BENGALURU – Indian shares ended higher on Thursday, led by gains in auto and state-owned bank stocks, as investors cheered Britain and the European Union agreeing on a new divorce deal.
The broader NSE Nifty ended 1.07% higher at 11,568.35, while the benchmark BSE Sensex finished 1.17% higher at 39,052.06.
Meanwhile, the corporate earnings season for the September quarter has already seen companies such as Hindustan Unilever and Wipro beat expectations.
Tata Motors shares also surged to end 10.85% higher and along with TVS was the top boost to the Nifty auto index, which ended up 3.13%
Yes Bank shares ended 15.47% higher and were the top gainers on the NSE Nifty.
Vedanta was the day’s biggest loser, closing down 1.07%.