Published: Sat, May 20, 2017
Culture&Arts | By Lena Vasquez

Sensex Up Over 200 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Nears 9500

Sensex Up Over 200 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Nears 9500

Major gainers in the Sensex pack were ITC 2.82 percent, HUL 2.04 percent, Axis Bank 1.83 percent, SBI 1.72 percent, Tata Motors 1.08 percent, Cipla 0.86 percent, Lupin 0.77 percent, NTPC 0.60 percent, Tata Steel 0.53 percent, Bharti Airtel 0.47 percent and Adani Ports 0.36 percent.

The key indices, which opened on a higher note following a rebound in global cues and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council's fitment of 1,211 goods in the tax slabs, were pulled lower during afternoon trade.

Shanghai Composite shed 0.06 per cent.

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The broader Nifty index was up 60 points or 0.64 percent at 9,490 after losing as much as 1 percent the previous day.

BSE Bankex closed down by 1.25 per cent, BSE Capital Goods index closed down by 2.09 per cent, BSE Metal index closed down by 2.76 per cent, BSE Oil & Gas closed down by 1.52 per cent, BSE Power index closed down by 2.14 per cent while the BSE Realty index closed down by 3.12 per cent.

State Bank of India, the country's biggest lender by assets, rose 1.7% to 308.15 rupees on Friday and added about 4% for the week, after posting a 123% increase in on-year in net profit for the quarter ended Mar.31.

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The S&P BSE mid-cap index fell 0.72 percent while the small-cap index declined 0.88 percent. On the other hand, Asian Paints, Infosys, Wipro, TCS and Indiabulls Housing Finance were among the laggards. The broader 50-share NSE Nifty touched a high of 9,505.75 at the outset, but succumbed to profit-booking and settled 1.55 points, or 0.02 per cent, down at 9,427.90.

The stock rose on impressive volumes today.

Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a net Rs. 360.59 crore yesterday, as per provisional data released by the stock exchanges.

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However, on Friday, uncertainty over the U.S. President Donald Trump's economic agenda following his reported interference with a federal investigation forced investors to take profits on intraday gains, dealers said.

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