Sensex rises over 200 pts on positive global cues

DN Bureau

The BSE benchmark Sensex jumped over 200 points in early trade.

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Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex jumped over 200 points in early trade Friday led by gains in realty, metal, oil and gas and banking stocks amid positive global cues on hopes of a trade deal between the US and China.

The BSE gauge Sensex was trading 200.69 points, or 0.52 per cent, higher at 38,885.41. The 30-share Sensex index settled 192.40 points, or 0.49 per cent, lower at 38,684.72 in its previous session.

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Similarly, the NSE benchmark Nifty rose 60.45 points, or 0.52 per cent, to 11,658.45 in early session.

On the macro front, the rupee appreciated 10 paise to trade at 69.07 to the US dollar in early trade on Friday.

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Elsewhere in Asia, benchmark equity indices in Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul were trading positive.
 

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