3.47 PM: Nifty ends above 11K, Sensex up 636 pts on possible roll-back of higher tax on FPIs

Market close: After remained volatile in the first half on August 8, the bulls took the charge in the second half and help Nifty to close above 11,000 after media reports suggested that the government is likely to roll-back recently impose a higher tax on foreign portfolio investors (FPIs).

At close, the Sensex was up 636.86 points at 37,327.36, and the Nifty was up 177 points at 11,032.50. About 1379 shares have advanced, 1020 shares declined, and 149 shares are unchanged.

HCL Technologies, Tata Motors, JSW Steel, Reliance Industries and M&M were among major gainers on the indices, while losers were Tata Steel, Cipla, UltraTech Cement, Indiabulls Housing and IndusInd Bank.

All the sectoral indices ended higher led by the IT, auto, bank energy, FMCG, metal, pharma and infra.

News Source: MoneyControl

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