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Sensex, Nifty Hit Fresh Record Closing Highs

Sensex, Nifty Hit Fresh Record Closing Highs

"Positive Asian equity market cues boosted investor sentiments".

Indian shares logged modest gains on Monday to hit fresh record closing highs as weak USA inflation and retail sales data dimmed prospects of more Fed rate hikes this year and Chinese GDP figures topped forecasts. "Reliance Industries' market cap crossed Rs 5 lakh crore, with the stock rising 13 per cent in 11 days".

The 30-share Sensex jumped further to set a life-time high of 32,131.92, before ending up 54.03 points, or 0.17 per cent, at a new record 32,074.78. This was the fresh lifetime highs for both the indices.

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Nifty Bank also closed at an all-time high of 24,015.05, up 0.32 per cent.

Nifty IT index was up 1.2 percent. The gauge has lost 16.63 points on Friday.

Meanwhile, Fortis Healthcare Ltd and Religare Enterprises Ltd fell as much as 12.8 percent and 8.9 percent, respectively after India Ratings and Research downgraded some non-convertible debentures (NCDs) and loans held by RHC Holding Pvt Ltd, which owns shares in Fortis and Religare, to default levels of "IND D" and "IND C".

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Ahead of Wipro's board meeting this week on stock buyback and quarterly results, its shares rose by over 3 per cent today, adding Rs 3,949 crore to the firm's market valuation.

In other news, Vikram Limaye took over as managing director and chief executive officer of the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

As per details on the BSE website, shares of Wipro were up by 3.55 per cent, Vedanta were up by 2.25 per cent and Mahindra & Mahindra were up 1.79 per cent.

U.S. tries to impose on United Nations harsh sanctions resolution, North Korea says
Instead, the US should harness China's desire to expand territorially to solve the problem of the North Korean rogue state. It has been reported that the U.S. has proposed a new draft UNSC resolution for further sanctions on North Korea to China.

In Europe, the pan-European STOXX 600 index ended the day 0.2 per cent higher.


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