Markets move north, Sensex gains 180 points (Third Lead)

December 30th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS  

SensexMumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Indian equities continued their rally Tuesday for the second day in a row amid healthy buys across the sectors. A key index ended the day 1.92 percent higher than its previous close.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) closed in the green at 9,716.16 points after touching an intra-day high of 9,785.04 points, a rise of 182.64 points or 1.92 percent from its previous close of 9,533.52 points.

The broader S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 45.5 points or 1.56 percent to close at 2,967.7 points.

Other market indices also moved to the green with the BSE midcap index closing 2.18 percent higher and the smallcap index gaining 1.79 percent.

All 13 BSE sectoral indices closed positive with realty stocks bettering others at the Sensex.

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