Stock Market at Close: Sensex, Nifty Gain Following Positive Global Cues


by Sandip Das on 15 February 2024,  5 min read

Stock Market at Close: Sensex, Nifty Gain Following Positive Global Cues

The Indian stock market ended the session on February 15, 2024 on a positive note amid volatility. At close, Sensex was up 227 points at 72,050.38 while Nifty added 70 points and ended the session at 21,910.75.

Around 1635 stocks advanced and 900 declined while 99 stocks remained unchanged.

On the sectoral front, except FMCG, all other indices ended in the green. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were up 1 percent each.

Top Nifty50 Gainers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
Mahindra & Mahindra 1769.85 6.81
Power Grid 281.45 4.57
BPCL 650.95 4.38
NTPC 340.85 3.92
ONGC 276.45 2.83
Top Nifty50 Losers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
Axis Bank 1074.75 -2.01
Apollo Hospitals 6630 -1.84
ITC 404.75 -1.65
Britannia Industries 4945 -1.31
Hindustan Unilever 2357 -1.30
Asian markets

Asia-Pacific markets rebounded after mostly falling on Wednesday, while Japan entered a technical recession as its GDP contracted for a second straight quarter.

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Japan’s Nikkei 225 saw a late rally, rising 1.21% to close at 38,157.94 — the first time the index closed above the 38,000 mark since 1990. The broad-based Topix climbed 0.28% to end at 2,591.85. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.77%, snapping a three-day losing streak and ending at 7,605.7. South Korea’s Kospi fell 0.08%, according to a CNBC report.

European markets edge higher

Major European markets were trading in the green at open on February 15, 2024. FTSE added 0.13 percent at 7,578.30 while CAC was up 0.9 percent at 7,746.39. German DAX gained 0.67 percent at 17,058.53.

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 decisions.

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