Sensex gains 364 points; Nifty up by 132 points

Published by Metro India News Online on August 05, 2016 18:19:06 PM

The BSE Sensex on Friday rose by 363.98 points to close at 28,078.35, while the NSE Nifty gained 132.05 points to settle at 8,683.15, on account of buying in blue-chip stocks amid firm global cues.

The markets also got a boost with the government’s plan to set a target of April 2017 for the rollout of the GST, analysts said.