Stock Markets Today: BSE Sensex, NSE Nifty end in green; Hindalco, Bajaj Auto among gainers
Shedding some Friday losses, the stock markets today ended in the green. While the Sensex closed at 38,050.78, up by over 173 points or almost 0.5 per cent, the broader market NSE Nifty 50 was trading 11,259.40, up by over 81 points or 0.7 per cent around this time
Shedding some Friday losses, the stock markets today ended in the green. While the Sensex closed at 38,050.78, up by over 173 points or almost 0.5 per cent, the broader market NSE Nifty 50 was trading 11,259.40, up by over 81 points or 0.7 per cent around this time.
In the 30 share BSE Sensex, 24 stocks were trading in the green at the end of Monday’s trade while the remaining 3 were trading in the red. The top gainers on Monday in the closing trade were NTPC, Bajaj Auto, Tech Mahindra, ONGC and Maruti Suzuki while the top losers were SBI, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Industries, Sun Pharmaceuticals and ICICI Bank.
Meanwhile, 39 shares advanced while 11 declined on the Nifty 50 index. NTPC, Eicher Motors, Hindalco Industries and Bajaj Auto were the top gainers on Nifty Fifty on Monday. The top losers in the day’s trade were SBI, Bharti Airtel, BPCL, Reliance Industries and Tata Motors.
Nifty Midcap 50, Nifty Auto and Nifty Bank were the gainers today.
Today, the USDINR futures were trading at 74.9375 around against the USD at 4 pm on BSE.
On Friday, the Sensex ended at 37,877.34, down by almost 433 points or 1.13 per cent while the Nifty 50 closed at 11,178.40, also down by over 122 points or 1.08 percent.
Asian shares dozed near recent highs in quiet trade on Monday as investors waited to see if the recent sell-off in longer-dated U.S. Treasuries would extend, and maybe take some pressure off the beleaguered dollar. MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.02 per cent lower at 562, but still eyeing the January top of 574.52. Japan`s Nikkei dipped 0.4 per cent after touching a six-month peak on Friday, as the country suffered its biggest economic contraction on record in the second quarter.
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E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 firmed 0.25 per cent in early trade to be just below its record close of 3,386.15.
Inputs from Reuters
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