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Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off

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Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off

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Stock Market Highlights: Indian equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 made a sharp U-turn from the green in a volatile session on Friday, despite gains across global markets. All sectors finished the day in the red. Oil and gas, IT and financial shares were the biggest drags on headline indices. Broader markets also weakened, with the Nifty Midcap 100 and Smallcap 100 indices falling around one percent each. Globally, updates on the Russia-Ukraine war and rising COVID cases in parts of the world remained on investors' radar.

Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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  • Market At Close | Sensex, Nifty50 slide deep into the green in last hour 

    Here are some highlights:

    --Frontline indices fall 2 percent from day’s highs

    --40 Nifty stocks in the red

    --All sectoral indices in the red

    --Maruti Suzuki slips, UltraTech flat despite higher-than-expected earnings

    --Axis Bank top Nifty loser after earnings, stock down 6 percent

    --Auto stocks slip ahead of monthly sales numbers, Bajaj Auto top loser

    --City gas co stocks see a drop of 6-7 percent after Credit Suisse downgrade 

    --Shriram Transport top midcap gainer after strong earnings

    --Laurus Labs gains 5 percent from lows on positive management commentary

    --IndiaMART recovers day’s losses to move into the green despite weak earnings

    --Market breadth favours bears, advance-decline ratio at 1:2

    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
  • Closing Bell | Sensex down 460 pts, Nifty50 slides below 17,150

    Both headline indices finish the day 0.8 percent lower. The Sensex drops 460.2 points to end at 57,060.9 and the Nifty50 settles at 17,102.6, down 142.5 points from its previous close. 

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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
  • Nifty firm above 17,350

    The Nifty is up 128.2 points or 0.7 percent at 17,373.3 at this hour. Earlier on Friday, it climbed to as high as 17,377.7 to come within 60 points of its 20-day moving average. That is the only one of the six main levels it is yet to take out. 

    Period (No. of sessions) Simple moving average
    5 17,159.5
    10 17,163.1
    20 17,434.5
    50 17,114
    100 17,285.6
    200 17,227.2
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    Stock Change (%) Price
    BOSCHLTD 2.1 14,687.3
    TATAMOTORS 2 444.7
    ESCORTS 1.7 1,646.1
    BALKRISIND 1.4 2,172.4
    M&M 1.4 935.4
    TIINDIA 1.2 1,871.8
    EICHERMOT 0.9 2,703
    MRF 0.5 72,694.6
    HEROMOTOCO 0.3 2,524.2
    ASHOKLEY 0.2 128.8
    MARUTI 0.1 7,897.7
    BAJAJ-AUTO -0.4 3,818.3
    BHARATFORG -0.6 716.6
    SONACOMS -0.7 647.5
    TVSMOTOR -1.6 670.7
  • Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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    ADANITRANS 2,877.1 2.9
    ADANIGREEN 2,967 1.9
    GAIL 160.8 1.9
    TATAPOWER 250.1 0.8
    RELIANCE 2,836 0.6
    BPCL 367.9 -0.4
    ONGC 163.8 -0.6
    IOC 128.9 -0.8
    NTPC 158 -1.1
    POWERGRID 232 -1.5
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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
  • Here's what the BFSI basket looks like

    Stock Change (%) Price (in rupees)
    SRTRANSFIN
    7.6 1,228.1
    HDFCLIFE 3.3 590
    PEL 3.2 2,215
    KOTAKBANK 1.4 1,789.9
    RECLTD 1.1 129
    HDFCBANK 1.1 1,386.1
    ICICIBANK 1 754.4
    BAJAJFINSV 1 15,156.3
    HDFC 1 2,245.3
    BAJFINANCE 0.8 6,784
    PFC 0.3 119.2
    MUTHOOTFIN 0.2 1,278.7
    CHOLAFIN 0.1 740.9
    HDFCAMC 0 2,053.3
    ICICIPRULI -0.1 533.9
    SBIN -0.4 505.4
    SBICARD -0.7 836.2
    SBILIFE -1.6 1,099.2
    ICICIGI -3.1 1,296.7
    AXISBANK -4.2 746.7
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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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    Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
  • Stock Market Highlights: Sensex drops 915 pts from day's high and Nifty ends below 17,150 in last hour sell-off
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    Above 17,200, the rally could go on till 17,400-17,450, otherwise, the uptrend could be vulnerable with a strong possibility of quick intraday correction till 17,100-17,050, he says. (Check out key market cues and important levels to track)

Stock Market Highlights
: Indian equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 made a sharp U-turn from the green in a volatile session on Friday, despite gains across global markets. All sectors finished the day in the red. Oil and gas, IT and financial shares were the biggest drags on headline indices. Broader markets also weakened, with the Nifty Midcap 100 and Smallcap 100 indices falling around one percent each. Globally, updates on the Russia-Ukraine war and rising COVID cases in parts of the world remained on investors' radar.

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