Sensex remains volatile; BSE Mid-cap index outperforms

In today’s trading session, the domestic markets experienced extreme volatility, following F&O expiry.

Jun 25, 2020 04:06 IST India Infoline News Service

Banking stocks dragged down the markets during the morning trading session while, Fast-moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) contributed towards the gains. Sensex slipped into the negative territory again during the last half hour of the trading session. Sensex fell by 26.88 points or 0.08% to settle at 34,842.10 while, Nifty closed in red, down by 16.40 points or 0.16% at 10,288.90.

Cautiousness among investors can be seen as International Monetary Fund (IMF) revises its GDP growth outlook for India saying that the economy is expected to contract by 4.5% in FY21.

Global indices portrayed mixed sentiments as FTSE 100 was trading down by 0.17% whereas, DAX and CAC 40 were trading in green, up by 0.24% and 0.14%, respectively. Amongst Asian indices, Shanghai index gained by 0.30% whereas, Hang Seng fell by 0.50%, Nikkei decreased by 1.22% and Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) slipped by 2.27%.

Crude oil price fell as a result of an increase in US crude inventories.

Sensex gainers consisted of ITC up by 5.45%, Kotak Mahindra Bank gained by 2.75%, Bajaj Finance rose by 2.35%, HUL increased by 2.04%, ICICI Bank gained by 0.79%, etc.

Sensex draggers were made up of Asian Paints down by 3.30%, Infosys fell by 2.04%, HCL Technologies fell by 1.71%, ONGC decreased by 1.62%, Mahindra & Mahindra decreased by 1.59%, etc.

Amongst sectoral indices on BSE, FMCG was the biggest gainer, up by 2.25% while, IT was the biggest loser that was down by 1.55%. The broader markets outperformed the equity indices as the BSE Small-cap index and BSE Mid-cap index gained by 0.76% and 0.62%, respectively.


Market Snapshot
NSE No. of Stocks No. of stocks (%)
Advances 1,019 54.70
Declines 783 42.03
Unchanged 61 3.27
Total 1,863 100

Indices Performance
Indices   Price Change % Change
S&P BSE SENSEX 34,842.10 -26.88 -0.08
S&P BSE 100 10,415.93 -7.57 -0.07
S&P BSE 200 4,365.72 0.89 0.02
S&P BSE 500 13,479.59 9.97 0.07

Sectoral Indices    Price Change % Change
BSE Healthcare 16,579.89 158.98 0.97
BSE FMCG 11,275.95 248.04 2.25
BSE Capital Goods 13,038.09 -80.53 -0.61
BSE TECK 7,374.79 -90.32 -1.21
BSE Information Technology 14,396.44 -226.14 -1.55

BSE 200 Top Gainers
Stock Price Change % Change
Indiabulls Housing Finance 227.45 20.95 10.15
Motilal Oswal Financial Services 633.8 50.3 8.62
Piramal Enterprises 1342.95 102.55 8.27
Adani Gas 170.75 10.55 6.59
Gujarat Gas 308.65 18.1 6.23


BSE 200 Top Losers
Stock Price Change % Change
Oil India 91.2 -9.3 -9.25
The New India Assurance Company 110.8 -10 -8.28
Bank Of India 50.4 -4.5 -8.2
Manglore Refinery & Petrochemicals 39.35 -2.5 -5.97
Bajaj Holdings & Investment 2688.5 -143.1 -5.05


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