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Sensex gains 1,017 pts, Nifty ends at 17,094 post RBI policy

Indian stock markets start October series on a strong note

Major headlines

  • RBI raised the policy repo rate by 50 bps to 5.9% in its monetary policy review
  • RateGain secured order from Akasa Air to make travel affordable with dynamic pricing
  • Bajaj Electricals bagged order worth Rs. 332.6 cr from Power Grid

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Indian indices

Indian stock markets closed their last day of the week on a strong note on September 30, after Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced repo rate hike by 50 bps. The benchmark indices snapped their seven-day losing streak. All the sectoral indices ended in the green with auto, power, capital goods, bank, realty and metal up 1-2%. The Sensex rose by 1.80% or 1,016.96. The Nifty surged by 1.64% or 276.25 points to 17,094.35.

Rupee posted biggest single-day gain in a month, appreciates 49 paise vs $. Rupee ended at 81.34/$ vs September 29 close of 81.86/$.

Indices performance for the day

Indices Closing Chg (pts) Chg (%)
BSE Sensex 57,426.92 1016.96 1.80
NSE Nifty 17,094.35 276.25 1.64
BSE Midcap 24,853.94 340.97 1.39
BSE Smallcap 28,452.91 405.80 1.45

Following are the stocks/sectors which were in news today:

  • Heritage Foods surged by 7.96% to Rs. 335.80, after the company's board approved rights issue of equity shares in the ratio of 1:1.
  • Rail Vikas Nigam (RVNL) rose by 2.28% to Rs. 33.70, after the company said it bagged a contract for construction of 4 lane highway in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Lupin advanced by 3.91% to Rs. 679.60, after the drug maker said that it has received ANDA approval for its Mirabegron extended-release tablet from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).

Market sentiment

Market breadth (No of shares)   Volume (Rs in crore)
Advance 2335 1586 Cash 3,778.75 58,303.78
Decline 1107 608 F&O - 94,95,365.00

Sectoral & stock screening


BSE Sensex A Group

Top 5 Gainers Closing Price Chg (%)   Top 5 Losers Closing Price Chg (%)
Adani Green Energy 2,259.55 12.72   Gujarat Pipavav Port 87.20 -5.47
India Cements 269.00 9.51   SPARC 219.70 -5.12
Heritage Foods 335.80 7.96   Mahanagar Gas 833.95 -4.52
Strides Pharma Science 332.70 7.79   Adani Transmission 3,290.70 -4.52
Indiabulls Real Estate 77.80 7.68   Varroc Engineering 329.40 -3.00

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Global signals

Asian markets finished mixed as of the most recent closing prices. The Hang Seng gained 0.33%, while the Nikkei 225 led the Shanghai Composite lower. They fell 1.83% and 0.55% respectively.

European markets were higher with shares in Germany leading the region. The DAX is up 0.94% while France's CAC 40 is up 1.01% and London's FTSE 100 is up 0.62%.

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