Sensex zooms 800 points, touches 40,676; Nifty above 11,900
Sensex zoomed 800 points on Thursday, touching 40,676; and Nifty rose above 11,900.
The market benchmark Sensex surged over 400 points in morning session on Tuesday led by gains in index-heavyweights Reliance Industries, HDFC twins and ITC amid firm global cues.
Reclaiming the 40,000 mark, the 30-share BSE index was trading 438.16 points or 1.10 per cent higher at 40,310.47.
Similarly, the broader NSE advanced 120.15 points, or 1.03 per cent, to 11,828.05.