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Sensex in line with Asia, gains 146 pts; Nifty tops 9,600

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The made a good start today latching onto the progress made on the front by bouncing over 146 points and the retook 9,600 amid a rising trend in

Risk-on improved after the Council yesterday relaxed return filing rules for businesses for the first two months of the rollout of the new indirect regime even as it stuck to the July 1 launch date.

The 30-share index was trading higher by 146.23 points, or 0.47 per cent, at 31,202.63, with all the sectoral indices led by capital goods, auto, realty and FMCG moving in the positive terrain by gaining up to 0.73 per cent.

The gauge had lost 99.51 points in the previous two sessions.

The 50-share regained the 9,600 mark at 9,631.25, up 43.20 points, or 0.45 per cent.

According to traders, buying activity picked up, mirroring positive cues from the rest of after another record on the at the close of last week.

The lift mostly came from Bajaj Auto, Tata Steel, Industries, L&T, TCS, Hero MotoCorp, M&M, ITC Ltd, Wipro, HDFC and Hindustan Unilever, gaining by up to 2.42 per cent.

Japan's Nikkei was up 0.60 per cent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.92 per cent in early trade today. China's Shanghai Composite was too up by 0.44 per cent.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.11 per cent higher on Friday.

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 10:07 IST