Top Business Updates October 15: Sensex zooms 291 points, Silver prices rise by 0.3 per cent
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Today, Our main focus is on gold prices and stock markets that saw a rise in Monday's trade. The prices of gold had increased by 0.3 per cent after optimism over the US-China trade war whileequity markets Sensexand Nifty were marginally up by 87 and 25 points respectively.
Here's how the markets fared today:
Sensex closed by as much as 292 points high at close on Tuesday driven by gains mainly in auto, metal and banking stocks. Top gainers included Vedanta, M&M, ONGC, Hero MotoCorp and Maruti, rising up to 3.79 per cent, reported PTI. Meanwhile, Rupee depreciated by 24 paise to 71.48 per USD.
Sensex: 38,506 points
Nifty: 11,428 points
Here's how the markets opened today:
Earlier, the S&P Sensex was trading 106.42 at 38, 320 points at 9.47 am while Nifty was trading 28 points high at11, 369 points at 9.48 am on Tuesday. The markets had closed higher on Monday amid a 'weak growth outlook and trade-related optimism', quoted IANS. The bank and auto stocks were trading in green over festival demand.
Sensex: 38,320 points
Nifty: 11,369 points
Rupee: 71.33 (10paise low)
Prices of Gold were flat on Tuesday after it jumped 0.3 per cent on Monday.
Gold: 38,226 per 10 grams of pure gold.
Silver prices soared by Rs 173 per kg
Silver: Rs 45,877 per kg
Meanwhile, Fuel prices remained flat for the fourth consecutive day on Monday.
Petrol per litre:
Rs73.27 perlitrein Delhi, Rs 76.09 in Chennai, Rs 75.92 in Kolkata and 78.88 in Mumbai
Diesel per litre:
Rs66.41 perlitrein Delhi, Rs 70.15 in Chennai, Rs 68.77 in Kolkata and Rs 69.61 in Mumbai
Brent crude was trading 0.44 per cent lower on Tuesday's trade at USD 58.9 per barrel.
Posted By: James Kuanal