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Domestic stock markets moved higher on amid choppy trade on Thursday led by IT stocks, a day after Infosys reported better-than-expected earnings for the quarter ended June 30. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 1.01 per cent – or 363.22 points – to touch 36,415.03 during the session, having started the day up 349.39 points at 36,401.20. The Nifty climbed as much as 0.85 per cent to 10,708.60 after opening stronger at 10,706.20 compared to its previous close of 10,618.20. While gains in IT and automobile shares pushed the markets higher, losses in consumer goods and energy counters limited the upside.
At 11:43 am, the Sensex traded 246.57 points – or 0.68 per cent – higher at 36,298.38, while the Nifty was up 48.65 points – or 0.46 per cent – at 10,666.85.
In the Nifty basket of 50 shares, Infosys, Mahindra & Mahindra, HCL Tech, Hero MotoCorp and TCS were the top percentage gainers, trading between 1.43 per cent and 10.98 per cent higher.