Indian shares turned a slightly positive finish on Friday, with the NSE closing above 10,800 points led by gains in energy, IT and telecom sectors.
The benchmark BSE Sensex index ended 0.09% higher at 35,962.93, while the broader NSE Nifty closed 0.13% stronger at 10,805.45. The Nifty clocked in a weekly gain of 1.05% and the Sensex ended 0.81% weekly surge. The indices managed to keep up the gains for the fourth straight session, today.
Bharti Airtel, Yes Bank, IOC, BPCL, Infosys, ONGC were among the major gainers on the BSE, whereas HDFC, HCL Tech, Wipro, Titan, Cipla and L&T were among the top losers.
Bharti Airtel Ltd closed 5.3 per cent higher after NLCT dismissed the telecom regulator’s order on predatory pricing. Shares in ONGC shares ended higher by 2.58% to Rs 146.95 per share after the company said will consider and approve a share buyback
the proposal, while shares of HDFC were the biggest drag on the index, ending 2 per cent lower.