The BSE benchmark Sensex and Nifty surged on September 15. The stock market was able to make up for the loss of the previous day. The Sensex was up by 287 points and the Nifty by 81 points.
The Sensex closed above 39,000 points and the Nifty closed above 11,500. Volatility was as visible as in the previous days but at no point in trading did it go down from September 14’s closing level.
The Sensex ended at 39,044 points. The Sensex has surpassed the psychological level of 39,000. The day’s low is 38,753 points. Similarly, the Nifty closed at 11,521 points. It had fallen to 11,442 points at one point but closed above 11,500.
Most of the index-based stocks were profitable on the day. Thirty-one stocks in the Nifty gained while 19 lost. Pharma and bank stocks were the main gainers of the day. IndusInd Bank, UPL, Cipla, Bharti Airtel and Axis Bank are the top five gainers in the Nifty. IndusInd Bank rose 4.27 per cent. Shares of UPL, Cipla, Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Finance and ICICI Bank rose more than 2 per cent.
The Nifty Pharma index was up 1.93 per cent. Shares of Lupin, Aurobindo Pharma, Cipla, Biocon, Torrent Pharma and Sun Pharma rose more than 20 per cent. Similarly, Nifty rose by 1.65 per cent. The major gainers were IndusInd Bank, IDFC First Bank, Axis Bank and ICICI Bank. Shares of smallcap continued to rise on the day.
Titan Industries, Maruti Suzuki, ITC, HDFC Life and Asian Paints were the biggest losers in the Nifty.