Sensex closes at 52,541 points, Nifty settles at 15,692
On Wednesday, major indices of the stock market ended in red with the Sensex settling at 52,541.39 points and the Nifty closing at 15,692.15 points. The broader market traded near the flat line, while the midcap indices edged up with the Nifty Midcap 50 gaining 31.55 points, or 0.43%, to settle at 7,376.65 points. Here are more details on the market's performance on Wednesday.
Who were the biggest winners and losers?
As far as the top sector gainers are concerned, Nifty AUTO, NIFTY PHARMA, and NIFTY FINANCIAL SERVICE topped the list, edging up 0.92%, 0.35%, and 0.27%, respectively. Meanwhile, the top stock gainers were Bajaj Finserv, Tata Motors, and Bajaj Finance, which climbed 4.17%, 2.21%, and 2.03%, respectively. Tata Steel, ONGC, and NTPC emerged as the most losing stocks, falling 3.67%, 2.92%, and 2.15%, respectively.
Take a peek at the global markets
As far as the Asian markets are concerned, the Shanghai Composite Index soared 0.5% to 3,305.41, while Hang Seng rose 1.14% to 21,308.21. However, Nikkei ended in red, plunging to 26,326.16. In the US, NASDAQ ended on a positive note, surging 0.18%, to 10,828.35 points.
INR goes down 0.1% against the US Dollar
The Indian rupee (INR) depreciated by 0.1% to end at Rs. 78.07 against the US Dollar in the forex trade on Wednesday. The gold and silver futures prices traded in the green. While the gold futures gained 0.78%, to settle at Rs. 50,587, silver futures shot up 1.98%, to Rs. 60,682. The crude oil futures slipped 2.62% to $117.23 per barrel.
Here are the fuel prices in Delhi and Mumbai
The fuel prices in Delhi remain unchanged on Wednesday, with diesel priced at Rs. 89.66/liter and petrol costing Rs. 96.76/liter. Meanwhile, in Mumbai, diesel costs Rs. 97.26/liter and petrol is priced at Rs. 111.33/liter.Share this timeline