While trading close to the day’s high, the major market indexes saw modest gains in the morning session. While there is purchasing pressure in the auto, FMCG, and metal sectors, there is selling pressure in the IT, pharmaceutical, and capital goods sectors.
The S&P BSE Sensex is now trading at 61,640 levels at 10:45 IST, with respectable gains of 302 points. While trading at 26,721, the S&P BSE Mid-Cap has experienced a little fall of 18 points.
On the other side, the Small-Cap index increased by 52 points and is now trading at 29,568.
The Nifty 50 index is now trading at 18,345 levels and has made respectable gains of 76 points. The Bank Nifty also increased by 144 points and is currently trading at a level of 43,364 in the market.
Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) ended up being net sellers of shares on December 16 totaling Rs 1,975.44 crore. The net purchases of shares worth 1,542.50 crores were domestic institutional investors (DIIs).
The list of penny stocks that were trapped in the upper circuit on Monday is as follows. For the next sessions, pay particular attention to these counters: