Pos­i­tive global cues lift In­dian eq­uity mar­kets

Muscat Daily - - BUSINESS -

Mumbai, In­dia - Pos­i­tive global cues, cou­pled with in­flows of for­eign funds and healthy buy­ing in health­care, metal and bank­ing stocks, lifted the In­dian eq­uity mar­kets on Wed­nes­day.

The wider Nifty of the Na­tional Stock Ex­change (NSE) closed just a point be­hind the 9,900-mark. It closed at 9,899.6 points - higher by 72.45 points, or 0.74 per cent - from its pre­vi­ous ses­sion's close.

The 30-scrip Sen­si­tive In­dex (Sen­sex) of the BSE, which opened at 31,882.8 points, closed at 31,955.35 points - up 244.36 points, or 0.77 per cent, from the pre­vi­ous close at 31,710.99 points.

The Sen­sex touched a high of 31,978.89 points and a low of 31,793.72 points dur­ing in­tra-day trade.

The BSE mar­ket breadth was bullish with 1,717 advances and 985 de­clines.

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