Live Markets »News & Advice»Most Read»Most Read Details
Most Read Details

MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 8 points on last day of CY18; gains 6% YoY

SI Reporter/New Delhi 31 Dec 18 | 08:25 AM

The domestic equity market ended the last trading day of the calendar year 2018 (CY18) on a flat note.

The S&P BSE Sensex closed the session at 36,068, down 8 points, while, the National Stock Exchange's (NSE's) Nifty50 index added just 3 points to settle at 10,863.

Related Stories

    No Related Stories Found
Widgets Magazine

The broader market indices, however, outperformed their headline peers, with the S&P BSE MidCap index gaining 78 points or 0.5 per cent to settle at 15,438, and the S&P BSE SmallCap index rose 0.7 per cent or 101 points to end at 14,707 level.


The Sensex gained 5.91 per cent during the year gone by, while the 50-share index of NSE gained 3.15 per cent.

Among sectoral indices on NSE, the Nifty Bank index rose 6.35 per cent during the year. In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap index fell 13.38 per cent during the year, while the S&P BSE SmallCap tumbled 23.53 per cent.

Global Markets

Asian stocks rose on Monday as hints of progress on the Sino-US trade standoff provided a rare glimmer of optimism in what has been a rough year-end for equities globally.

Sentiment had brightened just a touch when US President Donald Trump said he held a "very good call" with China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday to discuss trade and claimed "big progress" was being made.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.6 per cent but was still down 16 percent for the year. Japan's Nikkei was closed for a holiday having ended the year with a loss of 12 per cent. Across the region, the worst performer of the year was the index of Chinese blue chips, which lost a quarter of its value.

(with Reuters inputs)

Widgets Magazine


Company Price Gain (%)
Yes Bank114.5510.94
Sun Pharma.Inds.390.604.01
IndusInd Bank1,435.503.80
Larsen & Toubro1,556.153.36
ICICI Bank433.353.20


Currently No Poll Available.

Online Portfolio

You can create Online Portfolio here using the below button.

Widgets Magazine