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On the last day of the week, market closes with a green mark. The 30-share BSE index ended with a rise of 166.07 points or 0.32 per cent at 52,484.67. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty goes up by 42.20 points or 0.27 per cent up at 15,722.20.
Among sectors, metal and power indices shed 1 percent each, while buying seen in the infra, pharma and banking names. BSE midcap ended flat, while smallcap index added 1 percent.
Gland Pharma, Divis Labs, ICICI Bank, Reliance Industries and Coal India were among the top gainers on the Nifty. Top lower were Tata Steel, Britannia Industries, JSW Steel, Power Grid Corp and Hindalco.
Indian rupee slipped to over 2 months low and ended lower by 19 paise at 74.74 per dollar, amid buying saw in the domestic equity market.
It opened 16 paise lower at 74.71 per dollar versus Thursday’s close of 74.55 and traded in the range of 74.66-74.87.