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Sensex surges over 200 points during pre-noon trade

Posted on Apr 17 2014 | IANS

Mumbai, April 17 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged 202.71 points or 0.91 percent during the pre-noon trade Thursday.

All the sectors were trading in green and the rally was led by auto, banking, IT and metal sectors.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S and P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 22,327.76 points, was trading at 22,479.94 points in the pre-noon session, up 202.71 points or 0.91 percent from the previous day's close at 22,277.23 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 22,496.61 points and a low of 22,312.19 points in trade.

The S and P BSE auto index gained 201.74 points, bankex went up by 144.93 points, IT index got augmented by 94.43 points and metal index inched up by 108.32 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also surged 60.25 points or 0.90 percent and was trading at 6,735.55 points.

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