"The S&P BSE bank index surged by 134.21 points, while IT index gained by 132.47 points, and capital goods index rose 67.22 points. However, oil and gas index fell 83.63 points, consumer durables index went down by 75.46 points and metal index slipped by 70.62 points."
Mumbai, July 18 - A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday rose 80.40 points or 0.31 percent as bank, information technology stocks gained.

Healthy buying was also observed in capital goods sectors, while selling pressure was seen in oil and gas, consumer durables and metal stocks.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 25,558.48 points, ended trade at 25,641.56 points (provisional), up 80.40 points or 0.31 percent from the previous day's close at 25,561.16 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 25,713.40 points and a low of 25,441.24 points in the trade so far.

The S&P BSE bank index surged by 134.21 points, while IT index gained by 132.47 points, and capital goods index rose 67.22 points. However, oil and gas index fell 83.63 points, consumer durables index went down by 75.46 points and metal index slipped by 70.62 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed trade 23.45 points or 0.31 percent up at 7,663.90 points.


comments powered by Disqus
Read more on:
 

PERMALINK

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002389280
You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive or expire our news stories.


STORY OPTIONS
  Email this story to a friend
  XML feed for India


 
COPYRIGHTS INFORMATION
All rights reserved for news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
Contact Nerve Staff for any feedback, corrections and omissions in news stories.
 

All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.