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Global cues, buying interest buoy equities; Realty stocks rise

Source : IANS 2021-06-03 22:06:12


India's benchmark equity indices ended at a record closing high, on the back of robust global cues during Thursday's trade session.

Globally, stocks clung close to record highs as investors weighed inflation concerns ahead of key monthly US jobs report scheduled for release on Friday, while oil prices rose for a third straight session.

However, European stock markets opened in the red after reports emerged that the UK is considering to delay the final stage of reopening by two weeks if hospitalisations and deaths increase.

In domestic market, among sectors, realty, consumer durables, oil & gas, and capital goods indices rose the most.

The S&P BSE Sensex closed the day's trade at 52,232.43, higher by 382.95 points, or 0.74 per cent, from its previous close.

Similarly, the Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange ended the trade session at 15,690.35, up 114.15 points, or 0.73 per cent, from its previous close.