For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

    Sensex, Nifty hit 2012 high; Sensex closes above 19,000

    Sensex, Nifty hit 2012 high; Sensex closes above 19,000
    Indian stocks surged across the board, as favourable global cues and hopes that the parliament logjam would be resolved and key financial bills would be pushed through, helped sentiments.

    The Sensex ended the day higher by a whopping 328 points, while the Nifty ended the day higher by 97 points, at a new 2012 high. Reports that Goldman Sach was overweight on Indian stocks also helped improve sentiments.

    Among the top index gainers in trade today were Asian Paints, Tata Motors, Bajaj Auto, Sesa Goa and Cipla.

    Shares of GMR Infrastructure, however, was down 5.5 per cent, after the Maldives government cancelled an investment project of the company valued at $511 million deal.

    Shares of IT companies were subdued today with Infosys and HCL Technologies dropping, while TCS ended the day almost flat. In fact, sharp gains in the rupee saw IT stocks declining.

    Among the other losers in trade were Power Grid, HeroMotor Corp and Siemens. Shares of Hindustan Zinc which had been falling following the government's divestment move gained marginally today.

    Retail stocks ended the day higher following the government's decision to allow voting on FDI in parliament.

    Provogue, Pantaloon Retail and Brandhouse Retails all gained in trade today.

    Meanwhile, markets in Asia ended the day higher, while Europe was trading in the green, on increasing hopes that there would be a solution to the fiscal cliff crisis in the US.

    Read more about: sensex nifty
    Company Search
    Enter the first few characters of the company's name or the NSE symbol or BSE code and click 'Go'

    Find IFSC

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Goodreturns sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Goodreturns website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more