Today, the first trading day of the week i.e. on Monday, the stock market opened with an increase. During this, the Sensex again set a new record today. The Sensex touched the level of 60,412 points during morning trading. At 09:16 am, the Sensex was trading at the level of 60251.14 with a gain of 202.67 points. At the time of writing the news, the Sensex was trading at the level of 60,347.95, up 299.48 points. While the Nifty was trading 60.70 points higher at 17,913.90.
HDFC Bank, M&M, Maruti, SBI, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Auto, NTPC, Axis Bank, Bajaj Finserv, UltraTech Cement, L&T, Kotak Bank, Titan, ITC, Sun Pharma, Shares of TCS, HDFC, Bajaj Finance opened on gains. On the other hand, shares of Asian Paints, Bharti Airtel, Dr Reddy, Hindustan Unilever, HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra and Tata Steel opened on the red mark.
The stock market opened at a record level on the last trading day i.e. Friday. Sensex opened above 60 thousand for the first time. At the same time, the Nifty opened at the level of 17916.30 with a gain of 93.30 points.
The stock market closed at a record high on Friday. The Sensex closed at 60,048.47 with a gain of 163.11 points. On the other hand, Nifty closed at 17,853.20 with a gain of 30.25 points.
Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) were net buyers in the capital market and bought shares worth Rs 442.49 crore on Friday, according to stock exchange data.
Among other Asian stock exchanges, shares in Shanghai fell over one per cent in mid-session deals, while those in Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong were trading with gains.
Meanwhile, international oil benchmark Brent crude rose 1.18 per cent to $78.14 per barrel.
The Indian rupee fell by five paise to 73.73 during early trade on Monday. However, sustained rise in domestic equity markets and weakening of the US dollar against other global currencies helped the rupee and halted further decline.