Friday, June 23, 2017
The Sensex was down 75.18 points at 31215.56, while the Nifty was down 32.25 points at 9597.75. The market breadth was negative as 599 shares advanced against a decline of 1,884 shares, while 144 shares are unchanged.
ICICI Bank, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Power Grid Corporation gained the most on both indices, while SBI, BHEL, GAIL and Bosch lost the most.
The 30-share NSE Nifty dropped 53.05 points to 9,576.95 on weak market breadth.
The BSE Midcap index shed 1.4 percent and the Smallcap index extended losses, down 1.8 percent as about five shares declined for every share rising on the exchange.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 85.74 points at 31,205 and the 50-share NSE Nifty fell 42 points to 9,588.
The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices lost 1.4 percent each as about three shares declined for every share rising on the exchange.
Equity markets will remain shut on Monday for Ramzan Id holiday.
In the IT space,
Infosys rose 0.08 percent at USD 14.98 and Wipro was up 0.08 percent at USD 9.97.
In the banking space,
ICICI Bank shed 0.06 percent at USD 8.91 and HDFC Bank declined 0.88 percent at USD 88.15.
In the other sectors,
Tata Motors fell 0.60 percent at USD 35.02 and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories rose 0.45 percent at USD 41.89.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat in early trade, and up 0.4 percent for the week.
Japan’s Nikkei stock index edged down slightly, but was on track to log a rise of 0.8 percent in a week in which it touched its highest levels since August 2015.