Indian Stock Market Closes: Sensex and Nifty Both Down -0.20%+

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November 9, 2023

New Delhi, India

Indian Stock Market Overview

The Indian stock market encountered a day of mixed trends, characterized by a downturn in key indices—Sensex and Nifty. Various factors contributed to this scenario, including external influences and internal market dynamics.

Sensex and Nifty: Decline Amid Global Factors

The Sensex experienced a decline of 130 points, while the Nifty hovered around the 19,400 mark. The momentum shift in financial and IT stocks was a result of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s rate pause. This change impacted the Indian market, leading to a negative bias and mixed trading.

Nifty and Sensex closed at 19,395.30 down 0.25%, and 64,835.20 down 0.22%

Gainers and Losers in Market Movements

Notably, certain companies witnessed gains, including M&M, IndusInd Bank, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, and L&T. However, companies like Tech Mahindra, Reliance Industries, Hindustan Unilever, HDFC Bank, Infosys, and JSW Steel faced declines, influencing the market trajectory.

Global Market Influence and Oil Prices

The global market conditions contributed to this fluctuation. Asian markets showed a mix of positive and negative trends, while the U.S. markets demonstrated a similar pattern. Additionally, Brent crude oil saw a slight increase, climbing to USD 79.72 per barrel.

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Investor Activity and Market Impact

Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) offloaded equities worth Rs 84.55 crore, indicating foreign fund outflows that affected the market. Despite this, the BSE benchmark managed a slight increase, settling at 64,975.61, and the Nifty increased to 19,443.50.


The market saw 1,609 advancing stocks, 2,049 declining, and 137 remaining unchanged, with 239 stocks hitting a 52-week high and 27 touching a 52-week low. The market’s mixed performance was influenced by continuous foreign fund outflows and varied global market trends, especially impacting the financial and IT sectors.

The day ended with a blend of gainers and losers across different sectors, reflecting the dynamic nature of the Indian stock market.