Sensex, Nifty End in Green Amid Volatility; Banks, Capital Goods, Metals Shine


by Sandip Das on 29 February 2024,  5 min read


The Indian stock market ended in the green amid volatility. At close, Sensex added 195 points at 72,500.30 while Nifty gained 31 points at 21,982.80.

Around 1,399 stocks advanced and 1141 stocks declined while 93 stocks remained unchanged.

On the sectoral front, except healthcare, all other indices ended in the green with bank, capital goods, metal, and power adding 0.5-1 percent.

Top Nifty50 Gainers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
Adani Enterprises 3299.9 2.51
Adani Ports 1328 2.19
IndusInd Bank 1479.9 2.12
Tata Consumer 1192 2.06
Britannia 4980 1.89
Top Nifty50 Losers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
Apollo Hospitals 6120 -3.81
Bajaj Auto 7926.45 -3.20
LTI Mindtree 5320 -1.66
Eicher Motors 3800 -1.65
UPL 471.95 -0.83
Most Active Stocks on NSE in Terms of Volumes
Company Name % Change Volumes
Power Grid 1.50 3,50,35,034
Tata Steel 0.60 3,20,43,817
HDFC Bank -0.11 2,66,46,601
ICICI Bank 0.84 2,09,40,525
State Bank of India 1.41
Asian Markets

Asia-Pacific stocks traded ended mixed on February 29, 2024, as investors awaited US inflation data for clues on the Federal Reserve’s interest rate path. Kospi was down 0.38 percent at 2,642.36 while Nikkei shed 0.11 percent at 39,166.19. Hang Seng slipped 0.15 percent to 16,511.44.

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European Markets

European shares opened slightly higher on Thursday, led by gains in materials stocks, while investors brace for key US inflation data to gauge the outlook on global interest rate cuts. The pan-European STOXX 600 was up 0.2 percent, according to a Reuters report.

At 16:19 Hours IST, FTSE added 0.2 percent at 7,640.07 while CAC gained 0.08 percent at 7,960.86. German DAX gained 0.46 percent at 17,682.75.

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