Sensex surges 246 points, Nifty above 10200

Sensex ends lower ahead of RBI's monetary policy decision

The week started with stocks specifics minor gains while caution loomed due to two-day RBI monetary policy review meet along with fresh macro concerns like Services activity slippage and cut in Fitch ratings impacting the trading momentum.

Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty soared 122.60 points, or 1.22 per cent, to close at 10166.70 after hovering between 10061.90 and 10182.65.

The Sensex started the week higher at 33,968.02 and hovered between 33,285.68 and 32,565.16 before ending the week at 33,250.30, showing a gain of 417.36, or 1.27 percent.

Money managers believe that the focus will continue to be on the Gujarat polls in the days to come and is likely to keep the market on edge.

Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 4,161.22 crore during the week, as per Sebi's record including the provisional figure of December 08.

ITC emerged as the leader of the Sensex pack today, with a 3.44 percent rise, followed by Tata Motors at 2.21 percent.

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Among the BSE sectoral indices, power fell 1.06%, followed by metal 0.85%, capital goods 0.62%, consumer durables 0.61%, infra 0.56%, auto 0.52% and IT 0.38%.

Bharti Airtel jumped 8.02 percent.

The Sensex and Nifty were trading higher in early morning amid higher Asian shares as investors awaited major economic data from China and the United States.

The index finally ended at 32949.21, up 352.03 points, or 1.08 per cent - its biggest single-day gain since November 1, when it had surged 387.14 points.

In the Asian region, Japan's Nikkei rose 1.39 percent, Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 1.19 percent, while Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.55 percent. The small-cap and mid indices rose 1 per cent and 0.89 per cent.

European shares too were in the positive zone in their early deals, with Frankfurt's DAX rising 1.29 percent and Paris CAC 40 up 0.73 percent.

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