Sensex rebounds 100 points, Nifty nears 11,000-mark; HDFC, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto among top gainers

The 30-share BSE Sensex rose 99.90 points or 0.27% to settle at 37,118.22. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty gained 17.35 points or 0.16% to end at 10,997.35.

Press Trust of India August 02, 2019 17:36:54 IST
Sensex rebounds 100 points, Nifty nears 11,000-mark; HDFC, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto among top gainers
  • SBI, Tata Steel, NTPC, ONGC, Power Grid, Vedanta, ICICI Bank and ITC were among the major losers, falling up to 2.76%

  • Global markets wobbled after US President Donald Trump announced that the US will impose a 10% levy on $300 billion in Chinese goods

  • Foreign investors sold shares worth Rs 1,056.55 crore on a net basis on Thursday

Mumbai: Equity benchmark BSE Sensex overcame a weak start to end nearly 100 points higher on Friday, led by auto, IT and finance stocks even as global markets dived after US announced fresh tariffs on Chinese imports.

The 30-share BSE Sensex rose 99.90 points or 0.27 percent to settle at 37,118.22. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty gained 17.35 points or 0.16 percent to end at 10,997.35.

Sensex rebounds 100 points Nifty nears 11000mark HDFC Bharti Airtel Asian Paints Bajaj Auto among top gainers

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Mortgage lender HDFC climbed 1.75 percent after the company reported a 46 percent rise in standalone net profit to Rs 3,203.10 crore for the June quarter.

Other gainers included Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, Maruti, M&M, Tech Mahindra, Hero MotoCorp, TCS, L&T and Tata Motors, which rose up to 6.02 percent.

On the other hand, SBI, Tata Steel, NTPC, ONGC, Power Grid, Vedanta, ICICI Bank and ITC were among the major losers, falling up to 2.76 percent.

Global markets wobbled after US President Donald Trump announced that the US will impose a 10 percent levy on $300 billion in Chinese goods, which Beijing vowed to retaliate.

Foreign investors sold shares worth Rs 1,056.55 crore on a net basis on Thursday, as per provisional data with stock exchanges.

Elsewhere in Asia, Shanghai Composite Index, Hang Seng, Kospi and Nikkei ended in the red. Equities in Europe were also trading lower in their early sessions.

Meanwhile, the rupee was trading 52 paise lower at 69.58 against the US dollar (intra-day).

The global oil benchmark Brent crude futures strengthened by 2.28 percent to $61.88 per barrel.

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