Live market updates: The Indian markets on Thursday fluctuated between gains and losses after scaling fresh record highs in intra-day deals of the final trading session of the year 2020 ahead of the expiry of December series derivative contracts.
Among headline indices, the S&P BSE Sensex was flat at 47,750 levels. The index hit an intra-day high of 47,866. The Nifty50 index, meanwhile, conquered teh level of 14,000 for the first time ever. HDFC, ICICI Bank, and Dr Reddy’s (all up 1%) were the top Sensex gainers.
The Nifty sectoral indices were mixed, with Nifty Realty index, up 1 per cent, leading the list of gainers. Anarock yesterday said that housing sales in the October-December rose to 50,900 units across seven big cities from 29,520 units in the previous quarter.
In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were up 0.4 per cent each, outperforming their headline peers