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Sensex climbs to two-month high, Nifty ends higher; YES Bank rises 8.4%

The National Stock Exchange's Nifty 50 Index rose 0.5 per cent to 10,617.8



Samie Modak Mumbai
The Indian stock markets rose on Thursday amid expiry of derivatives contracts, supported by positive global cues and gains in stocks of private banks, information technology and fast-moving consumer good (FMCGs). 

The benchmark BSE Sensex gained 212 points or 0.6 per cent, to close at 34,713.6, highest since February 22. The index is up 5.3 per cent this month, having gained in 15 of 19 trading sessions. From the 2018 low of 32,596, the Sensex has rebounded 6.5 per cent but is still 4.3 per cent below the peak of 36,283 in January. The National Stock Exchange’s Nifty 50 Index rose

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First Published: Apr 26 2018 | 11:30 PM IST

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