Sensex breaches 56,000, Nifty above 16,650 led by banks

Domestic equities benchmarks were trading at fresh all-time highs on Wednesday.

 

Indian share market benchmarks Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex and broader NSE Nifty 50 scaled fresh all-time highs on Wednesday, a day of weekly F&O expiry.

 

The BSE Sensex was trading 252 points or up 0.40 percent at its lifetime high of 56,044, while the NSE Nifty advanced 66 points or 0.40 percent to record 16,681.

 

Bank Nifty was closed on 36,100. While Broader markets also traded with gains as midcap and smallcap indices skyrocket high. India VIX traded in red.

 

HDFC Bank was up 2.5 percent as the top Sensex gainer, followed by Ultratech Cement, HDFC, Bajaj Finance, Titan, Power Grid and Bajaj Finserv.

 

On the other end, Titan fell 0.56 percent as the top Sensex loser followed by Infosys, Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech and Kotak Bank.

 

In International share market, the overnight trade fell on Wall Street increases worries about the economic impact of the Delta variant of Covid-19.

 

And, the Asian market benchmarks, bourses in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo were trading with green in mid-session deals.

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