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Sensex gains over 100 points; healthcare stocks surge

Posted on Jul 22 2014 | IANS

Mumbai, July 22 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday was trading 109.60 points or 0.43 percent up as healthcare stocks surge.

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

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S and P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 25,784.48 points, was trading at 25,824.77 points (at 09.59 a.m.) in the early session, up 109.60 points or 0.43 percent from the previous day's close at 25,715.17 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 25,855.41 points and a low of 25,780.39 points in the trade so far.

The S and P BSE healthcare index gained 115.71 points, metal index moved up by 85.54 points and auto index inched up by 83.34 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 29.35 points or 0.38 percent up at 7,713.55 points.

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