Key benchmark indices slipped marginally today in a volatile trading session with the BSE Sensex, fell 69.56 points or 0.24% to 28,743.32, while The Nifty-50 index fell 17.10 points or 0.19% to 8,870.60 at closing today. BHEL was the top Nifty gainer, while BPCL was the top Nifty loser in Tuesday’s trading session.
Economic Affairs Secretary said today that all states have agreed and the GST bill will be implemented by July first. Subsequent of the announcement, major Logistics' stocks were buzzing on exchanges – GATI was up by 8.2%, it closed at Rs 129.7 per share, up 5.1%. Snowman Logistics (up 7.2%) VRL Logistics (up 5.9%) Transport Corporation (up 5.1%).
Manali Petrochemicals spiralled by 12.4% in the BSE Small-cap index, as government may perhaps charge anti-dumping duties of up to USD 135.4 per tonne on imports of a chemical, which comes from Thailand. The stock closed at Rs 41.4 per share, up by Rs 5.9 or 16.7%.
Transformers and Rectifiers India is having a beneficial day on the exchanges. The stock of the company has zoomed 8% intraday, closing at Rs 399.3 per share, up by Rs 7.3 or 1.8%.
Bajaj Finserv Ltd touched its record 52-week high of Rs 4,005 per share, up by Rs 183.8 per share or 4.8%. The stock closed at Rs 3,976 per share, up by Rs 139.4 or 3.6%.