Markets trading firm at early afternoon trade

June 24th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of SensexMumbai, June 24 (IANS) The Indian equities market was trading firm in the early afternoon trade. Buying interest was seen in banking, realty and capital goods stocks. At 12 noon, the 30-share BSE Sensex was up by 79.59 points or 0.56 percent at 14,372.91. At the day’s high it touched 14,432.90 points.

The market breadth was positive. On BSE, 1,188 shares advanced compared to 1,144 that declined. Sixty-one remained unchanged.

At the same time, the broader based S&P CNX Nifty was up by 24.250 points or 0.57 percent at 4,290.65.

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