Sensex up 290 points, Nifty above 11,900, PSU banks gain most
Updated : May 27, 2019 12:17 PM IST
Indian benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE's Nifty 50 held trade higher on Monday, boosted by gains in the PSU bank index. At 11:40 PM, the Sensex was up 270.75 points or 0.69 percent, at 39,705.47, while Nifty50 was up 85.30 points or 0.72 percent at 11,929.40.
The Nifty PSU Bank continued to remain the best-performing sector since last week followed by Nifty Realty and Nifty Metal along with others. The only losing sector in the red is Nifty Pharma.
Grasim, YES Bank, NTPC, Tata Steel and L&T were among the major gainers on the Nifty50, whereas Zee Entertainment, Bharti Airtel, Tech Mahindra, Asian Paints and IndusInd Bank led losses.