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What happened in the Indian stock market today?

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The Indian stock market witnessed a remarkable surge in November, with the Nifty 50 and Sensex showing impressive gains. Closing the month on a high note, the Nifty 50 soared by 5.5%, marking its best performance since July 2022. Simultaneously, the Sensex rose by 4.9%, achieving its best month since October 2022.

The Sensex closed 86.53 points higher at 66,988.44, marking its third day of gains. Nifty, not to be left out, edged up 36.55 points to close at 20,133.15.

Impact on the stock market

Sectoral performance

Information Technology– 0.11%
Healthcare+ 1.05%
Oil & Gas– 0.17%
Real Estate+ 1.06%
Banks– 0.55%

Top gainers today

CompanyPriceChange (%age)
The New India Assurance Company Ltd.11576.79+10.00%
NBCC (India) Ltd.108055.49+8.71%
Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd.2060.04+7.76%
HP Adhesives Ltd.2164.81+7.66%
Supreme Industries Ltd.1282.27+7.52%

Top losers today

CompanyPriceChange (%age)
Indian Bank11434.00-5.23%
Timescan Logistics (India) Ltd.6.00-5.00%
AB Cotspin India Ltd.12.00-4.06%
Sterlite Technologies Ltd.4884.37-3.85%
Solar Industries India Ltd.930.09-3.79%

Market aftermath: Impact on stocks

Tata Technologies’ stellar debut

Tata Technologies witnessed an impressive 168% surge on its listing day, securing a position among the top seven stocks with the highest debut returns. The stock, introduced with a 140% premium, quickly reached Rs 1,334 on the BSE, marking a remarkable increase from its issue price.

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Gandhar oil refinery makes striking 76% debut surge on the stock market

Gandhar Oil Refinery (India) Ltd made a robust market entry, witnessing a remarkable 76% surge in its shares on debut. The stock opened at ₹295.40, a substantial 74.79% leap from the issue price, and further soared to ₹344.60, marking a 103.90% increase on the BSE. 

At the NSE, it started at ₹298, up 76.33%. The company’s market valuation stood at ₹3,011.45 crore during morning trade. The IPO, which garnered 64.07 times subscription, raised ₹500.69 crore, with proceeds allocated for debt payment, equipment purchase, and expansion initiatives.

Vedanta ESL steel: Rs 100 CR loss, CEO resolves production blockade

Vedanta ESL Steel Limited’s CEO, Ashish Gupta, revealed a 70% production cut, resulting in a Rs 100 crore loss due to a recent blockade in Bokaro. Emphasising the company’s commitment to local employment, Gupta highlighted resolutions made with concerned parties, aligning with the company’s and the community’s best interests.

Reacting to the negative news, it closed at ₹ 233.35 (-0.043%) today.

Biocon biologics’ global takeover

In the world of biotech, Biocon Biologics completed the integration of Viatris’ Biosimilar Business in 31 European countries. It’s like conquering new territories in a strategic board game, only with more lab coats and fewer dice.

Biocon closed 0.72% higher at Rs 238.15 than its last closing price. 

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Oil prices and OPEC+ meeting

As the market soared, crude oil prices experienced an upward trend ahead of the OPEC+ meeting. Brent crude traded 1.22% higher at $84.11 per barrel.

The OPEC+ group, comprising OPEC and allies such as Russia, discussed potential production cuts ranging between 1 million to 2 million barrels per day in early 2024, further influencing oil prices.

Wrapping up 

Today’s stock market was a thrilling roller coaster, with companies making grand entrances, analysts playing fortune tellers, and the market mood swinging like a pendulum. 

Amidst the chaos, one thing’s for sure—the financial landscape is anything but boring. So buckle up, investors; the ride continues!

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