Bench­mark in­dices rise for third day

DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition - - FRONT PAGE - -PTI

Mum­bai: Bench­mark in­dices Sen­sex and Nifty con­tin­ued their ris­ing streak for a third session in a row on Tues­day, led by gains in bank­ing, metal and en­ergy stocks amid signs of sub­sid­ing global trade war con­cerns. The BSE gauge Sen­sex rose 165.94 points, or 0.42%, to close at 39,950.46; while the NSE bench­mark Nifty gained 42.90 points, or 0.36%, to settle at 11,965.60.

Bank­ing stocks ral­lied on pos­i­tive sen­ti­ments. Broader BSE mid­cap and small­cap in­dices out­per­formed bench­mark Sen­sex. Sec­torally, metal, oil and gas and bank­ing in­dices rose as much as 1.33%. Top Sen­sex gain­ers were Tata Mo­tors, ONGC, Yes Bank, In­dusind Bank and Vedanta -- ris­ing up to 2.71%. Other gain­ers in­cluded HCL Tech, ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, SBI, Hero Mo­to­corp, TCS, Ba­jaj Fi­nance and Re­liance.

On the other hand, Sun Pharma, M&M, L&T, Coal In­dia and HUL fell up to 3%. Of the Sen­sex con­stituents, 23 stocks ended in the green and 7 in the red.

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