Sensex, Nifty inch up on GST relief
Wide fluctuations prevailed in the
stock market today before key indices Sensex and Nifty closed
with measly gains, with institutional investors lending all-
The GST Council last week offered relief to exporters and
small and medium businesses. Caution prevailed as earnings
season for the September quarter kicks off this week, traders
The 30-share Sensex rallied to the day's high of
31,935.63, but slipped before ending up 32.67 points -- or
0.10 per cent -- at 31,846.89. Much of the selling was an
outcome of a rush to book profit. The gauge had gained 222
points on Friday.
The NSE 50-share after reclaiming the crucial 10,000-
mark slipped back to close up 9.05 points, or 0.09 per cent,
at 9,988.75. Intra-day, also touched a low of 9,959.45.