Sensex, Nifty end flat after volatile trade: Top 10 gainers and losers today at close of market
While the BSE Sensex was up 7.09 points or 0.01 percent at 49,751.41, the Nifty was up 32.10 points or 0.22 percent at 14,707.80
The financial markets saw high volatility all through the day on 23 February and ended almost flat. At close, BSE Sensex was up 7.09 points or 0.01 percent at 49,751.41, whereas the Nifty was up 32.10 points or 0.22 percent at 14,707.80.
According to a report by Money Control, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, ONGC, Hindalco Industries and UPL were among major gainers, while key losers were Kotak Mahindra Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Auto, Adani Ports, and Divis Labs.
Overall, about 1,657 shares advanced, 1,213 shares declined, and 158 shares remained unchanged.
There were gains in metal and energy stocks but stocks of banking and other financial services were down. The benchmarks were indeed outperformed by broader markets, smallcap and midcap indices outperformed the benchmarks as they gained one percent each.
According to a report by Financial Express, domestic benchmarks snapped their five-day losing streak to end flat. ONGC was the top gainer at the 30-stock BSE Sensex surging as high as 7 percent during the day. L&T and Induslnd Bank were the other top gainers. Among the sectoral indices Bank Nifty, Nifty PSU Bank, NIFTY Private Bank, and Nifty Pharma closed with losses. India VIX ended in the read.
As per NSE, here are the percentage change for the top gainers today:
- Tata Steel: 7.24 percent.
- Tata Motors: 6.63 percent
- Hindalco: 5.71 percent.
- ONGC: 5.69 percent
- UPL: 4.98 percent
- GAIL: 3.43 percent
- BPCL: 3.42 percent
- LT: 2.66 percent
- INDUSINDBGK: 2.45 percent
- SBILIFE: 2.42 percent
The top 10 losers are:
- Kotak Bank: -3.89 percent
- Adani Ports -1.68 percent
- Maruti: -1.57 percent
- Bajaj Auto: -1.50 percent
- Divislab: -1.31 percent
- HDFC Bank: -1.21 percent
- HCL Tech: -0.95 percent
- HDFC: -0.87 percent
- Bharti Airtel: -0.69 percent
- Wipro: -0.69 percent
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Axis Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 2%, followed by Bajaj Finance, SBI, Reliance Industries, ONGC and UltraTech Cement
Nestle India was the top loser in the Sensex pack, shedding around 4 percent, followed by ONGC, HDFC, TCS, PowerGrid and ICICI Bank
While ONGC was the top gainer on BSE Sensex, the S&P BSE Oil and Gas index ended 632.03 points higher or 4.22 percent up at 15,609.10, a day after govt reaffirmed its commitment to bring natural gas under GST