Sensex gains 188 points; capital goods, banking stocks surge
Posted on Jul 15 2014 | IANS
Mumbai, July 15 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday was trading 188.37 points or 0.75 percent up as capital goods and banking stocks surged.
All the sectors were trading in green and good buying was observed in capital goods, banking, auto and metal sectors.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S and P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 25,100.90 points, was trading at 25,195.35 points (at 09.22 a.m.) in the early session, up 188.37 points or 0.75 percent from the previous day's close at 25,006.98 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 25,198.08 points and a low of 25,100.14 points in the trade so far.
The S and P BSE capital goods index gained 242.85 points, bankex went up by 207.73 points, auto index moved up by 195.22 points and metal index inched up by 124.13 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading 46.75 points or 0.63 percent up at 7,500.90 points.