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Sensex opens 76 points higher

business Updated: Mar 14, 2011 09:53 IST

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex open 76 points higher in opening trade today on emergence of buying in fundamentally strong shares at lower levels.

The 30-share barometer, which lost 295 points in the past two sessions, rose by 76.06 points, or 0.41%, to 18,250.15 in the first few minutes of trade.

In a similar fashion, the wide-based National Stock Exchange Nifty index rose by 22.85 points, or 0.41%, to 5,468.30.

Brokers said investors indulged in buying select stocks available at cheaper rates after the market closed lower last week.