Trading on the bourses for the calendar year 2017 and for the week ended on a jubilant note supported by gains in global stocks. The Sensex and Nifty, both, scaled fresh record highs during the week. The Sensex and Nifty both settled the week with marginal
points of ~30 points at 34,057 and 10,531 levels respectively. The BSE Mid-Cap and Small-Cap index rose by ~1.40%. About 1,562 shares advanced against 1,213 declining shares, while 198 shares remained unchanged on the BSE. On the macro front, India's fiscal deficit hit 112% of the budget estimate for 2017-2018. In absolute terms, the fiscal deficit was Rs.6.12 lakh crore during April-Nov.