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Here's What Happened In The Stock Market On March 6

Sensex, Nifty gain for second day as I.T., oil and gas stocks advance.

Sensex, Nifty Gain For Second Day

The S&P BSE Sensex closed 416 points higher, or 0.69%, at 60,224.46, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index ended 117 points up, or 0.67%, at 17,711.45.

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The Gainers

Adani Enterprises, Tata Motors, ONGC, NTPC, Power Grid Corp, Infosys, Bajaj Finserv, Asian Paints, Eicher Motors and HDFC were the top gainers in the gauge.

Disclaimer: Adani Enterprises is in the process of acquiring a 49% stake in Quintillion Business Media Ltd., the owner of BQ Prime.

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The Laggards

Britannia Industries, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Hindalco Industries, and Larsen and Toubro were the top losers among the Nifty constituents.

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Market Wrap

The market breadth was skewed in the favour of buyers. About 2,108 stocks rose, 1,469 declined and 195 remained unchanged on the BSE.

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