Sensex, Nifty50 edge lower amid volatility: All Adani group stocks in the red
- India’s benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty50 edged lower in mid-market trade on Tuesday.
- All the ten Adani group stocks were in the red, with four of them hitting their respective lower circuits.
- Almost all the sectoral indices on Nifty were in the red on Tuesday, with media, PSU bank, realty, and auto stocks falling the most.
AdvertisementIndia’s benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty50 edged lower in mid-market trade on Tuesday. Almost all the sectoral indices on Nifty were in the red, with media, PSU bank, realty, and auto stocks falling the most. All the ten Adani group stocks were also in the red, with four of them hitting their respective lower circuits.
While the 30-stock Sensex was down 0.13% or 72 points to 57,585, the 50-stock Nifty50 was down 0.22% or 36 points to 16,950.
Top gainers and losers on Nifty50
|Top gainers||Change||Top losers||Change|
|IndusInd Bank||1.78%||Adani Enterprises||-6.75%|
|UPL||1.62%||Adani Ports & SEZ||-5.81%|
|Hindalco Industries||0.82%||Tech Mahindra||-2.99%|
|Power Grid Corp.||0.8%||Hero MotoCorp||-2.45%|
|Dr. Reddy's Laboratories||0.8%||ONGC||-2.2%|
Source: NSE, as on March 28, 2023
Earlier on Monday, both the benchmark indices edged up to close 0.2% higher, led by gains in giants like Reliance Industries, ITC and Infosys.
Crude oil prices witnessed a notable increase, with Brent crude rising to nearly $78 per barrel from $74 on Monday. Gold prices eased from ₹59,273 per 10 grams to ₹58,526 on Monday.
US markets rebound on SVB deal
Markets in the US rebounded on the back of a deal for the deposits of Silicon Valley Bank, easing the banking sector jitters across markets. Dow Jones gained 0.6% while S&P 500 gained 0.16%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq, however, fell 0.47% on selling in tech stocks.
Markets in Asia were largely positive on Tuesday morning, led by the Hang Seng index which gained 0.59%, followed by KOSPI which was up 0.42%. Nikkei 225 and Shanghai Composite were flat, while Taiwan Weighted fell 0.73%.
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