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Sensex, Nifty post record closing high; clock fourth weekly gain

Reuters logo Reuters 02-06-2017
A broker reacts while trading during the presentation of India's federal budget, at a stock brokerage in Mumbai © REUTERS/Arko Datta/Files A broker reacts while trading during the presentation of India's federal budget, at a stock brokerage in Mumbai

REUTERS - Indian shares climbed on Friday to post record closing highs and a fourth consecutive weekly gain, with Hero MotoCorp Ltd leading the rise on strong monthly sales data.

The broader NSE Nifty closed up 0.39 percent at 9,653.50, while the benchmark BSE Sensex ended 0.44 percent higher at 31,273.29.

The NSE and BSE indexes gained 0.61 percent and 0.79 percent, respectively, for the week.

Hero MotoCorp ended 3.1 percent higher.

(Reporting by Krishna V Kurup in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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