On Wednesday, the gauge had closed at a fresh lifetime peak of 30,658.77 after climbing to a new intra-day record- high of 30,692.45.
JSW Steel's net profit zoomed to Rs 1,003 crore from Rs 367 crore in the corresponding period last year while income from operations rose 60 percent to Rs 16,952 crore as against Rs 10,615 crore in the year-ago period, the company said in a statement. Analysts expect SBI to report net profit of Rs 2,628 crore on net interest income of Rs 15,448 crore. HUDCO shares up 22 per cent at 73.45 in pre-market session.
The key indices, which opened on a higher note following a rebound in global cues and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council's fitment of 1,211 goods in the tax slabs, were pulled lower during afternoon trade. ITC was the top Nifty gainer, up 4 per cent at Rs 289. Reliance Industries, India's biggest private company by revenue, fell 2.4%, while state-run Oil & Natural Gas Corp. declined 2.6%, hurt by the recent decline in global crude oil prices.
The stock rose on impressive volumes today. The broader 50-share NSE Nifty touched a high of 9,505.75 at the outset, but succumbed to profit-booking and settled 1.55 points, or 0.02 per cent, down at 9,427.90.
Wilson School Board proposes 1.6 percent tax increase
David Locastro (504) and Margaret Vensel (612) were elected to three-year terms on the school board. Jones (173) and David Przestrzelski (161) were all re-elected to three-year school board terms.
Indian shares tumbled on Thursday as political uncertainty surrounding U.S President Donald Trump after the firing of FBI Director James Comey dented demand for riskier assets globally.
In the Asian region, Japan's Nikkei rose 0.19 per cent, Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.15 per cent, while Shanghai Composite Index inched up 0.02 per cent.
Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a net Rs 360.59 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 897.96 crore yesterday, as per provisional data released by the stock exchanges.
It was followed by Yes Bank (Rs. 537.48 million), I T C (Rs. 533.47 million) and State Bank Of India (Rs. 464.19 million).