Nifty up 41 points; ends below 10400

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In the later part of the session the Nifty 50 reclaimed its 10,400-point mark as investor confidence got a boost due to positive global cues and ahead of a likely update by S&P Global Ratings on India's sovereign debt rating later today.

The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed (at 3.30 p.m.) higher by 44.65 points or 0.43 per cent at 10,393.40 points.

At 9:51 PM, Sensex was 88.54 points up to trade at 33,675.57 while Nifty was trading at 28.70 pois to reach upwards at 10,377.30. The U.S. markets were closed yesterday for Thanksgiving holiday.

It saw an intra-day movement of 67 points.

Nifty also opened in the green and were gaining at 0.20 per cent in early trade.

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Sector-wise, Pharma rose by 0.77 per cent followed by FMCG 0.72 per cent, IT 0.67 per cent, Media 0.56 per cent, Auto 0.40 per cent, Infra 0.32 per cent and Private Bank 0.29 per cent.

However, infra fell by 0.38 per cent, PSU bank 0.36 per cent, financial service 0.32 per cent, metal 0.26 per cent, auto 0.24 per cent and bank 0.12 per cent.

In what could be a power packed comeback from last week's drag trade, key indices have finished with gains for the last six successive sessions.

Losers included Hindalco, Vedanta, SBI, ICICI Bank, UPL, Tata Steel, Dr Reddy's and Hero MotoCo.

Market breadth was positive with 1,055 advances against 564 declines. The market capitalisation of listed firms on NSE stood at Rs 1,44,88,532.06 crore.