The BSE Sensex ended little changed at 57,200.23 on Friday, giving up most of its early morning gains, tracking weak global cues and with losses in auto and banks offsetting the gains in power and technology. Among the individual stocks, National Thermal Power Corporation (+3.89%) rose the most amid a surge in crude oil prices followed by Sun Pharmaceuticals (+1.855) and IndusInd Bank (+1.72%). Elsewhere, shares of Bharti Airtel went up 1.23% amid reports that Google would invest up to USD 1 billion in the telecom company. On the other hand, Maruti (-2.99%); Tech Mahindra (-2.43%); Power Grid Corporation (-2.145) and ICICI Bank (- 1.62%) were the notable draggers. On the week, the BSE booked a 3.1% loss.
Historically, the SENSEX Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 62245.43 in October of 2021. SENSEX Stock Market Index - data, forecasts, historical chart - was last updated on January of 2022.
The SENSEX Stock Market Index is expected to trade at 57484.50 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 53068.52 in 12 months time.