at 49,591.32, and the Nifty was down 38.90 points or 0.26% at 14,834.90. ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Reliance Industries were among the stocks that pulled the indices lower. Sun Pharma, HUL, and Tech Mahindra were the top gainers on Sensex. About 1647 shares have advanced, 1212 shares declined, and 163 shares are unchanged. Bank Nifty ended in the red along with Nifty Private Bank, Nifty Auto and Nifty Metal index down 1 per cent. Nifty Pharma and Nifty PSU Bank were the top-performing sectoral indices. The S&P BSE SmallCap index closed 0.7 per cent higher while the S&P BSE MidCap index dipped 0.07 per cent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 120 points around 49,870 levels and Nifty hovered around 14,900

Friday, April 9, 2021
The benchmark indices in India fluctuated between gains and losses in today's(9th April 2021) late morning deals. The S&P BSE Sensex traded around 49,870 levels, up 120 points, and the Nifty50 index hovered around 14,900. Bajaj Finance, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, and Larsen & Toubro dipped 1 percent, each, and were the top Sensex laggards. On the other hand, Hindustan Unilever and Sun Pharma rose 2 percent, each. The Nifty sectoral indices were trading mixed, with the Nifty PSU Bank index, up over 3 percent, leading the gainers. In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were trading 0.4 percent and 0.9 percent higher, respectively.

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 84.45 points, Nifty at 14873.80

Thursday, April 8, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 84.45 points or 0.17% at 49,746.21, and the Nifty was up 54.80 points or 0.37% at 14,873.80.JSW Steel, Tata Steel, Shree Cements, Titan Company and Hindalco were among top gainers on the Nifty, while losers included IndusInd Bank, SBI Life Insurance, Sun Pharma, HDFC Bank and ONGC. The Nifty Metal index jumped 4 per cent, the Nifty IT index gained 1 per cent. The Nifty PSU Bank and Bank indices shed 0.8 per cent and 0.6 per cent, respectively today while the Nifty Private Bank and Financial Services indices slipped 0.6 per cent and 0.3 per cent, respectively. The S&P BSE SmallCap index gained 0.73 per cent. The BSE MidCap index, on the other hand, up 0.6 per cent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex leaped 700 points at 49,900 and Nifty50 index jumped 200 points and hit 14,880-mark

Thursday, April 8, 2021
The Indian equity markets welcomed the decision of RBI governorShaktikanta Das to keep rates unchanged during the first bi-monthly monetary policy of FY22, along with holding the GDP growth rate steady at 10.5 percent for the new financial year. Despite the recent surge in Covid-19 cases, the governor said the central bank and the government are prepared to tackle the second wave. Soothed by the comments, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex index leaped 700 points and hit the day's high of 49,900. The Nifty50, meanwhile, jumped nearly 200 points and hit 14,880 on the back of an across-the-board buying. Banking and financial stocks outperformed on Wednesday with the Nifty Bank, Private Bank, and PSU Bank indices settling higher in the range of 1.5 percent to 2 percent. The Nifty Financial Services, IT, Pharma, Metal, and Realty indices, on the other hand, gained up to 1.5 percent. Read more

Closing Bell: Sensex gains 460 points, Nifty at 14819.05

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 460.37 points or 0.94% at 49,661.76, and the Nifty was up 135.50 points or 0.92% at 14,819 after RBI as expected kept the key rates unchanged with an accommodative policy stance. SBI, Mahindra & Mahindra, Nestle India, IndusInd Bank, and ICICI Bank were the top gainers on Sensex while Titan, NTPC, HUL, and Bajaj Finserv were the only drags. About 1824 shares have advanced, 1072 shares declined, and 179 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Financial Services, IT, Pharma, Metal, and Realty indices, on the other hand, gained up to 1.5 per cent. The S&P BSE SmallCap index was last up 1.3 per cent while the BSE MidCap index added 0.8 per cent.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up 500 points at 49,730 and Nifty testing the 14,850-mark

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
The markets in India were trading at day's high, up 1 percent, in today's( late morning deals as the Reserve Bank of India kept the repo rate unchanged at 4 percent while maintaining the 'accommodative stance. The FY22 growth projection was also maintained at 10.5 percent. The S&P BSE Sensex traded 500 points, or 1 percent, up at 49,730 and the Nifty50 index was testing the 14,850-mark. Bharti Airtel, Nestle India, and Reliance Industries gained 2 percent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers. All the Nifty sectoral indices were trading in the green, led by the Nifty PSU Bank index, up 2 percent.

Closing Bell:Sensex ends 42 points higher, Nifty at 14683.50

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
At close, the Sensex was up 42.07 points or 0.09% at 49,201.39, and the Nifty was up 45.70 points or 0.31% at 14,683.50. Asian Paints was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Sun Pharma and Dr Reddy’s. Power Grid, Ultratech Cement, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, and SBI were the worst-performing stocks on Sensex. About 1654 shares have advanced, 1176 shares declined, and 179 shares are unchanged. The Nifty Pharma up 2 per cent, FMCG 1 per cent, and Metal 1/5 per cent indices remained top gainers on the NSE today while the Nifty IT index was up 0.25 per cent. The Nifty Bank and private Bank indices, meanwhile, skidded around 0.4 per cent each ahead of the RBI monetary policy committee's outcome due tomorrow. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices added 1 per cent and 0.8 per cent, respectively by the close.

MARKET UPDATE:Sensex up by 350 points to 49,520 and Nifty topped 14,650-mark

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
The benchmark indices in India rose over half a percent in early deals today(6th April 2021) after a volatile start to the session. The S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 49,520 levels, up 350 points. NTPC, Hindustan Unilever, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Dr. Reddy's climbed 1 percent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers. Meanwhile, the broader Nifty50 index topped 14,650-mark. Majority of the Nifty sectoral indices traded in the green, led by the Nifty Metal index, up 1.4 percent.