Markets trading with gain at afternoon trade (Lead)

July 9th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Sensex

Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Indian equities market was trading with a gain in the afternoon trade Wednesday. Heavy buying was seen in realty, banking and capital goods stocks. At 12:30 p.m., the 30-share BSE Sensex was up by 451.38 points or 3.38 percent at 13,801.03. At the day’s high, it touched 13,931.01.

At the same time, the broader-based S&P CNX Nifty was up by 117.45 points or 2.94 percent at 4,106.00

The market breadth was positive. On BSE, 1943 shares advanced compared to 469 that declined and 53 that remained unchanged.

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