Sensex up 277 points in early trade
The 30-share index, which moved up by 156 points on Tuesday, touches 18,083.63 points in the first five minutes of trade.business Updated: Feb 27, 2008 10:29 IST
The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex gained 277 points in early trade on Wednesday on heavy buying by funds, tracking the global trend.
The 30-share index, which moved up by 156 points on Tuesday, added another 277 to 18,083.63 points in the first five minutes of trade.
Wide-based C&X Nifty of the National Stock Exchange rose by 82.10 points to 5,352.90 points as most of the heavy weights gained substantial ground.
Report of a rising trend in the US and Asian stock markets fuelled the surge to some extent.