Sensex increases more than 200 points; Ingenious above 12,200

MUMBAI: The sensex reference market rose more than 200 points in the opening session on Friday driven by the gains of the HDFC, ICICI Bank and Infosys twins amid a strong influx of foreign funds.

The BSE index of 30 shares was trading at 233.20 points or 0.56 percent higher at 41,692.99, and the broader NSE advanced 59.85 points, or 0.49 percent, to 12,234.50.

All sensex components were quoted on a positive note with Asian paintings rising to 1.33 percent, followed by HDFC, HCL Tech, UltraTech Cement, Bharti Airtel and L&T.

In the previous session, sensex set 106.11 points or 0.26 percent, lower at 41,459.79, and Nifty dropped 26.55 points or 0.22 percent to close at 12,174.65.

Meanwhile, on a net basis, foreign institutional investors bought shares worth Rs 1,061.39 million, while national institutional investors sold Rs 960.48 million shares on Thursday, data available with stock exchanges. values.

According to the operators, national actions advanced the monitoring of important inflows of foreign funds before the publication of wholesale inflation data.

Globally, concerns about the growing cases of coronavirus patients kept investors on the brink, they said.

The courses in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul were negotiated on a positive note, while those in Tokyo fell in red.

Wall Street stock exchanges closed at a loss on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the rupee depreciated 5 countries against the US dollar at 71.31 in the morning session.

The Brent crude world benchmark index fell 0.12 percent to $ 56.27 per barrel.