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Sensex up 522 points, closes at 33,826; Nifty rises +1.56% - 02 Jun 2020

Indian equity benchmark Sensex was 522 points (1.6%) higher at closing, while the broader Nifty 50 index was +1.56% higherPremium
Indian equity benchmark Sensex was 522 points (1.6%) higher at closing, while the broader Nifty 50 index was +1.56% higher

Real Estate, Banking, and Finance stocks led the gains today, while Energy, Oil, Health, IT, Technology and Media, Auto, Basic Materials, Capital Goods, Power, Consumer Discretionary Goods and Services, Industrials, Utilities, Consumer Durables, Finance, Banking, and Real Estate stocks had relatively muted performance.

Indian equity benchmark Sensex was 522 points (1.6%) higher at closing, while the broader Nifty 50 index was +1.56% higher. During the session, the Sensex traded in a range of 566 points, hitting 33867 at day's high and 33301 at day's low.

Real Estate, Banking, and Finance stocks led the gains today, while Energy, Oil, Health, IT, Technology and Media, Auto, Basic Materials, Capital Goods, Power, Consumer Discretionary Goods and Services, Industrials, Utilities, Consumer Durables, Finance, Banking, and Real Estate stocks had relatively muted performance.

Among the Sensex stocks, Bajaj Finance rose 8.6% to be the top performer. Other major gainers included Kotak Bank(+7.5%), Indusind Bank(+6.0%), HDFC(+4.4%), and Power Grid Corporation of India(+3.8%). Meanwhile ITC was the top laggard in the Sensex pack, cracking -1.7%. It was followed by Maruti Suzuki(-1.7%), NTPC(-1.2%), Nestle India(-1.0%), and Hero Motors(-0.3%).

Among the indices, the BSE REALTY index rose +4.57% and BSE BANKEX index rose +3.25%. In comparison, the BSE Fast Moving Consumer Goods index fell -0.54% and BSE METAL index rose +0.25%.

In the broader markets, the BSE LargeCap index was up 1.47%, the MidCap index was up 1.2%, while the SmallCap index was up 1.83%. Globally, the Nikkei 225 was up +1.19%, the Hang Seng was up +1.11%, and Brent Crude was up 2.79%.

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