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Stock markets snap 9-day fall, Sensex gains 228 points


Indian equity markets snapped a nine-day fall on Tuesday and closed in the green after erasing morning losses as European stocks opened higher.

Besides, in April at 2.92 per cent brought hopes of a key interest rate cut in June. Except IT, all sectoral indices closed in the positive zone.

The was up 228 points to close at 37,319 while the gained 74 points to wind up at 11,222.

Housing Finance was the top outperformer, gaining nearly 6.5 per cent to close at Rs 701.85.

too gained over 6 per cent and closed at Rs 338 after announcement of scrapping its low-valued post-paid plans to improve its average revenue per user (ARPU) and boost profitability.

But shares of fell 7.4 per cent to close at Rs 129.10 each after the company's resigned with immediate effect citing personal reasons.

Most IT stocks were in the red. Tech Mahindra, Tata Consultancy Services, and lost between 1.4 and 3 per cent.

Meanwhile, European shares bounced in early trading after US said that he was optimistic about resolving the trade dispute with

Asian shares were mixed as said it would impose higher tariffs on 60 billion dollars of US goods following Washington's decision last week to hike its levies on 200 billion dollars of Chinese imports.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 17:17 IST