Sensex dips 1163 points; Nifty gives up 14,500
12/04/2021 09:45
The domestic benchmark indices fell over 2.5 per cent in Monday's morning deals as India recorded a massive surge of 1.69 lakh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours and curbs were imposed in different parts of the country to contain the spread of the virus.

Tata Consultancy Services, HDIL, California Software, Cupid Trades & Finance and Lloyds Metals and Energy are scheduled to announce their quarterly earnings today.

At 9:45 hours, the 30-share benhmark index was trading at 48427.34 down by -1163.98 points or by -2.35 % and then NSE Nifty was at 14458.25 down by -376.6 points or by -2.54 %.

Sensex touched intraday high of 48956.65 and intraday low of 48112.17 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 14652.5 and intraday low of 14384.4

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 1459.40,+1.29%), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (Rs. 4814.50,+1.16%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (Rs. 859.50,-6.97%), State Bank of India (Rs. 331.80,-6.02%), Bajaj Finance Ltd. (Rs. 4618.00,-5.24%), Bajaj Auto Ltd. (Rs. 3500.95,-4.23%), Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1728.15,-3.95%), among others.

Among the sectors, IT index was at 28053.19 up by -25.76 points or by -0.09%. MindTree Ltd. (Rs. 2263.00,+1.63%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 1459.40,+1.29%), MphasiS Ltd. (Rs. 1820.20,+0.88%), Coforge Ltd. (Rs. 3169.00,+0.02%),. Realty index was at 2493.11 down by -146.81 points or by -5.56%. DLF Ltd. (Rs. 259.65,-7.09%), Sobha Ltd. (Rs. 485.35,-6.53%), Godrej Industries Ltd. (Rs. 1284.40,-5.75%), Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd. (Rs. 80.50,-5.74%), Prestige Estates Projects Ltd. (Rs. 297.35,-5.02%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2487 , shares advanced were 409 while 1978 shares declined and 100 were unchanged.