Market Live: Sensex extends gains to over 170 points, Nifty well above 10,900; Yes Bank up 6%
Market opens :It’s a good start to the December series for Nifty, opening just short of 10,900, while the Sensex is higher by over 130 points.
Consumption, IT and energy stocks are in the green, while the Nifty Auto index is showing some negative bias. In the broader market, the Nifty Midcap index is up one-third of a percent.
The Sensex is up 137.19 points or 0.38% at 36307.60, while the Nifty is higher by 34.20 points or 0.31% at 10892.90. The market breadth is positive as 326 shares advanced, against a decline of 122 shares, while 32 shares were unchanged.
Shares of Yes Bank, ITC, Indiabulls Housing and Zee Entertainment are the top gainers, while Tata Motors, NTPC, and Adani Ports lost the most.
Rupee update: The Indian rupee opened higher by 17 paise at 69.67 per dollar on Friday versus previous close 69.84.
Stocks in the News: DHFL, Bajaj Finance, Asian Oilfield, ITI, Bharat Financial, SpiceJet