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Market ends off day’s high as Sensex gains 579 pts, Nifty above 10,550

Friday,   02-Nov-2018   04:27 PM (IST)

Sensex ended the day at 35,011, surging 579 points or 1.68 percent, whereas the Nifty jumped 172 points to close at 10,553, 1.66 percent higher than the previous day. Both benchmark indices closed the week 5 percent higher.Auto, Banks and FMCG ended the day higher. Nifty Auto surged 4.15 percent, Nifty Bank gained 4.49 percent and Nifty FMCG jumped 1.7 percent. The corresponding sectoral indices on the BSE gained 4.05 percent, 1.42 percent and 1.52 percent, respectively.Sectoral indices for IT, Pharma and PSU banks closed the day in the red. The biggest gainer on Sensex were Maruti Suzuki which gained 6.4 percent, Tata Motors which spiked 6.3 percent and Vedanta which jumped 6 percent. IT majors Wipro, TCS and Infosys were biggest losers.