Sensex gains 359 points, Bajaj twins shine

Updated:1 month, 2 weeks ago

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Equity gauges scaled upward on Thursday with banking and financial taking the lead. Analysts said the further direction of markets will depend on the monsoon, opening up of economy in a phased manner and pace of vaccination going forward. As states ease restrictions gradually, the demand environment is expected to get better which can have a positive impact on equities. At the closing bell, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 359 points or 0.69 per cent at 52,300 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 102 points or 0.65 per cent to 15,738. Except for Nifty auto which skidded by 0.1 per cent, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green with Nifty realty jumping by 3.2 per cent, PSU bank by 2.4 per cent and pharma by 1.4 per cent. Among stocks, realty major DLF gained by 5.2 per cent to Rs 313.35 per share while Godrej Properties was up by 2.5 per cent to Rs 1,438.75. Bajaj Finance advanced by 7.6%, and Bajaj Finserv by 3.8%.

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