Sensex extends gains, crosses 500 points, Nifty tops 17,700

Domestic share market benchmark indices were trading on a positive note on Thursday

 

Indian share markets benchmarks Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex and broader NSE Nifty 50 started the weekly futures and options expiry session with gains, mirroring positive global cues.

 

BSE Sensex bolt bell to regains 59,300 and the NSE Nifty 50 crosses 17,650 in initial deals.

 

Sensex was trading 584.90 points or 0.99 percent higher at 59,512. While, the NSE Nifty 50 breached 182.05 points or 1.04 percent to 17,728.

 

Bank Nifty was up in gains, comfortably surging the 37,000 mark. And all the broader markets were trading in gains. Only India VIX was tradingwith losses.

 

Bajaj Finserv was up 4.13 percent as the top Sensex gainer, followed by Axis Bank, SBI, Bajaj Finance, Reliance Industries and Tata Steel.

 

Dr Reddy’s Labs was the worst performer, down 0.43 percent, accompanied by TCS, Tech Mahindra, ITC and UltraTech Cement as the only five laggards.

 

In the international share market, the Asian indices, bourses in Shanghai and Hong Kong were trading on a positive note in mid-session deals, while Seoul was in the losses.

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