Sensex improves 75.77 points

Mumbai, (Thestates.news) | Snapping a losing streak of the last five sessions, the BSE Sensex on Friday ended positive at 73961.31, rising 75.71 points on the strength of utilities, real estate, and power stocks amid a mixed trend in the Asian market.The National Stock Exchange (NSE) moved up 42.05 points to 22,530.70.
The NSE registered days high and low at 22,653.75 and 22,465.10 pts, respectively. Though volatility was seen during the day, the market ended on a positive note. With yesterday’s loss of over 600 points, the BSE Sensex opened on a strong note at 74208.53, up 323 points. It rallied 593 points at 74478.79, days high, before closing at 73961.31, up 75.71 points.
points from its previous close. The stocks that lifted the market were utilities by 2.10 percent, real estate by 2.02 percent, and power by 1.80 percent. In 30 scrips, 17 advanced while 13 declined.
The midcap rose by 0.06 pc and the smallcap by 0.13 pc. The gainers were Tata Steel by 2.01 pc to Rs 167.50, Bajaj Finance by 1.84 pc to Rs 6737.20, IndusInd Bank by 1.05 pc to Rs 1461.65, M& N by 1 pc to Rs 2519.65, and Powergrid by 0.96 pc to Rs 309.45.
The losers were Nestle India Ltd by 2.06 pc to Rs 2355.95, Maruti Suzuki by 1.51 pc to Rs 12401.40, Infosys by 1.27 pc to Rs 1407.60, and TCS by 1.12 pc to Rs 3694. A mixed trend was seen in the Asian market, as Strait Composite was up 0.40 pc and Kospi by 0.04 pc.While Hang Seng fell by 0.83 pc, Taiwan weighted by 0.90 pc. (UNI)