Nifty shuts above 7,200: Stock Market Closing News Updates

The BSE Sensex opened at 23,640, touched an intra-day high of 23,774 and low of 23,508. It finally ended with a gain of 60 points at 23,709.

The NSE Nifty opened at 7,171 hitting a high of 7,227 and low of 7,146, before ending with a gain of 19 points at 7,211.

The India VIX (Volatility) index was down 2.65% to 20.9150. In broader market with the benchmark indices with the BSE midcap and smallcap indices closed on a mixed note.

On the global front, China’s Shanghai Composite index and Hang Seng closed down.

PNB, Hero MotoCorp, SBI, Bosch, Tech Mahindra, Asian Paints, Bajaj-Auto, NTPC and UltraTech Cement were among the gainers on NSE, whereas BPCL, BHEL, Maruti Suzuki, Coal India, Vedanta, Dr.Reddy’s, Axis Bank and HDFC were among the losers today.

Out of 1,790 stocks traded on the NSE, 705 declined and 825 advanced today.

A total of four stock registered a fresh 52-week high in trades today, while 50 stocks touched a new 52-week low on the NSE.

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