Sensex up 100 points, Nifty below 11,650

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Oct 24, 2019, 10:18 AM(IST)

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Story highlights

At 10 am, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex was trading around 39,133.01 levels. HCL Tech, up 4 per cent, was the top gainer on the 30-share index.

Domestic stock market indices Sensex and Nifty gained during the early trade, taking cues from the poll trend which suggest BJP may return to power in Maharashtra and Haryana.

At 10 am, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex was trading around 39,133.01 levels. HCL Tech, up 4 per cent, was the top gainer on the 30-share index.

On NSE, the broader Nifty50 was hovering around11,620.15-mark.

Global cues

Asian shares pulled ahead on Thursday even as uncertainties around Brexit timeline kept overall sentiment in check. EU member states on Wednesday delayed a decision on whether to grant Britain a three-month Brexit extension.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei inched up 0.5 per cent.

Trends on SGX Nifty suggest a positive start to the domestic indices.

On Wall Street overnight, the Dow and the Nasdaq added 0.2 per cent each while the S&P 500 gained 0.3 per cent.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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