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MARKET WRAP: Sensex adds 234 pts, Nifty holds 11,650; YES Bank up 10%

The indices touched intra-day highs of 39,174 level at the Sensex and 11,670 level at the Nifty50.

SI Reporter  | New Delhi 

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Domestic indices ended higher on Tuesday lifted by broad-based gains led by sectors like financial, realty and FMCG sectors. The upside, however, was capped by losses in the information techology (IT) sector.

The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex settled 234 points, or 0.60 per cent, higher at 39,131 level with YES Bank, Tata Motors, Sun Pharma and NTPC being the top gainers. Among losers, TCS, Mahindra and Mahindra and HCL Technologies lost the most. The broader Nifty50, too, ended with gains of 73 points, or 0.63 per cent, at 11,661 level. 

The indices touched intra-day highs of 39,174 level at the Sensex and 11,670 level at the Nifty50.

In the broader market, S&P BSE MidCap ended 99 points, or 0.69 per cent, higher at 14,565 level while S&P BSE SmallCap added 37 points, or 0.27 per cent to close at 13,726 level. 

Sectorally, all the sectors ended in the green except IT and media. The Nifty realty index ended the day nearly 2 per cent higher, followed by Nifty PSU Bank index (up 1.37 per cent), Nifty FMCG index (up 1 per cent) and Nifty Metal index (up 0.69 per cent). Nifty IT index ended the day with a loss of 0.59 per cent.

GLOBAL CUES

Most Asian stock ended mixed on Tuesday as investors awaited US retail sales data and corporate earnings. 

Japan's Nikkei settled 0.7 per cent lower while South Korea's Kospi ended 0.45 per cent higher. China's Shanghai Composite slipped 0.16 per cent.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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