The Sensex ended 214.17 points or 0.37% higher at
58,350.53. During the day, it touched a high of 58,415.63 and a low of
57,788.78. The Nifty moved up by 42.70 points or 0.25% to 17,388.15.

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The broader indices ended in red with the BSE Midcap index
down by 0.60%, while the Small cap index was down by 0.28%. The only gaining
sectoral indices on the BSE were IT up by 1.28% and TECK up by 1.13%, while
Telecom down by 1.26%, Capital Goods down by 0.82%, Auto down by 0.78%, Realty
down by 0.73%, and Healthcare down by 0.65% were the top losing indices on BSE.

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Here are the key stocks that moved the most on August 3:

Voltas Limited: The stock ended 1.76% down at Rs 982 after
Voltas reported a 10.52% decline in its consolidated net profit at Rs 109.62
crore for the quarter ended June 30 as against Rs 122.4 crore reported a year
ago. The revenue from operations surged 55% year-on-year to Rs 2,768 crore
against Rs 1,785.20 crore.

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Subex: The stock touched 20% upper circuit to close at Rs
33.30 after the company said it signed a deal with Jio Platforms that will
augment the 5G product line of Reliance Industries’ business. In a regulatory
filing on August 2, the company said entered into a partnership under which Jio
would offer its Cloud Native 5G Core to telcos globally along with Subex’s
HyperSense for enabling closed-loop network automation, and product
performance, and customer experience analytics.

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SpiceJet: The share price surged 12.18% to close at Rs
49.75 after news reports that SpiceJet promoter Ajay Singh is exploring a
possibility of a partial stake sale in the airline. An ANI tweet quoted a
SpiceJet spokesperson as saying, “The company continues to be in discussions
with various investors to secure sustainable financing and will make
appropriate disclosures in accordance with applicable regulations”. Singh
currently holds a 60% stake in the airlines.

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Indus Towers: The share price fell 5.93% to close at Rs
206.35 after the company reported a 66% decline in consolidated net profit at
Rs 477 crore in the quarter ended June 30. Topline grew just 1% to Rs 6,897
crore and operating profit slipped 34% to Rs 2,322 crore. Operating cash flow
tanked 60% to Rs 807 crore reflecting the impact of non-payment from one of the

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Adani Transmission: The share price surged 2.73% to close
at Rs 3,515 hitting a new high after the company incorporated a wholly owned
subsidiary company in the name of “Adani Transmission Step-Two Limited, for
transmission, distribution, and supply of power and other infrastructure
services relating thereto.