Nifty Bank index ends 1.44 per cent higher. Top gainers: COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE GAIN() GAIN(%) VOLUME KOTAK MAH. BANK 1186.10 1148.70 37.40 3.26 3775399 ST BK OF INDIA 272.50 264.35 8.15 3.08 28945769 AXIS BANK 614.00 597.35 16.65 2.79 17512749 HDFC BANK 1960.00 1925.70 34.30 1.78 4169896 BANK OF BARODA 109.50 107.70 1.80 1.67 39565009 INDUSIND BANK 1691.05 1674.20 16.85 1.01 4500410
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 36,652, up 347 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 11,067, up 100 points.
Among sectoral indices, the Nifty Bank index settled 1.4 per cent higher led by a rise in the shares of SBI and Axis Bank.
Among individual stocks, shares of DHFL plunged 22 per cent to settle at Rs 306.30 apiece on BSE. Indiabulls Housing Finance fell nearly 6 per cent to Rs 925.60.
YES Bank hits fresh 52-week low ahead of board meeting today
Shares of YES Bank fell 17 per cent from their intraday high of Rs 238.60 per share to hit a fresh 52-week low of Rs 198.65 on the BSE in intra-day trade on Tuesday ahead of the board meeting to be held later in the day to decide the future course of action after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) curtailed the term of its managing director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rana Kapoor and asked the bank to look for a replacement by January 2019. The stock settled 2.8 per cent lower at Rs 219.85. READ MORE
(with Reuters inputs)