Sensex advances over 300 Points

Sensex advances over 300 Points

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The benchmark index , Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), on Tuesday advanced by 322.22 points to 38,169.87 in the first hour of trade.

The NSE Nifty benchmark touched 11,361.40, up 90.1 points from the previous close. Gains in banking, financial services and pharmaceutical shares supported the markets, however weakness in metal and energy counters capped the upside.

Gains in HDFC Bank, HDFC, Infosys and ICICI Bank contributed the most to the advances in Sensex.