Sensex up by 149 pts


Mumbai, (UNI) The BSE Sensex on Tuesday rallied by 149 pts at 38,948.46 in the opening trade as buying was seen in Bankex, Health Care in Metal stocks.

The Nifty of National Stock Exchange too rose by 47 pts to 11,513.10.

The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 39,008.89 and 38,698.96 pts respectively.

The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 11,525.90 and 11,432.75 respectively.

The Mid Cap moved up by 0.17 pc and Small Cap by 1.10 pc.

In 30 scrips, 15 advanced while 15 declined.

The gainers were Bajaj finance by 2.07 pc to Rs 3563.05, followed by SBI by 1.79 pc to Rs 205, ICICI Bank by 1.50 pc to Rs 385.90, Axis Bank by 1.37 pc to Rs 451.80 and Maruti Suzuki by 0.88 pc to Rs 7144.35.

The losers were Nestle India by 1.28 pc to Rs 16,323.10, HCL Technologies by 0.96 pc to Rs 699.10, Powergrid by 0.81 pc to Rs 183.65 and Sun Pharma by 0.71 pc to Rs 529.55.