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SpiceJet, DHFL: Top gainers and losers in the first half of 2019

Markets scaled lifetime highs with the S&P BSE Sensex hitting the 40,000 mark for the first time ever. On the other hand, the Nifty50 breached the 12,000 mark post the outcome of the general elections

Sensex crosses 40,000 for the first time ever. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar
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Sensex crosses 40,000 for the first time ever. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

Nikita Vashisht New Delhi
When investors ringed-in 2019, little did they know that the coming months would see indices hitting their lifetime highs during the first half of calendar year 2019 (H1CY19).

Coming with a baggage of severe liquidity crisis triggered by default at Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), domestic markets changed course every other month. Geopolitical tensions between India and Pakistan, return of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government for the second consecutive term amid weakening economy and renewed trade tensions between the two major world economies, the United States and China, were some of the other the defining moments for markets.

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First Published: Jun 28 2019 | 7:21 AM IST

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