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BSE Sensex Surges 1,720 Points; HDFC BANK Among Top Gainers
Fri, 20 Sep 11:55 AM

The BSE Sensex has surged 1,720 points to 37,813 (up 4.7%).

Among the top gainers in the BSE Sensex today are HDFC BANK (up 9.2%), MARUTI SUZUKI (up 9.1%) and L&T (up 7.6%). Other gainers include INDUSIND BANK (up 7.3%) and YES BANK (up 7.0%).

TCS is among the top loser today.

In the meantime, the NSE Nifty Index is up 5,124 points to 11,202 (up 4.6%).

The top gainers in the NSE Nifty Index include include EICHER MOTOR (up 12.3%), HDFC BANK (up 8.7%) and MARUTI SUZUKI (up 8.7%). Other gainers include ULTRATECH CEMENT (up 8.5%) and L&T (up 7.7%).

Over the last one year, the BSE Sensex has moved up from Rs 37,121 to Rs 37,813, registering a gain of Rs 692 (up 1.8%)..

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks during this same period were BAJAJ FINANCE (up 42.1%), ICICI BANK (up 28.3%) and ASIAN PAINTS (up 25.0%).

Which stocks contributed the most to the BSE Sensex?

The biggest contributors to the gain in the Sensex today were HDFC BANK (108 points) and MARUTI SUZUKI (650 points).

Among the other contributors were L&T (103 points) and INDUSIND BANK (99 points).

What about the other broader BSE Indices?

The BSE 100 index has gained -193 points today and is now trading at 11,327 (down 1.7%). The top gainer here is TITAN (up 47.6%).

The BSE 500 on the other hand gained 651 points (up 4.2%), and is currently at 14,487.

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