Jamshedpur 9th July 2021: The downward trend in the stock market continues.
On the last trading day of the week, the Sensex is down 195 points at 52,373, and the NIFTY is down 51 points at 15,676.
Auto and banking stocks are at the forefront of the fall.
Of the 30 stocks included in the Sensex, 21 are down, with Mahindra & Mahindra and IndusInd Bank losing 1-1%.
At the same time, shares of Tech Mahindra and Infosys have marginal gains in the index.
2,154 shares are being traded on BSE. Out of this, 1,118 stocks gained, and 963 declined.
The total market cap of the listed companies has also gone up to Rs. 230.42 lakh crore.
Japan’s Nikkei index is trading at 27,660, down 457 points (1.63%). Similarly, the Shanghai Composite Index is trading down 24 points at 3,501.
However, Hong Kong’s Heng Seng Index is trading 131 points higher at 27,236.
Wall Street declined due to uncertainties about the pace of the US economic recovery.
The Dow Jones index fell 259 points to end at 34,421.
The Nasdaq also closed with a decline of 105 points and the S&P 500 by 37 points.
In addition, France’s CAC index slipped 130 points (2.01%) to end at 6,396. Germany’s DAX index fell 272 points (1.73%) to 15,420, and Britain’s FTSE index closed 120 points (1.68%) down at 7,030.
On Thursday, the Sensex closed at 52,567 points, down 486 points (0.92%).
Similarly, NIFTY also remained at 15,728, with a loss of 152 points (0.96%). The Sensex fluctuated 675 points and Nifty 257 points during the trading day.