03 Jul 2020, 03:48:07 PM IST
Indian equities close higher as Sensex moves above 36K
Indian benchmark equity indices closed higher for the third straight day, with the Sensex reclaiming the 36,000-level and Nifty above 10,600.
At close, the Sensex was up 177.72 points or 0.5% at 36,021.42, and the Nifty rose 55.70 points to close at 10,607.40.
About 1333 shares advanced, 1359 declined, and 148 were unchanged.
Bharti Airtel, Eicher Motors, Adani Ports, Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj Auto were among major gainers on the Nifty, while JSW Steel, Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank,
HDFC Bank, and Zee Entertainment dragged.
Except bank and metal other sectoral indices ended in the green. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices ended higher.