Market update 21st May 2020. ITC record biggest one-day gain in nearly 2 months.
Indian indices ended on high note. While market closed, SENSEX was up by 114.29 points or 0.37%, closing at 30,932.90 and NIFTY was up by 39.70 points or 0.44%, closing at 9,106.25. While, the S&P BSE midcap index was up by 85.62 points or 0.76%, closing at 11,363.84 and S&P BSE Small cap increased by 75.76 points or 0.72%, closing at 10,548.13 NIFTY Midcap 100 closed at 12,762.65, up by 98.45 points or 0.78% and NIFTY Small cap 100 closed at 3,875.20, up by 23.45 points or 0.61%.
Global indices and commodities:
When Indian market closed, DAX was trading at 11,067.85 down by 155.86 points or 1.39%. NASDAQ was trading at 9,375.78 up by 190.68 points or 2.08% and CAC was trading at 4,452.40, down by 0.99% or 44.58 points. While, SGX Nifty was down by 18.50 points or 0.20% and trading at 9,064.50. Currently, Gold is trading at 46,692 down by 451 points and 0.96%. Silver is trading at 48,101 down by 957 points and 1.95%. Crude oil is trading at 2,604 which is up by 84 points and 3.33%.
At the closing time of Indian indices, almost all the currencies were trading at a lower note. USD was trading at Rs 75.60, down by 0.25%. EURO was trading at Rs 82.84, down by 0.11% and GBP was trading at Rs 92.38, down by 0.10%.
Today, almost all other sectors ended on higher note, expect for the banking sector. The S&P BSE Auto index increased by 311.34 points or by 2.45% and S&P BSE Energy gained 22.61 points or 0.51% while BSE CDGS increased by 2.09%. At closing, NIFTY BANK decreased by 105.10 points or 0.59%, closing at 17,735.10 and NIFTY IT and AUTO increased by 130.55 points and 146.10 points respectively.
Top 5 gainers:
Share price of ITC increased by 13.20 points or 7.51%, closing at Rs 188.95. Hindalco gained 129.50 points or 7.20% and closed at Rs 129.50. Asian paints increased by 74.25 points or 4.95%, closing at Rs 1,574.30. Hero MotoCorp increased by 95.90 points or 4.74%, closing at Rs 2,119.50 and Maruti Suzuki was up by 158.15 points or 3.23% and closed at Rs 5,050.10.
Top 5 losers:
Bajaj Finserv declined by 162.85 points or 3.46%, closing at Rs 4,539.20. IndusInd bank which is declining from the last few days, declined by 2.94% or 10.50 points, closing at Rs 346.80. NTPC decreased by 2.65 points or by 2.85%, closing at Rs 90.25. Share price of Bajaj Finance fell by 52.60 points or 2.57%, closing at Rs 1,990.20 and Adani ports declined by 6.60 points or 2.04%, closing at Rs 317.15.
Stock in news:
Hero MotoCorp was in news as share price of the company increased by 95.90 points and closed at Rs 2,119.50. Also, IRCTC locked in upper circuit at 5% for the second day, closing at Rs 1,400 after bookings for passenger train started. Other than these stocks, most active stocks were Vodafone idea, SBI, ITC, Bank of Baroda, ICICI Bank and Alok Leyland in terms of volume.