Mumbai, India (BBN) – The Nifty and the Sensex were trading flat amid positive Asian cues.
At 11:10am, the 30-share BSE index Sensex was up 33.72 points or 0.13 per cent at 26,341.70 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was up 8 points or 0.1 per cent at 8,090.40, reports the Hindu Business Line.
A report by IFA Global said: “Asian stock markets are trading in the green, with Hang Seng index trading higher by 90 points and Nikkei index trading higher by 28 points after recovery in major global indices. US stock markets closed on a positive note. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher by 91 points and Nasdaq index closed higher by 26 points. US equities closed at fresh record high levels as investors remained unfazed by geopolitical tensions. European stock markets closed on a positive note, with FTSE closed higher by 26 points and CAC higher by 27 points. European markets ended the day higher as investors digested news of two separate attacks in Germany and Turkish capital.”
All the broader and sectoral indices were trading flat. Volatility was down 2.25 per cent with the India Vix quoting at 14.2100.
Among BSE sectoral indices, realty index gained the most by 1.13 per cent, followed by power 0.58 per cent, PSU 0.48 per cent and metal 0.47 per cent. On the other hand, FMCG index was down 0.25 per cent, consumer durables 0.19 per cent, and capital goods 0.07 per cent.
Top five Sensex gainers were Bajaj Auto (+1.4%), Hero MotoCorp (+1.38%), Bharti Airtel (+1.11%), ONGC (+1.08%) and M&M (+0.96%), while the major losers were Sun Pharma (-1.11%), Tata Motors (-0.97%), Sun Pharma (-0.82%), HDFC Bank (-0.6%) and ITC (-0.59%).