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Market Wrap June 25:Sensex ends 312 pts up, Nifty at 11,796; RIL top gainer

All the Nifty sectoral indices ended the session in the green, with Nifty Metal and Nifty PSU Bank gaining 1.7 and 1 per cent, respectively

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Benchmark indices halted their two-day losing streak to settle 0.8 per cent higher in Tuesday's session, lifted by gains in heavyweights like Reliance Industries and HDFC.

The S&P rose 312 points, or 0.8 per cent, to 39,435, with Reliance, NTPC, Axis Bank, Tata Steel, and Powergrid among the top gainers. The broader Nifty50 index settled 97 points, or 0.83 per cent, higher at 11,796. The market breadth was in favour of buyers. About 911 stocks advanced and 834 shares declined on the NSE.

All the sectoral indices ended the session in the green, with Metal and PSU Bank gaining 1.7 and 1 per cent, respectively.

In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap index added 96 points, or 0.6 per cent, to end at 14,674, while the S&P BSE SmallCap climbed 45 points, or 0.32 per cent, at 14,108.

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First Published: Tue, June 25 2019. 16:37 IST
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