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Sensex moves up 113 pts, Nifty climbs above 10,000

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The benchmark went up 113 points and the seized control of 10,000 level today as domestic investors raised the bar ahead of key industrial output numbers to be released later in the day.

Another record close on after the release of the US Fed minutes fuelled the uptrend.


The 30-share was higher by 112.53 points, or 0.35 per cent, at 31,946.52. Healthcare, realty, IT, capital goods, and gas and auto stocks were in the pink of health, rising by up to 0.86 per cent.

The gauge had lost 90 points yesterday.

The too rose 36.60 points, or 0.36 per cent, to 10,021.40.

Building up of positions by participants ahead of key economic data -- industrial production (IIP) for August and consumer for September to be released after market closing today -- drove up domestic bourses.

In the kitty, Sun Pharma topped the gainers list by climbing 2.42 per cent to Rs 538.50 after the company said it has received establishment inspection report (EIR) from the US health regulator for its Dadra facility.

Stock of the country's largest software exporter, TCS, was trading higher by 0.83 per cent at Rs 2,521.15 ahead of its September quarterly earnings slated later in the day.

Other big movers were Lupin, Reliance Industries, NTPC, Hero MotoCorp, Tata Steel, Hindustan Unilever, M&M, Maruti Suzuki, Infosys and Bajaj Auto, advancing up to 1.08 per cent.

Japan's Nikkei rose 0.47 per cent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng moved up 0.17 per cent in early trade today. China's main Shanghai Composite, however, shed 0.24 per cent.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended at a record high by surging 0.18 per cent yesterday.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 10:07 IST
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