Equity benchmark indices ended the session on a very strong note, with the Sensex ending 320 points higher and the Nifty ended just a tad below 9900.
The Sensex ended up 321.86 points at 31770.89, while the Nifty ended higher by 103.15 points at 9897.30. The market breadth was positive, but a tad narrow as 1,638 shares advanced against a decline of 946 shares, while 118 shares were unchanged.
Cipla, Tata Motors and Tech Mahindra gained the most on both indices, while NTPC, Asian Paints and Power Grid were the top losers.
Equity benchmarks ended lower for third consecutive session Wednesday on further profit booking. Geopolitical tensions hit market sentiment.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 216.35 points at 31,797.84 and the 50-share NSE Nifty fell 70.50 points to 9,908.05.
More than three shares declined for every share rising on the BSE.
Equity benchmarks rebounded after two-day losses, led by short covering in beaten down stocks like banks, auto stocks.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 87.53 points at 32,325.41 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 52.75 points at 10,066.40 despite weak market breadth.
About 1,385 shares declined against 1,204 advancing shares on the BSE.
Benchmark indices ended the session on a weaker note as the Street closed at the day’s low points post RBI policy.
The Sensex was down 98.43 points at 32476.74, while the Nifty was down 33.15 points at 10081.50. The market breadth was negative as 1048 shares advanced against a decline of 1601 shares, while 172 shares were unchanged.
NTPC, Adani Ports and Ambuja Cements gained the most on both indices, while BHEL, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Indiabulls Housing were the top losers.
Equity benchmark indices ended the session on a strong note, as the market witnessed a surge in the last hour of trade. Indices ended at a record high mark.
The Sensex closed up 60.23 points at 32575.17, while the Nifty ended higher by 37.55 points at 10114.65. The market breadth was negative as 1046 shares advanced against a decline of 1627 shares, while 165 shares were unchanged.
Auto stocks ruled the roost as Maruti Suzuki, Eicher Motors and Hero MotoCorp gained the most, while Indiabulls Housing was also among top gainers. Meanwhile, Lupin, ONGC and Bank of Baroda lost the most on both indices.
The Indian market began the August series on a subdued note, with benchmark indices ending lower, but the Nifty closed above 10000 for the third straight session.
The Sensex closed down 73.42 points at 32309.88, while the Nifty ended lower 6.05 points at 10014.50. The market breadth was negative as 1265 shares advanced against a decline of 1374 shares, while 168 shares were unchanged.
HDFC, Infosys and Yes Bank gained the most on both indices, while Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Lupin were the top losers.
The Indian market had a volatile session, with benchmark indices erasing almost all of its gains on the F&O expiry day. Both of them ended the day on a flat note.
The Sensex and Nifty began the day on a strong note as they both touched record high figures. The former had in fact, gained nearly 300 points intraday, only to cut these gains in the subsequent hours.
At the close of market hours, the Sensex closed up 0.84 points at 32383.30, while the Nifty ended down 0.10 points at 10020.55. The market breadth was negative as 876 shares advanced against a decline of 1,839 shares, while 155 shares were unchanged.
HDFC Bank, HDFC and Yes Bank were the top gainers, while Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Tata Motors and Tata Motors DVR were the top losers.
Benchmark indices gained strength in the final hours of trade, with the Nifty closing above 10,000 for the first time ever. The Sensex closed higher by over 150 points.
The Sensex ended up 154.19 points at 32382.46, while the Nifty closed higher by 56.10 points at 10020.65. The market breadth, however, was narrow as 1349 shares advanced against a decline of 1332 shares, while 176 shares are unchanged.
Midcaps too gained in the day’s trade, just a touch short of Nifty’s overall gain. Metal stocks surged on the back of a global commodity rally.