Friday, 4 August 2017

Market settles with modest gains amid volatility, Nifty ends at 10,070

Trading for the weekend finished on a positive note with the indices settling with modest gains after a volatile and range bound session of trade. The BSE Sensex gained 87.53 points or 0.27% at 32,325.41, while the NSE Nifty index rose 52.75 points or 0.53% at 10,066.40.  Caution continued in global stocks ahead of US nonfarm payroll data for July, which falls presentation later in the global day.
The BSE MidCap rose 0.66 percent outperforming the Sensex, whereas the BSE SmallCap index gained 0.1 percent, underperforming the Sensex.  About 1385 shares declined and 1,200 shares advanced and a total of 173 shares were unchanged on BSE.
Buzzing stocks are - IOC surged 9%, overtaking ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bharti Airtel and Bharti Airtel.  Mahindra & Mahindra declined 0.2 percent after its net profit fell 9 percent to Rs 859 crore on 3.74 percent rise in gross revenue to Rs 23,212 crore in first quarter June 2017 y-o-y.



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