Sensex, Nifty Close With Modest Gains

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The Sensex, Nifty ended higher, recovering the early losses, but off day’s high in the volatile session of the weekend with Nifty finished above 11,850 level.

On closing, the Sensex was up 86.18pts at 39,615.90, while Nifty50 was up 26.90pts at 11,870.70.

IndusInd Bank, Infratel, BajajFinance, SBI and Bharat Ppetrolium were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Dr Reddys, Yes Bank, Cipla, PowerGrid and JSW Steel..

Among the sectoral indices, except Nifty Bank,  Pvt Bank Financial service and IT all other indices ended in the red led by pharma, infra, metal,  auto & FMCG.

NSE Nifty Pharma Index slipped 1.2% while Nifty Financial Service Index was the top sectoral winner, up 0.91% 

For the week, The BSE Sensex ended 0.25% lower to close at 39,615.90 and the NSE Nifty ended at 11,870.65 after falling 0.44% during the period. The NSE Nifty500 Index closed 0.71% down this week. 

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