BSE Sensex rise 50 points on hopes of better IIP data
The 30-share barometer rose by 50.20 points, or 0.26 per cent, to 19,510.77. It had lost nearly 545 points in the past eight sessions.
Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 9.65 points, or 0.16 per cent, to 5,907.50.
Brokers said expectations of better index of industrial production (IIP) data for December to be released later today and a firming trend on the Asian markets, mainly triggered buying by funds and retail investors.
In the Asian region, Japan's Nikkei was up by 2.42 per cent in early trade. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.16 per cent lower yesterday.
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Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange fell 0.02 percent. The MSCI-Asia Pacific index, excluding Japan was down 0.05 percent.
The yen hovered near fresh lows against the dollar and Tokyo stocks jumped back towards a 33-month high on Tuesday after comments from a U.S. official appeared to give Japan the green light to pursue policies that weaken yen as long as they help beat deflation.
U.S. stocks ended a quiet session with slight moves on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep pushing shares higher following a six-week advance, though the longer-term trend was still viewed as
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