Sensex, Nifty End At Record Closing High; Titan And ONGC Rally Over 5%

Indian share markets witnessed positive trading activity throughout the day today and ended higher.

Benchmark indices exhibited a healthy trading session today, tracking firm global cues after India reported less than 1.4 lakh daily Covid-19 cases.

At the closing bell, the BSE Sensex stood higher by 383 points (up 0.7%).

Meanwhile, the NSE Nifty closed higher by 114 points (up 0.7%).

Titan Company and ONGC were among the top gainers today.

IndusInd Bank and Wipro, on the other hand, were among the top losers today.

The SGX Nifty was trading at 15,721, up by 91 points, at the time of writing.

Both, the BSE MidCap index and the BSE SmallCap index ended up by 1%.

Sectoral indices ended on a positive note with stocks in the consumer durables sector and realty sector witnessing most of the buying interest.

Shares of Apollo Hospitals and Titan Company hit their respective 52-week highs today.

Asian stock markets ended on a mixed note today as investors weighed inflation concerns ahead of key US economic data.

The Hang Seng and the Shanghai Composite ended the day down by 1.1% and 0.4%, respectively.

The Nikkei ended up by 0.4% in today's session.

US stock futures are trading on a negative note today with the Dow Futures trading down by 65 points.

The rupee is trading at 72.91 against the US$.

Gold prices for the latest contract on MCX are trading up by 1% at Rs 49,650 per 10 grams.

Tata Power Wins 210-MW Solar EPC Contract From NTPC

In news from the power sector, Tata Power was among the top buzzing stocks today.

India's largest private power distribution company, Tata Power's wholly-owned subsidiary, Tata Power Solar has received a letter of award (LoA) to build 210 megawatts-peak (MWp) of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for NTPC.

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