Stock Market Close Positive Nifty Gain 85 pts,Equity market updates
Today Nifty 50-share index ended at 6,176.10, up 84.25 points or 1.38 per cent. It touched a high of 6,182.50 and a low of 6,103.80 in trade and BSE Sensex closed at 20,791.93, up 257.02 points or 1.25 per cent. It touched a high of 20,819.77 and a low of 20,558.93 in trade today.
BSE Sensex gained 1.25 percent, while the broader NSE index ended 1.38 percent up, also marking their biggest weekly gain of around 3 per cent since the week ended October 11.
Bank Nifty outperforms (up over 2 percent) with Bank of Baroda , SBI , Bank of India and ICICI Bank leading the charge. Sesa Sterlite and BHEL gain over 4 percent. Cipla , SBI and ICICI Bnak are top gainers. On the losers side are M&M, Wipro and NTPC .
At beginning of market Jaiprakash Associates is 9 per cent. NMDC, Bank of Baroda, Sesa Sterlite, BHEL, SBI, Cipla and giants like ICICI Bank shares closed down 6.5 to 2.7 percent stronger. Although M & M, NTPC, Wipro, Hero Moto and luminaries such as Asian Paints shares dropped from 1.4 to 0.25 per cent.
Most of Asian markets closed flat or negative today. The Nikkei was down half a percent but the yen stayed weak above 102 against the dollar.