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Mar 18, 2019 03:37 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Closing Bell: Nifty ends above 11,450, Sensex gains 70 points; OMCs gain

At the close, the Sensex was up 70.75 points at 38095.07, while Nifty was up 35.30 points at 11462.20.

  • Mar 18, 03:34 PM (IST)

    Market close: The last hour buying helped the market to end higher on Monday with Nifty finished above 11,450 level.

    At the close, the Sensex was up 70.75 points at 38095.07, while Nifty was up 35.30 points at 11462.20. About 1132 shares have advanced, 1545 shares declined, and 173 shares are unchanged. 

    HPCL, IOC, Bajaj Finance, BPCL and JSW Steel were the top gainers on the Nifty, while losers include Maruti Suzuki, Hero Motocorp, Wipro, Bharti Airtel and HCL Tech.

    Among the sectors, IT and auto index remained under pressure throughout the day as they slipped 1 percent each, while some buying was seen in the metal, energy, FMCG and bank names.

  • Mar 18, 03:26 PM (IST)

    NLC India declares dividend: Board of directors of the company declared an interim dividend of 45.30 percent (Rs 4.53 per equity share) for the financial year 2018-19.

  • Mar 18, 03:22 PM (IST)

    Essar Steel case: NCLAT directs for implementation of Arcelor resolution plan. NCLAT granted conditional nod to Arcelor's Rs 42,000 crore bid for company, reported CNBC-TV18.

  • Mar 18, 03:01 PM (IST)

    Transwarranty Finance approves to issue of NCDs: The debenture issue committee approved the issue and allotment of secured and unsecured redeemable non-convertible debentures (NCDs) amounting to Rs 34,00,000 on private placement basis. 

  • Mar 18, 02:49 PM (IST)

    Source:Bloomberg

     Source:Bloomberg
  • Mar 18, 02:35 PM (IST)

  • Mar 18, 02:24 PM (IST)

    JUST IN | Bharat Dynamics approved payment of first interim dividend for the Financial Year 2018-19 at Rs 5.25 per share of the face value of Rs 10 each.

  • Mar 18, 02:06 PM (IST)

    Hindustan Aeronautics declares dividend: The board of directors of the company at its meeting held on March 18 has declared first interim dividend of Rs 19.80 per equity share of Rs 10 each fully paid up (198 percent) for the financial year 2018-19. 

  • Mar 18, 01:53 PM (IST)

    Rupee Update: The Indian rupee has extended its gains and trading at highest levels since August 2, 2018. It is trading higher by 54 paise at 68.55 per dollar against Friday's close 69.09.

    Rupee gained around 8 percent from the record low of 74.48 per dollar.

  • Mar 18, 01:33 PM (IST)

  • Mar 18, 01:22 PM (IST)

    SBI board meet on March 22: A meeting of the central board of the bank is scheduled to be held on March 22, 2019 to consider the extension of approval accorded by Central Board for raising Equity Capital of up to Rs 20,000 crore from the market till March 31, 2020.

  • Mar 18, 01:12 PM (IST)

    Market Update: Benchmark indices erased all its day's gain and trading flat with Nifty slipped below 11,450 level.

    At 13:07 hrs IST, the Sensex is up 8.41 points at 38,032.73, while Nifty is up 11.30 points at 11,438.20. About 967 shares have advanced, 1455 shares declined, and 146 shares are unchanged. 

  • Mar 18, 12:59 PM (IST)

    Energy stocks are the biggest gainer today led by 4 percent gain in IOC.

     Energy stocks are the biggest gainer today led by 4 percent gain in IOC.
  • Mar 18, 12:51 PM (IST)

    Care Ratings has reaffirmed its ratings on bank facilities of Sayaji Industries as below:

     Care Ratings has reaffirmed its ratings on bank facilities of Sayaji Industries as below:
  • Mar 18, 12:42 PM (IST)

    Market Update: Sensex is down 15.93 points or 0.04 percent at 38,008.39, and the Nifty is up 6.10 points or 0.05 percent at 11,433.00. About 956 shares have advanced, 1,410 shares declined, and 134 shares are unchanged.

  • Mar 18, 12:09 PM (IST)

    Just In | Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) said it has been selected by global offshore drilling company Seadrill to transform and maintain its global digital infrastructure.

    TCS will support Seadrill's global lT operations across the business, on its mobile offshore drilling rigs as well as its onshore locations, and will provide local support services in the UK, US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Thailand, the IT giant said in an exchange filing. 

  • Mar 18, 12:06 PM (IST)

    Rupee has extended its gains and is now 0.64 percent up at 68.65/$.

  • Mar 18, 11:49 AM (IST)

    Though the benchmark indices are in the green, the broader market is subdued in day's trade. Nifty Midcap is down about 0.3 percent and Nifty Smallcap is trading flat. 

     Though the benchmark indices are in the green, the broader market is subdued in day's trade. Nifty Midcap is down about 0.3 percent and Nifty Smallcap is trading flat. 
  • Mar 18, 11:25 AM (IST)

    Market Update: Sensex is up 81 points or 0.21 percent at 38,105.32, and the Nifty up 24.90 points or 0.22 percent at 11,451.80. About 956 shares have advanced, 1,248 shares declined, and 135 shares are unchanged. 

    Energy stocks IOC, BPCL and HPCL are the biggest index gainers at this hour. Auto stocks Maruti Suzuki and Hero Motocorp are the biggest index losers. 

  • Mar 18, 11:18 AM (IST)

    Rupee Update: Indian rupee is at day's high, rising 37 paise against the dollar. It is trading at 68.72, up 0.55 pecent.  

  • Mar 18, 11:08 AM (IST)

    Just In| Additional four aircraft of Jet Airways have been grounded due to non-payment of amounts outstanding to lessors under their respective lease agreements, the company said in an exchange filing.  

  • Mar 18, 11:02 AM (IST)

    Just In| Ratnamani Metals & Tubes has received new domestic order of Rs 298 crore for supply of CS Coated Pipes for Oil & Gas Sector to be completed between July, 2019 to December, 2019. 

  • Mar 18, 10:54 AM (IST)

    Auto stocks are under pressure in day's trade. The Nifty Auto index has fallen 1.5 percent intraday. The fall is led by Maruti Suzuki, which has plunged over 3 petrcent followed by Ashok Leyland and Bharat Forge, each down about 2 percent. Tata Motors is a gainer, rising 1.8 percent. 

     Auto stocks are under pressure in day's trade. The Nifty Auto index has fallen 1.5 percent intraday. The fall is led by Maruti Suzuki, which has plunged over 3 petrcent followed by Ashok Leyland and Bharat Forge, each down about 2 percent. Tata Motors is a gainer, rising 1.8 percent. 
  • Mar 18, 10:43 AM (IST)

    Just In | SPML Infra Limited received four new orders for water supply and irrigation projects with combined cost of over Rs 883 crores from Gujarat, Manipur and Punjab. The stock has surged about 12 percent folowing the news. 

  • Mar 18, 10:26 AM (IST)

    All sectoral indices except auto are trading in the green. Nifty Realty is the biggest gainer, up about 1.8 percent, followed by Nifty Pvt Bank, up 1.1 percent. 

  • Mar 18, 10:16 AM (IST)

    Buzzing: The share price of Grasim Industries fell nearly 3 percent on the back of notice from the Income Tax department.

    The company received an order issued by the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (DCIT) raising a demand of Rs 5,872.13 crore on account of dividend distribution tax (including interest).

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