Home >Markets >Stock Markets >Sensex up 307 points, closes at 34,287; Nifty rises +1.13% - 05 Jun 2020

Indian equity benchmark Sensex was 307 points (0.9%) higher at closing, while the broader Nifty 50 index was +1.13% higher. During the session, the Sensex traded in a range of 447 points, hitting 34405 at day's high and 33958 at day's low.

Metal, Telco, and Basic Materials stocks led the gains today, while some selling was seen in IT, and FMCG stocks.

Among the Sensex stocks, State Bank of India rose 7.9% to be the top performer. Other major gainers included Tata Steel(+6.0%), Bajaj Finance(+3.4%), HDFC Bank(+3.1%), and NTPC(+3.0%). Meanwhile Tata Consultancy Services was the top laggard in the Sensex pack, cracking -2.2%. It was followed by Hindustan Unilever(-1.6%), Bajaj Auto(-1.5%), Infosys(-0.6%), and Nestle India(-0.6%).

Among the indices, the BSE METAL index rose +3.86% and BSE Telecom index rose +3.55%. In comparison, the BSE Information Technology index fell -0.75% and BSE Fast Moving Consumer Goods index fell -0.32%.

In the broader markets, the BSE LargeCap index was up 1.17%, the MidCap index was up 1.79%, while the SmallCap index was up 2.51%. Globally, the Nikkei 225 was up +0.74%, the Hang Seng was up +1.66%, and Brent Crude was up 2.88%.

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