Today, on the last trading day of the week i.e. Friday, the stock market closed on the green mark. The Bombay Stock Exchange's flagship index Sensex closed at 49.206.47, up 256.71 points, or 0.52 percent. On the other hand, the National Stock Exchange's Nifty closed at 14,823.15 with a gain of 98.35 points, or 0.67 percent. The Sensex had risen by 903.91 points, or 1.88 percent, in the previous week.
State of heavy stock
Talking about the big stocks, today shares of Hindalco, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Adani Ports, and SBI Life closed on the green mark. On the other hand, Tata Consumer, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto, Eicher Motors, and UPL shares closed on the red mark.
Sectoral index tracking
Taking a look at the sectoral index, pharma remained flat today and PSU bank declined. Apart from these, all sectors closed on the green mark. These include private banks, realty, IT, FMCG, metal, auto, pharma, media, banks, and financial services.
State of global markets
Talking about global markets, on Thursday, the Dow Jones of America was up 0.93 percent to close at 34,548.50, up 318.19 points. The Nasdaq closed up 13.432.80, up 50.42 points, with a gain of 0.37 percent. Japan's Nikkei index is trading up 36 points at 29,368. China's Shanghai Composite Index gained seven points to 3,448. Hong Kong's Hangseng Index is trading up 203 points at 28,792. Korea's Kospi index has gained 18 points to 3,197. Australia's All Ordinaries Index gained 18 points to 7,324.
The market was open on the green mark
In early trade, the Sensex opened with a gain of 338.14 points (0.69 percent) at 49287.90. At the same time, the Nifty opened at 14831.40 with a rise of 106.60 points, or 0.72 percent.
The stock market closed on the green mark on Thursday
The stock market closed on the green mark on Thursday. The Sensex closed at 48,949.76, up 276.21 points, or 0.56 percent. At the same time, the Nifty closed at 14,724.80 with a gain of 106.95 points, or 0.73 percent.