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Market closes marginally higher on mixed data; mid & smallcaps underperform

In the last week, Indian rupee gained against the US dollar.

January 16, 2021 / 08:28 AM IST
Sensex
Market witnessed consolidation in the first four days of the week ended January 15 and on Friday investors booked profits. However, it managed to close in the positive territory for the week on the back of mixed global as well as domestic data.
Last week, BSE Sensex gained 252.16 points or 0.51 percent to end at 49,034.67 and while the Nifty50 added 86.45 points or 0.60 percent to finish at 14433.70 levels.
Last week, BSE Sensex gained 252.16 points, or 0.51 percent, to end at 49,034.67 while Nifty50 added 86.45 points, or 0.60 percent, to finish at 14,433.70.
smallcap
The BSE Largecap Index was up 0.4 percent with Tata Motors, Tata Motors DVR, Bank Of Baroda, DLF and Bharti Airtel adding 11-31 percent, while losers included Bandhan Bank, Hindustan Zinc, Asian Paints and Bajaj Finserv.
midcap
BSE Midcap Index declined 1.2 percent. Losers included Steel Authority of India, Info Edge India, Shriram Transport, Endurance Technologies and Adani Green Energy, while gainers were Vodafone Idea, JSW Energy, IDFC First Bank, MRF and Nippon Life India Asset Management
BSE Smallcap index shed 1 percent. Suzlon Energy, BLS International Services, Universal Cables, Firstsource Solutions. Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri, Greenply Industries and GTPL Hathway fell over 10 percent. However, MSTC, Tata Steel Long Products, Tata Metaliks, Centrum Capital, Majesco, Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys, V2 Retail and Greenpanel Industries rose more than 20 percent each.
BSE Smallcap index shed 1 percent. Suzlon Energy, BLS International Services, Universal Cables, Firstsource Solutions. Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri, Greenply Industries and GTPL Hathway fell over 10 percent. However, MSTC, Tata Steel Long Products, Tata Metaliks, Centrum Capital, Majesco, Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys, V2 Retail and Greenpanel Industries rose more than 20 percent each.
Nifty
On the BSE Sensex, Tata Consultancy Services added the most in terms of market value, followed by Bharti Airtel, ITC and HDFC Bank, while Asian Paints and Kotak Mahindra Bank lost most of their market value.
In the last week, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought equities worth Rs 8,758.01 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) sold equities worth of Rs 4,947.69 crore.
In the last week, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought equities worth Rs 7,637.11 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) sold equities worth of Rs 7,444.94 crore.
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In the last week, Indian rupee gained against the US dollar. It closed higher by 18 paise at 73.06 per dollar on January 15, against its January 8 closing of 73.24 per dollar.
Rakesh Patil
first published: Jan 16, 2021 08:28 am

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