The BSE Sensex reversed the losing streak of three sessions on Friday and jumped by 361.12 points to end positive at 35,673.25 on fresh buying in Finance, Industrials, Bankex, Realty and Capital Goods stocks amid positive global cues.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too edged higher by 92.55 points to 10,693.70.
The Sensex, which had tumbled by 927 points in last three sessions,
rose by 182 points to 35,494.86 and remained strong throughout the
day. It then surged by 418 points to touch the day’s high at 35,730.05 before closing at 35,673.25, advancing by 361.12 points as compared to its last close.
The Nifty recorded day’s high and low at 10,704.55 and 10,599.35
The sectoral indices like Bankex, Finance, Industrials, Realty,
Capital Goods and Consumer Discretionary Goods & Services pushed the
equity market up, along with scrips of Kotak Bank, Adani Ports,
Bajaj Auto, Infosys and Maruti Suzuki.
While selling in Sun Pharma, Coal India, Yes Bank and NTPC capped
the market’s further gains, brokers informed.
The broader markets ended mixed, as the S&P BSE Mid-Cap index rose 0.23 per cent while the Small-Cap declined 0.27 pc.
The market breadth was negative on BSE, as 1,092 shares advanced
against 1,473 fell and 159 were unchanged.