Indian Stock Market Wrap: Nifty Around 22,150, Sensex up 280pts

Indian stock market

February 19, 2023

New Delhi, India

Sensex and Nifty Surge:

The Indian stock market witnessed a surge today as the Sensex soared by 450 points, hitting a new high, and the Nifty approached the 22,200 mark. Despite initial lackluster trading, gains in financials and energy stocks boosted the indices to record levels.

Both the index Nifty and Sensex closes at 22,122.25 up +81.55 

Sectoral Performance:

Pharma and consumer durables sectors led the gains, with the pharma index up by 1% and consumer durables up by 2%. However, IT and realty sectors experienced losses, contributing to market volatility.

Global Factors:

International crude oil prices saw an increase due to tension in West Asia, although they traded lower today. Meanwhile, Asian markets showed mixed performance, and US indices edged lower last week following an inflation report.

Key Gainers and Losers:

Among the top gainers were Bajaj Auto, Adani Enterprises, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, and Maruti Suzuki India. Conversely, Wipro and TCS faced losses.

Market Outlook:

Despite global uncertainties, the Indian stock market remains resilient, with indices touching new highs. Market participants remain watchful amid geopolitical tensions and fluctuating oil prices.


The Indian stock market continues to display strength amidst volatile global conditions. With certain sectors outperforming others and indices reaching record levels, investors remain cautiously optimistic about the market’s future trajectory.