Stock markets are closed today due to Guru Nanak Jayanti. According to the Bombay Stock Exchange website, trading at the BSE and the National Stock Exchange will be closed all day.
There will be no trading in the Equity Segment, Equity Derivatives Segment and SLB Segment today. Trading in the foreign exchange derivatives segment and the interest rate derivatives segment will also remain closed. However, trading on the multi-commodity exchange will be closed in the first half but will take place in the second half today.
Today happens to be the last stock market holiday. It is the 16th public holiday of 2022. Recently the markets have been closed on Diwali Balipratipada (October 26), Diwali (October 24) and Dussehra (October 5). Trading on Dalal Street will resume tomorrow, that is November 9th.
On Monday, Sensex rose more than 230 points to retake the 61,000 mark on robust buying in banking, auto and metal stocks. The broader NSE Nifty rose 85.65 points or 0.47% to end at 18,202.80 points.
State Bank of India (SBI) topped the Sensex winners chart, jumping 3.44%, after the country’s largest lender posted its highest quarterly profit on Saturday at ₹13,265 crore, up 74% YoY, for the September quarter, supported by robust loan sales, higher interest income and lower provisions.
The rupee appreciated 43 paise to close at 81.92 against the US dollar on Monday amid weakness in the greenback overseas and sustained inflows of foreign funds.
In the interbank FX market, the local unit opened at 82.14 and touched an intraday low of 82.32 against the greenback.
The local unit eventually stabilized at 81.92, registering a gain of 43 paise from its previous close amid a positive trend in domestic stocks.
(With PTI inputs)