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Sensex snaps 4-day winning run, slips 150 pts; RIL gains 2%, Oil India 4.5%

CLOSING BELL: The Nifty IT, Bank, and FMCG indices dropped over 1 per cent each

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CLOSING BELL

Stock market highlights: 
After opening gap-down with a loss of over 500 points, the BSE Sensex sought support from Reliance Industries, Bharti Airtel, ITC, and NTPC to end 414 points off lows on Wednesday.

Amid a subdued global mood, the 30-pack index shut shop at 53,027, down 150 points or 0.28 per cent. The Nifty50 index, meanwhile, closed at 15,799, down 51 points or 0.32 per cent.

HDFC Life, HUL, Apollo Hospitals, Axis Bank, Tata Consumer Products, Bajaj Finserv, and UPL were the major draggers, down up to 4.5 per cent.

In the broader markets, the BSE SmallCap index settled wee bit in the red, while the BSE MidCap index fell 0.7 per cent. Sectorally, most of the indices closed with losses barring the Nifty Oil and Gas index (up 0.9 per cent). The Nifty IT, Bank, and FMCG indices dropped over 1 per cent each.

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4:11 PM

Nifty tech view: Trend may remain sideward to bit negative in the near term

Nifty witnessed a lacklustre trading session before ending with some losses.

On the lower end, 15,650-15,700 acted as support for the day.

On the higher end, it found resistance around previous close.

The trend is likely to remain sideward to a bit negative for the near term.

Any fall below 15,650 might pave the way for a serious correction in the market. Resistances on the higher end is placed at 15,900/16,000.

Views by Rupak De, Senior Technical Analyst at LKP Securities

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4:09 PM

Closing view: Consumer confidence on rapid decline amid uncontrolled rise in inflation

Consumer confidence is declining rapidly due to the uncontrolled & constant rise in inflation.

India had to bear the double whammy effect of a dampening global equity market and rising crude prices as major suppliers like Saudi are unable to boost the output in the short-term.

However, the domestic market was able to recover most of the losses due to the strong movement of index heavyweights, PSUs, Metals and Oil & Gas stocks before slipping some gains by the end of the day due to volatile global market.

Views by Vinod Nair, Head of Research at Geojit Financial Services.

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4:06 PM

Rupee ends at record closing low of 78.97 against dollar


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4:04 PM

Orient Bell surges 13% as company announces on-time completion of capex projects

Company has announced on-time completion of CAPEX projects adding incremental volume potential of 1.9 MSM p.a.

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3:58 PM

India Cements moves 3% up on completing buyout of SMPL

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3:55 PM

Reliance jumps from day's low; gains 2% as Akash Ambani takes over Jio board

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3:52 PM

JK Bank slips 1% on profit booking; to raise Rs 2000 crs via equity and bonds in FY23

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3:49 PM

Godawari Power sheds 3%; co buys 79% stake in Alok Ferro for Rs 127 crs

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3:46 PM

Banks, IT, FMCG top sectoral drags; Auto, Metals, Energy, Realty defy trend

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3:43 PM

Broader markets end day in negative terrain in line with benchmarks

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3:41 PM

Nifty losers: HDFC Life, HUL, Apollo Hospitals top drags

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3:40 PM

Nifty winners: ONGC strongly bounces from lows; top winner for 3rd day

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3:38 PM

Sensex Heatmap: 20 of 30 shares end lower; HUL cracks 3.6%

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3:36 PM

Closing Bell: Nifty sheds 51 pts to end at 15,800

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3:33 PM

Closing Bell: Sensex snaps 4-day winning streak; closes 150 points lower

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First Published: Jun 29 2022 | 8:11 AM IST

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