Sensex ends above 31,000, sets record | Reuters

The benchmark BSE Sensex rallied on Friday to end above 31,000 for the first time, as higher derivatives rollover led to strong follow-up buying in index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) and ITC Ltd (ITC.NS). The Sensex closed up 0.9 percent at 31,028.21, after hitting a high of 31,074.07. The Nifty rose 0.9 percent to end at 9,595.10, after touching a record high of 9,604.90

Reuters May 26, 2017 21:50:01 IST
Sensex ends above 31,000, sets record
| Reuters

Sensex ends above 31000 sets record
 Reuters

The benchmark BSE Sensex rallied on Friday to end above 31,000 for the first time, as higher derivatives rollover led to strong follow-up buying in index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) and ITC Ltd (ITC.NS).

The Sensex closed up 0.9 percent at 31,028.21, after hitting a high of 31,074.07.

The Nifty rose 0.9 percent to end at 9,595.10, after touching a record high of 9,604.90.

For the week, the Nifty gained 1.77 percent while the Sensex rose 1.85 percent. (Reporting by Krishna V Kurup in Bengaluru; Editing by Vyas Mohan)

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