There was a lot of buzz all through Friday that global rating agency S&P will revise India's sovereign rating on Friday.
The 50-share Nifty gained 30.70 points, or 0.29 per cent, at 10,379.45.
Kashmir: At least three LeT militants killed in Kupwara district
The terrorists, who were hiding in a house, were asked to surrender but they kept on firing on search parties. The fire was immediately retaliated and in the ensuing encounter, three militants were eliminated.
Market breadth was in the favour of gainers, with about 2 stocks advancing to every 1 stock that declined. "Major Asian markets ended on a positive note while European indices like CAC 40 and DAX traded higher", Deepak Jasani, Head, Retail Research, HDFC Securities, told IANS.
Provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors sold scrips worth Rs 416.28 crore, while domestic institutional investors purchased stocks worth Rs 427.63 crore.
London Police Investigating Second Kevin Spacey Claim
The alleged victim is believed to be an aspiring actor who sought career advice from the House of Cards star. He has denied allegations of assault, but said he is now seeking "evaluation and treatment" of his behavior.
The Nifty PSU index closed 1.26 percent higher after falling as much as 1.13 percent earlier in the day.
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.48%), Tata Power Company (1.08%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (0.86%), Infosys (0.80%), Cipla (0.75%), and Bharti Airtel (0.70%).
Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault
He would spend five years in Italy before moving to China with Guangzhou Evergande and then onto Atletico Mineiro in 2016. Robinho was found guilty of assaulting a 22-year-old woman at a nightclub in Milan in 2013, when he played for AC Milan .
Sensex and Nifty rose slightly on Friday. USA markets closed on a soft note after Federal Reserve released the minutes of its previous meeting which showed that the policy makers are largely positive about the economy but worry that market prices are getting out of hand.