Sensex dips 117 points; Bajaj Finance, UltraTech Cement top losers
09/04/2021 14:23
Indian benchmark indices were trading in red during the noon trading session after spending majority of the session in a rangebound trade.

At 14:30 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 49628.95 down by -117.26 points or by -0.24 % and then NSE Nifty was at 14844.55 down by -29.25 points or by -0.2 %.

Sensex touched intraday high of 49906.91 and intraday low of 49461.01 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 14918.45 and intraday low of 14785.65

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 635.40,+3.43%), Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (Rs. 2472.40,+2.60%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 1047.10,+1.83%), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (Rs. 4760.75,+1.50%), HCL Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 1051.90,+1.39%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Bajaj Finance Ltd. (Rs. 4877.00,-3.05%), UltraTech Cement Ltd. (Rs. 6821.55,-2.23%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 102.65,-2.19%), ICICI Bank Ltd. (Rs. 568.15,-1.49%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 672.50,-1.34%), among others.

Among the sectors, HCS index was at 22710.44 up by 500.21 points or by 2.25%. Albert David Ltd. (Rs. 444.85,+10.94%), Vimta Labs Ltd. (Rs. 198.75,+9.93%), Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Rs. 509.95,+8.34%), FDC Ltd. (Rs. 307.50,+6.09%), Indoco Remedies Ltd. (Rs. 319.95,+5.44%),.

Metal index was at 15990.86 down by -347.14 points or by -2.12%. Vedanta Ltd. (Rs. 230.55,-2.95%), Hindustan Zinc Ltd. (Rs. 309.50,-2.93%), Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Ltd. (Rs. 92.95,-2.82%), Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 891.95,-2.80%), Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (Rs. 404.60,-2.68%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 3260 , shares advanced were 1708 while 1349 shares declined and 203 were unchanged.