Sensex Gains At 181 Points, Nifty Above At 10700 Points


Indian benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 advanced on Friday led by auto and metal stocks. The BSE Sensex closed 181.39 points, or 0.51%, up at 35,695.10, and the Nifty 50 ended 55.10 points, or 0.52%, higher at 10,727.35.

Moreover, in India, investors turned cautious ahead of corporate earnings season beginning next week, with TCS and Infosys reporting December quarter results in the first round.

In global markets, European stocks advanced along with US equity futures as US and China scheduled fresh trade negotiations next week. Asian shares were mixed. Oil prices built on recent gains, heading for its biggest weekly advance since June as OPEC applied production cuts. Here are the latest updates from the markets