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Sensex up by 382.67 pts
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Sensex up by 382.67 pts

Mumbai, Mar 11: The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday registered a massive gain of 383.67 points to 37,054.10, as buying was seen across the board, amid positive Asian Market.

The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose by 140.90 points to 11,176.30. Easing by 53 points on Friday, the day opened on a positive note at 36,741.57, moving up by 70 points. It remained in green the whole session. During the day, it rallied by 435 points to 37,106.19, the day's high, before closing at 37,054.10, surging by 382.67 points from its last close.

The Nifty registered day's high and low at 11,180.90 and 11,059.85, respectively. The sectoral indices like Energy, Telecom, Metal, Consumer Durable and Capital Goods pushed the market up. In scrips, Bharti Airtel, Powergrid, Coal India, Reliance Industries and VEDL advanced, while TCS, HCL Tech, NTPC and IndusInd Bank slipped that capped from further gain, the broker informed.

The S&P BSE Mid-Cap index gained 1.96 per cent. The S&P BSE Small-Cap index gained 1.61 per cent. Both these indices outperformed the Sensex. The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, was strong.

On BSE, 1754 shares rose and 899 shares fell. A total of 190 shares were unchanged. Index heavyweight Reliance Industries gained 3.43 per cent to Rs 1,310.05. UNI