The Indian stock market gained strength in afternoon trade after consolidation in morning. Equity benchmark indices started off the week on a strong note, with the Nifty rising over five-month closing high on Monday aided largely by TCS, Infosys and HDFC Bank. BSE Sensex rose 192.83 points or 0.68 percent to 28661.58, the highest closing level since September 23, 2016 while the NSE Nifty was up 57.50 points or 0.65 percent at 8879.20, the highest closing level since September 5.
Today’s Top NSE Gainers: Tata Steel, TCS, BPCL, GAIL, Idea Cellular
Today’s Top NSE Losers: Axis Bank, Bosch, Yes Bank, ITC, Tech Mahindra
Expert Tip: According to experts, trading dynamics are bound to be influenced by a holiday and the municipal elections, especially with derivatives expiry also packed in.
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