business-india-news

Sensex gains 77 points, IT stocks up

Mumbai, Oct 14 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday closed 77 points or 0.37 percent up as information technology (IT) stocks gained.


The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S and P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 20,534.61 points, closed at 20,605.46 points (provisional), up 76.87 points or 0.37 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 wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also made gains. It closed (provisionally) at 6,112.70 points, up 16.50 points or 0.27 percent.

Sector-wise, IT, technology, entertainment and media (TECk) and bank scrips gained.

However, capital goods, metal and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) stocks declined.

The S and P BSE IT index gained 187.76 points, TECK index rose 81.98 points and bank index increased by 70.81 points.

Heavy selling was observed in capital goods index which was down 56.86 points. The metal index was also down 56.04 points and FMCG index ended 48.35 points lower.

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

business-india-news headlines

TCS, Twitter launch app to track Indian Elections

India's software market grew at 10pc in 2013: Research

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

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