Mumbai, Apr 8 : The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday advanced by 131 points at 38,993.60 as buying was seen in Materials, Industrials, IT, Telecom, Bankex and Capital Goods stocks. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose by 39 points to 11,704.35. The sensex registered intra day high and low at 39,041.25 and 38,825.16 points respectively.
The Nifty recorded intra day high and low at 11,710.30 and 11,639.95 points respectively. The gainers were IndusInd Bank by 1.66 pc to Rs 1793.70, Powergrid by 1.32 pc to Rs 198.90, M & M by 1.25 pc to 666.25, NTPC by 1 pc to Rs 135.80 and ONGC by 0.67 pc to Rs 157.50. The losers were Bajaj Finance by 1.62 pc to Rs 3058.30, Asian Paints by 1.35 pc to Rs 1494.25, Reliance Industries by 1.11 pc to Rs 1340 and VEDL by 0.99 pc to Rs 189.70. (UNI)