Mumbai: Equity benchmarks began the trade on a positive note on Wednesday amid buying in banking counters and a firm trend in global markets. Continuing its previous day rally, the 30-share BSE Sensex climbed up by 361.94 points to 61,780.90 in early trade. The broader NSE Nifty gained 81.2 points to settle at 18,325.40. The BSE benchmark climbed up by 274.12 points or 0.45 percent to settle at 61,418.96 on November 22. The Nifty gained 84.25 points or 0.46 percent to end at 18,244.20. Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) offloaded shares worth Rs 697.83 crore on November 22, as per exchange data.
Position of stocks listed in BSE
From the Sensex pack, State Bank of India, Titan, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Dr Reddy’s, Wipro, Bajaj Finserv, Maruti, HDFC and HDFC Bank were among the major winners.
ITC, UltraTech Cement, Hindustan Unilever and Power Grid were among the laggards.
Performance of markets worldwide
Asian markets in Seoul and Hong Kong were trading higher, while Shanghai quoted lower.
Wall Street had ended higher on November 22.
International oil benchmark Brent crude was trading 0.03 percent lower at USD 88.32 per barrel.
(With PTI inputs)
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