The Sensex fell 51.73 points or 0.09% to 58,298.80 while
the Nifty was down by 6.15 points or 0.04% to 17,382.00 at close of trading on Thursday.
The Sensex moved in a high and low band of 58,712.66 and
57,577.05. There were 17 stocks advancing against 13 declining stocks on the
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The Nifty traded in a range of 17,490.70 and 17,161.25.
There were 23 stocks advancing against 27 stocks declining on the index.
The broader indices ended in green with the BSE mid-cap
index increasing 0.29%, while small-cap index was up by 0.25%. On the sectoral
front, Healthcare was up by 1.93%, IT up by 1.23%, TECK up by 1.05%, Metal up
by 1.01% and Consumer Durables up by 0.68%, while Telecom down by 1.14%, Realty
down by 1.11%, PSU down by 1.05%, Bankex down by 0.71% and Utilities down by
0.70% were the top losing indices on BSE.
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The top gainers on the Sensex were Sun Pharma up by 2.46%,
Nestle up by 2.39%, Infosys up by 2.20%, Dr. Reddy’s Lab up by 1.33% and Wipro
up by 0.76%. On the flip side, NTPC down by 3.10%, SBI down by 1.46%, Reliance
Industries down by 1.32%, Axis Bank down by 1.17% and Power Grid Corporation
down by 1.10% were the top losers.
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The top gainers on Nifty were Cipla up by 3.18%, Nestle up
by 2.45%, Sun Pharma up by 2.33%, Infosys up by 2.10% and Apollo Hospital up by
1.95%. On the flip side, NTPC down by 3.32%, Tata Consumer Product down by
3.05%, Coal India down by 2.38%, Shree Cement down by 1.60% and SBI down by
1.58% were the top losers.
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Adani Enterprises Limited, Adani Power Limited, Adani
Transmission Limited, Adani Total Gas Limited and Axita Cotton Limited have hit
a 52-week high on Thursday.
Debock Industries Limited, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals
Limited, ICDS Limited, Kotak Nifty India Consumption ETF and Motilal Oswal
Mutual Fund – Motilal Oswal S&P BSE Healthcare ETF Limited touched a
52-week low on Thursday.
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Zomato Limited (ZOMATO), Reliance Industries Limited (RELIANCE),
Tata Consumer Products Limited (TATACONSUM), Infosys Limited (INFY) and State Bank
of India (SBIN) were the most active equities on NSE.
Rane Engine Valve Limited, Macrotech Developers Limited,
Mohit Industries Limited, Suvidhaa Infoserve Limited and Kalyan Jewellers India
Limited were the top volume gainers.
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21st Century Management Services Limited (21STCENMGM), 63
Moons Technologies Limited, A2Z Infra Engineering Limited (A2ZINFRA), Agri-Tech
India Limited (AGRITECH) and Autoline Industries Limited (AUTOIND) hit the
upper price band.
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Agro Phos India Limited (AGROPHOS), Akash Infra-Projects
Limited (AKASH), Antarctica Limited (ANTGRAPHIC), Arihant Capital Markets Limited
(ARIHNATCAP) and Arvee Laboratories India Limited (ARVEE) hit the lower price
band. There were 87 securities that hit the upper band while 69 hit the lower
band on August 4, 2022.