BSE Sensex Surges 1,061 Points; SBI Among Top Gainers
March 13, 2020 12:50 PM

The BSE Sensex has surged 1,061 points to 33,839 (up 2.3%).

Among the top gainers in the BSE Sensex today are SBI (up 12.2%), SUN PHARMA (up 11.0%) and HDFC (up 7.9%). Other gainers include TATA STEEL (up 6.7%) and ICICI BANK (up 4.6%).

NESTLE (down 3.9%) and ASIAN PAINTS (down 3.2%) are among the top losers today.

In the meantime, the NSE Nifty Index is up 269 points to 9,900 (up 2.0%).

The top gainers in the NSE Nifty Index include include SUN PHARMA (up 12.4%), SBI (up 11.7%) and BPCL (up 10.7%). Other gainers include HDFC (up 7.0%) and TATA STEEL (up 6.3%).

Over the last one year, the BSE Sensex has moved up from Rs 37,536 to Rs 33,839, registering a gain of Rs -3,697 (up -10.7%)..

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks during this same period were BHARTI AIRTEL (up 49.3%), NESTLE (up 43.8%) and BAJAJ FINANCE (up 41.8%).

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Which stocks contributed the most to the BSE Sensex?

The biggest contributors to the gain in the Sensex today were SBI and SUN PHARMA.

Among the other contributors were HDFC and TATA STEEL.