Mumbai, July 28
The BSE benchmark Sensex surged over 558 factors and the NSE Nifty topped the 11,300-mark on Tuesday, propelled by broad-based shopping for and agency cues from international markets.
After opening above the important thing 38,000-level, the 30-share Sensex went on to the touch the day’s excessive of 38,555 in late-afternoon commerce. It lastly closed at 38,492.95, up 558.22 factors or 1.47 per cent.
Likewise, the NSE barometer Nifty climbed 168.75 factors or 1.52 per cent to finish at 11,300.55.
On the Sensex, 25 shares closed with positive aspects whereas solely 5 logged losses.
Ultratech Cement, TCS, Kotak Mahindra, M&M, Maruti, IndusInd Bank and Bajaj Auto had been the outstanding gainers.
On the opposite hand, ICICI Bank, Nestle, Asian Paints, ONGC and ITC ended within the pink.
Asian markets posted vital positive aspects following upbeat US shares.
On the foreign exchange market entrance, the Indian rupee settled flat at 74.84 in opposition to the US greenback.
Global oil benchmark Brent crude slipped 0.07 per cent to USD 43.87 per barrel.
India’s general COVID-19 instances stood close to the 15-lakh mark, with a single-day surge of about 48,000 on Monday, official information confirmed.
The dying toll from the illness within the nation has surpassed 33,000.
The variety of COVID-19 instances around the globe has crossed 1.64 crore, with over 6.54 lakh fatalities. PTI