SBI Life And HDFC Life Lead Gains As Insurance, Healthcare Stocks Shine To End Week

Friday’s trading session on India’s NIFTY 50 index witnessed some exciting turns. The top gainers and losers left no stone unturned to make their mark.

The star of the day was SBI Life which saw a significant rise of 3.97%. The stock closed at ₹1413.95, a noteworthy increase from its last close at ₹1359.95.

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Following closely was HDFC Life, another life insurance giant. The stock surged 2.65%, closing at ₹651.80 from its last close at ₹634.95.

In the healthcare sector, Apollo Hospitals made it to the top performers’ list with a 2.62% increase. The healthcare company moved up from its last close at ₹5338.75 to a current price of ₹5478.95.

The industrial conglomerate, Larsen & Toubro, also made significant gains of 1.89%, raising its stock price to ₹3109.0 from ₹3051.15.

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Motorcycle manufacturer Hero MotoCorp, too, registered a gain of 1.66%, closing at ₹3334.75, up from its last close at ₹3280.05.

On the flip side, the banking sector faced some blows. State Bank of India topped the list of losers, with a decrease of 3.69%, bringing its stock price down to ₹563.05 from ₹584.65.

Another banking stock, Axis Bank, also saw a decline of 3.11%, closing at ₹994.35 from its last close at ₹1026.35.

In the oil and gas sector, ONGC and BPCL were not far behind in the list of losers, with their stocks falling by 2.70% and 2.10% respectively.

Lastly, Bajaj Finance experienced a dip of 1.92%, closing at ₹7221.0, down from its last close at ₹7362.45.

With these turns and twists, the NIFTY 50 trading session marked another day of dramatic shifts in the Indian stock market.

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