Equity benchmarks had positive trade on the first day of the new year, thanks in large part to purchases made by index heavyweights Tata Steel and ICICI Bank. Knowledge Marine & Engineering Works (KMEW) experienced a 10.55 percent rise after DCI granted KMEW an extra work order for Rs. 16.50 crore as part of the original contract.
Barometer index S&P BSE Sensex is now up 265 points, trading at 61,105 as of 11:27 IST. In a similar vein, the S&P BSE Mid-Cap has gained 118 points and is now trading at a cost of $25,434. In accordance, the Small-Cap index is now up 209 points and trading at 29,135 levels.
The Nifty 50 index is now trading at 18,180 levels, slightly up 74 points. The Bank Nifty has also increased by 254 points and is currently trading at a level of 43,241.
On December 30, domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were the net purchases of shares worth 2,266.20 crores, while foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) turned out to be the net sellers of shares worth 2,950.89 crores.
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: