Market Cues: Benchmark indices ended higher for the second consecutive day on July 5 with Nifty above 15,800.
At close, the Sensex was up 395.33 points or 0.75% at 52,880, and the Nifty was up 112.20 points or 0.71% at 15,834.40. About 2174 shares have advanced, 1086 shares declined, and 162 shares are unchanged.
Hindalco Industries, ONGC, SBI, Tata Steel and Coal India were among the top gainers on the Nifty. Top losers were HDFC Life, Tech Mahindra, Dr Reddy’s Labs, BPCL and Britannia Industries.
Among sectors, the bank, metal, realty and PSU Bank indices rose 1-3, while some selling seen in the IT and power names. BSE midcap and smallcap indices rose 0.3-0.8 percent.
News source:- Moneycontrol