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Sensex rises by 334.65 points in week under review


Mumbai, The Benchmark Index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) rose 334.65 points or 0.94 pc to settle at 36,076.72, in week under review amid high intra-day volatility gains aided by steady fall in crude oil prices and firm rupee. The Nifty too rose 105.90 points or 0.98 per cent to settle at 10,859.90. The BSE Mid-Cap rose 107.21 points to settle at 15,360.21. The BSE Small-Cap index fell 27.93 points to settle at 14,605.69. Indices rose in three out of four trading sessions. Trading for the week began on a subdued note. Key indices ended lower on Monday, December 24, 2018 amid negative global cues. Sensex lost 271.92 points to settle at 35,470.15. Nifty lost 90.50 points to settle at 10,663.50.The domestic equity market remained shut on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, for Christmas. Domestic stocks ended with modest gains on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 after a highly volatile session of trade. Gains were supported by up move in index pivotals HDFC Bank, HDFC and Reliance Industries. Sensex, rose 234.51 points to settle at 35,704.66. Nifty rose 66.35 points to settle at 10,729.85. Key indices settled with modest gains to close higher on Thursday, December 27, 2018. Positive global cues supported gains on the domestic bourses. The Nifty settled below 10,800 mark after opening above that level Sensex rose 157.34 points to settle at 35,807.28. Nifty rose 49.95 points to settle at 10,779.80. The market rose for third straight trading session on Friday, December 28, 2018 backed by positive global cues. Buying was witnessed across all sectors, with banks shares in the lead. Sensex rose 269.44 points to settle at 36,076.72. Nifty rose 80.10 points to settle at 10,859.90.

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