Live Stock Market Updates – Nifty trades above 8400; Oil & Gas sector supports
S&P BSE Sensex is trading at 27275.84 up 18.2 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 8417.9 up 0.9 points. A total of 37 stocks registered a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 05 stocks touched a new 52-week low on the NSE.
The BSE Mid-cap Index is trading up 0.25% at 12761.72, whereas BSE Small-cap Index is trading up 0.19% at 12907.78.
Bank, Auto, Financial Services, Media, Pharma, Private Banks and Realty opened flat while FMCG, IT, Metal and PSU Banks opened in red on NSE on Thursday.
There is some buying activity seen in Idea, Tata Motors, BPCL and Adani Ports there is some selling activity seen in Axis Bank, Hindalco, Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank and Yes Bank on NSE in the first trading hour.
The INDIA VIX is down 0.35% at 15.13.
Indian Oil Corporation is up by 1.91%, Castrol India is up by 1.81%, Petronet is up by 1.54%, Hindustan Petroleum is up by 1.22% and BPCL is up by 1.13%
Axis Bank and Yeas Bank are trading in red ahead of Quarterly results for the quarter ended on December 31, 2016.
Power Grid is down by 0.02%, Hero Moto corp is down by 0.18%, TCS is down by 0.17%, HDFC BANK is down by 0.32%, COAL India is down by 0.4%, ICICI Bank is down by 0.35%, Tata Steel is down by 0.90%, Axis Bank is down by 1.19%.