Sensex at new high at 38,796.68 pts
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Sensex at new high at 38,796.68 pts

Mumbai, Aug 30: The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Thursday rallied by 74 points to 38,796.68 life-time-high on brisk buying in Materials, Health Care and Industrials stocks.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose by 3 points to 11,694.75. The sectoral indices that gained were Materials, Health Care and Industrials stocks. The Sensex registered intra day high ane low at 38,819.06 and 38,624.23 respectively.

The Nifty recorded intra day high and low at 11,698.80 and 11,656.80 respectively. The gainers were Tata Steel by 2.18 pc to Rs 607, ONGC by 2.09 pc to Rs 181, ITC by 1.54 pc to Rs 317.50 and Bharti Airtel by 1.36 pc to Rs 379.95. The losers were InduInd Bank by 1.63 pc to Rs 1876, Yes Bank by 1.31 pc to Rs 361.20, Kotak Bank by 1.27 pc to Rs 1271.20 and Reliance Industries by 1 pc to Rs 1281.50. (UNI)