The market opened up on the first day of trading on Monday in the week. Sensex opened up 150.53 points and Nifty opened 21.45 points up. However, the Sensex declined in the first minute of trading, before the market closed on Friday. The Sensex opened 173.39 points higher on that day and the Nifty opened 39.65 points higher. During the day’s trading, the Sensex slipped below 352 points. At the end of trading, the Sensex was down 25.16 points or 0.08% at 31,097.73 and the Nifty was down 5.90 points or 0.06% at 9,136.85.
US markets closed with a rise on Friday
On Friday, along with the US markets, the markets of other countries also saw an increase. The US market Dow Jones gained 0.25 per cent to close 60.08 points at 23,685.40. At the same time, Nasdaq, the other US market, gained 70.84 points to close at 9,014.56, up 0.79 percent. On the other hand, the S&P closed up 11.20 points at 2,863.70, up 0.39 percent. China’s Shanghai Composite was up 12.79 points at 2,881.25, up 0.45 percent. Markets in France, Germany and Canada also closed higher.
Death in the country and the world due to corona
The number of corona infections in the country has increased to 95,698. Of these, 95,698 reports are positive. At the same time, 36,795 infected people have been cured. So far the death toll from Corona in the country has been 3,025. These figures are according to covid19india.org. On the other hand, the number of people infected with coronavirus worldwide has reached 4,801,875. Of these 316,671 have died. The death toll from Corona in the US has been 90,978.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave the account of the package of 20 lakh crores
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday gave a full account of the self-sufficient India package worth more than Rs 20 lakh crore. The package was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. This package also includes packages that have been released prior to this announcement. After the PM’s announcement, the Finance Minister was announcing packages and reforms for different sectors every day from Wednesday to Sunday. Sunday was its fifth and final stage.
|Package stage||Declared amount (in crore rupees)|
|Package announced by Finance Minister on Wednesday, 13 May 2020||5,94,550|
|Package announced by Finance Minister on Thursday, 14 May||3,10,000|
|Package announced by Finance Minister on Friday, 15 May||1,50,000|
|Package announced by Finance Minister on Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17||48,100|
|Old package including Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana||1,92,800|
|RBI steps that have been implemented so far||8,01,403|
09:29 AM The BSE Sensex has an increase in 6 out of 23 sectors and a fall in 17 sectors.
All 32 indices of the BSE Sensex are down today.
The Sensex is trading 211.97 points down at 30,885.76 and the Nifty is down 63.90 points at 9,072.95.
09:23 AM The BSE Sensex has a rise in shares of 8 companies and a decline in shares of 22 companies.
The Sensex is trading down 21.45 points at 30,926.66 and the Nifty is down 45.75 points at 9,091.10.