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Markets settle near day's high; Sensex up 321 points, Nifty ends at 9,897

All that happened in Wednesday's session

SI Reporter  |  New Delhi 

Anand James, Chief Market Strategist, Geojit Financial Services   GST rate revision potential has given the much needed diversion that market needed, especially for FMCG stocks, while it also helped that global risk appetite was seen improving after North Korean impasse softened. RBI minutes will now give some insight on the panel’s thinking on inflation expectation. Sectoral trend Source: NSE Top Sensex gainers and losers  Source: BSE Market breadth The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, was strong. 1,647 shares rose and 942 shares fell. A total of 115 shares were unchanged. Broader markets mirror key indices  The BSE Midcap and the BSE Smallcap indices added 1% and 1.3%, respectively.  Markets extend gains for second session The Sensex ended at 31,770, up 321 points, while the Nifty50 settled 103 points higher at 9,897. In intraday trade, the Nifty had hit its crucial 9,990 mark. 

In a choppy trade, the benchmark indices extended gains for the second straight session on Wednesday as FMCG and auto stocks rallied. Caution prevailed as a faster-than-expected rise in consumer price inflation in July reduced the chances of another interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India, which cut its main policy rate early this month by 25 basis points to 6%, the lowest since November 2010. Overseas, European markets inched higher as geopolitical tensions regarding the Korean peninsula eased and investors tracked a muted performance overnight on Wall ...

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Markets settle near day's high; Sensex up 321 points, Nifty ends at 9,897

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