Stock market LIVE updates: Sensex, Nifty, MidCap index open at record high; Infosys, Wipro, IT stocks lift indices

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Stock Market LIVE updates:

Benchmark indices, BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50, started Thursday’s trade at a record high led by IT stocks. The 30-share BSE Sensex gained 351 points, rising 0.58 percent, to start at 61,088. The broader 50-share NSE Nifty50 jumped 111 points, or 0.61 percent, to open at 18,273. Among gainers, Tata Motors rose 4.5 percent leading the NSE pack, while Wipro, TechM, Infosys and HCL Tech gained 3.6 percent, 2.1 percent, 2.6 percent and 1.9 percent, respectively. Infosys, Wipro and Mindtree reported strong quarterly numbers for the September quarter, while HCL Technologies and Cyient will detail their earnings today.

First Published: Oct 14, 2021, 07:52 AM IST