Sensex ends up over 120 pts
The rise was due to aggressive buying by funds in blue-chip stocks, led by oil and automobile segments.india Updated: Aug 14, 2006 16:11 IST
The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark, Sensex, on Monday closed by over 120 points higher on aggressive buying by funds in blue-chip stocks, led by oil and automobile segments.
The 30-share sensitive index gained 120.53 points at 11,312.99 on massive buying by funds, triggered by firming Asian markets and easing crude oil prices in global markets.
It touched a high of 11,330.30 points earlier in the day.
Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index, Nifty, shot up by 38.78 points at 3,313.10 points after touching the day's high of 3,317.80.
First Published: Aug 14, 2006 10:21 IST