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Post Session: Sensex, Nifty end flat on a choppy day; IT, auto stocks under pressure
14/03/2019 16:38
Indian benchmark indices ended flat in choppy session on Thursday. Stock markets closed with marginal gains in a volatile trade as investors booked profits at higher levels amid mixed global cues. Among the sectors, IT and auto stocks remained under pressure, while buying was seen in in the metal and pharma stocks. Strengthening gains, the rupee Thursday further appreciated marginally to 69.51 against the US dollar intra-day. On a net basis, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought shares worth Rs 2,722.28 crore on Wednesday while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were net sellers to the tune of Rs 1,508.14 crore, provisional data available with BSE showed. Asian shares lost their footing though, after Chinese data signalled further weakness in the world's second-biggest economy. European shares hit a 5-month high, but that was just not sufficient enough for investors back home. Global crude benchmark Brent crude futures rose 0.41 per cent to USD 67.83 per barrel.

The 30-share index settled for 37754.89 up by 2.72 points or by 0.01 per cent and then NSE Nifty was at 11343.25 up by 1.55 points or by 0.01 per cent. The BSE Sensex touched intraday high of 37907.78 and intraday low of 37693.69 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 11383.45 and intraday low of 11313.75

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex were NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 153.80,+3.53%), IndusInd Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1682.80,+2.84%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 467.10,+2.41%), YES Bank Ltd. (Rs. 249.85,+2.25%), Coal India Ltd. (Rs. 243.35,+2.03%), among others. The top losers of the BSE Sensex were Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 187.45,-3.65%), HCL Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 1006.55,-2.11%), Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (Rs. 2755.35,-1.81%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 90.05,-1.26%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 179.70,-1.05%), among others.

Among sectors, Realty index was at 1949.23 up by 39.84 points or by 2.09%. Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd. (Rs. 88.05,+6.21%), Phoenix Mills Ltd. (Rs. 658.35,+5.11%), DLF Ltd. (Rs. 201.35,+4.68%), Prestige Estates Projects Ltd. (Rs. 211.15,+1.56%), Sunteck Realty Ltd. (Rs. 454.85,+1.53%),. On the flip side, IT index was at 14897.56 down by -63.07 points or by -0.42%. Take Solutions Ltd. (Rs. 124.95,-5.80%), Rolta India Ltd. (Rs. 8.94,-4.99%), Brightcom Group Ltd. (Rs. 3.11,-4.89%), MIC Electronics Ltd. (Rs. 1.32,-4.35%), Sasken Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 640.00,-3.10%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 3063, shares advanced were 1322 while 1573 shares declined and 168 were unchanged.
NSE Prices delayed by 15 minutes... << Prices as on Mar 22, 2019 >>      ABB India 1340 [ 0.10% ]    ACC 1582.95 [ 1.46% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 229.85 [ 1.06% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 1471.25 [ 1.04% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 757.05 [ 0.17% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 2949.75 [ 0.00% ]    Bank of Baroda 120.1 [ -4.07% ]    Bharti Airtel 331.55 [ -0.73% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 67.55 [ -1.46% ]    Bharat Petroleum 378.95 [ -2.62% ]    Britannia Ind. 3098.6 [ 0.34% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 285.35 [ 0.81% ]    Cipla 526.8 [ -1.21% ]    Coal India 231.95 [ -2.13% ]    Colgate Palm. 1263.75 [ -2.02% ]    Dabur India 425.05 [ -0.23% ]    DLF Ltd. 196.15 [ -1.61% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2751.3 [ -0.01% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 348.95 [ -1.62% ]    Grasim Inds. 820.1 [ 0.30% ]    HCL Technologies 1024.85 [ -1.26% ]    HDFC 1981.55 [ -0.30% ]    HDFC Bank 2276.15 [ -0.99% ]    Hero MotoCorp 2603.3 [ -0.22% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 1678.05 [ -0.56% ]    Hindalco Indus. 209.1 [ 0.94% ]    ICICI Bank 391.8 [ -0.28% ]    IDFC L 43.7 [ -1.80% ]    Indian Hotels Co 148.15 [ 0.14% ]    IndusInd Bank 1698.6 [ -0.86% ]    Infosys 743.1 [ 0.56% ]    ITC Ltd. 298.2 [ -0.23% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 166.65 [ 1.34% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 1336.25 [ -1.14% ]    L&T 1394.7 [ 1.74% ]    Lupin Ltd. 743.2 [ -1.35% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 678.8 [ 0.03% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 6552.7 [ -1.81% ]    MTNL 12.5 [ -3.10% ]    Nestle India 10600.65 [ 0.67% ]    NIIT Ltd. 90.05 [ -1.10% ]    NMDC Ltd. 106.95 [ -5.90% ]    NTPC 134.65 [ 4.18% ]    ONGC 152.35 [ 0.33% ]    Punj. NationlBak 91.55 [ -2.14% ]    Power Grid Corpo 198.5 [ 0.56% ]    Reliance Inds. 1341.75 [ -2.45% ]    SBI 298.05 [ -1.89% ]    Vedanta 173.9 [ -0.37% ]    Shipping Corpn. 35.9 [ -2.05% ]    Sun Pharma. 473.25 [ -0.32% ]    Tata Chemicals 581.15 [ -0.71% ]    Tata Global Beverage 195.75 [ -1.19% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 175.4 [ -2.66% ]    Tata Steel 518.4 [ 0.93% ]    Tata Power Co. 72.55 [ 0.69% ]    Tata Consultancy 2005.65 [ -0.47% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 788.75 [ -0.14% ]    UltraTech Cement 3929.75 [ 0.19% ]    United Spirits 565.1 [ -1.14% ]    Wipro Ltd 260.55 [ -0.38% ]    Zee Entertainment En 434.85 [ -1.88% ]