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Sensex and Nifty50 Experience Dip as Metal, IT, and Banking Sectors See Decline in Morning Trade

Sensex and Nifty50

Metal, IT and banking stocks declined in the first half of trade on Thursday, amid negative cues from global markets.

With Sensex at 61,571 points and Nifty50 at 18,219 points, both benchmark indices were down 0.3%.

Sensex and Nifty50 gainers and losers

Top gainersChangeTop losersChange
Bharti Airtel2.38%Adani Enterprises-2.48%
Bajaj Auto1.98%Tata Motors-1.79%
Divi’s Laboratories1.80%Hindalco Industries-1.73%
Eicher Motors0.99%IndusInd Bank-1.15%
Source: NSE

The markets closed in the red on Wednesday, tracking weak global trends.

Crude oil prices edged up, with Brent crude hovering at $78, while gold prices declined to 59,800 per 10 grams. Silver prices rose to 71,000 per kilogram. Gold prices decreased to 59,800 per 10 grams and silver to 71,000 per kilogram.

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The Dow Jones fell 0.77% on Wednesday, while the S&P 500 fell 0.73%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.61%.

Hang Seng fell 1.96%, Shanghai Composite fell 0.58%, and KOSPI was down 0.36%. Taiwan Weighted gained 0.64%, while Nikkei 225 gained 0.54%.

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