Sensex comes at 51049: The stock market closed with a decline for the third consecutive day. The 30-share sensitive index Sensex of the BSE opened today at a level of 51,238.02 with a loss of 86.67 points. At the same time, the National Stock Exchange’s Nifty also started its day trading with a red mark at the level of 15,074.
The major stock index Sensex broke over 250 points in early trade on Friday due to selling in banking and financial stocks amid negative global cues in early trade. During this period, the 30-share index was trading at 51,042.83, down 281.86 points or 0.55 percent, while the NSE Nifty was down 87.25 points or 0.58 percent at 15,031.70.
In the Sensex, except Hindustan Unilever, Reliance, Airtel, L&T, Sun Pharma and Mahindra & Mahindra, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finance, HDFC, HDFC Bank, ONGC, UltraTech, HCLTech, ICICI Bank, State Bank, Axis Bank, Stocks like Powergrid, Nestle Titan, Maruti were trading at the red mark.
Thursday’s situation: selling pressure on the market
The BSE Sensex fell by 379 points on Thursday, with shares like HDFC Bank, HDFC Ltd, ICICI Bank and Reliance Industries falling amid weak trend in global markets. The 30-share BSE Sensex lost 379.14 points, or 0.73 per cent, to close at 51,324.69. Similarly, the National Stock Exchange’s Nifty closed at 15,118.95 points, down 89.95 points, or 0.59 percent. Bajaj Finance was the biggest loser among the Sensex stocks.