Highlights of actions / actions: The frontline stock indexes on the BSE and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended higher for the second day in a row, up nearly 1% on Tuesday, led by auto, tech, and auto stocks. information (IT), pharmaceuticals and metals against a backdrop of positive global trends. markets.
The S&P BSE Sensex jumped 477.24 points (0.83%) to end at 57,897.48 while the Nifty 50 gained 147.00 points (0.86%) to settle at 17,233.25 .
On the Sensex pack, Asian Paints was the best winner of the day, rising 2.85%, followed by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Ultratech Cement, Titan Company and NTPC. IndusInd Bank and Power Grid Corporation of India were the only two losers on Tuesday.
Among sector indices, the Nifty Auto index climbed 1.34% thanks to the gains of Exide Industries and Balkrishna Industries. The Nifty IT index rose 0.97%, led by MphasiS and Larsen & Toubro Infotech. Apart from that, the Nifty Pharma index rose 0.92 percent due to a rise in Strides Pharma Science and Sun Pharma. The Nifty Metal Index also rose 0.90%, helped by Hindustan Copper and Coal India.
(with contributions from agencies)