Thursday market highlights: The Sensex and Nifty continued their last day’s positivity and ended on a positive note for the straight fourth trading day of the week. The Thursday session closed on a higher note mainly driven by the positive sentiment from the global markets. The Sensex stopped at, 41,340.16 points, with a gain of 724.02 points, higher than the previous trading day while Nifty stopped at 12,120.30 points with a gain of 211.80 points. During the last trading day (Wednesday), the Sensex closed 355 points higher to trade at 40,616 points, while the Nifty gain of 95 points and finally closed at 11,908 points.
Key Highlights from Thursday’s share market session: –
- The Sensex and Nifty continued their last trading day’s positivity and ended on a positive note for the straight fourth trading day of the week. The Thursday session closed on a higher note mainly driven by the positive sentiment from the global markets.
- During the session, Reliance Industries, SBI, and Bajaj Finance contributed most of the gains.
- During Thursday’s session, Nifty moved up by 211.80 points to finally stand at 12,120.30 points.
- During Thursday’s session, Sensex moved up by 724.02 points to finally stand at 41,340.16 points.
- During the session, the metal index surged the most amongst peers.
- Nifty Bank moved over 2 percent higher.
- The session also witnessed gains in broad-based buying in metal, energy, and banking stocks.
- Nifty50 top gainer – IndusInd Bank.
- Nifty50 top losers – Hero MotoCorp and HDFC Life Insurance.
- IndusInd Bank closed over 6 percent higher.
- Godrej Cons reported domestic volume growth of 5 percent against a poll of 9-10 percent growth.
- During Thursday’s session, the Indian rupee ended 36 paise higher at 74.38 per dollar.
- AstraZeneca reported growth in its revenue collection.
- Emami group reported its quarterly earnings better than the earlier estimations.
- During Thursday’s session, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited’s share price rallied over 10 percent.
- The share price of PVR and Inox Leisure soared during the session after the Maharashtra government’s final decision to allow cinema halls and multiplexes to reopen from Friday.