Digital Desk, Mumbai. Today’s Friday is the fifth and last day of the trading week in the country’s stock market. The Sensex gained 43.58 points to open at 40,226.25 and the Nifty gained 17.45 points to open at 11,852.05. About 624 stocks rose, 314 stocks declined and 49 stocks remained unchanged.
Along with heavyweight stocks, midcap stocks are also being seen. The midcap index of BSE is trading with a gain of 0.21 per cent. Smallcap shares are also seen buying. The BSE Smallcap index is trading up 0.20 per cent. However, there is a slowdown in oil-gas stocks. BSE’s Oil and Gas Index is trading at a modest 0.09 per cent.
The market had closed in a fast on Thursday
Earlier on Thursday, the market closed sharply. The Sensex was up 303.72 points or 0.76% at 40182.67 and the Nifty was up 95.70 points or 0.82% at 11834.60.