Sensex up by 297.21 points

Sensex up by 297.21 points

Agency News

Mumbai, Aug 19 : The BSE Sensex on Monday surged by 297.21 points to 37,647.54 as buying was witnessed across the board. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) to rise by 84.40 points to 11,132.20. The Sensex registered day high and low at 37,682.92 and 37,420.52 points respectively. The Nifty recorded day high and low at 11,139.55 and 11,068.65 points respectively. The sectoral indices like Materials, Finance, Industrials, Utilities and Bankex pushed the market up today.

The gainers were Sun Pharma by 3.21 pc to Rs 428.05, NTPC by 1.91 Pc to Rs 120.10, L & T by 1.77 pc to Rs 1358.50, ICICI Bank by 1.43 Pc to Rs 425.30 and Tech Mahinea by 1.45 pc to Rs 668.70. The losers were Powergrid by 1.70 pc to Rs 207.65, ONGC by 0.66 Pc to Rs 127.30, Tata Steel by 0.40 pc to Rs 361.40 and SBI by 0.29 pc to Rs 290.10. UNI