Share Prices LIVE: Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading in the positive territory on Thursday, amid positive global cues. BSE Sensex was hovering around 48,200, while the broader Nifty 50 index was ruling below14,200 levels. Index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), ICICI Bank, Housing Development Finance Corporation, Axis Bank and HDFC Bank were the top index contributors.
Top BSE Sensex laggards were Titan Company, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Nestle India and Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL). The trend among Nifty sectoral indices was positive with Nifty Realty index as top gainer, up over 3 per cent. The Nifty Metal index was also up 2.72 per cent, followed by Nifty PSU Bank index which gained 1.58 per cent. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.44 per cent and the S&P 500 gained over half a per cent. On the other hand, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite ended over half a per cent down.
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