Markets halt 3-day losing run; Sensex, Nifty settle nearly 1 pc higher

Mumbai, August 04, 2023.

Equity benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty snapped their three-session losing streak to close nearly 1 per cent higher on Friday, buoyed by gains in HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries and Infosys amid a largely firm trend in global markets.

After three days of decline, the 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 480.57 points or 0.74 per cent to settle at 65,721.25. During the day, it jumped 558.59 points or 0.85 per cent to 65,799.27.

The NSE Nifty advanced 135.35 points or 0.70 per cent to end at 19,517.