(G.N.S) Dt. 25
The Indian rupee closed marginally lower at 81.68 per dollar on Friday against previous close of 81.62.
On Friday, the Sensex closed with a rise of 20.96 points or 0.03% at 62,293.64, and the Nifty at close was high by 28.70 points or 0.16% at 18,512.80. About 2029 shares have advanced, 1361 shares declined, and 126 shares are unchanged.
HDFC Life, Tata Motors, Hero MotoCorp, Reliance Industries, Coal India were among the top Nifty gainers, while losers included ICICI Bank, Nestle India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Titan Company and Apollo Hospitals.
On the other sectoral front, realty index added 1 percent, and auto, metal and pharma indices up 0.5 percent each.
BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 0.5 percent each.