Sensex, Nifty rise after inflation data; small, mid-caps add to gains

VCCircle | Sep 15, 2020 at 6:19 PM
  • Indian shares closed higher on Tuesday after data showed annual retail inflation eased more than expected in August, while small- and mid-cap stocks extended gains from the previous session.
  • The Nifty Bank index, which had fallen nearly 7% in September as of Monday’s close, ended 1.65% higher.
  • Defensive sectors such as IT and pharma also gained.