Except PSU bank, all other Nifty sectoral indices ended in the green. auto, energy, FMCG, infra and metal indices were up 1-1.8 percent
Data for the last 22 years for December shows that the Nifty has delivered positive returns for investors on 16 occasions — 73 percent of the time — and has generated 2.9 percent average returns during the month over the past 22 years.
Except PSU bank, all other sectoral indices ended in the green.
On the sectoral front, Nifty FMCG, pharma and metal indices gained 0.5-1 percent, while selling was seen in auto and infra stocks
FMCG, pharma and Metal indices rose 0.5-1 percent, while selling was seen in the auto, realty and capital good stocks.
On the BSE, the oil & gas index gained 1.5 percent and the auto index 0.6 percent but the metal index was down 1.4 percent
Except metal, all other sectoral indices ended in the green with oil & gas up 1.5 percent.
BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 0.5 percent each.
Stock Market LIVE Updates: On the sectoral front, selling is being witnessed in FMCG, IT and Banks
12 stocks (comprising 36 percent of Index weight) have generated positive returns while others have declined from the prices they were trading at when the Sensex had hit its previous all-time high last year.
The Nifty Bank index closed above 43,000 after hitting a fresh record high of 43,163.40, intraday.
All the other sectoral indices ended in the green with IT and oil & gas up 1-2 percent.
The BSE midcap index ended flat, while the smallcap index gained 0.5 percent
On the sectoral front, PSU bank, oil & gas, metal up 0.5-1 percent.
The Nifty PSU bank index rose 1.6 percent, while FMCG, information technology and metal indices gained 0.5 percent each. Selling was seen in energy names
PSU Bank index up 1.6 percent, while power, realty down 1 percent each.
The Nifty PSU Bank index rose 1.4 percent, while energy, pharma, auto, metal, and information technology indices shed 0.5-1 percent
PSU Bank index up 1 percent, while oil & gas, information technology, power and realty indices down 1 percent each.
For the week, both BSE Sensex and Nifty50 indices slipped 0.2 percent each.
Except Realty and PSU Bank, all other sectoral indices ended in the red.
At close, the 30-share pack Sensex recovered slightly from the day’s lows and settled 230 points or 0.37 percent lower at 61,751 while the broader Nifty slipped 65.8 points or 0.36 percent to 18,344.
Stock Market Updates: Selling was seen in auto and power names while buying was seen in capital goods stocks.
Kotak Mahindra Bank, Coal India, HDFC Bank, Dr Reddy's Laboratories and HUL were among the top Nifty gainers
Power, realty and metal indices fell 1 percent each, while some buying was seen in the banking names.
Broader indices underperformed the main indices with midcap and smallcap indices ending on a flat note.