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Sensex rises by 89.64 points as market closes in green
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Sensex rises by 89.64 points as market closes in green

| @indiablooms | 20 Mar 2024, 04:52 pm

The BSE Sensex on Wednesday rose 89.64 pts to close at 72101.69 on the strength of Energy, Oil and Gas, Power and Telecommunications stocks ahead of US Federal Reserve rates decision.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 21.65 pts at 21,839.10.

The NSE registered days high and low at 21,930.90 and 21,710.20 pts respectively.

Slumping over 700 pts on Tuesday, the Sensex opened at 72036.86, rising 24 pts. During the day it was surged 390 pts at 72402.67, days high, before closing 72101.69, gaining 89.64 pts from its previous close.

The stocks that lifted the market were

Energy by 1.09 pc, Oil and Gas by 1.07 pc, Power by 0.92 pc and Telecommunication by 0.61 pc.

The Mid-cap rose by 0.05 pc while Small Cap fell by 0.14 pc.

In 30 scrips, 20 advanced, while 10 declined.

The gainers were Maruti Suzuki by 2.92 pc to Rs 11936.20, Powergrid by 2.16 pc to Rs 264.55, Nestle India Ltd by 2.09 pc to Rs 2548.80, SBI by 1.92 pc to 737 and ITC by 1.55 pc to Rs 415.85.

The losers were Tata Steel by 1.98 pc to Rs 145.70, Tata Motors by 1.76 pc to Rs 940.70, Axis Bank by 1.53 pc to Rs 1033.50 and HDFC Bank by 1.23 pc to Rs 1431.10.

(With UNI inputs)

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