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stock market ends in green Sensex up 622 points

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Stock market today

new Delhi. The market closed higher for the second consecutive day today with the help of the Finance Minister signaling the release of the stimulus package and buying in the big stocks. In today's trade, the Sensex gained 622 points to close at 30819 and the Nifty gained 187 points to close at 9067.

The Finance Minister has indicated today that the government can take new relief measures if needed. Speaking to the media, the Finance Minister said that no one knows when this crisis will end, so the government is ready to take further steps. Expecting new relief signals, investors bought stocks of strong companies, which led to an increase in the market. Along with this, stock-based buying after trading steps and results also supported the market.

Today, 25 stocks included in the Sensex closed with a gain. The largest gain was the stock recorded in HDFC with a gain of 5.61 per cent. M&M closed with a gain of 5.48 per cent, L&T 4.8 per cent, HDFC Bank 3.19 per cent and RIL 1.88 per cent. IndusInd Bank fell the most at 2.85 per cent.

On the other hand, the pharma sector index was the biggest gainer sector with a gain of 4 per cent today. The Financial Services Sector Index gained 3.08 percent. Banking, auto, realty sectors closed up over 2 per cent.

This post was published on May 20, 2020 4:24 pm

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