- Gainers include NTPC, HCL Tech, IndusInd Bank, Titan, Wipro and Dr. Reddy’s.
- Nifty closed at 17,203.95 with a loss of 9.65 points
- China’s Shanghai Composite Index and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gain
Domestic stock markets fell marginally on Thursday as investors took a cautious approach amid rising cases of Omicron. The market remained marginalized due to fall in stocks like Reliance Industries, Bajaj Finance and Maruti. The 30-share BSE Sensex closed at 57,794.32 points, down 12.17 points, or 0.02 per cent. Similarly, the NSE Nifty closed at 17,203.95 with a nominal loss of 9.65 points, or 0.06 per cent.
Reliance Industries was the biggest loser with the Sensex falling nearly two per cent. Apart from this, Tata Steel, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Finance, Sun Pharma and State Bank of India were also in the red. On the other hand, gainers include NTPC, HCL Tech, IndusInd Bank, Titan, Wipro and Dr. Reddy’s.
condition of global markets
In other Asian markets, Shanghai Composite Index in China and Hang Seng in Hong Kong were the gainers, while South Korea’s Kospi and Japan’s Nikkei ended in losses. There was a mixed trend in the afternoon trading in the major markets of Europe. Meanwhile, international oil benchmark Brent crude declined 0.68 per cent to $78.69 per barrel. According to the data available in the stock market, FIIs were net sellers in the capital market. He sold shares worth Rs 975.23 crore on Wednesday.
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