The BSE Sensex opened 100 points up and now trading at 134.80 points up at 32068.64. Retail investors and domestic financial institutions built up positions a day ahead of the release of data of IIP (Index of Industrial Production) for August and inflation for September.
The Nifty50 closed at 10,016.95 points - up 28.20 points or 0.28 per cent, while the Sensex closed higher by 77.52 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 31,924.41 points.
Among the top Sensex losers: Tata Motors dropped 2.3 percent, State Bank of India declined 2 percent, Tata Steel weakened 1.5 percent while Coal India shed 1.4 percent.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged 0.24 per cent higher to test a recent decade peak of 545.56. Wall Street scaled all-time highs overnight.
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The 30-share BSE Sensex lost 90.42 points to close on 31,833.99 and broader 50-share NSE Nifty finished on 9,984.80, down by 32.15 points.
Among them, realty index gained the most by 1.07 per cent, followed by oil & gas 1.04 per cent, power 0.78 per cent and infrastructure 0.71 per cent.
"Nifty showed a bout of volatility in today's session and closed the day lower by 32 points".