Market rebounded sharply from the opening losses and ended in the green on Thursday amid reports of government's second stimulus package worth about Rs 1 lakh crore soon.
The BSE, NSE, forex, money market, bullion and other major commodity markets will remain closed today on account of Bakri Id.
After the Cabinet approves divestment of a CPSE, then a group of ministers will take charge of the process by deciding the price band and the quantum of stake sale.
The government on Friday asked traders and businesses to immediately issue advertisements informing the public about increase in maximum retail price (MRP) on mass consumption products post implementation of GST
The global lending agency also said that Brexit has resulted in global economic uncertainty
Despite weakness in key benchmark indices, broader markets was positive with 1,252 stocks advancing against 1,072 declines on BSE, mainly due to continuing uptrend in second rung stocks
Infosys, which commands 7.71 percent weightage among Sensex stocks, contributed 103 points fall to the benchmark index today
Market breadth was firm as 1,413 stocks advanced against 416 declines on BSE
In six months (April-September) of current fiscal, the Sensex declined 6.5%, its first half-yearly negative return in last four years
Market breadth ended firm with 1,981 stocks advancing against 713 declines on BSE.
Market breadth was upbeat with 1,513 stocks advancing against 351 declines on BSE
However, retail onion prices across the country continue to rule as high as Rs 80 per kg.
As per NHRDF data, onions which were selling at a wholesale price of Rs 4,500 per quintal at Lasalgaon, today rose to Rs 4,900 per quintal.
Lower production and weak global demand to temper growth output
Demand dipped in both countries in 2014 from record levels a year earlier, but Indian demand slid only 14 percent, compared with a much steeper 38 percent fall in China.
Brent crude futures traded at $48.85 a barrel by 1415 GMT, down 18 cents. US crude was down 48 cents at $47.30. Earlier in the session, Brent had reached a high of $50.45, up $1.42.
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