However, the broader NSENifty slipped from its lifetime high to close at 10,323.05, down 20.75 points, or 0.20 per cent.
Indian shares ended a lackluster session on a flat note Friday as mixed earnings results prompted traders to book some profits at higher levels after recent sharp gains. The Nifty rose 176.50 points, or 1.74 per cent, during the week - the most since October 13.
Japan's Nikkei gained 0.6 percent while South Korea's Kospi rose 0.2 percent and Australian shares rose 0.2 percent. Both the indices outperformed the Sensex.
The gainers were Adani Ports by 4.55 pc to Rs 432.85, Tata Motors DVR by 2.65 pc to Rs 236.65, ONGC by 2.62 pc to Rs 181.95 and Kotak Bank by 2.35 pc to Rs 1042.70.
In terms of investments, provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold scrip worth Rs 640.95crore, whereas domestic institutional investors (DIIs) invested stocks worth Rs 56.57 crore.
Globally, Asian stocks finished broadly higher, with a weakening yen, higher oil prices, optimism over USA tax reform plans, solid industrial profits data from China and encouraging results from US tech companies boosting investor sentiment.
The rupee fell by 27 paise to 65.09 per dollar in late morning deals on month-end dollar demand from importers and gains in the greenback in overseas markets.
On the currency front, the rupee weakened by 22 paise to close at 65.05 against the USA dollar from its previous close at 64.82-83.
Countries like Turkey and the Central African Republic recently revoked their visa-free status to USA passport holders. The top ranks had historically been held by European countries, with Germany leading the pack for the last two years.
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The British pound rose shortly after today's growth report, going up 0.25 percent against the U.S. dollar to $1.317. Another report from the ONS showed that the index of services climbed 0.2 percent in August from July.
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The helicopter went down in the sea some two-three kilometres (1.3 to 1.9 miles) off the coast of the Arctic port of Barentsburg. Norway has sovereignty over Svalbard but Russian Federation has a small coal-mining community in Barentsburg.
In his latest statement, the man who hails from Kerala, told the police that he removed her body from her house. Mathews admitted to transferring her body elsewhere. "We loved her laughter", Kumari said.
In 2001, Canadian model Liskula Cohen said she walked out of a Vogue photoshoot because she wasn't comfortable with his requests. The move is believed to be in response to a Sunday Times story which asked why Richardson was "still feted by fashionistas".
Michigan-born musician Kid Rock ended the speculation about his political future Tuesday - he's not running for U.S. Rock, in terms so vulgar as to be absurd, added he might run in the future "if the left wing keeps f-ing with me".
Rodgers underwent successful surgery on October 19 to fix his broken right clavicle and is eligible to return off IR Dec. 23. Rodgers is on injured reserve with a broken collarbone that he suffered in the October 15 Packers-Vikings game.
Asif said Pakistan was not a superpower but a nation that has sacrificed its people during the fight against terrorism. But Mr Asif blamed the "ineptitude" of American and global forces in Afghanistan for not ending the conflict.
Scott Brown confirmed Wednesday that the State Department looked into comments he made at an event in Samoa three months ago. Brown attended the event with his wife and said he'd been complimenting the well-dressed guests as they walked in.
Sony Xperia XZ1 goes on sale in Canada
Unfortunately, unlike some of Sony's more expensive devices , there aren't any front-facing speakers to be seen here. Coming to the optics, the Xperia R1 camera is with 13 mega pixel image sensor on the back, made by Sony itself.
Two Jailed Over South Africa Coffin Case
Mlotshwa was seen begging for his life in his video. "Why shouldn't we, when you are killing our farm?" one replied. In August both were convicted after Mr Mlotshwa's ordeal in the coffin was shown to the court on a big screen.
Treasury slams CFPB in new report on arbitration
It gives companies like Wells Fargo and Equifax a monopoly over our system of justice by blocking consumers' access to the courts. But consumer advocates - and a 2015 CFPB study - suggest otherwise: The arbitration clauses mostly favor the industry.
Nintendo Switch Will Let You Record But…
In the console's recent 4.0 update, Nintendo allowed the GameCube controller to work with the Switch using its adapter. Red Bull Games got to interview the developer and, interestingly, Golf Story was originally meant to be on the Wii U .
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to visit India tomorrow
During the meeting, they discussed matters of bilateral interest; cooperation in different sectors and regional situation. In a speech at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), a think-tank, in Delhi, Mr.