Seventeen out of 30 Sensex stocks finished the session higher.
Domestic stock markets continued to rise for the third session in a row on Thursday. Strong macroeconomic data along with a boost in financial stocks on new RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das' move to open up a dialogue with lenders pushed the markets higher. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark index Sensex closed at 35,929.64, up 150.57 points or 0.42 per cent from the previous close, and the Nifty50 index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose 53.95 points or 0.50 per cent to end at 10,791.55. Most sectoral indices on the NSE finished the day in the positive terrain.