Unstoppable! Sensex logs new all-time high, Nifty ends above 11,300 for first time in stock market history

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Updated:Jul 30, 2018 4:14:31 pm

Share Market Today: Indian stock markets (Sensex and Nifty) finished at record highs on Monday with BSE Sensex ending at an all-time high near 37,500-mark and NSE Nifty closing above 11,300 for the first time in stock market history.

Share Market Today: People looking at the stock ticker outside Bombay Stock Exchange building. (Image: Reuters)

Share Market Today: Indian stock markets (Sensex and Nifty) finished at record highs on Monday with BSE Sensex ending at an all-time high near 37,500-mark and NSE Nifty closing above 11,300 for the first time in stock market history. Indian equities inched higher in the late afternoon trades after regaining heavily from day’s bottom on Monday with BSE Sensex rallying nearly 200 points to a fresh peak and NSE Nifty hitting a new all-time high of 11,328.

Sensex crossed 37,500 for the first time in the afternoon deals on Monday led by a sharp uptick in share prices of ICICI Bank, RIL and SBI. Indian shares recovered partly in the mid-morning session extending losses in the late morning session on weaker global cues and uncertainty over RBI’s repo rate outcome and US Fed meeting. BSE Sensex slipped more than 200 points from the all-time high after falling in negative territory following the downtick in HDFC Bank, Infosys shares in the wee hours of trading today.

The domestic equity markets started on a positive footing on Monday with BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty hitting respective all-time highs continuing the stock market upmove on corporate earnings optimism and positive domestic cues. The benchmark Sensex rose as much as 159.95 points to hit a fresh all-time high of 37496.80 while the broader Nifty went above 11,300 for the first time in stock market history hitting a lifetime peak of 11,309.35, up by 31 points.

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15:08 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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14:32 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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13:48 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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13:47 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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12:02 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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11:57 (IST)30 Jul 2018
SBI rallies 4%

Shares of India's largest bank by asset size and second-largest bank by market capitalisation SBI rose more than 4% on Monday after the bank hiked interest rate on retail domestic term deposits below Rs 10 mln for more than 1-year tenors. The stock of SBI was the second-biggest gainers among Sensex components today. SBI share price surged 4.4% to Rs 299.25 on NSE. This is the highest level since 9 February. 

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11:42 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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11:32 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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10:53 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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10:47 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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10:42 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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10:39 (IST)30 Jul 2018
ICICI Bank @ 11-week high

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10:33 (IST)30 Jul 2018
RIL up nearly 1%

Reliance Industries rose by 0.94% to quote at Rs 1,140.25 after the company on Friday reported its highest-ever quarterly net profit as bumper earnings from the retail business, improved profitability of telecom arm and near doubling of earnings from petrochemical business offset lower margins from oil refining business, PTI reported. 

10:30 (IST)30 Jul 2018
Infosys, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank plunge

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10:25 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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10:08 (IST)30 Jul 2018
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10:04 (IST)30 Jul 2018
TCNS Clothing falls 2% on stock market listing

Shares of the women apparel maker TCNS marked a tepid stock market debut on Monday. The stock of TCNS shed nearly 2% in the debut trade. As per the latest data available, TCNS shares were trading 1.91% lower at Rs 701.35 on BSE. 

09:56 (IST)30 Jul 2018
Bank of Baroda jumps 8% after Q1 net doubles

Shares of India's third-largest PSU lender Bank of Baroda rose more than 8% in the morning deals on Monday after the Vadodara-based bank's net profit for the Apr-Jun period more than doubled to Rs 528 crore. The stock of Bank of Baroda advanced 8.66% to a day's high of Rs 150 from a share price level of Rs 138.05 on BSE. 

09:50 (IST)30 Jul 2018
Rupee drops 15 paise

The Indian rupee shed 15 paise against the US dollar at 68.80 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange ahead of RBI's monetary policy review beginning today, PTI reported. Fresh month-end demand of the US currency from importers and dollar's strength against some currencies overseas weighed on the domestic unit, PTI reported citing unidentified sources.  

Earlier on Friday last week, Wall Street's major indexes fell as weak earnings reports from major technology companies led to a big drop for the sector, Reuters reported. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3% to 25,451.06, the S&P 500 lost 0.66% to 2,818.82 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.46% to 7,737.42.
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