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HDFC Twins Help Sensex, Nifty Post Best Single-Day Gains In A Month

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Indian equity benchmarks staged a strong move led by rally in HDFC Bank, HDFC, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Infosys.

The S&P BSE Sensex rose 1.2 percent or 416 points to 35,322 and the NSE Nifty 50 index climbed 1.15 percent or 122 points to 10,736.

Eleven out of 19 sector gauges compiled by BSE ended lower led by the S&P BSE Consumer Durables index's 1 percent fall. On the other hand, the S&P BSE Bankex index was the top gainer, up 1.9 percent.

Gains in today's session were limited to large-cap shares as the S&P BSE MidCap index slipped 0.2 percent and the S&P BSE SmallCap index fell 0.6 percent.

HDFC Twins Help Sensex, Nifty Post Best Single-Day Gains In A Month

Adani Ports Surges After Multiple Block Deals

  • Adani Ports has 54 lakh shares or 6.3 percent equity change hands in multiple blocks. Stock up 5.8 percent at Rs 395.

Buyers and sellers were not immediately known

Source: Bloomberg

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IDFC Bank Holds Gains After Multiple Block Deals

  • IDFC Bank has 96 lakh shares change hands in multiple blocks. Stock up 1.25 percent at Rs 40.55.

Buyers and sellers were not immediately known

Source: Bloomberg

Nifty Bank Index Surges Over 500 Points Led By HDFC Bank

Surge in HDFC Bank shares powered a 2-percent or 528-point rally in the Nifty Bank index to 26,855.

HDFC Bank shares rallied 5 percent, the most in over a year, to a record high of Rs 2,136.

HDFC Twins Help Sensex, Nifty Post Best Single-Day Gains In A Month