Sensex Ends 272 Points Higher; Hindalco, Hero MotoCorp & Wipro Surge Over 4%

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

Benchmark indices extended gains for the second consecutive day, tracking positive cues from global peers, even as India reported over 4 lakh Covid-19 cases.

At the closing bell, the BSE Sensex stood higher by 272 points (up 0.6%).

Meanwhile, the NSE Nifty closed higher by 107 points (up 0.7%).

Hindalco and Hero MotoCorp were among the top gainers today.

Power Grid Corp and UPL, on the other hand, were among the top losers today.

The SGX Nifty was trading at 14,785, up by 92 points, at the time of writing.

The BSE Mid Cap index and the BSE Small-Cap index ended up by 0.9% and 0.6%, respectively.

Sectoral indices ended on a positive note with stocks in the IT sector and auto sector witnessing most of the buying interest.

Shares of Mphasis and Deepak Nitrite hit their respective 52-week highs today.

IDBI Bank and Tata Steel were among the top buzzing stocks today.

Asian stock markets ended on a positive note today.

The Hang Seng ended the day up by 0.8%, while the Shanghai Composite ended the day down by 0.2%. The Nikkei ended up by 1.8% in today's session.

US stock futures are trading on a flat note today with the Dow Jones Futures trading up by 31 points.

The rupee is trading at 73.76 against the US$.

Gold prices for the latest contract on MCX are trading up by 0.3% at Rs 47,119 per 10 grams.

Speaking of stock markets, in his latest video for Fast Profits Daily, Brijesh Bhatia explains how you can make trading profits in the market when the Nifty is stuck in a range.

Nifty has been rangebound ever since the month of February.

As per Brijesh, the recent downtrend may have been stooped by the bulls, but they don't seem to be strong enough to take the markets to new least in the short term.

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