NSE & BSE climb in early trade amid firm global equities

BSE Sensex climbed by 124.35 points to end at 61,634.93 in early trade & NSE Nifty gained 38 points to settle at 18,305.25 amid firm global equities

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NSE & BSE climb in early trade amid firm global equities

Mumbai: Equity benchmarks began the trade on a positive note on Thursday, tracking a firm trend in global markets. The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed by 124.35 points to end at 61,634.93 in early trade. The broader NSE Nifty gained 38 points to settle at 18,305.25. The BSE benchmark later quoted 248.22 points higher at 61,760.67 and the Nifty traded 75 points up at 18,342.25. The BSE benchmark had climbed by 91.62 points or 0.15 percent to settle at 61,510.58 on November 24. The Nifty gained 23.05 points or 0.13 percent to end at 18,267.25. Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) offloaded shares worth Rs 789.86 crore on November 24, as per exchange data.

Position of various stocks listed in BSE

From the Sensex pack, HDFC Bank, HDFC, HCL Technologies, Power Grid, Mahindra & Mahindra, IndusInd Bank and Bajaj Finance were among the major winners.

Kotak Mahindra Bank, Tata Steel and Bharti Airtel were the laggards.

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Performance of markets worldwide

AsiaN markets in Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong were trading in the green, while Shanghai quoted lower.

Wall Street had ended higher on November 24.

International oil benchmark Brent crude was trading 0.23 percent lower at USD 85.24 per barrel.

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