Sensex ends at new high of 34592; Nifty at record 10681

Yolanda Curtis
January 13, 2018

Around 2 p.m., the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE rose by 36.84 points or 0.11 per cent to trade at 34,540.33 points.

"The Sensex and Nifty had hit record highs in early trade on the back of positive Asian cues". The broader Nifty also strading up by 22.45 points, or 0.21 percent at 10,673.65.

Expectations of healthy domestic earnings aided sentiments. The stock ended 2.2 percent higher at Rs1075.80 on the NSE on Thursday. While BSE Sensex fell 119.87 points at 34,383.62 after the press conference, the 50-share NSE Nifty fell 39 points to 10,612.20.


"There is a little bit of hesitation seen ahead of key macro data coming later in the day".

The BSE Midcap index was 0.61 per cent down at 18,056, while Sensex was 0.22 per cent down at 34,427 around 12.35 pm (IST).

In the Sensex kitty, private lender ICICI Bank emerged as the best performer with a rise of 2.63 percent, followed by Maruti Suzuki at 1.27 percent.


Notable gainers were Adaniports 1.48 per cent, Wipro 1.37 per cent, Coal India 1.37 per cent and ONGC 0.41 per cent.

Total securities that hit their price bands were 212.

The company's consolidated net profit rose 1.31% to Rs 6545 crore on 1.18% growth in net sales to Rs 30904 crore in Q3 December 2017 over Q2 September 2017.


State Bank of India (SBI) advanced 0.6% at Rs 303.80 after the bank said that the proposal will be submitted to executive committee of central board (ECCB) on 17 January 2018, for approval for issuance of long term bonds of Rs 20000 crore for financing of infrastructure and affordable housing in domestic and overseas market instead of Rs 5000 crore as intimated earlier.

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