Share/Stock Market Highlights: The topline equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) snapped out of their two-day losing streak and climbed around 0.5 per cent on Tuesday taking cues from the Asian markets.
The S&P BSE Sensex rose 192.84 points or 0.47 per cent to settle at 40,869.47 on Tuesday. During the intraday trade, the 30-share BSE benchmark had surged as much as 553.51 to 41,230.14 but trimmed the bulk of its gains later.
The broader Nifty 50 ended at 12,052.95, up 59.90 points or 0.50 per cent. The Nifty too had risen as much as 159.10 points to 12,152.15 during the day’s trade.
Among NSE sectoral indices, the Nifty Realty index was the biggest gainer of the day, settling 1.93 per cent high led by Godrej Properties and Sunteck Realty. It was followed by the Nifty Media index which climbed 1.04 per cent led by Zee Media Corporation, Zee Entertainment Enterprises and TV18 Broadcast.
(with inputs from agencies)