Top sectoral gainers and losers on NSE
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 34,432, down 10 points (0.03 per cent), while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,380, down 6 points (0.06 per cent).
Among individual stocks, YES Bank rallied 9.3 per cent to Rs 205.60 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE). Shares of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) rose 2.6 per cent to Rs 1,331.10 per share after the company reported 23 per cent year-on-year (Y-o-Y) jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 22.30 billion in September quarter (Q2FY19). The consolidated gross revenue during the quarter grew 21 per cent at Rs 320.81 billion on a Y-o-Y basis.
Among sectoral indices, Nifty IT index was the top loser of the day, falling 2.1 per cent weighed by HCL Technologies and Infosys. On the other hand, among gainers, the Nifty Metal index rose 1.3 per cent led by NMDC.
In the broader markets, both the S&P BSE MidCap and S&P BSE SmallCap rose 1 per cent each to end at 14,773 and 14,356 respectively.
Battered equity investors got Asia off to a positive start for November, as Thursday’s session benefited from another strong performance on Wall Street, while the pound jumped on a report Britain has secured a deal that would give its financial services firms continued access to European markets after Brexit.
(with inputs from Reuters)