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Sensex advances 30 pts to extend gains for 7th day

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The benchmark today edged higher by 30.68 points, or 0.10 per cent to close at 32,272.61 in a volatile trade as gains in IT, auto, and stocks helped it extend winning streak for a seventh day amid lingering worries about North Korea.

The 50-share Nifty, however, ended 1.20 points down, or 0.01 per cent, at 10,085.40 after hovering between 10,043.65 and 10,115.15 on alternate bouts of buying and selling.

On a weekly basis, the rose by 585.09 points, or 1.84 per cent while the gained 150.60 points or 1.51 per cent.

The 30-share had opened lower and the day's low of 32,138.38 in early deals. However emergence of buying in the last hour of the trade helped the index wipe-off losses and close up 30.68 points, or 0.10 per cent at 32,272.61.

The Asian markets ended mixed on a flurry of selling and European too were in negative in early trade following an on an underground train at a busy station in southwest today.

North Korea today fired off its second missile over Japan.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 16:13 IST