Sensex advances 326.82 points

Mumbai, Oct 9 (UNI) The equity market kept it’s supremacy intact for the seventh straight session on Friday, as BSE Sensex rallied by 326.82 pts at 40,509.49 on the back of financial stocks after the RBI kept key rates unchanged but decided to maintain an accommodative stance.

The Nifty of National Stock Exchange(NSE) too increased by 79.60 points at 11,914.20

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das’ comments on expectation of GDP would positive in the January-March quarter of the current financial year also fuelled the market rally, traders said.

The Sensex moved up by 44 points to 40,226.25 in early trade. The sectoral indices like Finance, Capital Goods, Bankex and IT boosted the market.

In scrips, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, SBI, HDFC Bank and L&T spurted while selling in Realty, Health Care, Materials and Telecom capped from further gains, broker said.

The Sensex registered the days high and low at 40,585.36 and 40,066.54 points respectively.

The Nifty recorded the days high and low at 11,938.60 and 11,805.20 poits respectively.

The Mid Cap fell by 0.42 per cent and Small Cap by 0.29 per cent.

In 30 scrips, 15 advanced while 15 declined.


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