Sensex has maintained its positive momentum that was witnessed in the morning, as shares rose by 1.48%. Nifty also maintained its positive momentum as the National Stock Exchange gained by 1.36%. The banking and infrastructure stocks were the major catalyst in growth. Barring major volatility, shares should continue to post positive returns to closing time. Totally 2147 shares have advanced while 988 declined.
In the commodities market, crude oil has continued its dip as it has fallen below $100 and gold is likely to post a loss, but hold above 51000 INR.