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Nifty reclaims 11,000-mark, up 74.90 points

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The index rallied by 74.90 points to close at 11,023.20 today on buying in energy, banking, and infra sectors.

An overnight slump in and positive global cues raised sentiment on the domestic bourses.

Overseas, shares in and edged higher despite lingering concerns around the US-trade war.

The NSE Nifty rose by 74.90 points or 0.68 per cent to end at Rs 11,023.20 -- its highest closing level since January 31, 2018 -- after hovering in a range of 11,078.30 and 10,999.65. It is 148 points away from its all-time high of 11,171.55 hit on January 29, 2018.

It saw an intra-day movement of about 78.65 points.

Broader markets declined. The NSE Mid-Cap and Small-Cap indices fell 0.44 per cent and 0.18 per cent, respectively.

Among the sectoral indices, rose 2.68 per cent, followed by PSU 1.12 per cent, 0.98 per cent, 0.78 percent, 0.68 per cent, Infra 0.45 per cent, FMCG 0.44 per cent and Pharma 0.17 per cent.

However, fell 1.09 per cent, Media 1.05 per cent, Auto 0.80 per cent, Metal 0.51 per cent and IT 0.14 per cent.

Major index gainers were Reliance, BPCL, Bajaj Finance, Wipro, Bajaj Finserv, Dr Reddy's, L&T, and HDFC.

Losers included UPL, Vedanta, Bajaj Auto, Infosys, Grasim, Bharti InfraTel, Lupin, and Zee.

The market breadth, indicating its overall health, remained negative. A total of 760 scrips advanced and 1,031 declined, while 94 remained unchanged.

As many as 211 total securities hit their price bands.

Turnover in the cash segment rose to Rs 30,463.80 crore from Rs 30,291.40 crore as on Wednesday.

A total of 13,889.98 lakh shares changed hands in 1,10,34,310 trades. The market capitalisation of listed firms on the NSE stood at Rs 1,46,91,944.68 crore.

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

First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 18:50 IST