Sensex ends 585 points higher; Nifty nears 9,500

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Mumbai: Equity benchmark indices ended higher on Thursday. Sensex closed on May 28, 2020 at 595.37 points higher at 32,200.59. Nifty ended 174.60 points high at 9,489.55.

Zee Entertainment, Eicher Motors, L&T, Hero MotoCorp and IndusInd Bank were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers included Wipro, Cipla, JSW Steel, BPCL and ITC.

Equity benchmark indices gained about 1 per cent during early hours on Thursday on the back of positive global cues with private banks leading the pack.

At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 362 points or 1.15 per cent at 31,967 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 99 points or 1.06 per cent at 9,414. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty private bank up by 3.1 per cent, financial service by 2.6 per cent and auto by 1.3 per cent. But Nifty IT, pharma and FMCG were down with thin margins.

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