Stock Market: Sensex Climbs 200 Points; Nifty Above 17,550


The two key equity benchmarks, Sensex and Nifty, on Tuesday opened higher during early trade tracking positive global sentiment. At 10.10 am, the BSE Sensex climbed 227 points to 65,882. On the other hand, the NSE Nifty50 was trading at 19,765, up 70 points.

On the 30-share Sensex platform, JSW Steel, Titan, Reliance, Tata Steel, HDFC Bank, Infosys emerged early gainers. On the downside, L&T, Maruti, NTPC, Nestle, IndusInd Bank, TechM were among the losers. Among specific stocks, Titagarh Rail stock soared 10 per cent following a deal with ABB India to supply propulsion systems for metro rolling stock projects.

About 2,061 shares advanced, 851 shares declined, and 109 shares unchanged.

In the broader indices, the BSE Midcap and Smallcap gained 0.4 per cent each.

Sectorwise, except capital goods, all other indices are trading in the green with realty, IT, and metal rose 0.5-1 per cent.

In the previous session on Monday, the S&P BSE Sensex closed 140 points down to 65,655, while the NSE Nifty50 closed at 19,694, down 38 points.


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