The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 124.49 points at 32,028.89 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 41.95 points at 9,915.25 while the broader markets underperformed, with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices closing flat.
Stocks of Wipro, India's third largest IT firm, was also trading 7.06 per cent higher at Rs 288 after the company yesterday posted a 1.2 per cent rise in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,076.7 crore for June quarter.
Wipro shares spiked today after the company announced a mega share buyback plan worth up to Rs 11,000 crore. During the day, it soared 8.17 per cent to Rs 291 its 52-week high.
Among the S&P BSE sectoral indices Teck rose by 2.77 percent, IT 2.69 percent, Metal 1.88 percent, Bankex 1.36 percent, Oil&gas 1.03 percent and Helathcare 0.92 percent while FMCG fell by 6.56 percent.
India to take on six-times champion Australia in the semi-finals
That the next highest score of the innings was just 36 (by captain Mithali Raj ), just showed how Kaur bossed the innings. Veda Krishnamurthy also scored runs. "We do have now, in the top four-five, at least three-four who are among runs".
Mpls. police officer who shot, killed woman identified
Police said at a press conference Sunday that they were responding to an "unknown trouble" call when the shooting occurred. The investigation is being conducted by a state agency, rather than internally by the Minneapolis Police Department.
Prez poll on July 17: Kovind has edge over Meira
Today's Presidential Election 2017 of India will carry on till 5 pm while its results will be announced on July 20, 2017. A total of 4,896 lawmakers - parliamentarians and legislators - are expected to vote in Monday's election.
Most Asian markets declined, taking a breather from the recent upmove and after the European Central Bank (ECB) took a dovish stance on policy.
Shares of IT major Wipro Ltd and petrochemicals-maker Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) jumped on Friday after the two companies announced positive first quarter ended June 30, 2017 (Q1FY18) results on Thursday. Following the possible threat from the mobile business disruptor Reliance Jio, investors sentiment soured as there may be possibilities that the new JioPhone may dent the businesses of the existing telecom and cable TV operators.
On BSE, 997 stocks were advancing whereas 496 stocks were lagging.