The 30-share Sensex closed 145.37 points or 0.25% lower
at 57,996.68 after moving nearly 800 points during the session. Similarly, the
NSE Nifty settled 30.25 points or 0.17% lower at 17,322.20.
Among sectoral indices, auto, IT, power, metal, PSU bank,
capital goods witnessed heavy selling, while healthcare, oil & gas and
realty sectors ended in the green. The midcap index ended flat while smallcap
index rose 0.42%.
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Here are the key stocks that moved during
today’s trading session:
Vedant Fashions: The stock made a strong entry in the
secondary market on Wednesday. Vedant Fashions owns brands Manyavar and Mohey.
On BSE, the shares opened at Rs 936 at a premium of 8% over the issue price of
Rs 866. The stock closed 1% higher at Rs 943.05.
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Burger King India: The shares jumped 6.07% to close at Rs
139.80 after the company closed its qualified institutional placement issue and
finalized the issue price at Rs 129.25 per share with a 5% discount to the
floor price of Rs 136.05.
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PNB Housing Finance: Shares of the non-bank lender closed
39.00 points or 9.82% higher at Rs 436.00 to become the best performers on
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SpiceJet: The shares of the domestic line closed 1.17%
lower at Rs 653.25 despite reporting a net profit of Rs 23.3 crore in the third
quarter of FY22 against a loss of Rs 57 crore in the corresponding quarter of
last fiscal year. Operating revenues increased 68.2% year on year and 33.8%
quarter on quarter to Rs 2,262.6 crore on account of a significant increase in the
fleet, addition of new destinations and recovery in passenger traffic.
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Va Tech Wabag: The
stock jumped 24.15 points or 8.16% to close at Rs 320.00 after Japanese
research firm Nomura maintained a “buy” rating on the stock and raised the
target value to Rs 634 per share, which is 96% higher than the current level.
Va Tech Wabag is a Chennai-based multinational.