Stock Market India Highlights: The domestic stock markets –Sensex and Nifty– ended higher on Monday afternoon, on the back of a rally in heavyweight bluechips stocks. The Sensex closed 192.35 points higher at 36,578.96 while the Nifty moved 0.4% higher to close at 10,949.40. RIL shares closed 4.3% at Rs 1,233.80, while Kotak Mahindra Bank shares gained more than 2.9% to Rs 1,274.
Earlier, Asian markets kept their nerve on Monday as data showed the Chinese economy slowed at the end of last year, underlining the urgent need for more stimulus as Beijing wrestles with the United States over trade. Investors are also waiting to hear British Prime Minister Theresa May’s ‘Plan B’ for Brexit which is due to be presented to parliament later on Monday, Reuters reported. We bring to you LIVE updates.