Top Business Updates December 2: Equity markets close flat, Gold slips 0.4 per cent
New Delhi | Jagran Business Desk: At Jagran English, we ensure you receive the latest financial news taking place in India or around the world with key updates in equity markets and changes in fuel prices and of metals. Here, we provide you with a 360-degree coverage of Sensex, Nifty, changes in petrol, gold, silver and diesel.
Today, our main focus will be on Sensex and Nifty that fell over 400 and 100 points respectively amid lower GDP data ( 4.5 per cent) in the July-September quarter which was six-year low.
Here is how the markets fared today:
Indian stock markets ended flat today amid a volatile session. The S&P Sensex, which opened on a positive note on Monday settled 8 points higher at 40,802 while Nifty ended at 12,048. Meanwhile, Gold and Silver slipped 0.41 and 0.68 per cent respectively.
Sensex: 40,802 points
Here is how the markets opened today:
The benchmark Sensex started on a positive note on Monday as it gained 279 points while Nifty added 81 points to 12,137. The gains come amid surge in shares of Vodafone-Idea and Bharti Airtel that gained 18.16 per cent and 7.87 per cent. Bharti Airtel surged 4% while RIL gained 2.3%
In fuel prices, petrol gained 8 paise while diesel remained stable. The overall price of petrol has surged by 33 paise in the last seven days.
Petrol per Litre:
Rs 74.99 in Delhi, Rs 77.6 in Kolkata, Rs 80.58 in Mumbai and Rs 77.89 in Chennai
Diesel per Litre
Rs 65.79 in Delhi, Rs 68.14 in Kolkata, Rs 68.94 in Mumbai and 69.47 in Chennai
Meanwhile, Gold and Diesel prices that had surged by 0.8 and 0.54 per cent over the weekend over the weekend have lost pace and fell 2.45 per cent and 0.75 per cent respectively.
Gold: Rs 37100 per 10 grams of pure gold
Diesel: Rs 44,170 per kg
Posted By: James Kuanal