Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct. 19 (ANI): Ringing in the auspicious occasion of Diwali, the special trading session of Mahurat Trading flagged off at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), with the market indices opening lower.
Among the top gainers were Bharti Airtel, Lupin, Reliance Industries and Yes Bank, while UltraTech Cement, ICICI Bank, Tata Motors, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Hero Motocorp recorded losses.
Also, gold prices fell by Rs. 250 to Rs. 30,750 per 10 grams, while Silver prices fell by Rs. 200 to Rs. 40,800 per kg.
Prior to the inaugural ceremony, BSE CEO Ashish Kumar Chouhan, while performing the ceremonious Laxmi Puja here had said that India is in a "sweet spot", adding that the current rally is to do with India's internal circumstances, and international liquidity.