The BSE Sensex rose 781 points in early trade on Monday, marking the third consecutive day of gains for equity benchmark indices.
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Sensex was trading at 53,509.50, up 781.52 points. The NSE Nifty increased by 228.2 points to 15,927.45.
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In early trade, all Sensex companies were trading in the green, with Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies, Wipro, Infosys, Bajaj Finance, and Larsen & Toubro leading the way.
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Markets in Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Hong Kong were trading higher in mid-session trades. On Friday, the US markets concluded with significant gains.
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“The good news is that the markets across the globe are seen shrugging off growth concerns and also have overcome inflation worries,” said Prashanth Tapse, Vice President (Research), Mehta Equities Ltd.
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On Friday, the Sensex rose 462.26 points, or 0.88%, to 52,727.98. The Nifty rose 142.60 points, or 0.92%, to 15,699.25.
“The US and European indices ended in the green on Friday. Asian markets are also trading in the green in early Monday trade,” said Mohit Nigam, Head – PMS, Hem Securities.
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According to exchange statistics, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) continued to be net sellers in the capital market on Friday, selling shares worth Rs 2,353.77 crore.
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Meanwhile, Brent crude, the international oil benchmark, rose 0.20% to USD 113.35 a barrel. The rupee rose 6 paise to 78.27 per dollar in early trade on Monday, as significant buying in domestic shares and weakening in the greenback boosted investor mood.