Sensex, Nifty End Mahurat Trading Session With Gains; OMCs Outperform
BSE Central Hall decorated ahead of Mahurat Trading. (Source: BSE Twitter Handle)

Sensex, Nifty End Mahurat Trading Session With Gains; OMCs Outperform

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Closing Bell: A Positive Start To The New Year

Indian equity markets begun Samvat 2077 on a positive note, ending the Mahurat Trading session with modest gains, after cooling off from the session's high.

The S&P BSE Sensex ended 0.45% higher at 43,637 while the NSE Nifty 50 index gained at a record closing high of 12,780 - up 0.5%.

Sectoral indices too ended with modest gains. The I.T and Realty indices ended with gains of 0.5% while the Nifty Pharma index ended with gains of 0.4%.

Nifty Bank, Nifty Auto, Nifty Metal indices ended with gains of 0.2%.

Smallcaps outperformed the benchmarks in today's sessions. The index ended 0.7% higher while the midcap index closed 0.4% higher.

1,391 stocks on the NSE ended with gains while 397 stocks declined.

Buzzing Stock: Arvind

  • Gains as much as 6.7% to Rs 42
  • Up for the sixth straight day
  • Trading at the highest level since February 2020
  • Up 22% in six sessions

Other Logistics Stocks Buzzing As Well

  • Snowman Logistics - Up 20% and trading at the highest level since April 2018. The stock is up for the sixth straight day.
  • Allcargo Logistics - Up 3.6% and trading at the highest level in nearly two months.
  • Mahindra Logistics - Up as much as 5.2% and trading at the highest level in nearly nine months. The stock is up for the third straight day.

Buzzing Stock: GATI

  • Gains as much as 13.1% to Rs 89.7
  • Trading at the highest level since April 2019
  • Up 24% in the last two trading sessions
  • Stock in overbought territory with Relative Strength Index (RSI) at 84

Adani Group Stocks Buzzing

  • Adani Enterprises - Up 1.2%; gaining for the sixth straight day and at a record high
  • Adani Green Energy - Up 1.4%; gaining for the fourth straight day and at a record high
  • Adani Transmission - Up 2.4%; gaining for the sixth straight day and at a nine-month high
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