Sensex surged by 637.49 pts

Sensex surged by 637.49 pts

Agency News

Mumbai, May 13: Snapping a losing streak of last two sessions, the BSE Sensex on Wednesday surged by 637.49 pts to 32,008.61over 2 per cent gains as investors awaited details of Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus announced yesterday. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange too rose by 187 pts to 9,383.55. It registered day’s high and low at 9,584.50 and 9,351.10.

The day opened on a strong note, as the Sensex zoomed by 1474 pts to 32,841.87. It advanced by 1478 pts to 32,845 pts, days high before closing at 32,008.61, up by 637 pts from its last close. The sectoral indices that boosted the market were capital goods, realty, bankex, industrials and finance stocks. In scrips, the star gainer was Axis Bank up by nearly 7 pc followed by Ultracemco, L&T, ICICI Bank and SBI. The mid-cap rose by 1.49 pc and small-cap by 1.97 pc. In 30 scrips, 26 advanced and remaining declined. (UNI)