Sensex jump by 210 points, IT and FMCG stocks ahead in race

The sectoral indices were combined with Nifty IT increasing by around 2.3 per cent, FMCG by 1.4 per cent and pharma by about 0.5 per cent.

The Indian equity bench indices highly vacillated between gains and losses but ended in green despite losses in the Asian market, on Tuesday.

Nevertheless, of the sudden COVID situation, the investors are still bewildered regarding the lookout of how the domestic and global macroeconomic data will turn out to be.

At the last bell, the BSE S&P Sensex was at a peak by 210 points or 0.38 per cent at 55,792 whereas the Nifty pitched a little higher tone by 52 points or 0.31 per cent to 16,615.

The sectoral indices were combined with Nifty IT increasing by around 2.3 per cent, FMCG by 1.4 per cent and pharma by about 0.5 per cent. However, the Nifty of PSU bank was at a decreasing pace by 1.8 per cent, realty by 0.7 per cent and finance service by 0.3 per cent.

Amongst the stocks, Wipro raced ahead by 3.3 per cent to Rs 634.25 per share whereas Tech Mahindra was the top gainer by 3.5 per cent and Tata Consultancy services had 2.1 per cent and Infosys maintained its stance by 1.9 per cent.

Tata Consultancy products rose by 3.8 per cent, Hindustan Unilever Limited jumped by 2.4 per cent, Bajaj Auto by 1.5 per cent and Hero Motocorp by 1.2 per cent. The top gainers were JSW Steel, Adani Ports, Tata Motors, Coal India, IndusInd Bank and Bharti Airtel.

Source ANI
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