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Sensex rises 234 pts, metal shares shine
(10:31, 21 Nov 2023)

The frontline indices traded with decent gains in morning trade. The Nifty traded above the 19,750 mark. Metal shares advanced after declining in the past trading session.

At 09:27 IST, the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was up 233.92 points or 0.36% to 65,889.07. The Nifty 50 index added 78.15 points or 0.40% to 19,772.15.

In the broader market, the S&P BSE Mid-Cap index rose 0.37% while the S&P BSE Small-Cap index gained 0.40%.

The market breadth was strong. On the BSE, 2,180 shares rose and 1,187 shares fell. A total of 167 shares were unchanged.

Buzzing Index:

The Nifty Metal index gained 1.50% to 6,872.85. The index shed 0.48% in the past trading session.

Welspun Corp (up 4.03%), Adani Enterprises (up 2.74%), Hindalco Industries (up 2.29%), National Aluminium Company (up 1.73%), Jindal Stainless (up 1.56%), JSW Steel (up 1.39%), Hindustan Copper (up 1.27%), Jindal Steel & Power (up 1.1%), Tata Steel (up 1.05%) and Steel Authority of India (up 0.83%) edged higher.

Stocks in Spotlight:

KEC International added 0.79%. announced that it has secured new orders of Rs 1,005 crore across its various businesses in India and overseas.

Vascon Engineers rallied 4.27%. The company has received Letter of Intent from Municipal Secretary?s Department - Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, Pune of Rs. 356.78 crore (excluding GST) for Construction of General Hospital Building for PCMC Hospital in Moshi, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune (Maharashtra).

Kirloskar Electric Company jumped 6.60%. The management has withdrawn the lockout at the company's unit no. 15 with effect from 20 November 2023 and has requested all workmen through labour union to report to work.

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