Sensex gains 68 points in early trade
The benchmark index, which gains 129 points in previous day's trading, adds 67.40 points at 15,189.14 in the first five minute of trade.business Updated: Aug 31, 2007 11:02 IST
The benchmark index gained over 68 points in early trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Mumbai on buying by funds in heavy-weight steel and auto stocks.
The BSE 30-share index, which gained 129 points in previous day's trading, added 67.40 points at 15,189.14 in the first five minute of trade.
Similarly, the wide-base National Stock Exchange's Nifty was up by 6.20 points at 4418.50 .
Marketmen said major support to the market came from some of the heavy weight stocks in metal and auto sectors.
A better trend in Asian stock markets also boosted the market sentiment, they added.
First Published: Aug 31, 2007 11:00 IST