Sensex ends 112 points higher; Nifty settles above 10500

Sensex ends 112 points higher; Nifty settles above 10500

The key Indian equity markets traded marginally lower on Monday afternoon weighed on by heightened geo-political tensions in the Middle East, along with broadly negative cues from the Asian markets.

In early morning trade, the currency recovered 4 paise to 65.45 against the dollar at the interbank forex market on fresh selling of the greenback amid a higher opening of domestic equities.

India's exports dipped by 0.66 per cent to United States dollars 29.11 billion in March, even as they increased by 9.78 per cent for the full 2017-18 fiscal.

The rupee edged higher to 65.42 against the U.S. dollar today.

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The 30-share barometer was trading higher by 92.66 points, or 0.27 per cent, at 34,398.09, with power, metal, PSU, infrastructure, realty, capital goods and auto sector stocks leading the trend.

Meanwhile, the buildup inflation rate in the financial year so far was 2.47 percent, compared to a build-up rate of 5.11 percent in the corresponding period of the previous year, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry revealed on Monday. Earlier the gauge had gained almost 1300 points in the previous eight sessions.

The Sensex touched a high of 34,341.46 points and a low of 33,899.34 points during the intra-day trade. Moreover, India Meteorological Department's forecast that rainfall is likely to be normal during the June-to-September southwest monsoon season in the country also boosted sentiment.

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