business-india-news

Sensex gains 101 points, IT stocks gain

Mumbai, Oct 14 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets gained 101 points or 0.49 percent in the 2.15 p.m. trade session Monday.


Good buying was seen in information technology (IT), banking index (bankex) and technology, media and entertainment (TECk) sectors.

While selling pressure was seen in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), consumer durables and healthcare sector.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S and P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 20,534.61 points, was trading at 20,629.82 points around 2.15 p.m. trade session, up 101.23 points or 0.49 percent from previous day's close at 20,528.59 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 20,645.94 points and a low of 20,497.88 points during the trade so far.

The S and P BSE IT index gained 194.93 points, bank index was up 106.17 points and TECk index was higher by 91.06 points.

However, sustained selling pressure was observed in FMCG index which lost 30.70 points, followed by consumer durables index which was down 26.12 points and healthcare index was lower by 14.80 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also made gains. It was trading at 6,119.80 points, up 23.60 points or 0.39 percent.

--IANS (Posted on 14-10-2013)

business-india-news headlines

Anand Mahindra, Banmali Agrawala, Ellen Lord named USIBC directors

Sigvaris appoints NovoMed as distributor in India

AGP launches talent division

Hotel Sahara Star honoured with award

eBay, CAIT partner to benefit Indian traders

Wipro ups IT revenue forecast for first quarter

Germany's SCHOTT cleared of anti-competition charges

Wipro net up 41 percent in Q4

Sensex up 352 points; IT, bank stocks gain

100 companies to take part in India Show in Hong Kong

Sensex surges 352 points; IT, banks jump

Global crude oil price increases to $ 107.50 per bbl

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top