Sensex, Nifty end high

The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading up on Tuesday. This was because investors booked profits in recent outperformers such as ITC and the arrival of monsoon rains had a positive effect on markets.

The BSE Sensex closed 50.12 points up at 31,159.40 while the NSE Nifty closed 19.65 points up at 9,624.55. The top three Sensex gainers were Adani Ports (+3.43%), NTPC (+3.17%) and Dr Reddy (+2.33%). The top three Sensex losers were Power Grid (-2.16%), ITC (-1.77%) and HDFC (-1.18%). The top three Nifty gainers were Auro Pharma (+13.58%), Adani Ports (+4.03%) and Bank of Baroda (+3.08%). The top three Nifty losers were Power Grid (-1.98%), BPCL (-1.97%) and Infratel (-1.67%).

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