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Markets open flat but IT, auto stocks gain

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Markets open flat but IT, auto stocks gain

Markets open flat but IT, auto stocks gain

Equity benchmark indices were subdued during early hours on July 07 in lacklustre trading amid mixed cues from Asian peers.

At 10:15 am, the BSE S and P Sensex was up by 78 points or 0.21 per cent at 36,565 while the Nifty 50 edged up by 10 points or 0.09 per cent at 10,774.

Most sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the red except for Nifty IT which moved up by 1.7 per cent, pharma by 0.8 per cent and auto by 0.5 per cent.

IT stocks appeared to be the flavour of the day with Infosys gaining by 2.6 per cent to Rs 784.50 per share.

Wipro was up by 1.6 per cent, HCL Technologies by 1.5 per cent and Tech Mahindra by 1.3 per cent.

Auto stocks also gained marginally with Bajaj Auto and Tata Motors moving up by 1.6 per cent each and Maruti Suzuki by 1.1 per cent.

However, Power Grid Corporation slipped by 2.5 per cent to Rs 173.40 per share.

Grasim was down by 2.4 per cent, ONGC by 2.1 per cent, ITC by 1.7 per cent and Tata Steel by 1.6 per cent.

Meanwhile, Asian indices traded mixed despite a strong close on Wall Street overnight.

In Japan, Nikkei traded down by 0.7 per cent as the market participants seemed concerned over the rising number of new Covid-19 cases in Tokyo.

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NIFTY 50 NIFTY 50 Indian stock market and benchmark index

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Equities flat in early choppy trade, IT and pharma stocks in focus [Video]

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Equity benchmark indices wobbled between gains and losses during early hours on July 31 in line with Asian peers following a record contraction in economic data from the United States. At 10:15 am, the BSE S-P Sensex was down by 113 points or 0.3 per cent at 37,623 while the Nifty 50 slipped by 31 points or 0.28 per cent at 11,071.Except for Nifty financial service, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green with Nifty IT gaining by 1.8 per cent and pharma by 1.5 per cent. Among stocks, HCL Technologies ticked up by 2.8 per cent to Rs 715.05 per share while Tata Consultancy Services was up by 2.2 per cent and Infosys by 2 per cent. Cipla traded 3 per cent higher at Rs 706.40 per share. State Bank of India advanced by 2.5 per cent, ICICI Bank by 1.8 per cent, IndusInd Bank by 1.5 per cent and Axis Bank by 1.3 per cent. However, India's largest company in terms of market cap Reliance Industries lost by 2.5 per cent to Rs 2,055.80 per share on profit-booking, a day after it reported over 30 per cent jump in Q1 net profit at Rs 13,248 crore.

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Wipro Wipro Indian information technology services corporation headquartered in Bengaluru, India


Infosys Infosys Global multinational provider of business consulting, information technology, software engineering and outsourcing services.

Equity indices gain 0.5% as IT, pharma stocks rally [Video]

Equity indices gain 0.5% as IT, pharma stocks rally

Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on July 30 ahead of the expiry day of monthly futures and options contracts. At 10:15 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 250 points or 0.66 per cent at 38,321 while the Nifty 50 gained by 72 points or 0.64 per cent at 11,275. All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green with Nifty IT and pharma up by 1.6 per cent each. Among stocks, Wipro was up by 2.8 per cent to Rs 284.80 per share while Tata Consultancy Services gained by 2.4 per cent, HCL Technologies by 2.2 per cent and Infosys by 1.3 per cent. Pharma majors, Dr Reddy's and Cipla advanced by 4 per cent and 1.6 per cent respectively. Bharti Airtel gained by 1.3 per cent after posting 15 per cent growth in Q1 revenue of Rs 23,939 crore on higher data usage during the coronavirus crisis but a loss of Rs 15,933 crore.

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