Sensex jumps over 200 pts; TechM rallies 5 pc

DN Bureau

Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex advanced over 200 points in early session on Friday, led by gains in index heavyweights Infosys and RIL, amid positive cues from global markets.

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Mumbai: Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex advanced over 200 points in early session on Friday, led by gains in index heavyweights Infosys and RIL, amid positive cues from global markets.

Also Read: Rupee gains 12 paise against dollar in early trade 

After rising 223 points, the 30-share index was trading 164.05 points, or 0.45 per cent, higher at 36,808.47 at 0930 hours, while the broader Nifty rose 44.15 points, or 0.41 per cent, to 10,892.05.

In the previous session on Thursday, the BSE barometer ended 80.32 points, or 0.22 per cent, lower at 36,644.42, while the Nifty settled 3.25 points, or 0.03 per cent, higher at 10,847.90.

Also Read: Sensex plunges over 400 pts; financial, auto stocks sink 

The rupee, meanwhile, appreciated 12 paise against its previous close to trade at 71.72 in early session. Global oil benchmark Brent crude was trading 0.26 per cent higher at 61.11 per barrel. (PTI)
 

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