New Delhi: The BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) are closed for trade today on account of Diwali Balipratipada.
The forex and commodity futures markets will not conduct any kind of trading. All wholesale commodity markets, including metal and bullion, are also closed.
Sensex closed 245 points higher
Equity benchmarks began the Samvat 2075 on a strong note, with the Nifty ending just below 10,600, while the Sensex closed 245 points higher, according to the market observers.
Strong buying was visible among midcaps space as well as the Nifty Midcap index ended the session around a per cent higher.
Broadly positive global markets along with lower crude oil prices pushed the key equity indices higher during the special “Muhurat” trade session.
Sensex and the Nifty ended in the green
Traders looked to bet across the sectors as all the sectors on Sensex and the Nifty ended in the green. Automobile, banks, consumption, IT and metals were the top gainers.
At the close of market hours, the Sensex ended up 245.77 points or 0.70 per cent at 35237.68, while the Nifty closed higher by 68.40 points or 0.65 per cent at 10598.40.