Mumbai: Equity benchmarks ended higher on Fri day helped by buying in index major Reliance Industries along with fresh foreign fund inflows.
Extending its previous day’s rally, the 30 – share BSE benchmark climbed 203 points or 0.3 % to settle at 59,959.9. During the day, it jumped 376.3 points or 0.6 % to 60,133.2.
On similar lines, the broader NSE Nifty advanced 50 points or 0.3 % to end at 17,786.8.
In the Sensex pack, Maruti, Reliance Industries NTPC, Power Grid, Mahindra & Mahindra, Bajaj Finserv, Titan, and Kotak Mahindra Bank were the major winners. Shares of Maruti climbed nearly 5 % after the company announced its earnings.
Maruti Suzuki India on Friday reported an over four-fold increase in consolidated net profit to Rs2,112.5 crore in the second quarter that ended on September 30, 2022, riding on record sales. Tech Mahindra. Tata Steel, Sun Pharma, ICICI Bank, and State Bank of In dia were among the laggards.