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Stock Market Update: Sensex and Nifty Decline, Mixed Performance Across Sectors

15 Apr 2024 , 01:47 PM

In today's market, at the time of writing, Sensex was trading at 560.44 points or 0.75% lower at 73,684.46, while the Nifty ended down by 166.50 points or 0.74% at 22,352.90. Market breadth was negative with 756 stocks advancing, 2584 declining, and 105 unchanged.

Sectoral indices showed mixed performance, with the Metal and Oil & Gas indices in the green. The Oil & Gas index rose by 1.09%, and the Metal index gained 0.44%.

However, the Bank and Financial Services (FS) indices witnessed declines of 1.03% and 1.07% respectively. Additionally, the FMCG, IT, Healthcare Pharma, Consumer Durables, and Auto indices also closed in the red.

Among the Nifty 50 stocks, only nine are in the green, with ONGC, Hindalco, Reliance Industries, Nestle India, and NTPC leading the gainers. Conversely, Shriram Finance, Tata Consumer Products, Adani Enterprise, ICICI Bank, and Tech Mahindra were the top losers.

On the BSE, only six of the 30 stocks are higher, including Nestle India, Reliance Industries, NTPC, JSW Steel, Maruti Suzuki India, and Titan. Meanwhile, ICICI Bank, Tech Mahindra, HUL, Tata Motors, and Wipro were among the top losers.

FIIs were net sellers of shares worth ₹8,027 Crore, whereas DIIs purchased stocks worth ₹6,341.53 Crore on April 12, as per provisional data from the NSE.

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