Today's News of India
Cricket:
     Live Scores    Upcoming Matches    Today's Cricket Matches     Ban vs Zim     Pak vs NZ     Ind vs Aus   Cricket Series     Sports :    Football     Tennis

World Snap > Business > Sensex up 37 points; healthcare, IT stocks rally

Sensex up 37 points; healthcare, IT stocks rally

  • Get Latest News on :

    December 24, 2012 14:09:53 IST
    Last Updated : December 24, 2012 21:39:17 IST

    Mumbai  : A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading higher by 37 points in the Monday afternoon session after healthy buying spree took place in healthcare, information technology (IT) and auto stocks.

    View Full Image

    The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 19,278.00 points, was ruling at 19,279.64 points around 12.50 p.m., up by 37.64 points or 0.20 percent from its previous close at 19,242.00 points.

    The BSE Sensex touched a high of 19,347.64 points and low of 19,261.66 points intra-day.

    The BSE midcap index was up 25.29 points, while the smallcap index was higher by 28.08 points.

    The wider 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange was down 8.10 points or 0.14 percent at 5,855.80 points.

    The BSE healthcare index was up 71.81 points. The IT index was trading higher by 64.61 points and auto index up 51.50 points.

    However, the oil and gas index decreased by 39.35 points, bank index down 19.80 points and capital goods lower by 12.19 points.

    Among other Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei was down 0.99 percent and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was higher by 0.16 percent. China’s Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.27 percent.

    Photo  : AFP

    Get Latest News on :

    Be smart. Keep updated with latest news.!!! Get all top news with summary in your email (only once in a day).
    Enter your EmailId :

    Do you like this story? Do thumb up here.

    No Comments

      (Required)
      (Required, will not be published)



      Author : , Section : Business, Featured, Top News, TAGS : Tagged as:

    Are you news lover?

    Be smart. Keep updated with latest news.!!! Get all top news with summary in your email (only once in a day). Enter your EmailId :