Sensex up by 75 pts

Sensex up by 75 pts

Agency News

Mumbai, Nov 18 : The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday gained by 75 points to open at 40,431.08 on buying in Materials, Energy, Finance, IT and Telecom stocks.

The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE also rose by 20 points to 11,915.15. The Sensex registered intraday high and low at 40,542.40 and 40,303.77 points respectively. The Nifty recorded intra-day high and low at 11,946.20 and 11,884.10 points, respectively. The sectoral indices like Materials, Energy, Finance, IT and Telecom kept the market firm.

The gainers were Bharti Airtel by 5.63 pc to Rs 415.35, Sun Pharma by 3.16 pc to Rs 428, Tata Steel by 2.42 pc to Rs 403.95, SBI by 1.02 pc to Rs 325.30 and Tata Motors by 1.01 pc to rs 170.30. The losers were Yes Bank by 2.47 pc to Rs 67, Asian Paints by 1.37 pc to Rs 1337.50, ONGC by 1.33 pc to Rs 133.75 and M & M by 1.30 pc to Rs 574.95. (UNI)