This Article is From Aug 12, 2019

Stock, Forex Markets Remain Closed On Monday For Holiday

The 10-year benchmark bond yield ended at 6.49 per cent, while the rupee settled at 70.79 to the dollar.

Stock, Forex Markets Remain Closed On Monday For Holiday

The stock and forex markets will resume trading on Tuesday, August 13

Domestic financial markets remained closed on Monday for the Eid al-Adha holiday. Last Friday, the stock market benchmark index S&P BSE Sensex rose 254.55 points - or 0.68 per cent - to close at 37,581.91, while the broader NSE Nifty index settled at a gain of 77.20 points - or 0.70 per cent - at 11,109.65. The rupee edged lower to end at 70.79 against the dollar, whereas the 10-year benchmark bond yield finished at 6.49 per cent. The stock and forex markets will resume trading on Tuesday, August 13.

The Sensex gained 463.69 points - 1.25 per cent - last week, and the Nifty added 112.3 points - or 1.02 per cent.

With the Independence Day holiday on Thursday, August 15, the markets will be open only for three sessions this week.