Indian stock markets firmly extended gains after a flat open on Thursday. At the start of trading, the BSE Sensex rose 500 points to the 52,320 level, while the NSE Nifty gained 200 points to move above 15,600. SmallCap also rose slightly, gaining 1.1% each. From a sector perspective, the Nifty Automotive and Computer indices led the gains. Nifty Bank, Financials also posted notable gains, while the FMCG and Oil & Gas pockets were slightly in the green. Among shares, Bajaj Auto rose 3% after the company said its board would meet on Monday to continue deliberations on the previously deferred share buyback plan. A total of 78 stocks hit 52-week BSE lows, while 40 stocks hit new highs.
Stocks That Hit 52-Week High, Low on BSE
ESAAR (India), Alfavision Overseas (India), Elecon Engineering, Gallops Enterprise, Naysaa Securities, Scandent Imaging, Superior Industrial Enterprises, S&T Corporation, Shreeji Translogistics, Trans Financial Resources were among the stocks that hit a 52-week high on the ‘BSE. On the other hand, Anjani Foods, Chambal Fertilizers & Chemicals, DB Corp, Fino Payments Bank, GR Infraprojects, Hester Biosciences, Gujarat Gas, KSE, Muthoot Finance, The New India Assurance Company, Star Health and Allied Insurance Company, Supreme Industries , Suryoday Small Finance Bank, Symphony, UPL, Vijay Solvex, V-Mart Retail were the scrips at new lows.
Stocks that hit 52-week high, bottom on NSE
A total of 6 stocks hit a 52-week high, while 56 scrips were at new lows on the Natinal Stock Exchange (NSE). Elecon Engineering Company, Insecticides (India), Jupiter Wagons, Kohinoor Foods were among the stocks that hit a 52-week high. Meanwhile, Aarti Drugs, Ajanta Pharma, Akash Infra-Projects, Chambal Fertilizers & Chemicals, Dhani Services, Equippp Social Impact Technologies, ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund – ICICI Prudential 5 Year G-Sec, Invesco India Nifty Exchange Traded Fund, Jet Freight Logistics, Muthoot Finance, Nilkamal, PTC India, Sun TV Network, Tata Steel, Vedanta, Vardhman Special Steels, Yaari Digital Integrated Services were among the stocks at new lows.
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Sensex, Nifty top winners, losers
Maruti Suzuki, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, M&M, ICICI Bank, L&T, TCS, Sun Pharma, SBI, Axis Bank, Wipro, HCL Technologies were Sensex’s top gainers, while Powergrid and Titan lagged behind. In the Nifty pack, Eicher Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Hero Motocorp, Tata Motors, Bharti Airtel were the winners, while Powergrid, Coal India and Titan were the losers.