SENSEX TODAY | Corona Virus keeps on damaging stock market.

SENSEX TODAY | Stock market: strong start, corona virus continues to wreak havoc.

New Delhi: On the last day of the week, the domestic stock market opened sharply. But the scope of growth was very less. The number of people who died due to Corona virus in China is increasing continuously, which is having an impact on the business sentiment. In China, the number of people who died of corona virus has reached 636. This figure has doubled in the last one week. A total of 31,161 cases have been registered so far. Due to this, there was disappointment in Asian markets.

At 9.30 am, the BSE Sensex was trading at a level of 41,269 with a slight drop of 39 points or 0.09 per cent. At the same time, the Nifty 50 index was also seen trading at 12,117 with a weakness of 21 points or 0.17 per cent.

US stock markets showed good momentum on Thursday. The Dow Jones gained up to 0.30 percent, while the SADMP 500 index showed strength of 0.33 percent. The NASDAQ Composite ended the session with an increase of 0.67 per cent.

The BSE Madcap and Small cap indices were also recorded trading in the green mark. All sectors were mixed on BSE. Metal, Realty and Energy indices were the biggest losers. Consumer durable and the IT index showed a rise of up to three-fourth percent.

Power Grid shares fell 1.55 per cent to Rs 190 on the BSE Sensex. Tata Steel's shares slipped by Rs 1.43 per cent to Rs 471.10. Shares of Sun Pharma, ICICI Bank and Bharatiya State Bank lost 0.92 per cent, 0.78 per cent and 0.75 per cent, respectively.


On the other hand, Hero MotoCorp shares rose 2.16 per cent to Rs 2,464. NTPC shares rose 2.01 percent to Rs 114.25. Shares of Titan Company, SCL Technologies and Tech Mahindra gained 1.39 per cent, 0.93 per cent and 0.52 per cent respectively.

On Thursday, foreign portfolio investors sold in the domestic stock market. During the last session, he sold a net of Rs 560.36 crore in the Indian stock market. However, domestic institutional investors made a net purchase of Rs 304.01 crore.

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