Indian markets drifted lower in the afternoon session. The markets opened positive on Tuesday with support from energy and FMCG stocks. The market breadth was positive in the afternoon with 1250 advances and nearly 1200 declines.
BSE Sensex was up by just 50 points at 2.30 pm and NSE Nifty was in the green at 6706. Among major gainers in today's trade were ITC, Reliance, ONGC, Tata Steel and ICICI Bank. Among losers were Tata Power, Power Grid, Ambuja Cements and Hindalco.
The BSE-Sensex is still trading in the positive terrain due to heavy
buying action witnessed across board. It also touched a high of
All sectors are trading in the positive.
In afternoon trading (at 1:03 pm), the Sensex is trading at
17,783.01, up 132.44 points, whereas the broad based NSE Nifty is
trading at 5,247.45, up 46.75 points.
BSE Midcap index and Smallcap index arose more than 1%.
Out of the total 2,653 stocks traded, 1,648 progressed, 933 went down whilst 72 remained unaltered.
On Friday, BSE Sensex closed the week after making a big loss of 385.61 points at 17,349.07, whereas the broad-based NSE Nifty ended at 5,110.75, down 81.05 points.
The 30-share benchmark index, Sensex, opened with a negative gap of 219.06 points at 17,515.62 due to weak global cues. Afterward, the stock index traded deep into the negative zone owing to heavy selling pressure in frontline stocks. Lastly, the Sensex after touching an intraday low of 17,294.73 closed on a dull note.
All sectors traded pessimistically.
The 30-share benchmark index lost over 400 points in the previous trading hour. Nonstop selling pressure is being seen across board in blue-chip stocks.
All segments are dealing negatively, except IT.
Presently (3:03 pm), the Sensex is trading at 17,566.96, down 508.70 points, whereas the broad based NSE Nifty is trading at 5145.65, down 135.15 points.
BSE Midcap index rejected 1.56% and Smallcap index descended 1.92%.
Out of the total 2,775 stocks traded at the BSE, 688 furthered, 2,030 turned down whereas 57 remained unaltered.
After losing 200 points in the early trading, the 30-share benchmark index fell deep into the red zone due to intense selling pressure in key stocks.
Presently (10:54 am), the Sensex is trading at 17,740.28, down 335.38 points, whereas the broad based NSE Nifty is trading at 5,170.65, down 106.45 points.
BSE Midcap index rejected 1.09% and Smallcap index descended 0.96%.
Out of the total 2,281 stocks traded at the BSE, 634 progressed, 1597 came down whilst 50 remained unaltered.
After opening positively in the previous trading hour, the 30-share
benchmark index slipped into the red zone, and is trading on a flat
Presently (10:51 am), the Sensex is trading at 18,077.00, down 38.25
points, whereas the broad based NSE Nifty is trading down 20.95 points
BSE Midcap and Smallcap index climbed up more than 1% each.
Out of the total 2,280 stocks traded at the BSE, 1,544 advanced, 696 turned down whilst 40 remained unaffected.
After opening with a positive gap of 282.26 points at 17,504.00 on Friday (Jan 25, 2008), the 30-share index, Sensex dealt strongly for the whole day due to strong buying interest seen in the forefront stocks and global cues.
Therefore, the stock index gathered over 1,000 points in the noon trades, and it also touched an intraday high of 18,406.25.
For the week ended Jan. 12, 2008, inflation climbed up to 3.83% as against 3.79% during the previous week.
Wednesday was the cheerful day for Indian stock markets after witnessing heavy loss in past few days.
On the back of 75 basis points rate cut by the US Federal Reserve, the BSE Sensex opened positively after gaining 685 points at 17,415.26 on Wednesday
The stock index continued to deal strongly in the subsequent trading hours and by later half it made over 1,000 points due to continued buying interest across board, after the stock prices valuation touched striking level.
The 30 share index, Sensex saw the largest ever fall in record on Monday (Jan 21, 2008).
After opening with a negative gap of 94 points, it continued to trade feebly all-through the day. Persistent selling pressure was seen among the dealers in frontline stocks.
The 30-share benchmark index is still trading negatively as strong selling pressure is being witnessed in frontline stocks. All sectors are trading in red.
At 12:08 pm, BSE Sensex was trading 463.78 points down at 18,549.92, whereas NSE Nifty was trading at 5,525.75, down 179.55 points.
The BSE Midcap dipped 4.27% and BSE Smallcap dipped 4.47%.
Out of the total 2,671 stocks traded at the BSE, 294 boosted, 2,360 turned down whereas 17 remained unaltered.