Benchmark indices ended higher for the second consecutive session on December 28 led by the IT, auto, capital goods and banking names.
At close, the Sensex was up 477.24 points or 0.83% at 57,897.48, and the Nifty was up 147 points or 0.86% at 17,233.30. About 2519 shares have advanced, 773 shares declined, and 99 shares are unchanged.
Asian Paints, M&M, Titan Company, UltraTech Cement and Sun Pharma were among the top Nifty gainers. Losers were IndusInd Bank, Power Grid and ICICI Bank.
All the sectoral indices ended in the green with capital goods, auto, IT, and PSU bank indices up 1 percent each. The BSE midcap and the smallcap indices up 0.9-1.4 percent.
NMDC has fixed the prices of Iron Ore w.e.f. 28-12-2021 with Lump Ore (65.5%. 6-40mm) price at Rs 4,900/- per ton and Fines at (64%. -10mm) price at Rs 4,060/- per ton.
NMDC was quoting at Rs 132.80, up Rs 0.30, or 0.23 percent.
Visaka Industries Limited has been granted a patent for its product “ATUM “Solar Roof by the United States of America Patent Office, which is valid for 20 years. The patent has been granted for the invention titled “Eco-Friendly Energy Generating Roofs.”
Visaka Industries was quoting at Rs 621.00, up Rs 39.40, or 6.77 percent on the BSE.