Stock Market Updates : Amidst a positive trend in the global markets, the stock markets are trading with a strong momentum on Tuesday. In the opening, both the benchmark indices had gained momentum due to gains in major stocks like ICICI Bank, HDFC and Reliance Industries. At the same time, metal and realty stocks registered a rise of one per cent each today.
If we look at the business of 11.05 in the morning, during this time the Sensex was trading at the level of 52,610.71. The index had gained 238.02 points or 0.45%. At the same time, Nifty was trading at 15,764.75 with a jump of 72.15 points or 0.46%.
If we look at the opening, the Sensex climbed more than 200 points in early trading on Tuesday. During this period, the 30-share BSE index was trading 228 points or 0.44 per cent higher at 52,600.69, while the broader NSE Nifty rose 69.50 points or 0.44 per cent to 15,762.10.
The biggest gain of three percent in the Sensex was in NTPC. Apart from this, ICICI Bank, HDFC, PowerGrid, M&M, Axis Bank, L&T and UltraTech Cement were also among the top gainers.
On the other hand, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech and HUL were trading in the red mark.
In the previous session, the Sensex was down 13.50 points or 0.03 per cent at 52,372.69, and the Nifty rose 2.80 points or 0.02 per cent to 15,692.60.
Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 745.97 crore on a gross basis on Monday, according to provisional data of the stock market.
Meanwhile, international oil benchmark Brent crude rose 0.23 per cent to $75.33 per barrel.
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