Sensex gains 89 points to end at 36,725, Nifty also end on a higher note

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 March 2019, 03:46 PM
Sensex gains 89 points to end at 36,725 (file photo)
Sensex gains 89 points to end at 36,725 (file photo)

Indian bourses continued their rising spree to the fourth session on Thursday, with both benchmarks Sensex and Nifty opening higher amid strengthening of country’s macroeconomic outlook following rising rupee and falling crude prices.

The 30-share BSE Sensex was trading higher by 63.75 points, or 0.17 per cent, at 36,699.85 and also ended 89.32 points at 36,725.42. Similarly, the NSE’s 50-scrip Nifty also ended 5 points 11,058.20.

The Sensex had gained over 193 points to close at 36,636.10 on Wednesday. The NSE gauge Nifty also rose over 65 points to end above the psychologically key 11,000 level.

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Meanwhile, the rupee jumped by around 27 paise to 70.01 in early trade on Thursday. Besides, a constant moderation in prices of Brent crude, global benchmark, boosted India’s macro-economic outlook.

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) purchased shares worth Rs 1,130.78 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) offloaded equities to the tune of Rs 878.45 crore Wednesday, provisional data showed.

First Published: Thursday, March 07, 2019 03:46 PM
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