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Sensex ends 89 points higher; Nifty settles above 10,500
Source: IRIS | 17 Apr, 2018, 03.59PM
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Indian equities ended higher on Tuesday. Both Sensex and Nifty traded above 1-month high. At the close, the benchmark 30-share index, BSE Sensex gained 89.63 or 0.26% at 34,395.06 with 20 components registering rise. Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty climbed by 20.35 or 0.19% at 10,548.70 with 34 components posting rise.

Major gainers in the 30-share index were Power Grid Corporation Of India (2.94%), NTPC (1.99%), HUL (1.83%), ICICI Bank (1.50%), ITC (1.23%) and Bharti Airtel (1.09%).

On the other hand, Axis Bank (1.78%), Sun Pharma (1.27%), Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (1.24%), Wipro (1.14%) and Maruti Suzuki India (0.80%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.

Market breadth was negative with 1,236 advances against 1,197 declines.

Dr Reddy'S Laboratories topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 1,765.57 million. It was followed by HDFC FMP - 1132 D - February 2016 (1) - Series 35 - Direct Plan - Growth (Rs. 981.00 million), Reliance Industries (Rs. 344.21 million) and Bajaj Electricals (Rs. 327.88 million).

The volume chart was led by HDFC FMP - 1132 D - February 2016 (1) - Series 35 - Direct Plan - Growth with trades of over 100.00 million shares. It was followed by Uttam Value Steels (20.40 million), Kotak FMP Series 131 - Regular Plan - Growth (15.00 million) and IDBI Bank (1.79 million).

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