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Sensex zooms 236.52 pts


Mumbai, The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchang (BSE) on Tuesday jumped by 236.52 points to 41,216.14, as buying was seen across the board amid positive global cues. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose by 76.40 points to 12,107.90.

The Nifty registered days high and low at 12,172.30 and 12,099 points respectively. Sliding by 326 points in last couple of sessions, the day opened on a strong note at 41,183.39, up by 204 pts. During the day it soared by 465 points to 41,444.34, days high before closing at 41,216.14, gaining by 236.52 points from its last close.

It registered day low at 41,179.14 pts.

The sectoral indices like Utilities, Bankex, Power, Realty, Consumer Durable, Auto and Health Care pushed the market up.

In scrips, NTPC and Maruti Suzuki were star gainers, up by more than 2 pc followed by SBI, Powergid and Bajaj Auto.

The S&P BSE Mid-Cap index added 0.41 pc while the S&P BSE Small-Cap index lost 0.11 pc.

The market breadth favored the sellers. On the BSE, 1120 shares rose and 1384 shares fell. A total of 195 shares were unchanged. In Nifty 10 index, 39 stocks advanced while 11 stocks declined. Shares in Europe and Asia advanced on Tuesday as investors continued to weigh the economic impact of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak which has already taken more than 1,000 lives.


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