Axis Bank logged its highest quarterly profit at Rs 3,133 crore (up 86 per cent YoY) in the September quarter and reported its lowest (NPA) ratio of 3.53 per cent in 20 quarters.
Sensex closed 0.03 per cent or 20.46 points lower at 58,786.67 whereas the NSE Nifty closed 5.55 points or 0.03 per cent lower at 17,511.30.
Equity benchmark Sensex fell over 200 points in early trade on Wednesday tracking losses in index majors Reliance Industries, HDFC twins and ICICI Bank.
The 30-share index was trading 704.22 points or 1.17 per cent lower at 59,280.48 in initial deals. Similarly, the Nifty fell 181.70 points or 1.02 per cent to 17,675.55.
The BSE Sensex rose 383.21 points, or 0.63 percent, at 61,350.26 on October 26 and the Nifty was up 143 points, or 0.79 percent, at 18,268.40.
The banking sector continues to dominate the show with ICICI Bank registering the new highs on Monday following the robust earnings quarterly.
BSE Sensex was trading 217.48 points at about 12:44 PM, which is 0.36 per cent up 61,040, while Nifty 50 index was trading 37.75 points or 0.21 per cent higher at 18,152.65
Asian Paints was the top loser in the Sensex pack, shedding around 3 per cent, followed by IndusInd Bank, HCL Tech, Bharti Airtel, Kotak Bank and Bajaj Auto.
Effective September 20, individuals belonging to the LGBTQIA+ community will be able to open a joint savings bank account or a term deposit with their same-sex partner.
The 30-share BSE index fell 66.23 points or 0.13 per cent to close at 52,586.84, while the broader NSE Nifty dipped 15.40 points or 0.10 per cent to 15,763.05
The 30-share BSE index ended 586.66 points or 1.10 per cent lower at 52,553.40, while the broader NSE Nifty fell 171 points or 1.07 per cent to 15,752.40
The private sector bank had posted a net profit of Rs 789.61 crore in the corresponding July-September quarter of the previous fiscal.
Last month, the Yes Bank board had sought at least a three-month extension for Kapoor from the RBI beyond January 31, 2019.
The board's decision come amidst RBI raising questions over her re-appointment for the fourth term as MD and CEO of the third largest private sector lender in the wake of mounting NPAs.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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