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Sensex closes 142 points up

business Updated: Dec 02, 2010 15:58 IST

A benchmark index of Indian equities on Thursday closed 142 points higher with stocks from the realty and IT sectors leading the gainers pack.

The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 20,038.66 points, closed at 19,992 points, up 142 points or 0.72 percent from its previous close at 19,850 points.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the 50-share S&P CNX Nifty ended at 6,009.2 points, up 0.81 percent.

Broader markets also were in the green, with the BSE midcap index closing 1.07 percent up and the BSE smallcap index ending 1.09 percent higher.