Sensex climbs to 55,681 points, Nifty settles at 16,605
On Thursday, the benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices witnessed a surge, extending their winning streak for the fifth day. The Sensex jumped 0.51% to 55,681.95 points while the Nifty climbed 0.51% to 16,605.25. Meanwhile, the midcap stocks also showed a bullish stance as the Nifty Midcap 50 gained 1.48% to close at 8,025.05 points. Read on for more details on Thursday's market report.
Who were the biggest gainers and losers?
As far as top sector gainers are concerned, NIFTY PSU BANK, NIFTY MEDIA, and NIFTY PVT BANK topped the list, edging up 1.6%, 1.17%, and 1.16%, respectively. Top stock gainers were IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, and TATA Consumer Products, climbing 7.82%, 3.17%, and 2.93%, respectively. Dr. Reddy's Labs, Kotak Mahindra, and SBI Life Insurance were the biggest losers, falling 1.97%, 1.49%, and 1.48%, respectively.
Take a look at the global markets
The Asian markets witnessed a poor run on Thursday. While the Shanghai Composite Index slipped to 3,272 points, Hang Seng plunged to 20,574.63 points, and the Nikkei dropped to 27,803 points. In the US, NASDAQ closed on a positive note, gaining 1.58% to 11,897.65.
INR rises 0.06% against the US Dollar
The Indian rupee (INR) gained against the US Dollar, rising 0.06% to 79.95 in forex trade on Thursday. Meanwhile, the prices of both gold and silver futures witnessed a decline, with the former slipping 0.92% and the latter shedding 2.3% to settle at Rs. 49,761 and Rs. 54,338, respectively. The crude oil futures fell by $4.83, or 4.82% to $95.35 per barrel.
Fuel prices in Delhi and Mumbai remain unchanged
The fuel prices in Delhi remain unchanged on Thursday, with diesel priced at Rs. 89.66/liter and petrol costing Rs. 96.76/liter. In Mumbai, diesel is priced at Rs. 94.25/liter while petrol costs Rs. 106.29/liter.
How are the popular cryptocurrencies performing today?
The world's most popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin is trading at $23,021.67 which is 0.47% up compared to yesterday. Meanwhile, Ethereum is up by 1.40% and is currently trading at $1,513.50. Tether, BNB, and Cardano are listed at $1 (flat), $257.35 (0.37% up), and $0.4916 (0.26% up), respectively. Finally, Dogecoin is trading 0.66% higher compared to yesterday at $0.06919.Share this timeline