Cipla Leads Gainers As Markets End Flat To End The Week

On Friday, stocks on India’s Nifty 50 index presented a mixed bag, with some leading the charge while others lagged behind. Here’s a look at the top five performers and those that didn’t fare as well.

Cipla, a pharmaceutical giant, stole the show, surging by 2.39% to close at ₹1,198.65. This significant leap marked Cipla as the day’s top performer.

StockCurrent Price (₹)Last Close (₹)% Change
Cipla Limited₹1198.65₹1170.652.39%
Adani Enterprises Limited₹2225.45₹2175.252.31%
Divi’s Laboratories Limited₹3764.8₹3688.52.07%
Hindalco Industries Limited₹507.8₹501.951.17%
Axis Bank Limited₹1008.5₹999.050.95%
Top Gainers.
StockCurrent PriceLast Close% Change
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise ₹5401.3₹5493.95-1.69%
Wipro Limited₹396.0₹402.5-1.61%
HCL Technologies Limited₹1309.15₹1329.0-1.49%
Tata Consultancy Services Limited₹3457.1₹3508.25-1.46%
Britannia Industries Limited₹4644.15₹4705.8-1.31%
Top Losers.

Hot on Cipla’s heels was Adani Enterprises, the diversified conglomerate, which saw a healthy uptick of 2.31% to end the day at ₹2,225.45.

Meanwhile, Divi’s Laboratories, another player in the pharma sector, also had a strong showing. The stock climbed by 2.07%, closing at ₹3,764.80.

Metals and mining company Hindalco Industries gained 1.17% to finish at ₹507.80, while private sector lender Axis Bank Limited rounded out the top five, up 0.95% at ₹1,008.50.

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However, not all stocks enjoyed a green day. The healthcare sector bore the brunt of the sell-off, with Apollo Hospitals Enterprises leading the pack of decliners. The stock dipped 1.69% to close at ₹5,401.30.

Following Apollo Hospitals was IT firm Wipro, which dropped 1.61% to ₹396.00. Fellow tech company HCL Technologies also found itself in the red, losing 1.49% to end the day at ₹1,309.15.

Tata Consultancy Services, another major player in the IT sector, shed 1.46% to close at ₹3,457.10. Finally, food processing company Britannia Industries Limited was the fifth-worst performer, slipping 1.31% to ₹4,644.15.

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