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( 30 Jul 2020)
Sensex, Nifty open higher on expiry day; RIL in focus

Domestic bourses opened higher on Thursday following firm global markets post Federal Reserve kept the short-term interest rate near zero.

Market participants will await the results of HDFC and Reliance Industries today.

At 9:38 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 38315.43 up by 244.3 points or by 0.64 % and then NSE Nifty was at 11265.75 up by 62.9 points or by 0.56 %.

Sensex touched intraday high of 38364.04 and intraday low of 38221.8 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 11277.9 and intraday low of 11248.2

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were HCL Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 712.30,+2.64%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 2334.65,+2.62%), Asian Paints Ltd. (Rs. 1770.25,+1.89%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 970.65,+1.76%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 686.60,+1.58%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (Rs. 538.60,-2.21%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 180.30,-0.83%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 489.35,-0.74%), Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (Rs. 2222.65,-0.47%), Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1384.25,-0.39%), among others.

Among the sectors, TECk index was at 8961.23 up by 163.44 points or by 1.86%. Dish TV India Ltd. (Rs. 7.71,+4.90%), Wipro Ltd. (Rs. 285.35,+3.01%), Sterlite Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 126.25,+2.77%), IndiaMART InterMESH Ltd. (Rs. 2550.00,+2.75%), HCL Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 712.30,+2.64%),.

Oil&Gas index was at 13457.87 down by -115.67 points or by -0.85%. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 435.15,-4.09%), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 221.05,-3.15%), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 90.00,-2.76%), GAIL (India) Ltd. (Rs. 98.25,-0.61%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 1756 , shares advanced were 1078 while 587 shares declined and 91 were unchanged.