Markets on a positive note: Sensex gains 300 points, Nifty around 11,350

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WION Web Team New Delhi Jul 25, 2019, 10.03 AM (IST)

Domestic stock markets were trading marginally higher on Thursday tracking the muted trend in Asian equities amid a mixed bag of corporate earnings. 

At 9.20 am, the benchmark Sensex Index rose 0.26% to 37944.84 points, while Nifty index rose 0.17% to 11293.80 points.

On Wednesday, the BSE S&P Sensex closed 135 points lower at 37,848 while Nifty 50 plunged 60 points at 11,271. At the National Stock Exchange, all sectoral indices were in the negative territory except for FMCG and media. Nifty metal tumbled by 2.37 per cent, auto by 1.95 per cent, pharma by 1.77 per cent and PSU bank by 1.73 per cent.

At 10:00 hrs IST, the Sensex is up 307.39 points or 0.81% at 38,148, and the Nifty up 85.75 points or 0.75% at 11,355.65. 

About 505 shares have advanced, 353 shares declined, and 42 shares are unchanged.

(With inputs from agencies)

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At 10:00 hrs IST, the Sensex is up 307.39 points or 0.81% at 38,148, and the Nifty up 85.75 points or 0.75% at 11,355.65.