Stock Markets Today: BSE Sensex, NSE Nifty end flat; Asian Paints, Bajaj Finance top gainers even as IT stocks fall
Stock markets today ended almost flat. While the BSE Sensex closed at 38,040, up by 15 points, the NSE Nifty 50 ended at 11,214.05 up by just over 13 points. In the 30 share BSE Sensex, 17 stocks were trading in the green at the close while the remaining 13 ended in the red. Among major Nifty indices, Nifty Auto, Nifty Bank and Nifty Metal ended the day in the green. They were up by 0.6, per cent, 0.5 per cent and 0.7 per cent respectively. Meanwhile Nifty IT and Nifty Pharma closed down by almost 0.9 per cent and 0.4 per cent respectively.
The top gainers on Friday were Asian Paints, Bajaj Finance, Indusind Bank, Bajaj Finserv and Maruti Suzuki while the top losers at close were Titan, HCL Technologies, Infosys, Mahindra & Mahindra and Sun Pharmaceuticals.
Meanwhile, Asian Paints, Bajaj Finance, UPL, Bajaj Finserv and Indusind Bank were the top gainers on Nifty Fifty on Friday in the closing trade. The top losers were Titan, HCL Technologies, Infosys, Mahindra & Mahindra and Sun Pharmaceuticals.
Today, the USDINR futures were trading at 75.1075 around against the USD at 3:50 am on BSE.
On Thursday, the Sensex ended at 38,025.45, gaining by almost 0.9 per cent while the Nifty 50 closed at 11,200.15, also up by over 0.9 per cent.
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Other Asian markets tumbled after US President Donald Trump ratcheted up already heightened tensions with China by banning US transactions with Tencent and the owner of TikTok, Reuters reported.
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