| Log in
Photo Credit: Reuters

Energy, financial stocks help markets post record close

12 January, 2018

Indian shares edged higher on Friday to a record close, boosted by surging financial and energy stocks, while investors awaited monthly inflation data for clues on the central bank’s monetary policy.

The broader NSE Nifty closed 0.28 percent higher at 10,681.25, while the benchmark BSE Sensex ended up 0.26 percent at 34,592.39. The indexes hit record closing levels four times this week.

For the week, the NSE index added 1.2 percent, while the BSE index advanced 1.3 percent. Both indexes posted their sixth consecutive weekly gain.

ICICI Bank Ltd rose 2.7 percent, while Reliance Industries Ltd closed 1.2 percent higher.

Like this report? Sign up for our daily newsletter to get our top reports.


Leave Your Comment
Sensex closes higher for first time in a week as banks gain

Sensex closes higher for first time in a week as banks gain

Reuters 2 months ago
Indian shares closed higher on Thursday, snapping a six-session losing streak,...
Markets close in the red for 6th straight session as oil stocks, banks weigh

Markets close in the red for 6th straight session as oil stocks, banks weigh

Reuters 2 months ago
Indian shares ended lower on Wednesday, dragged by oil explorers including...
Sensex, Nifty close at record highs for third straight day

Sensex, Nifty close at record highs for third straight day

Reuters 4 months ago
Indian shares edged higher to a record close for a third consecutive session on...
No Comments

Energy, financial stocks help markets post record close

Powered by WordPress.com VIP