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Sensex at new peak of 10,354.12

The Sensex shot up by 72 points to touch an all time high ahead of the Budget presentation.

india Updated: Feb 28, 2006 12:02 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

The Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex on Tuesday shot up by 72 points to touch a new peak of 10,354.12 during morning trading ahead of the presentation of Budget.

The benchmark 30-share index opened above 10,300 level at 10,308.71 against Monday's close of 10,282.09. It later surged up to an all-time high of 10,354.12 before being quoted at 10,338.87 at 10.15 am, up by 56.78 points over previous close.

The market is driven by sustained FII inflows into equity during the last week. Foreign Institutional Investors reported net investments of Rs 1001 crore on February 24.

First Published: Feb 28, 2006 11:11 IST