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Indian stock market opens in green, Sensex crosses 60,000 mark, Nifty above 17,900 Sensex-Nifty
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Indian stock market opens in green, Sensex crosses 60,000 mark, Nifty above 17,900

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Sep 2021, 10:13 am

Mumbai/UNI: For the fourth consecutive day, the stock market opened in green territory on Friday with BSE Sensex crossing the 60,000 mark and trading at 60,193.18, up 307.82 points or 0.51 per cent.

Similarly, NSE benchmark index Nifty was moving towards the 18,000 mark and trading at 17,909.55, up 86.60 or 0.49 per cent.

Among the pack of 30 stocks at BSE, Tata Steel, Hindustan Unilever, SBI, Bajaj Finance, Mahindra and Mahindra were among the top draggers while HCL Technology, Infosys, Aisan Paint, Tech Mahindra were among the top gainers.

At NSE Nifty, JSW Steel, Hindalco, Bajaj Finance, SBI Life Insurance, Tata Steel were among the top losers while Asian Paints, HCL Technology, Wipro, Grasim, Infosys were among the top gainers.

On Thursday, the market had closed in green territory, with the Sensex gaining 958 points while Nifty jumping 276.30 points.

Both the benchmark indices had touched a fresh record high level intraday.

At the close of the session, the 30 share BSE Index gained 958.03 points or 1.63 per cent at 59,885.36 per cent while NSE Nifty jumped 276.30 points or 1.57 per cent at 17,822.95.