Stock Market at Close: Sensex, Nifty End Flat Amid Volatility; Realty Shed 2%


by Sandip Das on 3 April 2024,  5 min read


The Indian stock market ended on a flat note amid volatility on April 3, 2024. At close, Sensex was down 27 points at 73,876.82 while Nifty shed 18 points and ended the session at 22,434.65.

Around 2,798 stocks advanced and 1,054 declined while 113 stocks remained unchanged.

On the sectoral front, the Realty index was down 2.5 percent and the Auto index slipped 0.4 percent. On the other hand, Power, PSU Bank indices up 1 percent each, and Information Technology, Media index up 0.5 percent each.

Top Nifty50 Gainers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
Shriram Finance 2556 3.65
NTPC 352.65 2.28
Divis Labs 3685.7 1.74
TCS 3950.05 1.71
Tech Mahindra 1256.5 1.59
Top Nifty50 Losers
Company Name Last Traded Price (Rs) % Change
Nestle India 2555 -2.60
Bajaj Auto 9090 -2.01
Dr Reddy’s Labs 6130.85 -1.71
Kotak Mahindra Bank 1733 -1.39
Britannia Industries 4836 -1.31
Asian Markets

Asia-Pacific stocks fell Wednesday, tracking declines on Wall Street overnight, with shares of electric vehicle makers dropping on demand worries. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was 1.3% lower after rising more than 2% in the previous session. Japan’s Nikkei 225 slid 0.97% to close at 39,451.85, with the broad-based Topix fell 0.29% to end at 2,706.51. South Korea’s Kospi also dropped 1.68% to end at 2,706.97, while the small-cap Kosdaq closed 1.30% lower at 879.96.

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European Markets

European markets were mixed Wednesday as sentiment turned cautious at the start of the new trading quarter. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was slightly higher in morning session. FTSE shed 0.37 percent at 7,905.80 while CAC added 0.22 percent at 8,148.20. German DAX gained 0.26 percent at 18,331.41.

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