Samvat 2078 of to a solid start
BSE Sensex opened at 59,804 points, a gain of about 500 points compared to the previous close. Nifty opened at 17,736 points, a gain of about 160 points. The highs of the day were 59,994 and 17,777 points respectively. Markets closed at 59,831.66 points, a gain of 524.51 points while Nifty closed at 17,738.45 points, a gain of 162 points.
Avoid sectors having global exposure like IT, oil, gas: ICICI Securities
In a report, ICICI Securities said the year 2022 has been marked by volatility on account of a wide variety of global new flows ranging from geopolitical issues, higher inflation (mainly food and energy), and hawkish action of central banks. This has led to a decline in global equities, mainly in the US and Europe.
Indian equities fall; Sensex ends more than 500 points down
At close, Sensex ended 509.24 points or 0.89 per cent down at 56,598.28, while Nifty closed lower by 148.80 points or 0.87 per cent at 16,858.60. About 2,092 shares declined, 1,335 shares advanced while 105 remained unchanged on Wednesday. ITC, Axis Bank, Reliance Industries, Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank and State Bank of India were the major losers on the Sensex.
Equities end marginally lower, extend losses for fifth straight day
At close, Sensex ended 37.70 points or 0.07 per cent down at 57,107.52, while Nifty closed 8.90 points or 0.05 per cent down at 17,007.40.About 1,882 shares advanced, 1,522 shares declined while 136 shares remained unchanged on Tuesday. Tata Steel, Titan Company, State Bank of India, Kotak Mahindra Bank and ICICI Bank were major losers on the Sensex.
Rupee ends 13 paise down against US dollar at 80.99
"Indian rupee marked the biggest weekly decline after April 2021 amid a stronger dollar index and risk-off moods. There seems to be no turning back for the dollar as it made a fresh two-decade high and, in turn, pushed the rupee to a record low level," Dilip Parmar, Research Analyst, HDFC Securities said.
Indices end lower on caution ahead of US Federal Reserve policy announcement
At close, Sensex ended down 262.96 points or 0.44 per cent at 59,456.78, while Nifty closed 97.90 points or 0.55 per cent at 17,718.35. About 2175 shares declined, 1,283 shares advanced while 129 shares remained unchanged on Wednesday. IndusInd Bank, Power Grid Corp and Ultratech Cement were among major losers on the Sensex.
Indices ends higher, Sensex up more than 300 points
At close, Sensex ended 300.44 points, or 0.51 per cent, up at 59,141.23, and Nifty closed up 91.40 points, or 0.52 per cent, at 17,622.45.Mahindra & Mahindra, Bajaj Finance, Hindustan Unilever, State Bank of India, and Nestle were major gainers on the Sensex.