Stock Market Close The shares of 46 companies closed with a red mark on the NSE Nifty.
Stock market close today and tens of millions of rupees of investors were drowned as tension rose in West Asia after Iran’s top commander was killed in a US drone strike.
Sensex, a 30-share sensitive index of the BSE, plunged 787.98 points, or 1.90%. NSE Nifty also dropped by 233.60 points i.e. 1.91%.
The stock market close today started to fall after Iran’s top commander General Qasim Suleimani was killed in a US drone strike on Friday, and investors were expected to book profits in the first session of the new week.
The BSE Sensex opened with a fall of nearly 100 points on Monday. Due to heavy selling by investors, the market declined and the market fell by 787.98 points to close at 40,676.63 points.
Only Titan and Powergrid’s shares closed in the green mark on Sensex. Bajaj Finance shares declined by 4.63 percent, SBI shares 4.43 percent, IndusInd Bank shares 3.96 percent, Maruti shares 2.98 percent, HDFC shares 2.86 percent and Hero MotoCorp shares fell 2.80 percent.
Apart from this, shares of ICICI Bank, Reliance, Asian Paints, Tata Steel, and HDFC Bank also lost more than two percent.
Stocks of 10 companies, including ONGC, Bharti Airtel, Mahindra & Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, and ITC, also declined by more than one percent. Apart from this, shares of TCS, NTPC, Kotak Bank, HCL Tech, Hindustan Unilever and Tech Mahindra also closed with a red mark.
Shares of 46 companies closed with a red mark on NSE Nifty. SBI shares fell as much as 4.58 percent. Apart from this, shares of Bajaj Finance, VEDL and ZEEL fell by over four percent.
Shares of four companies closed in the green mark on the Nifty. Titan shares recorded the highest gain of 1.52 percent.