Sensex, Nifty Erase Day’s Loses, Closes in The Green; PSU Bank, Oil & Gas Rally

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by Sandip Das on 14 February 2024,  5 min read

Sensex, Nifty Erase Day's Loses, Closes in The Green; PSU Bank, Oil & Gas Rally
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The Indian stock market ended the session on February 14, 2024, on a positive note amid high volatility, erasing the day’s losses. At close, Sensex was up 267 points at 71,822.83 while Nifty gained 108.30 points at 21,851.55.

Around 1637 stocks advanced and 890 declined while 113 stocks remained unchanged.

On the sectoral front, PSU Bank and Oil & Gas indices rose 3 percent each, while auto, bank, FMCG, capital goods, metal, power, and realty were up 1.2 percent each. On the other hand, Information Technology and Pharma indices shed 1 percent each.

Top Nifty50 Gainers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
BPCL 626.95 7.30
State Bank of India 743 4.14
ONGC 269.15 3.72
Coal India 467.4 3.33
Tata Steel 141.45 2.61
Top Nifty50 Losers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
Tech Mahindra 1291.1 -2.81
Cipla 1423.45 -2.35
Dr Reddy’s Labs 6253 -1.30
Infosys 1666.8 -1.05
Tata Consultancy Services 4106 -1.05
Asian markets end up mixed

Major Asian markets ended on a mixed note with Nikkei down 0.69 percent at 37,703.32 while Kospi shed 1.12 percent at 2,620.42. On the other hand, Hang Seng gained 0.84 percent at 15,879.38.

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European markets edge higher

European shares edged higher on Wednesday as a softer-than-expected UK inflation boosted hopes of imminent interest-rate cuts by the Bank of England, while investors awaited more economic data from the euro zone later in the day.

The pan-European STOXX 600 was up 0.1%, while the UK’s benchmark index gained 0.3% after British consumer price inflation grew at a slower pace than expected in January, according to a Reuters report.

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