New Delhi. According to provisional data from the stock markets, foreign institutional investors sold shares worth Rs 2,289.46 crore on the previous day and remained net sellers on a net basis. At the same time, domestic institutional investors bought shares worth Rs 552.92 crore. Talking about other Asian markets, stock markets saw a boom in Hong Kong in the afternoon session. At the same time, there was a decline in the market in Seoul. Markets in Shanghai and Tokyo remained closed due to public holidays. Markets opened sharply on Tuesday.
Initial trading in the domestic stock markets was witnessed by buying in shares of banking, finance, metal and automobile companies. On Tuesday, at 09:17, BSE Sensex was trending at a level of 48,967.41 points with a gain of 248.89 points i.e. 0.51 percent. At the same time, NSE Nifty was trending at the level of 14,662.40 points with a gain of 28.25 points i.e. 0.19 percent at 09:40 AM. Axis Bank shares were the biggest gainer on the Sensex. At the same time, stocks of IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank and SBI also saw buying.
Apart from these, ONGC, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Finzerv, Asian Paints, TCS, Bajaj Finance, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bharti Airtel, Mahindra & Mahindra, Ultratech Cement, HCL Tech, ITC, Bajaj Auto, NTPC, Maruti, HDFC, Doctor Reddy’s, Nestle Shares of India and Larsen & Toubro trended green.
On the other hand, Hindustan Unilever shares were seeing the biggest decline. Also, the shares of Powergrid, Titan, HDFC Bank, Reliance, Sun Pharma and Infosys were trending with red marks.
In the previous session, Sensex was down by 63.84 points, or 0.13 per cent, to close at the level of 48,718.52. At the same time, NSE Nifty closed at the level of 14,634.15 points with a gain of 3.05 points or 0.02 percent.