Mumbai, September 14: Key Indian equity indices-BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty opened in green on Thursday. Sensex was up by over 64 Points or 0.20% at 32,250.50 while the broader NSE Nifty was up by over 21 points or 0.21% at 10,100.40. On Wednesday, both Sensex and Nifty settled almost at their previous level after early gains were offset by fag-end weakness amid uninterrupted capital outflows by foreign funds. As per reports by PTI, sentiment took a dramatic turn downwards, particularly in the last one hour of trading, given a lower opening in European markets for taking profit.
At 3.35 PM: BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty closed flat on Thursday. Sensex closed 55 points up at 32,241 while the wider Nifty ended 7 points up at 10,084. The major gainers on Thursday were Axis Bank, Sun Pharma, Adani Ports and Tata Motors DVR while Wipro, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and Vedanta were amongst the top losers. Reports said that the market breadth was flat as 1,303 shares advanced against a decline of 1,308 shares, while 147 shares were unchanged.
At 2.30 PM: Sensex was up by over 76 points or 0.24% at 32,262.80 while the wider Nifty was up by over 14 points or 0.14% at 10,093.90.
At 1.30 PM: Key domestic indices continued to consolidate in afternoon after due to weak global cues amid geopolitical tensions. Sensex was up by over 24 points or 0.08% at 32,210.59 while the wider Nifty was up by over 3 points or 0.04% at 10,082.85. Wholesale price inflation rose to 3.24 per cent from a year ago, its fastest pace in four months, driven by higher prices of food and fuel products, data showed.
At 12.30 PM: Key indices trade flat during afternoon trade on Thursday. Sensex was up by over 31 points or 0.10% at 32,217.51 while the wider Nifty was up by 2 points or 0.02% at 10,081.30.
At 10.30 AM: Sensex advanced over 125 points or 0.39% at 32,311.73 while the wider Nifty was up by 38 points or 0.38% at 10,118.00. On Thursday, the rupee opened 16 paise down at 64.16 against dollar on account of buying of American currency by banks and importers. The rupee had settled 4 paise up at 64 against dollar.
At 9.30 AM: Sensex zoomed about 116 points or 0.36% at 32,302.54 while Nifty traded at 36 points up at 10,115.75 during the early morning trade. As per reports, the government will issue wholesale price inflation (WPI) after 12.30pm for the month of August.
As per reports, the initial public offer (IPO) of Matrimony.com, the online matchmaking portals, was oversubscribed 2.49 times so far on the last day of bidding on Wednesday. According to data revealed by NSE, the IPO aims to raise over Rs 500 crore. It received bids for 70,11,855 shares against the total issue size of 28,11,280 shares. There were reports that said stocks of three state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) tanked by as much as six per cent on Wednesday following reports that the government was mulling placing curbs on their newly acquired powers to determine transport fuel prices on a daily basis. The investors were cautious on Wednesday after retail inflation rose to a five-month high of 3.36 per cent in August due to costlier vegetables and fruits and industrial production grew by 1.2 per cent in July against 4.5 per cent a year ago.