Increase in all areas
In BSE, indices of almost all sectors including telecom, capital goods, industrial and finance sector were in profit. Traders and investors opened their new ledger accounts on the first trading session of Samvat 2077. Market sources said that buying activity had increased on the first day.
Major profit making companies in the Sensex included Bajaj Finserv, IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, Bharti Airtel, L&T, Axis Bank and ITC. Among them, an increase of 1.93 percent was recorded. However, shares of NTPC, PowerGrid and Nestle India fell as much as 0.77 per cent. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought shares worth Rs 1,935.92 crore on Friday, as per domestic market data, as per provisional exchange data by domestic institutional investors 2,462.42. Sold shares worth crores of rupees.