Sensex rises over 100 points

Sensex rises over 100 points

Agency News

Mumbai, Jan 2 : The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Thursday appreciated 100 points to 41,340.27 as fresh buying was seen in Energy, Finance, IT, Auto and Capital Goods stocks.

The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too gained 70 points to trade at 12,250. The Sensex registered intra-day high and low at 41,593.73 and 41,328.45 points respectively. The Nifty recorded day intra-day high and low at 12,270.30 and 12,195.25 points respectively.

In terms of sectors, except IT, all the other sector-based indices traded in the green, with over 2 per cent rise registered in metal stocks, followed by 1 per cent rise in PSU bank and realty stocks. UltraTech Cement, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Vedanta and Grasim were among the top gainers of Thursday's session. Zee Entertainment, Bajaj-Auto, Coal India, BPCL and TCS were among the top losers. (UNI)