Market Trade optimism helps Wall Street bounce on last day of quarter Updated : March 29, 2019 08:01 PM IST Friday is the last trading day of the first quarter and the benchmark index has risen 12.7 percent so far, its biggest quarterly gain since September 2009. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he held "constructive" talks in Beijing, concluding the latest round of dialogue, which will be followed by a round in Washington next week. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.