Sensex opens 100 pts up, touches new high of 11,930
Mumbai, Apr 7: The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) today opened up by 100 points at 11,845.13 and later touched a new all-time high of 11,930.66 points with a gain of 185 points.
Sensex traded 107 points up at 11,854 at 1130 hrs.
Sensex had closed at 11,746.90 points on Wednesday.
The National Stock Exchange (NSE) S&P CNX Nifty index also opened 15 points up at 3,525 points this morning against the last close of 3,510 points.
Nifty touched a new high of 3,555.50 points and traded at 3,538 with a gain of 28 points.
In sectoral indices, metal and capital goods indices of BSE were doing remarkably well with more than three and two per cent gains, respectively.
Consumer Durables and Banks were under pressure as their indices were in the red.
The BSE smallcap index was up by 1.44 per cent and BSE midcap index was up by 0.95 per cent showing widespread gains.
The top gainers on the Sensex were Tata Power, ACC, Hindalco, Larsen&Toubro, Infosys Technologies, Grasim Industries, Tata Steel, Gujarat Ambuja Cements, BHEL and Reliance Energy.
Among the losers were Satyam HDFC, Ranbaxy, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Cipla and Maruti.