At the close of market hours, the Sensex ended up 245.77 points or 0.70% at 35237.68, while the Nifty closed higher by 68.40 points or 0.65% at 10598.40.
Muhurat trading is a centuries old tradition: markets remain open for roughly an hour and their performance is said to set the tone for the year ahead.
The exchange said that the trade would begin at 6:30 pm, which will be preceded by a pre-opening session at 6:15 pm and the trade would last for one hour.
At the MCX, silver for delivery in December eased by Rs 30, or 0.09 percent, to Rs 34,242 per kg in a business turnover was 321 lots.
Mutual funds can be bought from the long term point of view. Gold ETF buying gives you the traditional feel of buying gold without losing peace of mind.
The auspicious occasion of the year, which not only talks of celebrations but also introduces the individuals to the practice of long term investing.
As the Indian markets ended higher in its muhurat trading session on Diwali, will it be able to continue with the same going forward?
The 'muhurat' trading session will be conducted for 75 minutes tomorrow (Diwali day), both on the NSE and BSE. Moneycontrol.com got Vivek K. Negi, VP research of Wellindia Group to answer the stock queries you sent us on our Facebook page as part of KYI (Know Your Investment).
Samvat 2068 ended on a cautious note as the BSE benchmark Sensex today lost 13.3 points to close at 18,670.34 on selling over sticky retail-level inflation, weak industrial output and record-high trade deficit.
Leading bourse, National Stock Exchange (NSE), today said a special Muhurat trading session will be conducted on account of Diwali on November 13.
Sebi has come out with an extensive set of guidelines that puts the onus on stock exchanges to regulate Algo trades, report Sajeet Manghat and Ashmit Kumar of CNBC-TV18.
Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, who's often referred to as India's Warren Buffett, says, the financial year 2012 has been, so far, the worst trading year of his life.