Today at the Bombay Stock Exchange share prices of 1,709 companies advanced while 645 declined. Sensex closed at 15,331.94 points. It observed an intra-day high of 15,463.46 points and a low of 15,240.53 points. Compared to yesterday’s close, it went down by 0.28% or 43.1 points.
The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange on the other hand closed at 4564.10 points which was 0.18% or 8.2 points lower compared to yesterday’s closing. The Nifty observed an intra-day high of 4599.90 points and a low of 4529.15 points.
The BSE Midcap Index advanced 1.13% and BSE Smallcap Index 1.68%. BSE Realty Index advanced 4.64% after the interest rates were lowered for housing loans. BSE Auto Index advanced 1.92% which was led by Tata Motors as the company reported higher-than-expected earning in the April-June quarter. Share prices of Tata Motors increased by 10.47% followed by Reliance Infrastructure (3.91%), DLF (3.4%), Reliance Communications (2.98%) and Maruti Suzuki (2.84%).
Companies whose share prices fell today are:
Hindustan Unilever decreased by 7.28%
ICICI Bank 2.37%
Grasim Industries 1.77%
State Bank of
Infosys Technologies 1.51%