ICICI Bank faces a downturn of 1.63%.!

Sindujaa D N
Today, the indian stock market opened on a flat note but quickly experienced a sharp decline shortly after the trading session commenced. The Sensex, a key benchmark index, fell by 128 points, slipping to 73,885 from its initial level of 73,900. Market observers noted considerable fluctuations, with both the Sensex and Nifty oscillating between gains and losses.

 At the opening bell, the BSE Sensex started at 74,022, showing a marginal increase of 7.75 points, while the NSE's Nifty opened at 22,458 but with a downward trend. Of the 30 stocks constituting the Sensex, 13 exhibited gains, while 17 recorded losses. Notably, hdfc bank emerged as the top gainer, boasting a 1.39% increase, followed closely by IndusInd bank with a rise of 1.32%. 

Other notable gainers included Titan (0.85 %), Tata Motors (0.55 %), Nestle (0.51%), and NTPC (0.31%). However, trading activity indicated a mixed sentiment, with 2401 shares on the Sensex experiencing gains, 765 declining, and 106 remaining unchanged. Similarly, on the NSE Nifty, 1767 shares saw an increase, 523 witnessed a decrease, and 70 remained stable.

Among the Nifty stocks, 22 were on the rise while 28 were in decline. bpcl led the gainers with an impressive 2.70 % surge, trailed by adani Ports (2.09 %) and Bajaj auto (1.96 %). Conversely, the top losers on the Nifty included icici bank (down 1.63 %), wipro (down 1.01 %), Bajaj Finance (down 0.98%), tcs (down 0.95 %), and Bajaj Finserv (down 0.84%). The market's movements underscored the ongoing volatility and the mixed sentiments prevailing among investors, with shifts in individual stock performances shaping the broader market trends.

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