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Sensex closes above 19K mark

business Updated: Nov 26, 2007 22:46 IST

The stock markets continued its uptrend for the second day on Monday with the benchmark Sensex surging by over 394 points on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

The 30-share Sensex, which recorded a gain of 326 points on Friday, extended gains by 394.67 points to cross the psychological 19K mark and closed at 19,247.54.

Earlier, it touched the day's high of 19,360.23 and a low of 19,137.66. Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty raised by 123.10 points to 5,731.70. It touched the day's high of 5,772.55 and a low of 5,608.95 points boosted by a sharp rise in heavyweight stocks in metal and capital goods segment stocks.

Metal index gained the most by 930.46 points at 17,524.54, followed by capital goods index by 435.53 at 19,751.65. Realty index rose by 297.91 points to 10,081.27 and oil and gas index by 227.81 points to 12,215.28.