BSE Sensex was up by over 53 points or 0.16% at 32,560.23 while the wider Nifty was up by over 19 points or 0.19% at 10,203.95. The gross non-performing assets (GNPAs) rose to 1.26% of gross advances as compared to 1.02% in the same period a year ago and the net NPAs also increased to 0.4% from 0.3%.
The 30-share Sensex shuttled between 32,670.37 and 32,502.08 during the day before settling higher by 100.62 points or 0.31 per cent at 32,607.34, extending its gains for a second day. Al Sharqia Investment, HSBC Bank, Vision Insurance, Ahli Bank and Bank Sohar gained 1.98 per cent, 1.79 per cent, 1.46 per cent, 1.25 per cent and 0.64 per cent respectively. Other major gainers were NTPC, ONGC, Hindsutan Unilever, Tata Steel, Power Grid, Bharti Airtel, Maruti Suzuki, L&T, Axis Bank, Cipla, ITC HDFC LTD and Dr Reddy's.
Shares of Infosys, country's second biggest software exporter, declined over 1 per cent ahead of its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017.
However, Tata Motors fell 1.11 per cent, Sunpharma 0.92 per cent, TataMtrDvr 0.77 per cent and M&M 0.74 per cent.
The total turnover on BSE amounted to Rs 3,995.29 crore, higher than turnover of Rs 3,904.87 crore registered during the previous trading session.
Elsewhere, Asian markets finished mostly higher as the yen held steady, oil prices inched higher and China's ruling Communist Party has voted to endorse a second five-year term for 64-year old President Xi Jinping.
Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.12 per cent and Japan's Nikkei gained 0.17 per cent, while Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.09 per cent in early trade today.
Financial Index gained 0.18 per cent to close at 7,185.49 points.
The Switch's 4.0 update (which dropped last week) came with support for the classic GameCube control pads. Once you have one of these adapters, the process of using the GameCube controllers is fairly simple.
Interestingly, the filmmaker is now directing Salman Khan for the much anticipated Tiger Zinda Hai alongside Katrina Kaif. The 51-year-old star will play the title role in the movie, which will be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar .
F1 is still immature in this country. "Even Kimi Raikkonen didn't understand why he was on the podium and not Max". "It is what fans want to see", said Red Bull boss Christian Horner, praising his driver's bold racing style.
Repairs have been approved for the remaining VW and Audi vehicles powered by 2.0-liter engines, totaling about 477,000 vehicles. The carmaker has since settled suits with consumers and regulators in the USA and has agreed to buy back or fix the vehicles.
After the session, the Post reports the leader of Ames's den told his mother, Lori Mayfield, that her son had been kicked out. He rattled off a few statistics before an adult cut him off, saying: "OK, Ames, that is a really thorough question".
The platform's recent financial results showed it had suffered a £1.5m loss amid its current re-platforming struggles. It also ranked third for investment complaints per policy after receiving 21.9 complaints per 1,000 policies.
Apple Pay uses the ubiquitous contactless card readers now found in virtually all retail store checkouts across Finland. The service can be used once a user creates an Apple Pay account through a participating bank.
Billy Joel is now the proud father of a third daughter-Remy Anne, who was born at New York University Hospital on Sunday night. Thank you for all the love! Joel also has a daughter, Alexa Ray , 31, with his ex-wife and model Christie Brinkley .
Tickets sales and prices will be announced soon, along with casting details (via the Sorting Hat, presumably). If you're a Harry Potter fan, this day really is as sweet as a hand full of Bertie Bots Every-Flavour Beans.
The United Kingdom-based Cantab Capital Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Sonata Capital Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation by 0.9% during the first quarter.
The opposition will observe November 8, 2017 - the first anniversary of demonetisation - as "Black Day" across the country. He announced that 18 Opposition parties have made a decision to hold protests in every state against demonetisation.
Eddie Jackson scores second TD of game on pick-six
Carolina's defense played well throughout the game, but it was the offense that was unable to put points on the board. Chicago won 17-3 despite completing only four passes and picking up only five first downs the entire game.
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Old West Management Limited Liability Corp has invested 2.92% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK ). Marketing, gathering and compression is engaged in marketing, gathering and compression of oil, natural gas and NGL.
Cuomo signs bill banning use of e-cigarettes indoors
Electronic cigarette smoking is now banned in all places where smoking tobacco products are already prohibited in St. Cuomo signed legislation in July that banned e-cigarettes use on all public and private school grounds.
Kimberly-Clark beats 3Q profit forecasts
Check to see if the CEO's and other directors, officers have a stake in the business which can show confidence inside management. Timber Creek Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Kimberly-Clark Corp.by 175.8% in the third quarter.
NIA Arrests Syed Salahuddin's Son in Terror Funding Case
Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, was arrested by NIA in New Delhi , PTI reported on Tuesday. In a separate terror funding case, a charge sheet has been filed against Yousuf's father Salahuddin and nine others.
GSTN launches offline option for GSTR-3B returns filing
Arun Jaitley has announced waiving off the penalty for late submission of GST form 3B for the month of August and September 2017. On a related note, Finance Minister Jaitley is expected to make a major announcement in a press conference later in the day.
Mega Millions makes changes for bigger jackpots
While it's now a 258,890,850 to 1 shot, the changes in number of balls will make it more than 302 million to 1. Its sales were 3% of the state's total lottery revenue vs. 3.6% or $349 million from Powerball .