Sensex, Nifty End Higher For Second Day; Broader Markets Outperform
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Sensex, Nifty End Higher For Second Day; Broader Markets Outperform

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Indian equity markets continued their rebound from Monday's losses, ending higher for the second straight day with buying seen across the board.

The S&P BSE Sensex ended nearly 1% higher at 46,444 while the NSE Nifty 50 index ended above the mark of 13,600, up 1% at 13,601. Both the benchmarks have now recovered nearly 2% of Monday's 3% decline.

Among the sectoral indices, Media and Realty were the outperformers in today's session. The Nifty Realty index gained nearly 4% while the Media index rose 3.3%.

The Nifty I.T. index continued its winning run, gaining 2.4% to end at another record high. The PSU Bank index gained 2.1% while the FMCG index rose 1.9%.

Broader markets outperformed in today's trading session. The Nifty Midcap index ended 2.4% higher while the Smallcap index rose 2.7% ahead of the weekly options expiry session tomorrow.

The India Volatility Index fell 6.8% to 20.5.

1,603 stocks on the NSE ended with gains while 303 reported losses.

How Did The Sectoral Indices Fare

Markets At 2:10 P.M.

  • Benchmark indices trade at the day's high
  • Nifty up 0.65% at 13,554
  • Sensex up 0.63% at 46,928
  • Nifty Bank up 0.7% at 29,823
  • Nifty Midcap index up 1.9%
  • Nifty Smallcap index up 2.3%
  • India Volatility Index down 2.6% at 21.4
  • Nifty Realty remains the top sectoral gainer; up 3.7%
  • Nifty I.T. trading at a record high; up 2.3%
  • Nifty Media up 2.1% while Nifty PSU Bank index up 1.7%
  • Wipro remains the top Nifty gainer; up 5.3%
  • Divi's Laboratories remains the top Nifty laggard; down 1.4%
  • 1,560 stocks on the NSE trade with gains while 303 decline
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