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Sensex, Nifty end higher; financial, metal stocks lead
August 30, 2017 / 7:16 AM / in 4 months

Sensex, Nifty end higher; financial, metal stocks lead

REUTERS - Indian shares rose about 1 percent on Wednesday, recovering most of the previous session’s losses, as financials such as HDFC Bank bounced back, while metal stocks rose on higher commodity prices.

A NSE (National Stock Exchange) building is seen in Mumbai, India, July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

The broader NSE index closed 0.9 percent higher at 9,884.40, while the benchmark BSE index ended up 0.82 percent at 31,646.46.

HDFC Bank rose 1.4 percent, while JSW Steel Ltd ended 4.9 percent higher.

Reporting by Krishna V Kurup in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier

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