MARKET LIVE: Sensex gains 200 pts, Nifty tops 12,800; metal, realty stks up


Inventory markets opened approximately half a per cent higher on Friday as investors picked stocks after Thursday’s fall. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex advanced 200 points, or 0.5 per cent, to business at 43,830 levels in the early deals. 

Tata Steel (up 3 per cent), Bajaj twins, and NTPC were the top gainers on the 30-share index. On the downside, HUL, Infosys, and Bajaj Auto were the only shares trading in the red. 

On NSE, the Nifty50 used to be at 12,840 level, up around 70 points or 0.5 per cent.

Sectorally, all of the indices were trading in the positive territory led by gains in Nifty Realty and Metal indices, up 2 per cent each and every, and Nifty PSU Bank and Media indices, up 1 per cent each and every.

In the broader markets, S&P BSE MidCap index added over 1 per cent to business at 16,423, while S&P BSE SmallCap index used to be at 16,206, up 0.9 per cent.

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