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Markets At Close: Nifty50 ends above 11,840; How the major indices and stocks fared on Wednesday

Markets At Close: Nifty50 ends above 11,840; How the major indices and stocks fared on Wednesday

Markets At Close: Nifty50 ends above 11,840; How the major indices and stocks fared on Wednesday
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By CNBC-TV18 Oct 30, 2019 4:44:58 PM IST (Updated)

The Sensex settled 220.03 points higher, or 0.55 percent, to close Wednesday's trade at 40,051.87.

Benchmark equity indices Sensex and Nifty settled with extended gains on Wednesday. The Nifty PSU Bank was the only index that lifted with a massive buyout in Central Bank of India.

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Here's a quick recap of how top market indices, stocks fared on Wednesday:
Frontline indices
Sensex: The Sensex settled 220.03 points higher, or 0.55 percent, to close Wednesday's trade at 40,051.87. So far this year, the 30-share benchmark BSE index has surged 11.04 percent, adding 3,983.54 points.
Nifty50: The Nifty50 added just 57.25 points, or 0.49 percent, to settle at 11,844.10. So far this year, the broader NSE index has been positive by 981.55 points, or 9.04 percent.
Key stocks
Petronet LNG: The LNG importer settled 2.49 percent higher, closing at Rs 286.10 per share on NSE. The company posted over 95 percent YoY gains in its net profit during the second quarter this year.
IndiGo: India's largest airline shares ended 7.18 percent higher, quoting at Rs 1,511 on NSE. The stock has risen to over 71 percent in the last year.
Bharti Infratel: The telco closed at Rs 183 per share, ending 5.25 percent lower at close on NSE.
BEML: The company settled at Rs 1,052.95, up 4.43 percent after the government revisits the plan for strategic stake sale in the company.
BHEL: The company's shares settled 8.74 percent higher in trade today, quoting at Rs 58.50 on NSE. CLSA upgraded the stock to 'buy' from 'sell' owing to the benefits that the company could reap due to the government's stake sale.
Major sectors
Nifty PSU Bank: The public sector bank gauge settled 3.74 percent higher at 2,413.40, up 86.5 points at the close. So far this year, Nifty PSU Bank declined over 21.85 percent.
Nifty IT: The IT index ended 1.41 percent higher to settle at 15,395.65. So far this year, it has risen over 6.62 percent.
Nifty Media: The media gauge settled with losses, down 0.58 percent at 1,728.90. So far this year, Nifty Media fell nearly 32.63 percent.
Nifty Auto: The index ended lower, falling 0.25 percent to settle at 8,428.90. So far this year, Nifty Auto declined nearly 8.73 percent.
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