Indian shares ended little changed on Friday as tensions following another missile launch by North Korea dampened sentiment with profit-booking seen in recent outperformers such as banks and pharma stocks. The Sensex gained for a seventh straight session, ending 0.1 percent higher at 32,272.61. The Nifty ended 0.01 percent lower at 10,085.40 but finished the week with a 1.5 percent gain. Reporting by Vishal Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier.
Indian shares ended marginally higher on Thursday as gains in private banks and pharma stocks offset losses in metal and IT counters. The Sensex gained for a sixth straight session, ending 0.17 percent higher at 32,241.93. The Nifty ended 0.07 percent up at 10,086.60. Wipro was down 4.21 percent as it went ex-dividend. Reporting by Vishal Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Vyas Mohan.
Indian shares rose for the fourth straight session on Tuesday, led by gains in Tata Steel Ltd and Bank of Baroda Ltd, with investors keeping an eye out for inflation data due later in the day. Both the BSE and the NSE indexes ended 0.87 percent higher at 32,158.66 and 10,093.05, respectively. Jet Airways (India) Ltd, which is expected to report its June-quarter results later in the day, ended 1.58 percent higher. Reporting by Vishal Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu.
Indian shares snapped three sessions of gains on Monday as investors sought refuge in safe havens as tensions in the Korean peninsula escalated following North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday. The Sensex fell 0.6 percent to 31,702.25, while the broader Nifty ended 0.62 percent lower at 9,912.85. The NSE's volatility index, the domestic equivalent of the VIX fear gauge, rose as much as 19.53 percent in its biggest intraday percent gain since May 18. Reporting by Vishal Sridhar in Bengaluru.