Sensex has now breached 61,000-mark as bulls are showing no signs of slowing down.
TCS was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising over 3 per cent, followed by HUL, UltraTech Cement, Nestle India, Kotak Bank, Dr Reddy’s and Titan.
On an average, the two benchmark indices, helped by heavyweights such as Infosys, TCS, ICICI Bank, and the HDFC twins, gained around 3 per cent during the week.
Titan was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising over 3 per cent, followed by M&M, Reliance Industries, Axis Bank, TCS, Maruti and Infosys, while Tata Steel, Bajaj Finserv continued to be laggards.
Tata Steel was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rallying nearly 7 per cent, followed by Bajaj Finserv, SBI, HCL Tech, Sun Pharma, and others, while Maruti and PowerGrid were among the laggards.
Axis Bank was the top loser in the Sensex pack, shedding more than 1 per cent, followed by Maruti, SBI, HDFC and ICICI Bank.
On the domestic equity market front, the BSE Sensex fell 586.66 points to end at 52,553.40, while the broader NSE Nifty fell 171.00 points to close at 15,752.40.
Dr Reddy's, Bajaj Auto, Sun Pharma, Asian Paints, Maruti and NTPC were among the gainers, climbing up to 2.56 per cent.
After jumping nearly 180 points in the opening session, the 30-share BSE index turned flat to trade 20.04 points or 0.04 per cent higher at 52,120.09 in initial deals.
The 30-share BSE index was trading 271.72 points or 0.52 per cent higher at 52,209.16 in initial deals, and the broader NSE Nifty rose 69.70 points or 0.45 per cent to 15,652.50.
SBI was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, advancing over 2 per cent, followed by IndusInd Bank, ONGC, Bajaj Finserv, ICICI Bank, HDFC and Infosys.
Shrugging off rising Covid-19 cases and fears over increasing bond yields, domestic equity benchmark indices ended last week’s bearish run on Tuesday and recorded a sharp rise.
Sectoral indices, led by metal, realty, consumer durables, capital goods, healthcare, auto, FMCG, power and teck, were trading in the negative terrain, falling up to 3.38 per cent.
On Friday, PNB shares fell 2.1 per cent to end at Rs 125.65 apiece on the BSE. During intraday trades, the stock had tanked 6.03 per cent to its 52-week low of Rs 120.60.
The 30-share index, which had bounced over 470 points in the opening trade, was quoting 68.63 points, or 0.20 per cent lower at 34,127.31 soon after the RBI announced its sixth bi-monthly review.