Sensex up by 241 points, market positive

December 19th, 2007 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin  

Mumbai, Dec 19 (ANI): The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) is now up by 241 points at 19,321. The market breadth is extremely positive because out of 2,686 stocks traded so far, 2,349 have advanced. Twenty-seven stocks remained unchanged and 310 have declined.
Reliance Energy shares has zoomed 4.5 per cent to Rs 1,890. ONGC shares also soared 3.4 per cent to Rs 1,189.
ITC and Tata Steel have surged 2.5 per cent each to Rs 203 and Rs 836, respectively.
ICICI Bank and Mahindra & Mahindra have rallied 2.3 per cent each to Rs 1,166 and Rs 788, respectively.
DLF has gained two per cent at Rs 967. Cipla, Tata Motors and Ambuja Cements have advanced 1.5 per cent each to Rs 219, Rs 713 and Rs 147, respectively.
Infosys, Ranbaxy and Reliance have moved up 1.3 per cent each to Rs 1,643, Rs 416 and Rs 2,765, respectively.
Earlier, on Tuesday the Sensex tumbled by 181 points before closing at 19, 079.

The Midcap and small cap index too plunged by 11 and 21 points respectively.

The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange posted 0.6 per cent of loss before closing at 5, 742. (ANI)

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