Market LIVE Updates: Sensex up 50 points, Nifty tests 17,400

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Share/Stock Market LIVE Updates: The benchmark indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange opened marginally higher on Wednesday.

The S&P BSE Sensex climbed 64.24 points to 58,311.33 in opening trade, while the Nifty 50 advanced 22.05 points to 17,402.05.

Titan, NTPC, Bharti Airtel, PowerGrid and M&M were the top gainers in the early trade while Axis Bank, Tech Mahindra and HDFC Bank were among the laggards.

(with inputs from agencies)

Stocks, BSE Sensex, NSE Nifty, Crude oil prices, gold, silver prices, commodity market and money markets LIVE updates:

Asian shares fell on Wednesday as weak Chinese economic data reinforced worries about slowing growth globally as well as in the world’s second-biggest economy amid fraught nerves over a still-dominant pandemic and tapering of central banks’ stimulus.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.82%, extending earlier losses after the release of the Chinese data, while Tokyo’s Nikkei shed 0.89%, moving off a more than 31-year closing-high the day before.

Chinese blue chips were down 0.73%. The Hong Kong benchmark shed 0.87% dragged down by casino stocks as the gaming hub of Macau begins a consultation ahead of a closely watched rebidding of its multi-billion dollar casinos next year.

(Reuters)

Sensex rises 64.24 pts to 58,311.33 in opening session; Nifty advances 22.05 pts to 17,402.05.

(PTI)

On Tuesday, the frontline equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange had ended with marginal gains.

The S&P BSE Sensex rose 69.33 points (0.12 per cent) to end at 58,247.09, while the Nifty 50 inched up 24.70 points (0.14 per cent) to settle at 17,380.00.

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