Top sectoral gainers and losers on NSE
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 36,194, up 24 points, or 0.1 per cent, while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,877, up 18 points, or 0.2 per cent.
In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap rose 0.6 per cent to settle at 15,039 levels, while the S&P BSE SmallCap settled 0.5 per cent higher at 14,427 levels.
Going ahead, investors will look forward to key macroeconomic data such as GDP numbers for the September quarter, fiscal deficit and core sector growth, due later in the day. That apart, investors will also keep an eye on the meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires this weekend.
The rupee traded on a firm note on Friday, rising to 69.59 against the US dollar in intra-day trade on the back of free fall in crude prices and heavy buying by foreign institutional investors (FIIs). The domestic unit on Thursday had breached the 70-mark for the first time since August 27 to end at a three-month high of 69.85 per US dollar.
Reliance Communications (RCom) rose 13 per cent to Rs 14.40 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday after the Supreme Court asked RCom to furnish a corporate guarantee of Rs 14 billion within two days to get the No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the government. The corporate guarantee will be issued by Reliance Realty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RCom.
YES Bank ended 6.3 per cent higher at Rs 170.50 after a TV report said that the private bank's promotor Rana Kapoor doesn’t have any ownership in Morgan Credits or Yes Capital.
In an exclusive interaction with CNBC-TV18, the bank's management clarified that the CEO Rana Kapoor doesn't have any ownership in Morgan Credits and YES Capital.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 per cent, as an official survey pointed to a slowdown in China's manufacturing sector. The index was still set for its best month since January as it bounced from a bruising October.
(with wire inputs)