Stock Market at Close: Nifty Ends Flat Amid Volatility; IT Rises, Realty Tumbles

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by Sandip Das on 12 March 2024,  5 min read

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The Indian stock market ended on a flat note amid volatility on March 12, 2024. At close, Sensex was up 165 points at 73,667.96 while Nifty added 3 points and ended the session at 22,335.70.

Around 673 stocks advanced and 3,220 declined while 74 stocks remained unchanged.

On the sectoral front, except IT all other indices ended in the red with the realty index down almost 3.5 percent. PSU Bank and Media indices shed 2 percent each, while capital goods, FMCG, healthcare, metal, and power indices shed 1 percent each.

Top Nifty50 Gainers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
HDFC Bank 1460.75 2.31
LTI Mindtree 5215 1.80
TCS 4194.55 1.75
Maruti Suzuki 11502 0.93
Infosys 1614.1 0.84
Top Nifty50 Losers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
Adani Enterprises 3122.9 -2.63
Grasim Industries 2184 -2.36
Cipla 1470.8 -2.21
Adani Ports 1298.8 -2.12
State Bank of India 759 -1.90
Asian Markets Rise

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose over 3% to lead gains in Asia-Pacific markets and was set to extend its winning streak to three days, while mainland China’s CSI 300 rose 0.23% to close at 3,597.49, according to a CNBC.com report.

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Japan’s Nikkei 225 slipped for a second straight day, losing 0.06% and closing at 38,797.51. The broad-based Topix was down 0.36% and ended at 2,657.24.

European Markets Edge Higher

European markets opened higher Tuesday as global investors await the latest US inflation report. The Stoxx 600 index shook off some of Monday’s negativity to trade 0.44% higher at the open. FTSE was up 1 percent at 7,751.22 while CAC added 0.1 percent at 8,027.70. German DAX was up 0.35 percent at 17,806.48.

Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog post is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment or trading advice. The author is not a financial advisor and does not have any professional qualifications in this area. The author does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided. Any action you take based on the information in this blog post is done at your own risk. Please consult with a financial advisor before making any investment.

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