Global cues lift equity indices; banking stocks soar
Mumbai: Positive global cues and healthy buying support for banking, capital goods and metal stocks lifted the key indices of the Indian equity market on Thursday.
Index-wise, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) provisionally closed higher by 284.20 points or 0.81 per cent.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also settled in the positive territory. It gained 83.70 points or 0.78 per cent to provisionally close at 10,768.35 points.
The S&P BSE Sensex, which opened at 35,278.38 points, provisionally closed at 35,463.08 points, 284.20 points or 0.81 per cent higher from the previous day's close at 35,178.88 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 35,628.49 points and a low of 35,278.38 points during the intra-day trade.