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Mar 05, 2019 03:38 PM IST | Source:

Closing Bell: Nifty ends 124 pts higher, Sensex up 378 pts; auto stocks biggest gainers

The Sensex was up 378.73 points at 36442.54, while Nifty was up 124.00 points at 10987.50.

  • March 05, 2019 03:35 PM IST

    Market at close: It is a strong close for benchmark indices on first day of the week as market was shut on Monday on account of Mahashivratri. 

    The Sensex was up 378.73 points at 36442.54, while Nifty was up 124.00 points at 10987.50. About 2118 shares have advanced, 568 shares declined, and 152 shares are unchanged. 

    Indiabulls Housing, Eicher Motors, Tata Motors, HPCL and BPCL were the top gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, HUL and Cipla.

    Midcap and smallcap gained 2-3 percent, respectively. Among the sectors, auto, metal and PSU bank indices led with 2-3 percent gain followed by energy, infra and pharma, while IT index lost over 1 percent.

  • March 05, 2019 03:27 PM IST

    Rupee gains further: The Indian rupee is trading higher by 43 paise at 70.48 per dollar versus Friday's close 70.91.

  • March 05, 2019 03:25 PM IST

    JUST IN | Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed an aggregate penalty of Rs 2 crore on Canara Bank.

  • March 05, 2019 03:18 PM IST

    ITC hikes prices: ITC is likely to have hiked prices of Bristol, Flake Excel and Capstan Cigarettes, reports CNBC-TV18, quoting Sources.

  • March 05, 2019 03:16 PM IST

    JUST IN | Bank of Baroda has revised Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rate (MCLR) w.e. f. March 7, 2019.

  • March 05, 2019 03:13 PM IST

  • March 05, 2019 03:11 PM IST

    Alembic Pharmaceuticals JV get USFDA approval: Company's joint venture Aleor Dermaceuticals has received approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP, 0.05%.

  • March 05, 2019 03:08 PM IST

    ABB approves scheme of arrangement: Board of the company has approved a scheme of arrangement amongst the company, ABB Power Products and Systems India and their respective shareholders and creditors, providing for the demerger of the company's power grids business to ABB Power Products and Systems India.

  • March 05, 2019 02:53 PM IST

    Tata Motors UK sales: Jaguar UK sales up 34.4% at 991 units, JLR UK sales up 13.9% at 2,550 units and Land Rover UK sales up 3.9% at 1,559 units.

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