The stock markets of the country saw an upward trend on positive signals from global markets. On Tuesday, the stock market continued the upward trend for the second consecutive day of the week. Today, the Bombay Stock Exchange’s flagship index Sensex gained 1.47 percent i.e. 558 points to close at 38492.95. On the other hand, the National Stock Exchange’s Nifty gained 1.52 percent to 168.75 points, closing at 11300.55.
Talking about the big stocks, today UltraTech Cement, TCS, Grasim, Kotak Bank, IndusInd Bunk, Tata Motors, M&M, Hindalco, Shree Cement and Hero MotoCorp closed on the green mark while the shares of ICICI Bank, Infratel, Nestle India, Asian Paints, ONGC, IOC, G Ltd and IOC closed at the red mark.
If we look at the sectoral index, today all the sectors except the media closed on the green mark. These include IT, Metal, Pharma, Banks, Private Banks, FMCG, Realty, PSU Banks and Auto.