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Market Opens Higher Ahead of RBI Policy Outcome

The BSE benchmark Sensex started on a positive note by recovering over 99 points in early trade on Wednesday as the revised forecast of better monsoon enthused investors, who are keenly awaiting the RBI's bi-monthly policy meet outcome due later in the day.

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Updated:June 7, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
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Market Opens Higher Ahead of RBI Policy Outcome
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Mumbai The BSE benchmark Sensex started on a positive note by recovering over 99 points in early trade on Wednesday as the revised forecast of better monsoon enthused investors, who are keenly awaiting the RBI's bi-monthly policy meet outcome due later in the day.

The Met department on Tuesday revised upward its initial monsoon forecast and said it is likely to be better than earlier expected.

The 30-share index, which had lost 118.93 points in the previous session, recovered by 99.42 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 31,289.98. All sectoral indices led by metal, auto, realty and bank stocks led the recovery, rising by up to 0.88 per cent.

The NSE Nifty also went up by 29.25 points, or 0.30 per cent, to 9,666.40.

Brokers said investors were seen holding their bets awaiting the outcome of the RBI's bi-monthly Monetary Policy Committee meet.

Besides, a mixed trend at other Asian bourses influenced the trading sentiment in the domestic market.

Shares of GAIL, Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, SBI, Hero Motocorp, M&M, Bajaj Auto and Tata Steel were trading in positive zone with gains of up to 0.93 per cent.

Among other Asian markets, Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.64 per cent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng edged up 0.06 pr cent.

Japan's Nikkei was down 0.32 per cent.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.23 per cent lower on Wednesday's trade.

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