Post-Session: Sensex ends down 12pts; Nifty holds 18,250
14/01/2022 18:46
Benchmark indices staged a smart-recovery during the second half of the trading session, led by healthy buying in metal and PSU bank stocks, to end the day around flat line on Friday.

The 30-share benchmark index ended at 61223.03 down by -12.27 points or by -0.02 % and then NSE Nifty was at 18255.75 down by -2.05 points or by -0.01 %.

Sensex touched intraday high of 61324.59 and intraday low of 60757.03 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 18286.95 and intraday low of 18119.65

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 3969.25,+1.84%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 1928.20,+1.64%), Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Rs. 2044.75,+1.32%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 1739.25,+1.18%), HDFC Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1545.25,+1.11%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Asian Paints Ltd. (Rs. 3364.80,-2.66%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 721.60,-2.54%), Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (Rs. 2364.50,-2.13%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 880.95,-1.61%), Wipro Ltd. (Rs. 639.80,-1.55%), among others.

CGS index was at 30875.16 up by 435.3 points or by 1.43%. Praj Industries Ltd. (Rs. 401.50,+4.95%), Bharat Electronics Ltd. (Rs. 219.80,+4.89%), Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd. (Rs. 10073.55,+4.21%), Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (Rs. 1367.75,+3.90%), Thermax Ltd. (Rs. 2066.90,+2.26%),.

FMCG index was at 13932.85 down by -83.5 points or by -0.6%. Goodricke Group Ltd. (Rs. 233.20,-2.91%), Future Consumer Ltd. (Rs. 7.65,-2.30%), Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (Rs. 2364.50,-2.13%), Godfrey Phillips India Ltd. (Rs. 1145.65,-1.60%), Nestle India Ltd. (Rs. 19390.00,-1.46%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 3776 , shares advanced were 2189 while 1459 shares declined and 128 were unchanged.