Sensex up over 360 points at close (Third Lead)

May 15th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin  


Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) The Sensex climbed over 360 points at the day’s close Thursday as Indian stock markets - that opened in the green - witnessed brisk trade. The markets rose with support from realty, capital goods, oil and gas, power, banking, telecom and technology stocks.

All sectoral indices, barring public sector undertakings, banking and FMCG were in the green zone.

Both Sensex and Nifty indices remained above the 17,000 and 5,000 mark respectively.

The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) notched a high of 17,340.73 before closing at that point.

It gained 362.38 points or 2.13 percent at the day’s close.

The S&P CNX Nifty index on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), which opened at 5,010.90 points, closed at 5,106.25 after touching the day’s high at 5,106.90.

At close, it registered a gain of 95.35 points or 1.89 percent.

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