Sensex rises over 200 pts; Nifty tests 12,100

DN Bureau

Market benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 200 points in early trade on Wednesday led by gains in HDFC twins, TCS and RIL as unabated foreign fund inflow and positive global cues enthused investor sentiment.

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Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 200 points in early trade on Wednesday led by gains in HDFC twins, TCS and RIL as unabated foreign fund inflow and positive global cues enthused investor sentiment.

Also Read: Rupee gains 8 paise against US dollar in early trade

After hitting a high of 41,075.76, the 30-share index was trading 207.41 points, or 0.51 per cent, higher at 41,028.71 in morning session. Similarly, the broader Nifty rose 59.30 points, or 0.49 per cent, to 12,096.75.

On Tuesday, the Sensex touched its all-time intra-day high of 41,120.28 before closing down by 67.93 points or 0.17 per cent at 40,821.30. The Nifty also soared to a new peak of 12,132.45 in day trade before giving up gains to end lower by 36.05 points or 0.30 per cent at 12,037.70.

Also Read: Sensex, Nifty hit record peaks in opening session

Stocks on Wall Street ended in the green on Tuesday.

On the currency front, the rupee appreciated 6 paise against the US dollar to trade at 71.43 in early session.(PTI)
 

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