Today’s Stock Market highlights: Read to know more

On 29 January 2021, this is how the 30-pack Sensex moved in today’s session. It touched a high of 47,423.66 and a low of 46,160.46 to finally settle at 46,285.77.

  • RIL, HDFC and IT stocks lead the market fall
  • 26 of 30 Sensex stocks end the day in the red
  • Index contributors: RIL, Infosys, HDFC, TCS, Maruti
  • Top Index gainers: IndusInd Bank (5.97%), Sun Pharma (4.54%), ICICI Bank (2.05%)
  • Top Index losers: DRL (5.56%), Maruti (4.78%), Airtel (3.33%)
  • All BSE sectoral indices except finance, BANKEX and realty end the day in the red
  • S&P BSE BANKEX biggest sectoral gainer, up 0.67%
  • S&P BSE Telecom biggest sectoral loser, down 2.97%
  • Volume toppers: RIL, Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel, SBI, Maruti

Sensex ends 588 points lower ahead of budget, Nifty gives up 13,700. Domestic equity markets opened with gains on Friday morning as the benchmark indices looked to trim some losses from the previous five sessions. S&P BSE Sensex regained 47,000 and moved past it while Nifty 50 was just below 14,000. Only Axis Bank and TCS were trading with losses among the 30 Sensex constituents. IndusInd Bank and Mahindra & Mahindra were the top gainers. Broader markets were trading with gains with Midcap and Smallcap indices outperforming the benchmarks. India VIX slipped 1.5%.

Some of the major highlights are:

  • The opening bell
    Sensex began the day’s trade above 47,200 while Nifty was just shy of 14,000 marks. Only Axis Bank and TCS were trading in the red among Sensex stocks.
  • The closing bell
    Sensex and Nifty erased all gains and closed deep in red for the sixth day straight. Sensex closed at 46,285 while Nifty ended at 13,634.
  • Dabur India Q3
    Net profit was up 23.7% at Rs 493.5 crore against Rs 398.9 crore (YoY). Revenue was up 16% at Rs 2,728.8 crore against Rs 2,353 crore (YoY). EBITDA gained 16.5% at Rs 574.2 crore against Rs 492.9 crore (YoY).
  • Exide Industries Q3
    Consolidated net profit at Rs 239.9 crore against Rs 118.1 crore (YoY).
  • Sun Pharma Q3
    Net profit at Rs 1,852.5 crore against Rs 913.5 crore (YoY). Revenue was up 8.4% at Rs 8,837 crore against Rs 8,155 crore (YoY). Other income at Rs 315 crore against Rs 120 crore (YoY). Board announced an interim dividend of Rs 5.50 per share.
  • GameStop’s share price increased by 135%
  • Indigo Paints
    Indigo Paints finalised IPO share allotment. The company will list its equity shares on bourses on February 2.

  • Brookfield
    Brookfield aims to raise Rs 3,800 crore via this public issue that closes on February 5. The company will use the money to repay debts

Read more:

    • Shares of Canara Bank, Bank of India and Punjab National Bank jumped up to 5%.
    • Today’s Nifty high was 13966.85 and today’s low was 13596.75. 
    • Top Gainers of 29 January are- IIFL Finance, Solara Active Pharma, Shree Ram Proteins, Neulands Global Inds, Shriram Trans. Fin
    • Top Losers of 29 January are- Havells India, Angel Broking, Agarwal Indl. Corp, Gokul Agro-Resources, KEI Industries.
    • Today’s high was gained by ADF Foods followed by Butterfly Gandhimathi and Cosmo Films.
    • The 52-week high was reflected upon ADF Foods again.
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