Grasim Industries Lead Nifty 50 Gainers As Market Ends Volatile Session In Green

Today’s trading session witnessed a mixed bag of performances on the NIFTY 50 index. Among the top gainers, Grasim Industries Limited stole the limelight with a significant 5.40% surge, while Mahindra & Mahindra Limited led the pack of losers with a 2.34% drop.

Starting with the top performers, Grasim Industries Limited closed at ₹2168.50, up from its last close of ₹2057.30. The stock has been on a steady upward trajectory, making it the top gainer of the day.

StockCurrent PriceLast Close% Change
Grasim Industries Limited₹2168.5₹2057.35.41%
State Bank of India₹725.25₹699.553.67%
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited₹6437.35₹6231.03.31%
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited₹1534.8₹1491.12.93%
ICICI Bank Limited₹1010.7₹989.32.16%

Following closely, the State Bank of India saw a robust growth of 3.67%, closing at ₹725.25. The stock has been gaining traction, reflecting the overall positive sentiment in the banking sector.

Healthcare giant Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited also had a good run, with a 3.31% rise, ending the day at ₹6437.35. The stock has been performing well, mirroring the growth in the healthcare sector.

Pharmaceutical major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited wasn’t far behind, registering a 2.93% increase, closing at ₹1534.80. Lastly, ICICI Bank Limited rounded off the top five gainers with a 2.16% gain, closing at ₹1010.70.

On the flip side, the auto sector faced a setback with Mahindra & Mahindra Limited witnessing a 2.34% fall, closing at ₹1646.40.

StockCurrent PriceLast Close% Change
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited₹1646.4₹1685.9-2.34%
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation₹267.55₹273.15-2.05%
Bharti Airtel Limited₹1120.25₹1142.15-1.92%
NTPC Limited₹324.9₹330.9-1.81%
Hindalco Industries Limited₹591.3₹601.3-1.66%

Energy sector player Oil and Natural Gas Corporation also faced a slump, with a 2.05% drop, ending the day at ₹267.55. Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Limited saw a 1.91% decrease, closing at ₹1120.25.

Power sector heavyweight NTPC Limited recorded a 1.81% fall, closing at ₹324.90. Lastly, Hindalco Industries closed at ₹591.30, marking a 1.66% drop, rounding off the list of bottom five performers.

In a day marked by volatile trading, India’s benchmark indices exhibited resilience by rebounding from the day’s lows to conclude the week on a positive note. Despite broader market indices registering a downturn of approximately 1%, specific sector indices, particularly Metal and Oil & Gas, experienced declines exceeding 1%.

At the closing bell, the Sensex displayed a gain of 167.06 points, equivalent to a 0.23% increase, settling at 71,595.49. Simultaneously, the Nifty demonstrated an upward movement of 64.55 points, translating to a 0.3% rise, concluding the day at 21,782.50.

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