Sensex crosses 15,000 pointsSeptember 2nd, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept 2 (ANI): Bombay Stock Exchanges Sensex today crossed the over 15,000 points level and the National Stock Exchange index Nifty crossed over 4,500 points after crude fell below 106 dollar a barrel in global markets.
While the Sensex spurted by 574.17 points, or 3.96 per cent, to 15,072.68 at two p.m., the Nifty went up by 173.75 points to 4,522.40.
The Nifty first crossed the 4,400 points level at mid-session and then zoomed beyond 4,500 points as funds turned aggressive buyers in heavy-weight stocks led by bank, refinery and infrastructure sectors as tumbling crude oil prices eased inflation concerns.
The Reliance group of companies as well as the banking stocks were the major gainers. (ANI)