Sensex crossed 529 points, Nifty ended at 13,749; IT sector failed to perform

Indian equities traded strongly on Thursday, with most sectoral indices higher. Sensex has touched a high of 47,053.40 and a low of 46,539.02, while the Nifty has moved in the range of 13,626.90-13,771.75.

Most sectoral indices ended in the green but the IT pack failed to perform. BSE Energy rose over 2 percent while banking, telecom, metal, financial, oil & gas and pharma indices rose over a percent each.

Highlights of today’s Market closing:

  • Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, Infosys, Kotak Mahindra Bank, TCS, among 200 others, hit their respective 52-week highs on BSE today.
  • BSE SmallCap and midcap underperform at 17,683.86, up 0.64% and at 17,680.61, up 0.08% respectively.
  • Nifty Bank, Nifty Private Bank, Nifty Financial Services up over 2% each.
  • Vedanta surges over 7% as promoter group to raise the stake by 5% via block deal.
  • Bajaj Auto hit fresh 52-week high.
  • UTI Small Cap Fund NFO mobilizes ₹920 crore.
  • Nifty IT index worst hit among sectoral indices after Wednesday’s rally.
  •  ACC, Ambuja stocks surge as royalty payment concerns ease.
  • Mrs Bectors shares surge post IPO listing.
  • India rupee opened at 73.66 a dollar on Thursday vs the previous close of 73.76
  • Bharti Airtel surges, among top gainers on Sensex.
  • Mrs Bectors Food lists at 74% premium over the issue price.
  • Infosys worst hit stock on Sensex after two days of rally.
  • Asian stocks eye gains as Brexit deal hopes grow.


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