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Sensex remains firm at open

Sensex, which had lost 22 points on Friday, opened higher by over 59 points on Monday.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2007 11:17 AM IST

The benchmark Sensex opened higher by over 59 points on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Monday on emergence of buying by funds and general investors.

The 30-share index, Sensex, which had lost over 22 points on Friday recovered by 59.80 points at 13,345.73 in the first five minutes of trading.

Similarly, wide-based National Stocks Exchange Nifty was higher by 24.40 points at 3885.45.

The market received main support from shares of cement and banking companies.

Meanwhile the NSE witnessed a block deals in Yes Bank, exchanging 48.8 lakh shares worth Rs 151.25.

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