Stock markets closed today on account of Maha Shivratri

By: | Updated: March 7, 2016 2:09 PM

The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty are closed on Monday on account of Maha Shivratri.

BSE Sensex, NSE NiftyThe BSE metal index jumped the most surging 2.15 per cent, followed by PSU 1.94 per cent, banking 1.28 per cent, power 1.19 per cent, realty 1 per cent and oil & gas 0.40 per cent. (Reuters)

The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty, forex and money markets are closed on Monday on account of Maha Shivratri. All wholesale commodity markets, including metal, are also closed.

The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty surged for the fourth consecutive trading session on Friday on account of firm global markets. Sensex closed 39.49 points up at 24646.48, while Nifty 50 index settled 9.75 points up at 7,485.35.

On a weekly basis, the Sensex rallied 1,492.18 points, or 6.44 per cent, and Nifty zoomed 455.60 points, or 6.48 per cent — their biggest weekly gain in more than four years.

The BSE metal index jumped the most surging 2.15 per cent, followed by PSU 1.94 per cent, banking 1.28 per cent, power 1.19 per cent, realty 1 per cent and oil & gas 0.40 per cent.

The mid-cap index rose 1.13 per cent and small-cap 0.75 per cent.

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