A recovery in the Indian rupee's value along with broadly positive global cues and a slower rise in wholesale price inflation for August pushed the Indian equity indices higher on Friday.
The wider Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange provisionally closed at 11,515.20 points, higher by 145.30 points or 1.28 per cent from the previous close of 11,369.90 points.
The BSE Sensex, which had opened at 37,939.29 points, provisionally closed at 38,090.64 points, higher by 372.68 points or 0.99 per cent from the previous close of 37,717.96 points.
It touched a high of 38,125.62 points and a low of 37,859.52 points during the day'S trade.
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