Home inventory markets prolonged positive factors to the third session in a row on Thursday, after the federal government introduced a Rs 1.70 lakh-crore reduction bundle to help the poor within the struggle towards the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic. The S&P BSE Sensex index soared as a lot as 1,564.13 factors to the touch 30,099.91 in the course of the session, after opening with a achieve of 537.93 factors at 29,073.71. The broader NSE Nifty 50 climbed to as excessive as 8,749.05 in comparison with its earlier shut of 8,317.85.
Each benchmark indices gave up a few of these positive factors by the tip of the session.
Some volatility was witnessed within the final couple of hours earlier than the expiry of month-to-month derivatives contracts (futures and choices) by the tip of the session.
The Sensex ended 1,410.99 factors (4.94 per cent) greater at 29,946.77 and the Nifty settled at 8,641.45, up 323.60 factors (3.89 per cent) from the earlier shut.