Sensex moves up 120 pts in early trade
The BSE index surges again on buying by funds and retail investors in blue-chip stocks triggered by global clues.india Updated: Nov 09, 2006 13:03 IST
The benchmark Sensex recovered by more than 120 points on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Thursday on fresh buying by funds and general investors in blue-chip stocks, triggered by firming global markets.
The BSE-30 share index, which had lost over 84 points on Wednesday, was up by 120.38 points at 13,192.89 on the back of buying in heavyweight stocks in the first five minutes of trade.
Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index, Nifty, was up by 30.45 points at 3,807.75.
The major gainers, which supported the Sensex were Reliance Industries, Reliance Communications, Bajaj Auto, Maruti Udyog, Hero Honda, Tata Motors, BHEL, Infosys Technologies, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, ONGC, State Bank of India, Satyam Computers, Larsen and Toubro, ACC and Ranbaxy Lab.