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Sensex points have reached to 279 points in Banking and IT stocks

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The Indian stock market’s benchmark Sensex was trading 279 points higher at around noon session on Wednesday led by strong buying support in IT, banking, and infra stocks.

The 30 stock S&P BSE Sensex was trading at 55,574.05 points at 12.03 pm, which is 305.56 points or 0.55 percent higher when compared with its previous day’s close at 55,268.49 points.

Earlier, the Sensex started the day in the red at 55,258.29 points and fell to a low of 55,157.99 points in the early morning trade.

The Nifty started the day in the negative at 16,475.35 points and fell to a low of 16,438.75 points in the morning trade.

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) surged 2.76 percent to Rs 1798.75 a day after announcing the strong quarterly numbers.

Engineering firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 1,702 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2022, as compared to Rs 1,174 crore recorded in the corresponding period of the last year, registering a year-on-year growth of 45 percent.

The company registered consolidated revenues of Rs 35,853 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2022, recording a y-o-y growth of 22 percent with strong execution witnessed in the Infrastructure Segment and riding on the sustaining growth momentum in the IT&TS portfolio.

Sun Pharma jumped 2.25 percent to Rs 885.55. IndusInd Bank rose 1.76 per cent to Rs 978.40.

Axis Bank jumped 1.40 percent to Rs 716.25. Hindustan Unilever rose 1.30 per cent to Rs 2579.85.

Tata Consultancy Services was trading 1.22 percent higher at Rs 3153.95. Only eight of the 30 scrips that are part of the benchmark Sensex were trading in the red.

Bajaj Finserv dipped 1.61 percent to Rs 13101. Bharti Airtel slipped 1.34 percent to Rs 674.65. Kotak Bank, Bajaj Finance, Mahindra & Mahindra and NTPC were among the other major Sensex losers.

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