Sensex, Nifty end higher as banks return to gains after early sell-off

Topics stock market | Sensex | Nifty

Indian shares ended higher in a choppy trading session on Friday as banking and financial stocks reversed early losses, with the main indexes recording gains for a second week in a row. The NSE Nifty 50 index and the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex ended about 0.2% higher at 12,719.95 and 43,443, respectively.

The indexes, which posted weekly gains of over 3% each, had fallen as much as 0.6% during the session. The Nifty banking index closed 0.66% higher during the session and rose for four of five days this week, advancing 19% so far this month. "Some.....

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