Sensex climbs to a six-month high at 11,329.05April 24th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 24 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on Friday climbed to a six-month high at 11,329.05.
The Sensex, which touched the high level of 11,362.88 during the day, ended with a gain of 194.06 points at 11,329.05.
The National Stock Exchange’s Nifty also rose by 57.05 points to 3,480.75.
Daily trading on the BSE increased to 5,723 crore rupees from 4,743 crore rupees in the previous session.
Banks in trading closed higher on several positive earnings and other news. The State Bank of India (SBI) gained 3.33 percent to Rs. 1,307.80, Punjab National Bank 5.28 percent to Rs. 518.35, IDBI Bank 13.08 percent to Rs. 67.45 and ICICI Bank 2.10 percent to Rs. 432.50. (ANI)