Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Thursday recovered marginally by 163 points to 52,705.21 as buying was seen in FMCG and Finance stocks.

The Nifty also moved up 18.50 points to 15,710.65.

The Sensex registered the days high and low at 53,142.50 and 52,640.94 points respectively.

The Nifty registered the days high and low at 15, 863.15 and 15,705.85 points respectively.

The Mid cap went up 0.07 pc and Small Cap by 0.09 per cent.

In 30 scrips, 16 advanced while 14 declined.

The gainers were Maruti Suzuki by 1.51 per cent to Rs 7971.10, ICICI Bank by by 1.26 per cent to Rs 695.95, Reliance Industries by 1 per cent to Rs 2622.35, HDFC by 0.82 per cent to Rs 2122.75 and HCL Technology by 0.49 per cent to Rs 995.20.

The losers were Powergrid by 1.60 per cent to Rs 218.64, Bharti Airtel by 1.47 per cent to Rs 672, Ultracemco by 1.06 per cent to Rs 5395.45 and NTPC by 0.98 per cent to Rs 146.75.

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