Share market Highlights: After a sharp rally in the morning, Sensex and Nifty pared gains ahead of F&O expiry. Sensex ended 157.34 points higher to 35,807.24, while the Nifty closed below the 10,800-mark. RIL and Infosys shares emerged as the top gainers in the Sensex. Intraday, RIL share price zoomed by more than 2.6% to Rs 1,127, while Infosys shares rallied nearly 3% to Rs 663.25.
The gains on Dalal Street were led by IT, metal, auto and financial stocks. Top gainers included TCS, Reliance, Infosys, HDFC Bank, ITC, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, HUL and SBI. On the other hand, Bharti Airtel, PowerGrid, NTPC, Asian Paints and Hero MotoCorp were the top losers, falling up to 1 per cent.
Asian shares on Thursday latched on to a dramatic surge on Wall Street as markets, battered by a recent drum roll of deepening political and economic gloom, cheered upbeat U.S. data and the Trump administration’s effort to shore up investor confidence. In a buying frenzy that was as spectacular as the recent rout, U.S. stocks soared with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rocketing more than 1,000 points for the first time on Wednesday, Reuters reported. We bring to you LIVE updates.