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Indices wave goodbye to 2017 on a positive note; Nifty ends above 10,500

All that happened in today's trade

SI Reporter  |  New Delhi 

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The benchmark indices settled the last trading day of 2017 on a positive note even as remained subdued, and back home the government breached its fiscal deficit target for the ongoing financial year, due to lower-than-expected revenue collections and higher revenue expenditure, 

The fiscal deficit for the first eight months of FY18 stood at 112 per cent - Rs 6.12 lakh crore - of the full year's target of Rs 5.46 lakh crore, data furnished by the Comptroller General of Accounts (CGA) showed. 

Overseas, European were trading flat, while turned in a mixed performance with investors mostly refraining from making significant moves due to the absence of strong catalysts.

First Published: Fri, December 29 2017. 15:44 IST
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Indices wave goodbye to 2017 on a positive note; Nifty ends above 10,500

All that happened in today's trade

All that happened in today's trade
The benchmark indices settled the last trading day of 2017 on a positive note even as remained subdued, and back home the government breached its fiscal deficit target for the ongoing financial year, due to lower-than-expected revenue collections and higher revenue expenditure, 

The fiscal deficit for the first eight months of FY18 stood at 112 per cent - Rs 6.12 lakh crore - of the full year's target of Rs 5.46 lakh crore, data furnished by the Comptroller General of Accounts (CGA) showed. 

Overseas, European were trading flat, while turned in a mixed performance with investors mostly refraining from making significant moves due to the absence of strong catalysts.
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Indices wave goodbye to 2017 on a positive note; Nifty ends above 10,500

All that happened in today's trade

The benchmark indices settled the last trading day of 2017 on a positive note even as remained subdued, and back home the government breached its fiscal deficit target for the ongoing financial year, due to lower-than-expected revenue collections and higher revenue expenditure, 

The fiscal deficit for the first eight months of FY18 stood at 112 per cent - Rs 6.12 lakh crore - of the full year's target of Rs 5.46 lakh crore, data furnished by the Comptroller General of Accounts (CGA) showed. 

Overseas, European were trading flat, while turned in a mixed performance with investors mostly refraining from making significant moves due to the absence of strong catalysts.

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