Sensex surged by 270 pts at 38,915.91 pts


Agencies, Mumbai, The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday jumped by 270 points to open at 38,915.91 on brisk buying in IT, tech and capital goods counters because of solid GDP growth rate for the April-June quarter of fiscal, even recovery in rupee too boosted the same. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened at 11,751.80, up by 71 points. The sectoral indices that gained were Health Care, Capital Goods and Industrials. The Sensex registered intra day high ane low at 38,934.35 and 38,671.33 respectively. The Nifty recorded intra day high and low at 11,751.80 and 11,680.65 respectively. The gainers were Wipro by 4.43 pc to Rs 315, Sun Pharma by 1.73 pc to Rs 663.50, Adani Ports by 1.46 pc to Rs 388.95 and Bajaj Auto by 1.19 pc to Rs 2779.05. The losers were NTPC by 1.35 pc to Rs 168.55, Hind Unilever by 1.30 pc to Rs 1757.50 and Maruti Suzuki by 1.23 pc to Rs 8985.55.