Stock Market Today: Sensex, Nifty fall by over 4% in opening trade
Top gainers on Sensex at the time of opening were, Yes Bank, DB Corp, Triveni Turbine, Vakrangee and Advanced Enzyme Technologies while top five losers were PVR Housing Finance, Hexaware Technologies , Inox Leisure, Prestige Estate Projects and Johnson Controls-Htch Ar Cndtng
After a dramatic recovery of 1325 points on Friday, the Sensex once again started on a downward trajectory on Monday falling by over 4.4% in the opening trade. The broader market Nifty also fell by 4.5% when the markets opened on Monday.
The sensex was trading at 32599.65 arount 9:20 am while the Nifty was trading at 9505.10 levels.
On Friday, the Sensex ended the day at 34,103 going up by 1,325 points higher from the previous close while the Nifty closed at 10,023 gaining by 433 points.
Earlier on Friday, within minutes of the opening bell, Indian bourses halted trading for 45 minutes after both the benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty hit their 10% lower circuit limits. Amid weak sentiments on the Dalal Street, the market regulator took the step. The markets improved marginally after market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) issued a statement saying that it has a robust risk management framework in place which automatically gets triggered in response to movements in the indices. The market regulator had assured the investors that it is further prepared to take suitable actions as may be required.
Yes Bank shares topped the charts on Sensex and Nifty.
At 9:20 am, the top 5 gainers on Sensex were
Yes Bank shares were trading at Rs 34.20 up by 33.86%
DB Corp shares were trading at Rs 100 up by 8.05%
Triveni Turbine shares were trading at Rs 78.05 up by 2.36%
Vakrangee shares were trading at Rs 35.95 up by 1.55%
Advanced Enzyme Technologies shares were trading at Rs 124.70 up by 1.42%
At 9:20 am, the top 5 losers on Sensex were
PVR Housing Finance shares were trading at Rs 1074.70 down by 16.62%
Hexaware Technologies shares were trading at Rs 266.25 down by 14.11%
Inox Leisure shares were trading at Rs 274.95 down by 13.21%
Prestige Estate Projects shares were trading at Rs 220.15 down by 12.79%
Johnson Controls-Htch Ar Cndtng Ind shares were trading at Rs 2564.25 down by 10.73%
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At 9:20 am, the top 5 losers on Nifty were
JSW Steel shares were trading at Rs 194.80 down by 9.35%
Vedanta Ltd shares were trading at Rs 76.50 down by 8.98%
Hindalco shares were trading at Rs 117.90 down by 7.49%
Indusind Bank shares were trading at Rs 747.50 down by 7%
Titan shares were trading at Rs 1013.85 down by 6.50%
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