Sensex gains 195 points during pre-noon trade

Published: 07th November 2013 12:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th November 2013 12:19 PM   |  A+A-


A benchmark index of Indian equities markets gained 195.17 points or 0.93 percent in the pre-noon trade Thursday.

Good buying was observed in the metal and IT sectors while selling pressure was seen in the consumer durables sector. 

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 20,896.13 points, was trading at 21,090.11 points in the pre-noon session, up 195.17 points or 0.93 percent from the previous day's close at 20,894.94 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 21,109.08 points and a low of 20,866.88 points during trade so far.

The S&P BSE metal index surged by 167.06 points and IT index went up by 132.41 points. However, consumer durables index went down by 73.62 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also gained 63.30 points or 1.02 percent at 6,278.45 points.


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