Sumary of Stock market update: Nifty IT index advances 1.8%:
- NEW DELHI: The Nifty IT index closed on a positive note on Thursday.
- Shares of Tech Mahindra (up 5.65 per cent), Wipro (up 2.83 per cent), Coforge (up 2.68 per cent), Infosys (up 2.59 per cent) and Oracle Financial Services Software (up 2.38 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
- The Nifty IT index closed 1.8 per cent up at 29779.95. Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 191.95 points at 15824.05, while the BSE Sensex stood up 638.7 points at 52837.21. Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 41 ended in the green, while 9 closed in the red.