Weekend Market: Sensex jumps 143 points above Nifty 17,800

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Sensex rallied 143 points on Friday amid a mixed trend in global markets, fueled by gains in major indices Reliance Industries, TCS and ICICI Bank.

The 30-share index Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange closed with a gain of 142.81 points, or 0.24 per cent. 59,744.65. Similarly, the Nifty of the National Stock Exchange closed at 17,812.70 with a gain of 66.80 points or 0.38 per cent. Asian Paints led the Sensex pack, rising 1.79 per cent, followed by TCS, Nestle India, UltraTech Cement, ICICI Bank and Reliance Industries. On the other hand, Bajaj Finserv, Mahindra & M, Bajaj Finance, HDFC and Titan were among the laggards.

Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong and Seoul ended the day with gains, while Shanghai and Tokyo ended the day with losses. In mid-session trade, European stock exchanges were trading on a mixed note. International oil benchmark Brent crude rose 0.94 per cent to $82.76 per barrel.

Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) were net sellers in the capital market on Thursday, selling shares worth Rs 1,926.77 crore, according to stock exchange data.


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