Stock Market Updates: Sensex, Nifty Trade Flat; Aviation Stocks Slide, Zomato Gains

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by Sandip Das on 9 February 2024,  4 min read

Stock Market Updates: Sensex, Nifty Trade Flat; Aviation Stocks Slide, Zomato Gains - MyDhanush Blogs by Ashika
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The Indian stock market was trading on a flat note intraday on February 9, 2024, following mixed Asian cues. At 12:38 PM, Sensex added 52 points at 71,481.19. Nifty added 33 points and was trading at the 21,751.25 mark.

Around 583 stocks advanced and 1823 declined while 69 stocks remained unchanged.

Among the sectors, Bank Nifty added 0.8 percent followed by FMCG which gained 0.5 percent, and pharma 0.72 percent. On the other hand, selling pressure was witnessed in oil & gas, realty, metals, and auto indices. The sectors shed 0.5-2 percent each.

Top Nifty50 Gainers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
Grasim Industries 2155 4.75
Sun Pharma 1529.8 2.60
Apollo Hospitals 6389.75 2.55
State Bank of India 715.25 2.24
ICICI Bank 1008.45 1.94
Top Nifty50 Losers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
ONGC 266.45 -2.45
Mahindra & Mahindra 1647.55 -2.27
Coal India 449.45 -2.12
Hindalco Industries 588.7 -2.10
Bharti Airtel 1119.4 -1.99
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Aviation stocks slide up to 2.5%

Aviation shares, such as those of Interglobe Aviation and SpiceJet, experienced a 0.5-2.5 percent decline each following a suggestion from a parliamentary panel to implement route-specific limits on airfare. The panel additionally recommended the establishment of a distinct regulatory entity to oversee and manage air ticket prices, addressing rising customer apprehensions regarding escalating airfares.

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Zomato: Up 2.74%

On February 9, the intraday trading saw Zomato’s stock price rise by more than 2 percent, following the company’s announcement of its Q3 earnings. Zomato disclosed a net profit of Rs 138 crore for the period from October to December, marking the third consecutive quarter of the food aggregator reporting positive earnings. The company’s revenue also witnessed a substantial increase, surging by 69 percent year-on-year to reach Rs 3,288 crore.

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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