Market update 19th May 2020. Vodafone Idea rises 17%
After 3 days, Indian indices ended on higher note. However, NIFTY did not cross the 8,900 mark. After market closed, SENSEX was up by 167.19 points or 0.56%, closing at 30,196.17 and NIFTY was up by 55.85 points or 0.63%, closing at 8,879.10 While, the S&P BSE midcap index was up by 56.96 points or 0.52%, closing at 11,112.13 and S&P BSE Small cap declined by 21.13 points or 0.20%, closing at 10,355.18 NIFTY Midcap 100 closed at 12,471.15, up by 61.80 points or 0.50% and NIFTY Small cap 100 closed at 3,811.95, up by 7.05 points or 0.19%.
Global indices and commodity:
When Indian market closed, DAX was trading at 10,975.92, down by 76.266 points or 0.69%, NASDAQ was trading at 9,234.83 up by 220.27 points or 2.44% and CAC was trading at 4,447.57, down by 1.13% or 50.77 points. While, SGX Nifty was up by 42.50 points or 0.48% and trading at 8,828.00 Currently, Gold is trading at 46,718 up by 56 points and 0.12%, Silver is trading at 47,520 down by 182 points and 0.38%. Crude oil is trading at 2,401 which is down by 1.00 points and 0.04%.
At the closing time of Indian indices, USD was trading at Rs 75.64, down by 0.36%. EURO was trading at Rs 82.82, up by 0.29% and GBP was trading at Rs 92.49, up by 0.23%.
Today, other than banking sector, all other sectors ended on a higher note. The S&P BSE Auto index increased by 144.11 points and S&P BSE IT gained 100.68 points or 0.75% At closing, NIFTY BANK fell by 86.95 points or 0.49%, closing at 17,486.25. While, NIFTY IT increased by 132.20 points or 0.99%.
Top 5 gainers:
Share price of Bharti Airtel increased by 60.75 points or 11.29%, closing at Rs 598.80, Adani Ports gained 25.90 points or 8.83% and closed at Rs 319.20. ONGC increased by 4.25 points or 5.83%, closing at Rs 77.15. Bharti Infratel gained 11.65 points or 5.63%, closing at Rs 218.75 and UltraTechCement which is increasing from two consecutive days, was up by 130.35 points or 3.94% and closed at Rs 3438.15.
Top 5 losers:
Today, UPL declined by 36.15 points or 9.62%, closing at Rs 339.65. Vedanta fell by 2.70% or 2.50 points, closing at Rs 90, Induslnd bank decreased by 8.95 points or by 2.38%, closing at Rs 367.80. Share price of Reliance fell by 31.85 points or 2.21%, closing at Rs 1408.90 and Larsen declined by 17 points or 2.09%, closing at Rs 796.35.
Stock in news:
UPL was in news as share price of the company fell around 10%, even after the market ended on higher note today and closed at Rs 339.65. Bharti Airtel was also in news as today their share price increased by more than 11%, closing at Rs 598.80. Other than these stocks, most active stocks were Vodafone idea, SBI, Tata motors, ICICI Bank, BHEL and Bank of Baroda in terms of volume.