Metals, capital goods stocks buoy key equity markets on Thursday


Mumbai, Dec 28: Healthy purchase of metals, capital goods, and healthcare stocks buoyed the key indices of the Indian equity market during the early morning trade session on Thursday.

As per market analysts, widely positive Asian markets supported the key indices upward movement.

At 9.35 a.m., the 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex, which had closed at 33,911.81 points on Wednesday, traded higher at 33,955.83 points up by 44.02 points or 0.13 percent, news agency IANS reported.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the wider  51-scrip Nifty quoted at 10,509.60 points, up by only 18.85 points or 0.18 per cent.

Yesterday, the key equity indices closed in the negative territory as investors booked profits ahead of derivatives expiry on Thursday.

The Sensex closed trade at 33,911.81 points — down 98.80 points or 0.29 per cent, while, the broader  Nifty50 plunged by 40.75 points or 0.39 per cent to close at 10,490.75 points.


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