New Delhi [India], Mar 8 (ANI): Market indices ended significantly higher on Thursday evening trade for the first time in the last seven consecutive sessions, backed by short covering in banking and financials.
However, about three shares declined for every two shares rising on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
On the other hand, Sun Pharma, Tata Steel, YES Bank, GAIL, TCS were down about one percent.
The markets opened sharply higher as well in the morning today, tracking positive Asian cues.
The rupee was trading at Rs. 65.03, from its previous close of Rs. 64.89, at about 2 pm.
The currency opened at Rs. 64.93 a dollar and touched a high and a low of Rs. 64.90 and Rs. 65.05 respectively, during the day. (ANI)