23 Feb stock market update

Market Open higher, Airtel spikes over 10%|Stock Advisory Company

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Indian share markets have opened the trading day, Thursday day, marginally higher. The BSE Sensex is trading higher by 71 points while the NSE Nifty is trading higher by 21 points. At 10.15 am, the S&P BSE Sensex was trading at 28,932, up 67.82 points, while the broader Nifty50 was ruling at 8,944, up 18.5 points. The BSE Mid Cap index and BSE Small Cap index both have opened the day up by 0.3% & 0.26% respectively.

Bharti Airtel stock dominated the attention, rising over 10% to hit its 52-week high of Rs 400 after the company said it would buy Telenor (India) Communications with additional spectrum in the 1800 MHz band. It was the top mover on Sensex and Nifty both.

On the BSE, 742 shares rose, 412 shares fell and a total of 64 shares were unchanged.

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