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What happened in the Indian stock market today?

On June 3, 2024, Indian stock markets witnessed the biggest single-day gain for both indices since January 2, 2021.

The Sensex surged by 2,778 points, or 3.8%, reaching a new record high of 76,738.89, opening 2,622 points higher at 76,583.29. It closed with a substantial gain of 2,507 points, or 3.39%, at 76,468.78. 

Similarly, the Nifty 50 opened 807 points higher at 23,337.90 and rose by 808 points, or 3.6%, hitting a fresh record high of 23,338.70. It closed at 23,263.90, up by 733 points, or 3.25%. 

Additionally, the volatility index, India VIX, fell by 15% to 20.94, indicating market stability in the near term.

Impact on the stock market

All major sectoral indices closed with gains. The Nifty PSU Bank index surged by 8.40%, followed by the Nifty Oil & Gas index, which rose by 6.81%, and the Nifty Realty index, which saw a 5.95% increase. 

The Nifty Bank index surged by 4.07%, while the Financial Services and Private Bank indexes jumped by 4.04% and 3.34%, respectively.

Information Technology+0.39%
Oil & Gas+6.81%
PSU Banks+8.40%

Today top gainers in share market

CompanyPriceChange (%)
Adani Ports share price1,583.95+10.20%
NTPC share price391.80+9.14%
SBI share price905.65+9.07%
Power Grid Corp share price337.65+8.92%
ONGC share price284.10+7.47%

Today top losers in share market

CompanyPriceChange (%)
Eicher Motors share price4,680.05-1.13%
LTIMindtree share price4,657.95-0.93%
Asian Paints share price2,864.90-0.57%
HCL Tech share price1,317.00-0.54%
Britannia share price5,171.70-0.16%

Market aftermath: Impact on stocks

SBI shares surge 10%, market cap hits ₹8 lakh crore milestone

SBI shares surged nearly 10% on June 3, pushing its market cap past ₹8 lakh crore for the first time. The rally coincided with the benchmark indices peak.

SBI shares peaked at ₹912 on the NSE, marking a 9.8% rise. Year-to-date, SBI stock has rallied 40.7%, with 51.7% returns in six months and 53.6% in a year. SBI reported a 24% YoY Q4 net profit increase to ₹20,698 crore.

Reliance hits record high, market cap exceeds ₹20 lakh crore

Reliance Industries Ltd shares surged over 5% on June 3, hitting a record high of ₹3,025 on the NSE, surpassing the previous high of ₹3,024.9. This rise pushed the company’s market cap past ₹20 lakh crore. 

On the BSE, the stock was up 5.6% at ₹3,019.6. Contributing 119 points to the NIFTY50’s 700-point gain, Reliance’s surge coincided with India’s Q4 GDP growth at 7.8% and full-year GDP growth at 8.2%, per MSPI data.

Ashoka Buildcon shares surge 9%

Ashoka Buildcon shares surged 9% to a 52-week high of ₹200 on June 3 after winning two MSRDC projects worth ₹2,153 crore. One project, a bridge across Jaigad creek, is priced at ₹794.85 crores, while the second, a bridge across Kundalika creek, is priced at ₹1,357.87 crores. 

With a 36-month completion timeline, both projects will be executed in EPC mode. Shares closed at ₹195.25, up 6.49% on the NSE.

Crude oil futures dip

Crude oil futures traded marginally lower on Monday morning despite OPEC extending production cuts into 2025. At 9:17 am, August Brent oil futures were down 0.04% at $81.08, and July WTI futures were down 0.04% at $76.96. 

June crude oil futures on MCX fell 0.77% to ₹6,403, while July futures dropped 0.84% to ₹6,396, compared to the previous close of ₹6,453 and ₹6,450 respectively.


In summary, June 3, 2024, marked a remarkable day for the Indian stock market, witnessing the largest single-day gain since January 2, 2021. 

Both Sensex and Nifty 50 soared to new record highs, accompanied by a significant drop in the volatility index, indicating market stability. SBI and Reliance led the rally, with Ashoka Buildcon also making notable gains. 

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