Greenery has been seen in the Indian stock markets for the second consecutive day. The BSE Sensex closed on the green mark for the second consecutive day on Wednesday. Sensex traded in a range during today’s trade and at the close of trade managed to gain 92 points from yesterday’s level. Banking stocks got a lot of support in today’s trade and the market closed with gains due to buying in bank stocks amid a strong global trend.
Today the stock market closed at this level
The 30-share Sensex closed at 61,510.58 points, up 91.62 points, or 0.15 percent. At one point during the trading, it had climbed up to 361.94 points. The National Stock Exchange’s Nifty also closed at 18,267.25 with a gain of 23.05 points, or 0.13 percent.
These stocks made profits
State Bank of India, Bajaj Finance, Dr.Reddy’s, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Sun Pharma, Maruti, NTPC, Axis Bank and ICICI Bank were major gainers in the Sensex pack. On the other hand, stocks that remained in loss include Power Grid, Tech Mahindra, Titan, Bharti Airtel and Bajaj Finserv.
Greenery seen in Asian markets as well
South Korea’s Cospi, China’s Shanghai Composite and Hong Kong’s Hangseng remained in profit in other markets of Asia. Major bourses in Europe had a firm trend in early trade. The US stock market was up on Wall Street on Tuesday. Meanwhile, international oil benchmark Brent crude rose by 1.05 per cent to trade at $89.29 per barrel. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 697.83 crore on Tuesday, according to stock market data.
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