Bank, consumer durables push Sensex up 128 points

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on November 09, 2017

Stock brokers in a happy mood as the Sensex is trading in the positive zone.   -  Business Line

The BSE benchmark Sensex gained over 120 points in the noon trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange today on buying by funds by retail investors in consumer durables, bank, capital goods and PSU stocks.

At 12.40 p.m., the Sensex was up 128.34 points at 19,135.87 points and the NSE index Nifty was up 40.7 points at 5,737.20 points.

Volume toppers during the session were SBI, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, RIL and L&T. Major Sensex gainers were SBI, HDFC, ICICI Bank, Infosys, HDFC Bank, Tata Steel and ONGC. TCS, Wipro and RIL were the major losers.

Among the sectoral indices, bankex was up 2.23%, consumer durables 1.72%, PSU 1.23% and capital goods 0.98. Only oil & gas was down 0.49%. Of the total 2,785 stocks traded, 1,733 advanced, 939 declined and 113 remained unchanged.

In the opening session, the Sensex, which had lost 39.01 points in the previous session on Friday, rose 88.16 points to 19,095.69. Similarly, the broad-based National Stock Exchange Nifty index moved up by 28 points to 5,724.5 points.

Published on January 24, 2011

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