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Sensex up 122 points in early trade

The 30-share index, Sensex adds 122.24 points to touch 20,498.11 points in the first five minutes of trade.

business Updated: Dec 13, 2007 10:56 IST

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index went up by 122 points in early trade on Thursday on sustained buying by funds in heavy-weight stocks, despite weak global trend.

The 30-share index, Sensex, which gained 85 points on Wednesday, added 122.24 points to touch 20,498.11 points in the first five minutes of trade.

The wide-based National Stock Exchange index, Nifty, also rose by 26.10 points to 6,185.40.

Trading sentiment was firm despite a weak trend in the Asian markets such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Korea, marketmen said.