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Sensex ends flat at 40,165.03, up by 35.98 pts
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Sensex ends flat at 40,165.03, up by 35.98 pts

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Mumbai, Nov 1: The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Friday almost ended flat at 40,165.03, rising by 35.98 points on buying in Telecom, Bankex, Realty and Health Care stocks.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose by 22.05 points to 11,899.50.

See saw trend was witnessed during the day, as the Sensex opened higher at 40,165.03, up by 67 pts. It advanced by 154 points to 40,283.30 day high before closing at 40,165.03, gaining by 35.98 points from its last close.

It dropped by 115 points to 40,014.23 pts, day low. The sectoral indices include Materials, Finance, Health Care, Telecom and Bankex kept the market strong today. In scrips, IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, VEDL and ONGC increased while selling in Yes Bank, TCS, M & M and Tata Motors capped from further gain, broker informed.

The S&P BSE MidCap index ended at 14,891, up 26 points or 0.18 per cent while S&P BSE SmallCap index gained 43 points or 0.32 per cent at 13,601. Market breadth was tilted in favour of buyers as out of 2,767 companies traded on the BSE, 1,423 advanced and 1,172 declined while 171 remained unchanged.

Asian shares scaled three-month highs on Friday as a surprise bounce in Chinese manufacturing activity eclipsed doubts raised by a news report over whether the United States and China can reach a long-term trade deal. (UNI)