The Sensex fell 87.12 points or 0.14% to 61,663.48 while the Nifty was down  36.25 points or 0.20% to close at 18,307.65 at the end of Friday’s trading session.

The Sensex moved in a high and low band of 61,929.88 and 61,337.43. A total of 11 stocks advanced against 19 that declined.

The Nifty traded in the high-low range of 18,394.60 and 18,209.80. On the index, 14 stocks advanced against 35 that declined, and 1 stable.

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The broader indices ended lower with the BSE MidCap index losing 0.44% and the SmallCap index down by 0.45%. The top losing sectoral indices on the BSE were Auto down by 1.23%, Energy 0.73%, Oil & Gas 0.73%, Consumer Discretionary 0.63%, and Capital Goods 0.59%. While Realty up by 0.14% and Bankex 0.04% were only gaining sectoral indices on BSE.

The top losers on the Sensex were Mahindra and Mahindra down by 2.46%, Maruti Suzuki 1.57%, 1.63%, Bajaj Finance 1.53%, IndusInd Bank 1.52%, and NTPC 1.52%. While the top gainers on the index were Hindustan Unilever up by 0.99%, Asian Paints 0.86%, HCL Technologies 0.77%, SBI 0.58%, and Kotak Mahindra Bank 0.44%.

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The top losers on the Nifty were Mahindra & Mahindra down by 2.51%, Bajaj Auto 1.79%, NTPC 1.66%, Bajaj Finance 1.60%, and IndusInd Bank 1.57%.  While the top gainers were HCL Technologies up by 1.14%, Asian Paints 0.92%, Hindustan Unilever 0.85%, SBI 0.50%, and Infosys 0.44%.

TCPL Packaging Limited, Alicon Castalloy Limited, Revathi Equipment Limited, Kokuyo Camlin Limited, and Sirca Paints India Limited hit their 52-week high on Friday.

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United Drilling Tools Limited, Nureca Limited, Suumaya Industries Limited, Mastek Limited, and Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited touched their 52-week low on Friday.

PB Fintech Limited (Policybazaar), FSN E-Commerce Ventures Limited (Nykaa), Punjab National Bank, One 97 Communications Limited (Paytm), and Vedanta Limited were the most active equities on NSE.

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The top volume gainers were IFB Industries Limited, Debock Industries Limited, Biofil Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited, IZMO Limited, and Kokuyo Camlin Limited.

Biofil Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited, Oswal Agro Mills Limited, Focus Lighting and Fixtures Limited, Ace Integrated Solutions Limited, and Bohra Industries Limited hit their upper price band.

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Aakash Exploration Services Limited, Alps Industries Limited, AMD Industries Limited, Ansal Properties & Infrastructure Limited, and Antarctica Limited hit their lower price band. A total of 49 securities hit the upper price band, 63 securities hit the lower band and 20 securities hit both the upper and lower bands on November 18, 2022.