Besides concerns over Covid resurgence, weak domestic equities and strengthening American currency also weighed on investor sentiment. Over the last five trading days, the domestic unit has seen depreciation of 161 paise.
At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened at 74.75 against the US dollar, registering a fall of 17 paise over its previous close.
The 30-share BSE index ended 154.89 points or 0.31 per cent lower at 49,591.32. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty slipped 38.95 points or 0.26 per cent to 14,834.85.
The 30-share BSE index was trading 343.32 points or 0.69 per cent higher at 50,005.08, and the broader NSE Nifty advanced 102.90 points or 0.69 per cent to 14,921.95.
The 30-share BSE index jumped 460.37 points or 0.94 per cent to finish at 49,661.76. The broader NSE Nifty advanced 135.55 points or 0.92 per cent to 14,819.05.
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At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened at 73.22 against the US dollar, then inched higher to 73.20 against the greenback, registering a rise of 10 paise over its previous close.
After swinging around 646 points during the day, the 30-share BSE Sensex settled 42.07 points or 0.09 per cent higher at 49,201.39. The broader NSE Nifty advanced 45.70 points or 0.31 per cent to 14,683.50.
After plunging over 1,400 points earlier in the day, the 30-share BSE Sensex pared some losses to finish at 49,159.32, down 870.51 points or 1.74 per cent.
Share market today: The S&P BSE Sensex fell 870.51 points (1.74 per cent) to settle at 49,159.32, while the broader Nifty 50 on NSE slipped 229.55 points (1.54 per cent) to end at 14,637.80.
Macrotech, formerly known as Lodha Developers, has set a price of 483-486 rupees and the issue will run April 7-9
On Thursday, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex had ended 520.68 points (1.05 per cent) higher at 50,029.83, and the broader Nifty 50 on NSE had risen 176.65 points (1.20 per cent) to settle at 14,867.35.
At the closing bell, the 30-share BSE index quoted 520.68 points or 1.05 per cent higher at 50,029.83. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 176.65 points or 1.2 per cent to settle at 14,867.35.
The recovery was aided by surplus liquidity provided by the Reserve Bank of 22 bet no deposit (RBI) and record investments by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs).
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The 30-share BSE index ended 627.43 points or 1.25 per cent lower at 49,509.15, and the broader NSE Nifty slumped 154.40 points or 1.04 per cent to 14,690.70.
The rupee slumped 87 paise to close at 73.38 against the US dollar as rising crude oil prices and a strong greenback weighed on investor sentiment.
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Share market today: The S&P BSE Sensex rose 1,128.08 points (2.30 per cent) to end above the 50,000-mark at 50,136.58. Likewise, the broader Nifty 50 too gained 337.80 points (2.33 per cent) to close at 14,845.10.