Sensex reclaims 36,000, surges 307 pts

DN Bureau

Extending its winning run for a fifth session, the BSE Sensex.

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Mumbai: Extending its winning run for a fifth session, the BSE Sensex soared over 307 points to close at 36,270, driven mainly by auto, metal and banking stocks and positive global cues.

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The broader NSE Nifty too jumped almost 93 points. Opening on a positive note, the Sensex went on to reclaim the 36,000-mark and hit a high of 36,312.31 during the intra-day trade before ending at 36,270.07, up 307.14 points, or 0.85 per cent.

The gauge had climbed 1,003.21 points in the previous four sessions.

For the 50-share NSE Nifty, the close came in at 10,888.35, higher by 82.90 points, or 0.77 per cent, after shuttling between 10,900.35 and 10,844.85.

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On a net basis, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth Rs 861.94 crore on Friday, while DIIs sold equities to the tune of Rs 303.52 crore, provisional data showed.(PTI)

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