Oct 24, 2017 04:54 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

A quick check on what moved the markets today.

Moneycontrol News

Headlines:

State-owned General Insurance Corporation of India will make stock market debut tomorrow after having concluded the Rs 11,370-crore initial public offer (IPO).

New India Assurance (NIA), the largest general insurance company in India, will hit the capital markets on November 1 to raise an estimated Rs 10,000 crore through IPO

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tweeted via his verified handle that the late fee on filing of GSTR-3B for the month of August and September has been waived.

The government has approved Rs 7 lakh crore worth highway projects including the ambitious Bharatmala.

Equity benchmarks ended higher, backed by banks, metals, select FMCG and auto stocks.

The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 100.62 points at 32,607.34 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 22.80 points at 10,207.70.

About 1,457 shares advanced against 1,290 declining shares on the BSE.

Asian Paints’ second quarter profit grew by 20 percent year-on-year to Rs 593.66 crore, including discontinued operations.

Profit for the quarter ended September 2016 stood at Rs 494.8 crore.

For more, watch the Markets@Moneycontrol show. Shishir Asthana from Moneycontrol’s Research team talks to Maryam Farooqui on what to expect in trade today.



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