BSE Sensex Surges 551 Points; BAJAJ FINANCE Among Top Gainers
May 17, 2019 03:12 PM

The BSE Sensex has surged 551 points to 37,945 (up 1.4%).

Among the top gainers in the BSE Sensex today are BAJAJ FINANCE (up 6.2%), HERO MOTOCORP (up 3.5%) and MARUTI SUZUKI (up 3.5%). Other gainers include BAJAJ AUTO (up 3.4%) and HUL (up 3.0%).

VEDANTA LTD (down 1.5%) and INFOSYS (down 1.2%) are among the top losers today.

In the meantime, the NSE Nifty Index is up 140 points to 11,397 (up 1.3%).

The top gainers in the NSE Nifty Index include include ZEE ENTERTAINMENT (up 7.1%), BAJAJ FINSERV (up 4.7%) and HERO MOTOCORP (up 3.6%). Other gainers include MARUTI SUZUKI (up 3.3%) and EICHER MOTOR (up 3.2%).

Over the last one year, the BSE Sensex has moved up from Rs 35,388 to Rs 37,945, registering a gain of Rs 2,557 (up 7.1%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks during this same period were BAJAJ FINANCE (up 72.3%), AXIS BANK (up 36.6%) and RELIANCE IND. (up 32.6%).

Which stocks contributed the most to the BSE Sensex?

The biggest contributors to the gain in the Sensex today were BAJAJ FINANCE (201 points) and HERO MOTOCORP (109 points).

Among the other contributors were MARUTI SUZUKI (230 points) and BAJAJ AUTO (201 points).