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Markets will remain closed on 2nd April, 2020 on account of Ram Navami.

Indices Trade on a Volatile Note; IndusInd Bank Cracks 25%
Tue, 24 Mar 11:30 am | Monish Vora, TM Team

Share markets in India are highly volatile today, in line with global counterparts that erased gains as investors panicked over the global economic damage from COVID-19 pandemic.

The BSE Sensex rallied as much as 1,450 points in opening trade, while the broader NSE Nifty topped 8,000-mark.

Asian stock markets rallied today as the US Fed's pledge to stabilize the financial system eased debt market pressures.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei climbed nearly 7% to its highest level in 1-1/2 weeks, supported by hopes of buying by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) and public pension funds.

Meanwhile, US crude oil futures climbed nearly 3% as the Trump administration launched an effort to work with Saudi Arabia to stabilise oil prices.

The BSE Sensex is presently trading up by 308 points, up 1.2%, while the NSE Nifty is trading up by 74 points.

Shares of Infosys and HUL gained over 7% while Sun Pharma, Tech Mahindra and ONGC gained in the range of 3-5%.

IndusInd Bank, on the other hand, plunged over 25%.

On the sectoral front, gains are largely seen in the IT sector and healthcare sector, while realty stocks are trading in red.

Note that, since the coronavirus outbreak, all BSE indices and NSE indices are down in the range of 25-35%.

In the article titled Worst Hit Indian Sectors Amid Coronavirus Pandemic: 10 Points to Know, we dive deeper and look at how the impact has been on individual sectors...

More details to follow in the upcoming commentary.

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PRESTIGE ESTATES Surges by 6%; BSE REALTY Index Down 3.0% (Today's Market)

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PRESTIGE ESTATES share price has surged by 6% and its current market price is Rs 185. The BSE REALTY is down by 3.0%. The top gainers in the BSE REALTY Index are PRESTIGE ESTATES (up 6.5%) and SOBHA LIMITED (up 5.6%). The top losers are OMAXE LTD (down 0.5%) and GODREJ PROPERTIES (down 1.0%).

NESCO Plunges by 5%; BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index Down 2.6% (Today's Market)

Apr 1, 2020 03:33 PM

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CAPRI GLOBAL CAPITAL Plunges by 8%; BSE 500 Index Down 3.3% (Today's Market)

Apr 1, 2020 03:33 PM

CAPRI GLOBAL CAPITAL share price has plunged by 8% and its current market price is Rs 172. The BSE 500 is down by 3.3%. The top gainers in the BSE 500 Index are JINDAL SAW LTD (up 8.3%) and GUJ. STATE PETRONET (up 7.5%). The top losers are CAPRI GLOBAL CAPITAL (down 8.5%) and MRF LTD. (down 5.2%).

HCL TECHNOLOGIES Plunges by 5%; BSE IT Index Down 5.6% (Today's Market)

Apr 1, 2020 03:33 PM

HCL TECHNOLOGIES share price has plunged by 5% and its current market price is Rs 440. The BSE IT is down by 5.6%. The top gainers in the BSE IT Index are NIIT TECHNOLOGIES (up 2.9%) and FIRSTSOURCE SOL. (up 2.5%). The top losers are HCL TECHNOLOGIES (down 5.2%) and ORACLE FINANCIAL (down 5.2%).

MAHINDRA HOLIDAYS Plunges by 6%; BSE 500 Index Down 3.3% (Today's Market)

Apr 1, 2020 03:31 PM

MAHINDRA HOLIDAYS share price has plunged by 6% and its current market price is Rs 141. The BSE 500 is down by 3.3%. The top gainers in the BSE 500 Index are PRESTIGE ESTATES (up 8.0%) and JUBILANT LIFE SCIENCES (up 7.9%). The top losers are MAHINDRA HOLIDAYS (down 6.5%) and MRF LTD. (down 5.2%).

Indian Indices Extend Fall; Kotak Mahindra Bank & Tech Mahindra Top Losers (Today's Market)

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The BSE Sensex is trading down by 1,064 points, while the NSE Nifty is trading down by 304 points.

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