Sensex jumps over 250 pts; Infosys rallies 5 pc

DN Bureau

Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex surged over 250 points in opening trade Monday driven by gains in index heavyweight Infosys, amid positive cues from global markets.

BSE
BSE

Mumbai: Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex surged over 250 points in opening trade Monday driven by gains in index heavyweight Infosys, amid positive cues from global markets.

The 30-share index, however, gave up some gains to trade 164.84 points, or 0.43 per cent, higher at 38,901.07 at 0930 hours. Similarly, the broader Nifty rose 46.95 points, or 0.41 per cent, to 11,599.45.

Market it also awaiting wholesale price index (WPI) data, scheduled to be released later in the day.

In the previous session, the 30-share gauge settled 86.88 points or 0.22 per cent lower at 38,736.23; and the broader NSE Nifty dropped 30.40 points, or 0.26 per cent, to 11,552.50.

Meanwhile, the Indian rupee appreciated 14 paise to 68.55 against the US dollar. (PTI)
 








Related Stories