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( 19 Nov 2020)
Mid-Session: Indices flat amid volatility; power, realty stocks support

Indian markets continued to trade flat during the noon trading session amid some buying in Bajaj Finserv, Hero MotoCorp, ITC, Titan Company and NTPC among others.

Indian rupee is trading lower at 74.28 per dollar, amid volatile trade seen in the domestic equity market. It opened 10 paise lower at 74.29 per dollar against previous close of 74.19.

At 12:40 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 44181.59 up by 1.54 points or by 0 % and then NSE Nifty was at 12960.05 up by 21.8 points or by 0.17 %.

Sensex touched intraday high of 44230 and intraday low of 43821.39 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 12963 and intraday low of 12835.6

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Bajaj Finserv Ltd. (Rs. 8142.40,+4.68%), Titan Company Ltd. (Rs. 1330.60,+3.98%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 91.65,+3.79%), ITC Ltd. (Rs. 190.40,+3.45%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 191.45,+3.29%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were HDFC Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1384.65,-1.69%), Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 2329.00,-1.46%), ICICI Bank Ltd. (Rs. 490.95,-1.31%), UltraTech Cement Ltd. (Rs. 4863.85,-1.28%), Asian Paints Ltd. (Rs. 2169.50,-1.21%), among others.

Among the sectors, Power index was at 1945.13 up by 32.48 points or by 1.7%. KEC International Ltd. (Rs. 351.75,+4.19%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 91.65,+3.79%), Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (Rs. 29.55,+3.68%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 191.45,+3.29%), Thermax Ltd. (Rs. 844.25,+2.03%),.

Bankex index was at 33952.78 down by -192.53 points or by -0.56%. HDFC Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1384.65,-1.69%), City Union Bank Ltd. (Rs. 194.80,-1.64%), Federal Bank Ltd. (Rs. 60.95,-1.53%), ICICI Bank Ltd. (Rs. 490.95,-1.31%), RBL Bank Ltd. (Rs. 218.45,-1.27%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2931 , shares advanced were 1696 while 1036 shares declined and 199 were unchanged.