Market extends gain in afternoon trade

April 24th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The Indian equities markets were trading with modest gain in after noon trade Thursday as the realty, metal and capital goods counter witnessed buying interest. At 1.30 p.m., the Sensex was up 102.68 points at 16,800.90 and the Nifty was up 19.5 points at 5,041.55.

About 1,710 shares advanced, 1,146 shares declined, and 222 shares were unchanged.

All sectoral indices on BSE logged gains except BSE PSU index which slipped 0.08 percent to 7,837.41.

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