Stock Market LIVE Updates
: Indian equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty50 started Thursday’s session in the red tracking weakness across global markets. However, the indices erased losses in early trades and turned flat. The broader markets also gained to slip in green. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up to 0.6 percent higher. Losses in financial and consumer stocks pulled the headline indices lower, though gains in oil & gas and metal shares lent some support. Broader markets, however, strengthened. The Nifty Midcap 100 index rose as much as 0.5 percent in early deals, and its smallcap counterpart 0.3 percent. The mood across global markets turned sour late on Wednesday after equities scaled multi-week highs. Updates on the Russia-Ukraine war, crude oil rates and COVID cases in China continued to be on investors’ radar.
First Published: IST