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Equity indices touch new highs, IT and auto stocks rally

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Equity indices touch new highs, IT and auto stocks rally

Equity indices touch new highs, IT and auto stocks rally

Equity benchmark indices hit fresh record highs on Friday tracking positive global cues and optimism about an economic recovery.

The BSE SandP Sensex closed 689 points or 1.43 per cent higher at 48,783 while the Nifty 50 jumped by 210 points or 1.48 per cent to 14,347.Except for Nifty metal and PSU bank, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the positive terrain with Nifty IT gaining by 3.6 per cent, auto by 3.3 per cent and realty by 1.4 per cent.

Among stocks, Maruti Suzuki was star of the day with gains of 5.8 per cent to close at Rs 8,003.90 per share.

Eicher Motors moved up by 3.8 per cent and Hero MotoCorp by 3.3 per cent.IT stocks gained on positive global cues with Tech Mahindra advancing by 5.3 per cent, Wipro by 5.2 per cent and Infosys by 3.9 per cent.


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The S-P BSE Sensex crossed historical milestone of 50,000 in Thursday's session as benchmark indices scaled fresh lifetime highs but closed 0.4 per cent lower as traders booked profit in the last hour of trading. At the closing bell, however, the S-P BSE Sensex was down by 167 points or 0.34 per cent at 49,625 while the Nifty 50 tumbled by 54 points or 0.37 per cent to 14,590. Except for Nifty auto, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange closed in the negative zone with Nifty PSU bank losing by 3.1 per cent, realty by 2.5 per cent and metal by 2 per cent.

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Equity benchmark indices scaled fresh lifetime high levels on Wednesday led by heavy buying in IT, auto and public sector bank stocks. The BSE SandP Sensex closed 394 points or 0.8 per cent higher at 49,792 while the Nifty 50 advanced by 124 points or 0.85 per cent to 14,645. Except for Nifty FMCG, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the positive zone with Nifty IT moving up by 2.2 per cent, auto by 2.4 per cent and PSU bank by 2.1 per cent. Among stocks, Tata Motors accelerated by 6 per cent to Rs 274.40 per share. Maruti Suzuki was up by 2.9 per cent and Mahindra and Mahindra by 2.2 per cent.

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Equity benchmark indices were in the green during early hours on Wednesday with Nifty IT surging by 2.4 per cent. At 10:15 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 175 points or 0.35 per cent at 49,574 while the Nifty 50 surged by 58 points or 0.4 per cent to 14,579. Except for Nifty FMCG and financial service, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the positive zone with Nifty IT advancing by 2.4 per cent, auto by 0.9 per cent and pharma by 0.5 per cent. Among stocks, Wipro was up by 3.1 per cent to Rs 443.60 per share while Tech Mahindra gained by 2.7 per cent, HCL Technologies by 2.2 per cent, Infosys by 2 per cent and Tata Consultancy Services by 1.7 per cent. Tata Motors accelerated by 3.9 per cent to Rs 268.90 per share. HDFC Life, Eicher Motors and Hero MotoCorp too traded with a positive bias. However, Grasim, NTPC, GAIL, UPL, Hindalco, IndusInd Bank and ITC were in losses.

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Equity benchmark indices were in the negative zone during early hours on Friday amid broad-based selling as traders booked profit. At 10:15 am, the BSE S and P Sensex was down by 228 points or 0.46 per cent at 49,356 while the Nifty 50 slipped by 67 points or 0.46 per cent to 14,528. All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the red with Nifty pharma dipping by 1.2 per cent, auto by 0.8 per cent, IT by 0.7 per cent and FMCG by 0.6 per cent. Among stocks, Hero MotoCorp dropped by 2.4 per cent to Rs 3,187.50 per share while Asian Paints cracked by 1.7 per cent.

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Equity benchmark indices extended early losses to close one per cent lower on January 15 amid broad-based selling as traders booked profit. The BSE SandP Sensex wound up the day 549 points or 1.11 per cent lower at 49,035 while the Nifty 50 slipped by 162 points or 1.11 per cent to 14,434. All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the red with Nifty IT and PSU bank down by 2.1 per cent, realty by 1.8 per cent, pharma by 1.6 per cent and metal by 1.1 per cent. Among stocks, IT majors had a tough day with Tech Mahindra dropping by 3.9 per cent to Rs 1,011 per share while HCL Technologies cracked by 3.7 per cent and Wipro by 3.6 per cent.

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Equity benchmark indices wiped out early losses on Thursday and closed in the positive terrain led by gains in pharma counters. The BSE SandP Sensex closed 92 points or 0.19 per cent higher at 49,584 while the Nifty 50 ticked up by 31 points or 0.21 per cent to 14,596. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty pharma gaining by 0.8 per cent, FMCG by 0.7 per cent and auto by 0.3 per cent. Among stocks, Hindustan Aeronautics surged by 9.5 per cent after the government approved procurement of 83 indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas for Indian Air Force at a cost of Rs 48,000 crore. The others which gained marginally included IndianOil Corporation, GAIL, ITC, Britannia and Tata Motors. However, HCL Technologies dropped by 2.3 per cent to Rs 1,031 per share as traders booked profits. Tech Mahindra and Wipro slipped by 1.3 per cent each while Infosys lost by 1.2 per cent. Meanwhile, Japanese stocks jumped to a three-decade high and other Asian equities were near record peaks as investors focused on US stimulus prospects and extended bets on global recovery and growth.

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Opening session: Equity indices trade lower, IT scrips under pressure [Video]

Opening session: Equity indices trade lower, IT scrips under pressure

Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Thursday dragged by technology stocks. At 10:15 am, the BSE S-P Sensex was down by 199 points or 0.4 per cent at 49,293 while the Nifty 50 slipped by 48 points or 0.33 per cent to 14,517.Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty IT dipping by 2.1 per cent. Banking and FMCG were in the green. Among stocks, Wipro dropped by 3.7 per cent to Rs 441.65 per share as traders booked profits. HCL Technologies and Infosys fell by 3.2 per cent each, and Tech Mahindra by 2 per cent.

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Equity benchmark indices ended at fresh record closing highs on January 11 on the back of strong global cues and optimism over corporate earnings domestically. At the closing bell, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 487 points or 1 per cent at 49,269 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 138 points or 0.98 per cent to 14,485. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty IT gaining by 3.3 per cent, auto by 2.6 per cent, FMCG by 1.2 per cent and realty by 0.6 per cent. But Nifty PSU slipped by 1.5 per cent and metal by 1 per cent. Among stocks, Tata Motors made a phenomenal jump of 12.6 per cent to Rs 223.20 per share. Bajaj Auto gained by 2.7 per cent and Maruti Suzuki by 2.6 per cent.

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