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Nifty ends below 2016-closing high ahead of Brexit votes

Nifty ends below 2016-closing high ahead of Brexit votes

New Delhi : The Nifty on Thursday ended tad below 2016 closing ahead of Brexit vote. The 50-share index is up 66.75 points or 0.8 percent at 8270.45.

On the other hand, the Sensex closed up 236.57 points or 0.9 percent at 27002.22.

Shares such as Tata Motors, Dr Reddy’s Labs, SBI, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank were top gainers while NTPC, Cipla, TCS, Asian Paints and ONGC were losers in the Sensex.

India Inc raised USD 1.32 billion from overseas markets in May, down 45 percent from the same month a year ago, RBI data showed on June 23.

Indian companies had raised USD 2.39 billion from foreign markets in May 2015. Of the total borrowings, that were carried both through external commercial borrowings (ECBs) and foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCBs), USD 845.72 million were raised via approval process while rest of USD 472.69 million came through the automatic route.

Under the approval route, HDFC raised USD 375 million for on-lending, Reliance Industries USD 190.72 million for refinancing of earlier ECB, Adani Ports USD 150 million for port projects and Dewan Housing Finance Corp raised USD 130 million for on-lending. (ANI)