Mumbai, November 16: Key Indian equity domestic indices- BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty opened in red during early morning trade on Thursday. BSE Sensex zoomed 162 points or 0.49% to 32,922.52 while the wider NSE Nifty was up by over 40 points or 0.40% at 10,159.00 during early morning trade on Thursday. In the pre-opening session, Sensex was up over 50 points while Nifty was flat. The Indian rupee weakened marginally against the US dollar in the opening trade on Thursday. The home currency opened at 65.26 per dollar.
At 3.30 PM: Markets ended on a positive note on Thursday. BSE Sensex rose over 346 points and Nifty breached the 10,200 level in afternoon trade. Sensex was up by over 346 points or 1.06% at 33,106.82 while the Nifty was up by over 96 points or 0.96% at 10,214.75.
At 1 PM: Sensex zoomed to 272 points or 0.83% to 33,032.59 while the wider NSE Nifty was up by over 77 points or 0.76% to 10,195.15. Value-buying in recent losers and a better trend at other Asian markets triggered fresh spell of buying on the domestic bourses here. Besides, a continued slide in crude oil prices drew investors’ attention, fuelling buying in oil marketing company stocks, they added.
At 12 Noon: Markets continued to trade in green. Sensex zoomed by over 226 points or 0.69% at 32,987.13 while the wider Nifty was up by over 64 points or 0.64% to 10,182.95 buoyed by value-buying in select blue-chips at a time of firm Asian cues. All sectoral indices, including capital goods, oil and gas, consumer durables and healthcare, advanced by up to 0.60 per cent.
At 10 AM: Sensex zoomed 139 points or 0.43% at 32,900 while the wider Nifty was up by over 33 points or 0.33% to 10,151.70. Shares of Reliance Industries Ltd, Tata Motors and Larsen & Toubro surged during early morning trade while that of Coal India and Adani Ports slipped. Reports stated that Religare Enterprises Ltd hits 10% upper circuit for second sessions.
5Paisa Capital which is an online financial services provider belonging to IIFL Group, will make its debut on the bourses on November 16. On Wednesday, key equity indices remained under pressure for the third consecutive session. BSE benchmark Sensex dropped by 113 points in early session, weighed down by metal stocks, as trade deficit widened to an almost 3-year high. It was trading lower by 113 points, or 0.34 per cent, at 32,828.87. The gauge had lost 372.69 points in the previous two sessions. NSE Nifty slumped by over 68 points or 0.67% to close at 10,118.05.