BSE Sense and NSE’s Nifty 50 witnessed losses for the second consecutive day owing to 17% fall in shares of Bank of Baroda on the government’s proposal to merge. The Nifty 50 crossed 11,300 whereas, the Indian currency was hovering around 72.8 per dollar.
Highlights of September 18 trade:
- Benchmark indices BSE Sensex fell by 294.84 points, or 0.78% to close at 37,290.67 whereas Nifty 50 broke down 98.85 points, or 0.87% at 11,278.
- BSE MidCap and Small cap fell 1.49% and 1.51%, respectively.
- Except for FMCG, All sectoral indices on BSE sank with realty sinking the most at 3.13%
- Out of 31, 7 shares went positive whereas 24 went worst.
Who gained and Who did not?
In today’s trade HUL (+3.7%), Yes Bank (+1.55%) and ONGC (+1.28%) gained the most. Whereas, SBI (-4.06%), Tata Motors (-3.36%), Bajaj Auto (-2.84%) dreaded the most.