October 20, 2021

MARKET LIVE: Sensex gains 350 pts; broader indices outrun benchmarks

LIVE market updates: The Indian benchmark indices traded over half a per cent higher in Monday’s late morning deals, lifted by gains in public sector banks, pharma, and metal stocks.

The S&P BSE rose 350 points, or 0.7 per cent, at 49,570 levels and the index topped the 14,900-mark. Dr Reddy’s rose 2 per cent and was the top gainer, followed by ONGC, Titan, and Kotak Mahindra Bank (all up 1%).

The Nifty sectoral indices were painted green, led by Nifty Metal index, up 2.9 per cent.

In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices ruled 0.8 per cent and 0.9 per cent higher, respectively.

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