Setting new records for the second day, the benchmark Sensex today closed at 32,575 and the Nifty at 10,115 as investors wait for the outcome of the RBI policy meet tomorrow amid corporate earnings momentum. Nifty, on the other hand, climbed 62.60 points, or 0.63%, ending at 10077.10 surpassing its previous record of 10020.65 recorded on July 26.
The gauge had risen 205.06 points in the previous session.
The Nifty rallied 23.95 points, or 0.23 per cent, to a new record high of 10,101.05, knocking off its previous intra-day high of 10,085.90 it touched yesterday.
What kept the gains in check was findings of a private survey which showed that manufacturing sector contracted in July following the GST launch as new orders and output dropped for the first time since the downturn in December a year ago post demonetisation.
The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), which is a composite indicator of manufacturing performance, stood at 47.9 in July from the index reading of 50.9 in June 2017.
On the macro front, data released during market hours showed that India's manufacturing sector's output declined last month due to the launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and weak demand. Power Grid, Tata Steel, ONGC, ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank, Infosys, Reliance, Maruti, among others too ended with gains.
Eicher Motors shares surged 5 per cent to be the top gainer in Nifty after the automaker reported a 21 per cent jump in July sales.
Among the laggards, Biocon fell 2 percent amidst news report that the USA drug regulator issued form 483 observations.
On BSE, 1,056 stocks were advancing whereas 1,618 stocks were lagging when the session ended.
In investments, provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold scrips worth Rs 945.83 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) purchased stocks worth Rs 1,390.65 crore.
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But in the end, McCarthy's version of Spicer could have hurt the Washington D.C. veteran's standing with the president . Spicer said some late night jokes about him were amusing , but didn't indicate what made him laugh.
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It was the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director, however, that broke the camel's back. Priebus says he offered his resignation after Trump indicated he wanted to go in a different direction.
Protesters who disrupted the conference demanded Hodges' resignation, though Hodges said that she would not resign. The mayor eventually returned Friday evening to resume her news conference after protesters had left the room.
Meanwhile, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel today filed his nomination for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. The announcement of Amit Shah contesting election was made by union health minister, JP Nadda.
On Thursday, The New Yorker posted an interview with Scaramucci that included a profanity-laced tirade against Priebus. At one point during the call , Mr Scaramucci called Mr Priebus a " f***ing paranoid schizophrenic ".
When President Trump announced the Foxconn deal, he promised it would create a minimum of 3,000 and up to 13,000 jobs over time. The incentives would only be awarded if Foxconn creates the jobs and pays an average yearly wage of almost $54,000.
Bob Corker , chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told reporters: "I would guess that he (Trump) will sign it". The White House says Trump supports sanctions on the three countries in question and will review the legislation.
The bill has widespread support from both major parties in both Houses - making a veto a potentially unpopular political move. What does the bill do? Lawmakers passed the legislation , 419-3, clearing the far-reaching measure for action by the Senate.
But if this is representative of how such export cuts will be calculated, then price hikes will depend on increased demand. They dropped $1.34, or 2.7 percent, in the previous session to settle at $48.32 per barrel, the lowest close since May 12.
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