Sensex rises 133 points on opening
Sensex opened at 14,942.2 points above Monday's close of 14,840. Within 15 minutes, it had risen to 14,974points or 0.9 per cent above the last close.business Updated: Jun 02, 2009 10:46 IST
A key index of Sensex soared soon after the opening bell on Tuesday, rising over 133 points within 15 minutes.
The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, opened at 14,942.2 points, above Monday's close of 14,840.6. Within 15 minutes, it had risen to 14,974.3 points, 133.7 points or 0.9 per cent above the last close.
At the same time, the S&P CNX Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) stood at 4,558.55 points, 28.65 points above its last close.
Broader market indices were doing a tad better, with the BSE midcap index rising 1.22 per cent from its previous close, while the BSE smallcap index was up 1.66 per cent.