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( 15 Oct 2020)
Sensex falls 119 pts; Nifty below 11,950

The domestic benchmark indices were trading lower on Thursday after quickly giving up the opening gains. Wipro, Tech Mahindra, ICICI Bank, TCS and Bajaj Finance are among major losers on the Nifty.

At 9:38 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 40675.41 down by -119.33 points or by -0.29 % and then NSE Nifty was at 11944.5 down by -26.55 points or by -0.22 %.

Sensex touched intraday high of 41048.05 and intraday low of 40541.13 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 12025.45 and intraday low of 11906.35

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 382.40,+1.82%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 80.05,+1.20%), Asian Paints Ltd. (Rs. 2095.00,+1.14%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 67.75,+1.12%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 474.90,+0.85%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 828.00,-2.46%), HCL Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 875.85,-1.60%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 2770.00,-1.42%), ITC Ltd. (Rs. 165.85,-1.19%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 155.80,-0.76%), among others.

Among the sectors, Oil&Gas index was at 11991.26 up by 100.71 points or by 0.85%. Petronet LNG Ltd. (Rs. 216.00,+2.73%), Gujarat State Petronet Ltd. (Rs. 183.15,+2.20%), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 171.25,+1.48%), Castrol India Ltd. (Rs. 107.20,+1.28%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 67.75,+1.12%),.

On the flip side, TECk index was at 10017.11 down by -89.03 points or by -0.88%. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 828.00,-2.46%), Wipro Ltd. (Rs. 341.75,-2.40%), HCL Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 875.85,-1.60%), MindTree Ltd. (Rs. 1529.35,-1.55%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 2770.00,-1.42%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 1722 , shares advanced were 939 while 693 shares declined and 90 were unchanged.