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Sensex regains momentum with a gain of 150 points to 11,802

Written by: Staff

Mumbai, Apr 26: The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) opened firm at 11,677 with a gap of 31 points but soon slipped into the red showing some volatility.

However, buoyed up by positive run of the global indices, the 30 share Sensitive Index (Sensex) gained a high of 11,824 points with a gain of 178 points.

Sensex traded 155 points up at 11,802 at 1130 hrs.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) S&P CNX Nifty index was up by 57 points to 3,520 points.

Softer crude oil prices at USD 72.72 per barrel was encouraging for the markets.

The 30 share Sensitive Index (Sensex) traded at 11,802 points with a gain of 155 points at 1130 hrs.

Earlier the Sensex dipped as low as 11,635 this morning after opening.

All sectors were in the green this morning led by the BSE Metal index up by by 2.51 per cent, BSE Auto index was up by 1.63 per cent, BSE IT index was up by 1.68 per cent, BSE TECk index was up by 1.29 per cent and the BSE Health Care index was up by 1.38 per cent.

There was buying in the small cap companies as the BSE smallcap index was up by 1.56 per cent, the BSE midcap stock was up by 1.13 per cent.

The top gainers were Cipla, Bajaj Auto, HDFC, SBI, Hindalco, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Grasim Industries, Infosys, Maruti, and ACC.

There were few losers on the Sensex this morning led by Larsen&Toubro, Ranbaxy, Bharti Tele and SBI.


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