Mutual funds (MFs) bought Indian equities worth Rs 327 crore on Thursday, ending up as net buyers for the fourth consecutive day. In September (until Thursday), MFs have bought shares worth Rs 19,758 crore and sold stock worth Rs 18,785, translating into a net buy position of Rs 973 crore.
In the debt market, they purchased bonds worth Rs 1,18,587 crore and sold instruments worth Rs 63,801 crore. As of Thursday, they were net buyers of debt instruments worth Rs 54,787 crore.
The BSE Sensex ended 105 points lower at 28,668 on Friday. Top Sensex losers were Axis Bank, Lupin, Power Grid Corporation and Infosys. Reliance Industries Ltd. shares hit a new 52-week-high of Rs1,109.20 on Friday.
Gold prices ended at Rs 31,600 per 10 gm on Saturday, a gain of Rs 80 while silver declined Rs 300 to end at Rs 46,500 per kg in the Delhi bullion market.