Sensex shoots up nearly 1,000 points as BJP leads
The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange shot up a whopping 986.11 points, or 4.13 percent, as the Bharatiya Janata Party took a big early lead in India's national election vote count.
The key index was trading at 24,891.71 points at 9.30 a.m., against the previous close of 23,905.60 points as trends showed that BJP candidates were pacing ahead of their rivals in the majority of constituencies.
(Posted on 16-05-2014)
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