ALSO READSensex trades flat, Nifty below 9,500; broader markets buck trend Sensex ends flat, Nifty closes below 10,400 ahead of F&O expiry, Q2 GDP Sensex ends 270 points lower, Nifty below 9,850 as Infosys cracks 9% Markets pare entire gains; Sensex down 90 points, Nifty ends below 10,000 Markets off day's low; Sensex down 80 points, Nifty hovers around 9,600
Nifty Auto hits new high Source: NSE Sectoral Trend Source: NSE Top Sensex gainers and losers Source: BSE Broader Markets In broader markets, both BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices outperformed benchmark indices, up 1.5% each Markets at close The benchmark indices ended at new closing highs after Modi's BJP won Gujarat and Himpachal Pradesh elections. The S$P BSE Sensex ended at a new closing high of 33,836, up 235 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at new closing high of 10,472, up 83 points Maurti Suzuki enters top-5 club of most valuable companies Maruti Suzuki India hit a new high of Rs 9,768, up 5% on the BSE in intra-day trade, making its entry into the list of the top-5 most valuable companies by market capitalisation (m-cap). With an m-cap of Rs 294,641 crore, Maruti Suzuki India now features at fifth rank in the list by replacing fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company Hindustan Unilever (HUL) from this prestigious club. HUL have m-cap of Rs 291,382 crore at 02:48 pm, the BSE data shows. Thus far in the calendar year 2017 (CY17), Maruti Suzuki India has outperformed the market by surging 83% as compared to 27% rise in the S&P BSE Sensex. HUL was up 63% during the same period. READ MORE
Auto stocks contributed the most to the indexes’ gains, with NSE Auto index climbing as much as 3.4% to a record high.