- Tag results for SENSEX
The broader NSE Nifty rose 13.90 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 10,805.45. This is the fourth straight session of gain for the benchmarks.
The BSE Sensex that opened at 35,960.19 from its previous close at 35,929.64 on Thursday, traded at 35,919.73 at 9.36 a.m. -- lower by 9.91 points or 0.03 per cent.
Optimism over new RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das' promise to take all stakeholders along on key issues enthused bulls on Dalal Street helped the rise.
Sensex rose over 200 points in early trade on Thursday morning while Nifty reached 10,800.
Positive assurance from new RBI chief to stakeholders on key policy issues to maintain growth helped the indices to stay high.
Positivity in Asian markets contributed to the gaines by the domestic equity indices.
Top gainers on the BSE include Yes Bank HeroMotocorp, Bharati Airtel, M&M, Tata Steel, Kotak Bank, Tata Motors and Axis Bank.
The 30-share Sensex climbed 190.29 points, or 0.54 per cent, to end at 35,150.01, after falling over 500 points during the day.
Amid state election results and resignation of RBI Governor Urjit Patel, the rupee opened weak at 72.42, showing a sharp plunge of 110 paise over its previous closing price.
At 9.16 am, the Sensex traded at 34,502.62 points, lower by 457.10 points or 1.31 per cent from the previous close.
The BSE Sensex cracked below the 35,000 marks, plunging 713.53 points, or 2 per cent, to close at 34,959.72. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty fell 205.25 points, or 1.92 per cent, to 10,488.45.
Following a brief strengthening on Friday, stocks on both the 30-share index and Nifty slumped down over exit poll results and weakening rupee.
While Sensex traded 152.48 points higher at 35,464.61, Nifty traded 38.55 higher at 10,639.70.
All sectoral indices on the BSE and NSE ended in the red, led by metal, oil and gas, pharma and financial stocks.
Ahead of the crucial OPEC meeting on production policy, Sensex traded at 298.53 lower at 35,585.88, Nifty moved down by 249.90 points to close at 35,884.41.