The benchmark SandP BSE Sensex
settled 228 points, or 0.63 per cent, higher at 36,701 levels lifted by gains in metals, and public sector banks' stocks.
Indian equity market indices, BSE Sensex
and NSE Nifty50, ended Tuesday's trade with a surge in gains led by bank stocks.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): Domestic equity benchmark NSE Nifty and BSE Sensex
on Thursday opened in red in early trade dragged down by tech stocks that declined after reports that the United States was mulling caps on H-1B work visas to deter data rules.
Short-covering ahead of the monthly derivatives expiry along with a dovish US Fed outlook and healthy large-cap quarterly earnings result pushed India's barometer BSE Sensex
higher by 665 points yesterday.
Index-wise, the volatile week saw the S&P BSE Sensex
decline by one percent, while the NSE Nifty50 edged-lower by 1.16 percent.
The BSE Sensex
closed higher by 12.53 points or 0.03 percent at 36,386.61 while the NSE Nifty inched up 1.75 points or 0.02 percent, to 10,906.95.
Summary: Selling pressure in oil & gas and power stocks adds to downward momentum as BSE Sensex
and NSE Nifty50 lose ground
The index is designed to measure a 100% long index weight in the S&P BSE SENSEX
Total Return Index and a 100% short index weight in the S&P BSE SENSEX
Futures Excess Return Index.
T HE BSE Sensex
on Wednesday plummeted by 351 points to fall below the 27,000- mark on heavy selling in real estate and FMCG sectors as a contraction in the services sector for the first time in 13 months coupled with fears of a weak monsoon impacted investor sentiments.
The 30-share BSE Sensex
resumed on a better note and rallied further to a high of 27,247.17, up by 135 points, on the back of firm Asian trends prompted by overnight rally on Wall Street.
DGCX's BSE Sensex
Futures, one of the key performers for the month, recorded the second highest ever monthly volume of 21,466 contracts, surging 441 per cent year-on-year.
Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex
was up 26.23 points, or 0.14% at 18,199.06.