Added on : 2020-11-20 15:53:15
Indian indices ended higher on Friday mainly led by gains in financials. IT and FMCG stocks also contributed to the gains. The Sensex 282 points higher at 43,882 while the Nifty rose 72 points to settle at 12,844. For the week, the benchmarks ended around a percent higher. Broader markets were also higher with the Nifty Midcap and Nifty Smallcap indices up 0.8 percent and 1.2 percent, respectively. Among sectors, Nifty Fin Services and Nifty IT rose 1.5 percent each while Nifty FMCG rose 1 percent. Nifty Bank was also u 0.8 percent and Nifty Metal added 0.5 percent. However, Nifty Media and Nifty Pharma ended the day in the red. On the Nifty50 index, Bajaj Finserv, Titan, GAIL, Bajaj Finance and Bharti Airtel rose the most while RIL, Adani Ports, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank and Sun Pharma led the losses.