Mumbai: Equity benchmark indices on Wednesday (February 19) closed within the inexperienced with the Sensex up 428.62 factors or 1.05% at 41,323, whereas the broader Nifty ended up 137.80 factors or 1.15% at 12,130.30. Major gainers on the Nifty included Bharti Infratel, Grasim Industries, Coal India, and HUL, whereas Tata Motors, JSW Steel, Sun Pharma, TCS and Bharti Airtel had been high losers.
About 1499 shares superior, 982 shares declined, and 173 shares stay unchanged. Among sectoral indices, pharma, metallic, infra, FMCG and Energy rose 1 per cent every.
During early hours on Wednesday, fairness benchmark indices had been upbeat in step with Asian friends after 4 days of losses. At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex edged increased by 248 factors or 0.61 per cent to 41,138 whereas the Nifty 50 rose by 69 factors at 12,062.
All sectoral indices on the National Stock Exchange had been within the inexperienced with Nifty pharma and realty up by 1.6 per cent every and metallic by 1.four per cent.Among shares, Bharti Infratel gained by 7.1 per cent at Rs 224.90 per share.
Index heavyweight Reliance Industries gained by 1.53 per cent to Rs 1,489.90 per share.The different distinguished gainers had been NTPC, Coal India, ONGC, Vedanta, Grasim, Nestle India and Axis Bank. However, Tata Motors dropped by 2.5 per cent and Hero MotoCorp by 0.04 per cent, whereas Yes Bank slipped by 1.5 per cent after the National Stock Exchange (NSE) stated it is going to stop to be part of Nifty 50 index from March 27.
Meanwhile, Asian shares edged cautiously increased as buyers tried to shake off worries concerning the coronavirus epidemic after a slight decline within the variety of new instances.
MSCI`s broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outdoors Japan gained marginally by 0.03 per cent whereas Chinese shares erased early declines to commerce 0.15 per cent increased. Japan`s Nikkei inventory index rose by 0.5 per cent.
(With Agency Inputs)