Nifty IT index ends 1.46% higher. Top gainers: COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE GAIN() GAIN(%) INFIBEAM INCORP. 168.90 157.25 11.65 7.41 TECH MAHINDRA 658.90 642.20 16.70 2.60 INFOSYS 1348.00 1316.70 31.30 2.38 TATA ELXSI 1397.05 1374.60 22.45 1.63 HCL TECHNOLOGIES 997.80 982.10 15.70 1.60 Nifty sectoral gainers and losers of the day BSE Sensex: Infosys, Sun Pharma, RIL among top gainers of the day, Bajaj Auto top loser Markets at Close The S&P BSE Sensex ended the day at 36,496, up 145 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 11,010, up 53 points RIL, Bandhan Bank, Jubilant FoodWorks hit new high Shares of Reliance Industries (RIL), Bandhan Bank, Jubilant FoodWorks, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserv, HEG and 3M India have hit their respective all-time highs on the BSE in intra-day trade on Friday. Bandhan Bank has soared 10% to Rs 679, extending its past three days 11% rise on the BSE, after the bank reported a strong 47.5% year on year (yoy) growth in net profit at Rs 4.82 billion in June quarter (Q1FY19), on back of strong operational income. The private sector lender had a profit of Rs 3.27 billion in year-ago quarter. READ MORE NCLAT permits lenders to meet, finalise bid for Bhushan Power & Steel The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Friday gave a go-ahead to the lenders' meeting of debt-ridden Bhushan Power & Steel (BPSL), directing it to finalise a bid for the company. Vacating its earlier stay, the appellate tribunal has directed the committee of creditors (CoC) of the company to consider the resolution plans submitted by three firms -- Tata Steel, Liberty House and JSW Steel. READ MORE
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The S&P BSE Sensex ended the day at 36,496, up 145 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 11,010, up 53 points
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