Sensex up 319 points in early trade
The 30-share index, Sensex, rises by 318.69 points to 20,094.56 points in first five minutes of trade.business Updated: Dec 07, 2007 10:58 IST
The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index gained 319 points in early trade on Friday on aggressive buying by funds in banking and metal shares.
The 30-share index, Sensex, which remained bullish in the last three trading sessions, rose by 318.69 points to 20,094.56 points in first five minutes of trade.
Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index, Nifty, spurted by 87.40 points to 6,042.10 point as heavy -weight stocks like Bhel, Reliance, SBI and ICICI recorded handsome gains.
Firm global trend also boosted the trading sentiment to some extent.