Sensex, Nifty ended with a new milestone of a 1-month record closing high, however, the market has been volatile throughout the trading hours and moved marginally up or down. The BSE Sensex ended with a gain of 53 points at 26747. The benchmark indices opened at 26787.14, touched an intra-day high of 26803.76 and low of 26707.81. The NSE Nifty gained 15 points and closed at 8,261. It opened at 8,271.70 points, hitting a high of 8,274.95 and low of 8,241.95.
The Indian Rupee Closed lower by 07 paise at 67.42 per Dollar. Overall 1446 shares have advanced, 1174 shares have declined and 178 shares are unchanged on the BSE.
The India VIX (Volatility) index was down 2.94% at 15.0675. The BSE Mid-cap closed at 12535 and Small cap indices closed at 12320.08, both indices ended marginally up. In Commodity market, Gold lost 97 points at Rs 27,680 per 10 gms and silver declined 155 points at Rs 41,370 per kg.
On the global front, most Asian markets closed in green, however, Hang Seng, KOSPI and Strait Times ended in red and marginally down. In Europe, the FTSE 100 closed up 0.12%. CAC 40 jumped up 0.21% and DAX dropped 0.11% while, the US Nasdaq also hiked 0.44%.
At the close of day, SBI, Bank of Baroda, ICICI Bank, Tata Power, Tech Mahindra were the Top Gainers while Bharti Infratel, Bajaj Auto, Coal India, Grasim, Eicher Motors were among the Top Losers on NSE.