Sensex surges 290 points; capital goods, banking stocks gain

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Sensex surges 290 points; capital goods, banking stocks gain
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday surged 289.60 points or 1.15 percent up as capital goods and banking stocks gained.

All the sectors were trading in green and the rally was led by capital goods, banking, metal and healthcare sectors.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 25,179.55 points, was trading at 25,389.52 points in the pre-noon session, up 289.60 points or 1.15 percent from the previous day's close at 25,099.92 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 25,404.33 points and a low of 25,179.55 points in trade.

The S&P BSE capital goods index gained 412.16 points, bankex surged by 334.23 points, metal index went up by 145.40 points and healthcare index increased by 174.05 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also surged and was trading 88.15 points or 1.17 percent up at 7,596.95 points.

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Story first published: Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:18 [IST]
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