Monday, 16 January 2017
Sensex ends higher, Nifty tops 8,400 over 2 Month High
Amid mixed global cues, benchmark indices extend gains with Sensex ended at over two-month closing highs as Indian market outperformed Asian peers. The BSE Sensex settled the day at 27,288, up 50 points, while the broader Nifty50 was ruling at 8,413, up 12 points. In the broader market, the BSE Midcap and BSE Smallcap indices outperformed by 0.3%, and 0.6%, respectively.
About 1,556 shares have advanced, while 1,211 shares declined, and 182 shares are unchanged. Meantime, European shares ascended on Monday, led higher by banks stocks, with Britain's blue chip index closing at all time high after extending a record winning flash to 14 days.