Mumbai, Sep 15 (PTI) The BSE benchmark today edged higher
by 30.68 points, or 0.10 per cent to close at 32,272.61 in a
volatile trade as gains in IT, auto, oil and banking stocks
helped it extend winning streak for a seventh day amid
lingering worries about North Korea.
The 50-share NSE Nifty, however, ended 1.20 points down,
or 0.01 per cent, at 10,085.40 after hovering between
10,043.65 and 10,115.15 on alternate bouts of buying and
On a weekly basis, the Sensex rose by 585.09 points, or
1.84 per cent while the Nifty gained 150.60 points or 1.51 per
The 30-share Sensex had opened lower and the day’s
low of 32,138.38 in early deals. However emergence of buying
in the last hour of the trade helped the index wipe-off losses
and close up 30.68 points, or 0.10 per cent at 32,272.61.
The Asian markets ended mixed on a flurry of selling and
European shares too were in negative in early trade following
an explosion on an underground train at a busy station in
southwest London today.
North Korea today fired off its second missile over
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.