New Delhi: In a risky session on Friday, key benchmark fairness indices, Sensex and Nifty, swung between positive aspects and losses amid rising menace of Covid-19 and international cues.
The 30-share BSE Sensex jumped 143 factors to shut at 59,745, whereas the broader NSE Nifty settled 67 factors larger at 17,813.
Sensex switched between positive aspects and losses all through the day earlier than settling within the optimistic zone.
The broader markets outperformed the benchmarks for a second straight day with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices ending round 0.5 per cent larger every.
Asian Paints was the highest gainer within the Sensex platform, rising 1.79 per cent, adopted by TCS, Nestle India, Ultratech Cement, ICICI Financial institution, and Reliance Industries.
Then again, Bajaj Finserv, M&M, Bajaj Finance, HDFC and Titan had been among the many laggards.
10 out of 15 sector gauges, compiled by the Nationwide Inventory Change, settled in inexperienced. Nifty Financial institution, Nifty Personal Financial institution, and Nifty Steel soared as a lot as 0.67 per cent.
Elsewhere in Asia, bourses in Hong Kong and Seoul ended with positive aspects, whereas Shanghai and Tokyo had been within the crimson.
The European markets have began traded on a tepid notice. The FTSE 100 and CAC 40 had been down 0.1 per cent every, whereas the DAX 30 had declined 0.3 per cent. Worldwide oil benchmark Brent crude superior 0.94 per cent to $82.76 per barrel.
International institutional traders (FIIs) had been internet sellers within the capital market on Thursday, as they offered shares value Rs 1,926.77 crore, in line with inventory change information.