Indian shares rose and the Nifty gained for a sixth straight session on Tuesday as beneficial properties in ICICI Financial institution Ltd following the launch of a share sale put market fears over rising coronavirus instances on the again burner.
The NSE Nifty 50 index rose 0.77% to 11,356.45 by 0349 GMT and the S&P BSE Sensex was up 0.83% at 38,496.04.
Personal-sector lender ICICI Financial institution rose as a lot as 2.27% to a greater than 2-week excessive and was the highest gainer on the Nifty after it set flooring value of 351.36 rupees per share for its certified institutional placement.
The Nifty non-public banking index superior over 1% in early buying and selling.
On the Nifty 50, Titan Firm Ltd was the highest loser, slipping over 3% after the watch-maker logged a quarterly loss on Monday.
In the meantime, coronavirus instances in India jumped by 53,601 to almost 2.27 million as of Tuesday morning, together with 45,257 deaths.