Sensex & Nifty extended initial gains and hit new intraday high in morning session, on Thursday. At 10.50 am, the BSE Sensex jumped 236.72 points to hit the day’s high of 32,833.90 while NSE Nifty edged up 74.90 points to mark the day’s high at 10,119.00. Investors mostly felt to get a relief after macro-economic ridden week ended on Wednesday with RBI fifth bi-monthly monetary policy keeping the repo rate unchanged at 6 percent.
Metal mostly rose with Hindustan Copper (up 2.38%), SAIL (up 1.71%), JSW Steel (up 1.40%), Jindal Steel (up 1.36%), Tata Steel (up 1.23%), Bhushan Steel (up 0.98%), nalco (up 0.92%), among others.
All the sectoral stocks of NSE have traded in the green with Nifty Auto, Metal, Realty, and PSU Bank index leading the gains.
Shares of Tata Steel, NTPC, Hero MotoCorp, Maruti, L&T and Bajaj Auto were leading the charge while shares of Wipro, Sun Pharma, and RIL falling a little in the early trades.
The heavyweight shares of State Bank of India, L&T, Maruti Suzuki, ICICI Bank contributed the most to the Sensex gains.