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Sensex ends 352 points higher; Nifty settles at 10,166
Source: IRIS | 07 Dec, 2017, 04.01PM
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Indian equities ended higher on Thursday snapping earlier losses. At the close, the benchmark 30-share index, BSE Sensex gained 352.03 or 1.08% at 32,949.21 with 24 components posting rise. Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty went up by 122.60 or 1.22% at 10,166.70 with 44 components registering rise.

Major gainers in the 30-share index were Bharti Airtel (6.08%), Asian Paints (3.29%), Maruti Suzuki India (3.26%), Tata Steel (2.97%), and Bajaj Auto (2.78%).

On the other hand, Coal India (0.64%), Tata Consultancy Services (0.52%), Cipla (0.50%), Wipro (0.34%), and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (0.26%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.

Market breadth was positive with 1,724 advances against 749 declines.

Jet Airways (India) topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 424.02 million. It was followed by Bajaj Finance (Rs. 421.59 million), G A I L (India) (Rs. 318.86 million) and State Bank Of India (Rs. 252.78 million).

The volume chart was led by RattanIndia Power with trades of over 7.19 million shares. It was followed by Urja Global (3.01 million), Unitech (1.81 million) and SRS (1.52 million).

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