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Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

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The indices ended higher on Thursday after the market heavyweights such as Infosys gained over 2%. The S&P BSE Sensex gained over 500 points to 34634 levels before trimming gains. In broader markets, Nifty50 index hit an intra-day high of 10,637 levels. The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 34,413, up nearly 330 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,576, up around 100 points. Among other index stocks, Sun Pharma, Dr. Reddy's, State Bank of India, Axis Bank and HDFC gained between 1.5% to 6.1%. Shares of Cipla surged as much as 6.85% after the ...

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Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

Nifty top gainer: Nifty Pharma Index

Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

Markets Check Index Current Pt. Change % Change   S&P BSE SENSEX 34,413.16 +330.45 +0.97   S&P BSE SENSEX 50 11,026.92 +108.24 +0.99   S&P BSE SENSEX Next 50 34,632.14 +596.51 +1.75   S&P BSE 100 10,958.39 +120.39 +1.11   S&P BSE Bharat 22 Index 3,712.43 +12.53 +0.34 (Source: BSE)

Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

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Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

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Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

Markets at close   Benchmark indices rose more than 1 per cent on Thursday after seven consecutive sessions of declines, as market heavyweights such as Infosys recovered and as drug maker Cipla gained on solid earnings.   The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 34,413, up nearly 330 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,576, up around 100 points.  

Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

Pharma shares in focus; Cipla, Sun Pharma surge over 5%   Shares of pharmaceutical companies were in focus with the Nifty Pharma index gaining nearly 4% on back of strong rally in Cipla and Cadila Healthcare post their December quarter results.   Among the pharma index, Cipla and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries have rallied more than 5% each, while Cadila Healthcare, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Divi’s Laboratories up in the range of 2% to 4% on the National Stock Exchange (NSE). READ MORE

Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

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Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

HeidelbergCement India surges 12% on strong Q3 results   HeidelbergCement India surged 12% to Rs 168 on BSE in afternoon deals after the company reported net profit of Rs 318 million for the quarter ended December 2017 (Q3FY18), on back of higher sales.   It had posted a net loss of Rs 36 million in the same quarter last fiscal.   Net sales during the quarter rose 24.8% to Rs 4,839 million against Rs 3,878 million in the corresponding quarter of previous year. READ MORE

Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

Market Check Index Current Pt. Change % Change   S&P BSE SENSEX 34,399.70 +316.99 +0.93   S&P BSE SENSEX 50 11,017.53 +98.85 +0.91   S&P BSE SENSEX Next 50 34,523.25 +487.62 +1.43   S&P BSE 100 10,945.09 +107.09 +0.99   S&P BSE Bharat 22 Index 3,712.15 +12.25 +0.33 (Source: BSE)

Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

Prestige, HDFC Capital to invest Rs 25 bn for affordable housing projects Realty firm Prestige Estates Projects has partnered HDFC's arm HDFC Capital Advisors to set up Rs 25 billion (Rs 2,500 crore) fund to develop affordable and mid-income housing projects across the country.   This platform would enable Prestige group to develop projects worth Rs 100 billion (Rs 10,000 crore). READ MORE

Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

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Sensex ends 330 pts higher, Nifty above 10,550; IT, pharma, realty gain

All that happened in the markets today.

The indices ended higher on Thursday after the market heavyweights such as Infosys gained over 2%. The S&P BSE Sensex gained over 500 points to 34634 levels before trimming gains. In broader markets, Nifty50 index hit an intra-day high of 10,637 levels. The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 34,413, up nearly 330 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,576, up around 100 points. Among other index stocks, Sun Pharma, Dr. Reddy's, State Bank of India, Axis Bank and HDFC gained between 1.5% to 6.1%. Shares of Cipla surged as much as 6.85% after the ...

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