In tumultuous trade, Indian market indices managed to close in the green on Monday, halting a six-day slide. On Friday, the domestic indices recorded their longest weekly losing run since 2020.
The 30-share BSE Sensex closed at 52,974, up 180 points or 0.34 percent, while the wider NSE Nifty advanced 60 points or 0.38 percent to 15,842. During today's session, the Sensex fluctuated in a 796-point range. Mid- and small-cap stocks closed strongly, with the Nifty Midcap 100 up 1.25 percent and the small-cap index up 1.12%.
The National Stock Exchange's 15 sector gauges all finished in the green. The Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Auto, and Nifty Financial Services sub-indices all outpaced the index, advancing 2.91 percent, 2.27 percent, and 1.32 percent, respectively. Eicher Motors was the greatest gainer on a stock-by-stock basis, rising 7.95 percent to Rs. 2,626. Among the winners were Apollo Hospitals, UPL, NTPC, and SBI.
On the BSE, the overall market breadth was positive, with 2,236 shares rising and 1,159 falling.
NTPC, Bajaj Finance, Maruti, SBI, HDFC, Kotak Mahindra Bank, M&M, IndusInd Bank, and L&T were among the top gainers on the 30-share BSE index. On the othr hand, UltraTech Cement, Asian Paints, ITC, TCS, Dr. Reddy's, HCL Tech, Nestle India, Infosys, and Tech Mahindra were in red.