Market Highlights: Sensex surges 533 points, Nifty settles above 18,200 to end near 3-month high - The Indian Express
People stand outside the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), after Sensex surpassed the 60,000 level for the first time, in Mumbai, India, September 24, 2021. (REUTERS/File Photo)
Share/Stock Highlights: The benchmark equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) continued their bull run for the fourth consecutive day and settled nearly 1 per cent higher on Wednesday led by gains in heavyweights Reliance Industries (RIL), ICICI Bank and Infosys amid positive cues in the global market.
The SP BSE Sensex rose 533.15 points (0.88 per cent) to end at 61,150.04 while the Nifty 50 climbed 156.60 points (0.87 per cent) to settle at 18,212.35. The Nifty ended above the 18,200 level mark for the first time since October 27, 2021.
On the Sensex pack, Mahindra Mahindra (MM) was the top gainer of the day rising over 4.5 per cent, followed by Bharti Airtel, IndusInd Bank, RIL, ICICI Bank and Tata Steel. On the other hand, Titan Company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), HDFC Bank, Tech Mahindra, Wipro and Nestle India were among the laggards.
Going ahead, the market participants will look forward to the Q3 results of TCS, Infosys and Wipro scheduled later today and also the retail inflation (CPI) and industrial output (IIP) data which are set to be released this evening.
(with inputs from agencies)
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Continuing its winning run for the third session in a row, the BSE benchmark Sensex added another 221 points to revisit the 60,500-level on Tuesday, helped by buying mainly in IT and financial shares.
After early hiccups, the 30-share benchmark remained poised throughout the session and went on to hit the day’s high of 60,689.25. It finally ended 221.26 points or 0.37 per cent higher at 60,616.89.
Likewise, the NSE Nifty gained 52.45 points or 0.29 per cent to end at 18,055.75.
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