Equities gain on Thursday after four consecutive sessions of decline
New Delhi, December 16, 2021
The 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex) rose in early trade on Thursday after four consecutive sessions of decline since December 10, led primarily by heavy sell-offs.
At 9.30 a.m., the S&P BSE Sensex traded at 58,048 points, up 0.46 per cent. It opened at 58,245 points from the previous close of 57,788 points and had touched a low of 58,014 points.
The broader 50-scrip Nifty at National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened at 17,373 points after closing at 17,221 on Wednesday. It traded at 17,301 points, up 0.46 per cent during the early-morning trade session.
Infosys, Bajaj Finance, Wipro, L&T Infotech, and Tech Mahindra were some of the top gainers during the early trade, exchange data showed.