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F&O expiry: Sensex gains 209 pts; Nifty Metal index zooms 5%, PSB index 3%

Tata Steel (up 6.8 per cent), Bajaj twins, SBI, HCL Tech, and Sun Pharma were the top gainers on the Sensex today


SI Reporter  | New Delhi 


MARKET LIVE: Sensex off day's high, up 200 points; Nifty Metal surges 5%
Stock market updates: Equity got their mojo back on Thursday, the day of monthly expiry of the July F&O series, as global stabilised after three-days of drubbing. Asian ended higher, led by Hong Kong's Hang Seng (up 3 per cent), while European stocks hit fresh record highs after Chair Jerome Powell kept interest rates unchanged and said the US central bank wishes to see "some strong job numbers" in coming months before tapering the bond buying programme.

Meanwhile in China, top securities regulator privately told global financial institutions that Beijing will consider the impact on markets when it introduces new policies in the future, The Journal reported. 

Against this backdrop, the gained 209 points, or 0.4 per cent, to end at 52,653 levels, led by Tata Steel (up 6.8 per cent), Bajaj twins, SBI, HCL Tech, and Sun Pharma. 

It's NSE counterpart Nifty50, meanwhile, ended tad below 15,800-mark at 15,779, up 69 points. The BSE Mid- and SmallCap indices, too, added 0.39 per cent and 0.90 per cent, respectively.


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