Markets to remain closed on account of Mumbai elections

Yesterday, Sensex rose by 118 points to record closing high of 22,876.54 points.

Updated: Apr 24, 2014, 09:18 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Forex, Money and all other commodity markets will remain closed on Thursday on account of Parliamentary elections in Mumbai constituency.

Yesterday, Sensex rose by 118 points to record closing high of 22,876.54 points on buying by funds mainly in capital goods and banking stocks amid monthly expiry in derivatives.

Similarly, the broader Nifty of the National Stock Exchange too gained 25.45 points, or 0.37 percent to settle at record 6,840.80 after touching all time intra-day high of 6,861.60 points.