Stock market moved on to a higher
platform today, with the benchmark Sensex rallying 215 points
and the Nifty cruising above 9,950.
Fund houses carried on with buying across the board.
Metal, oil and gas, power stocks were on a roll amid
supporting Asian leads.
Expectations ran high as the GST Council meeting is set
to take a call on providing relief to exporters and SMEs.
The BSE Sensex hit 31,807.29 at 1122 hours, up 215.26
points, or 0.68 per cent. The NSE Nifty traded at 9,966.30,
higher by 77.60 points -- or 0.78 per cent -- from its
Tata Steel rallied 4.04 per cent while NTPC and SBI rose
up to 2.99 per cent.
Asian stocks reflected US optimism after data sets and
comments from Federal Reserve officials pointed to the US
economy gaining strength, signalling a gradual global revival.
Chinese and South Korean markets were closed.
The US markets posted solid gains and closed at all-time
highs yesterday, spurred by gains in technology stocks.
Share outflow from foreign portfolio investors (FPIs)
continued at net Rs 656.50 crore yesterday, showed provisional
data from exchanges. Domestic institutional investors (DIIs)
remained net buyers, picking up shares net Rs 519.03 crore.
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