Closing Bell: Market ends positively after five trading sessions on January 25
The Indian market ended the day in the green territory after witnessing the worst fall in yesterday's trading session.
The Indian market ended the day in the green territory after witnessing the worst fall in yesterday's trading session. The BSE Sensex gained by 0.64 per cent to close at 57,858.15. Similarly, the BSE MidCap also jumped by 246 points to a level of 24,245 points i.e. up by 1.03 per cent. The BSE SmallCap index also rose by 231 points and landed at 28,869 levels up by 0.81 per cent.
The top gainers on BSE Sensex were ESAB India, Sharda CropChem, Solar Industries India, and Zee Entertainment Enterprises gaining more than 9 per cent each. Whereas, the top loser on the index were Lux Industries, India Mart, APL Apollo Tubes, Deepak Nitrite, Hatsun Agro Products all recording more than a 5 per cent fall each.
The total stocks traded today were 3,434 out of which 1,979 advanced and 1,366 stocks declined, 89 stocks were unchanged. The number of stocks that were locked in the upper circuit are 258 and the number of stocks that were locked in the lower circuit today were 460. The BSE Information Technologies and Consumer Durables sector were the only sectors closing in negative by more than 0.39 per cent and 0.13 per cent, respectively.