Sensex rose 35 points to close at an over two-month high of 34,450.77, while the broader NSE Nifty finished at 10,584.70, up 20.65 points.
The BSE Sensex rose 35 points to close at an over two-month high of 34,450.77 in choppy trade on steady buying in realty, healthcare and consumer durables.
After four weeks of gains, Indian markets could take a breather due to profit booking, followed by a period of consolidation.
Around 1.18 p.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 52.90 points or 0.50% to trade at 10,616.95 points.
Indian shares rose , with software services exporter TCS crossing $100 billion in market capitalisation, which helped boost sentiment in IT stocks.
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, breached the 3,500 rupee per share mark on Monday for the first time, reaching $100 billion in market capitalisation.
Sensex slipped 12 pts to end at 34,415.58 as participants turned cautious after minutes of the last MPC meeting indicated the RBI may shift to a hawkish stance in June.
Shares of TCS today jumped 6.5 per cent after the company reported a 4.4 per cent rise in March quarter net profit and guided towards a better show in fiscal 2019.
TCS reported a 4.4 per cent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 6,904 crore for the March 2018 quarter and its board recommended a 1:1 bonus share issue.
The NSE Nifty rebounded by 39 points to finish at 10,565.30 today following fresh buying in metal, IT, infra, realty, media, FMCG and pharma sectors.
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