Sensex at fresh two-year high; hovering above 20,000-level
Quotes

Sensex at fresh two-year high; hovering above 20,000-level

Last Updated: Friday, January 18, 2013, 13:12
 
 Comment 0
 
Sensex at fresh two-year high; hovering above 20,000-level
Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex is trading over 100 points at a fresh two-year high of 20,069 at mid- session, on strong buying in fundamentally strong stocks particularly oil and gas shares.

The key index was trading 108.01 up, or 0.54 percent, at 20,069.13 at 1245 hrs.

The wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty also moved up by 20.65 points at 6,059.85.

Traders said buying sentiments got a boost on government virtually deregulating diesel prices in a key economic reform measure yesterday.

Shares of ONGC were trading at 7.74 percent, RIL up 0.12 percent, GAIL 1.89 percent. The oil and gas index was up 2.72 percent.

Shares of software services firm Wipro fell by 5 percent even as the company reported 18 percent rise in its consolidated net profit for the third quarter ended December 31, 2012.

Sensex stocks Maruti, SBI and ICICI points were trading at 4.03 percent, 1.44 percent, 1.38 percent, respectively.

PTI



First Published: Friday, January 18, 2013, 09:59


Comments


comments powered by Disqus
Forbes Best Places for Biz 2014
Forbes Best Places for Biz 2014
Hyundai Elite i20
Hyundai Elite i20
John Kery with Indian Biz Honchos
John Kery with Indian Biz Honchos
Honda Mobilio MPV
Honda Mobilio MPV
Tata Zest first drive review: In pics
Tata Zest first drive review: In pics

Web Wrap
Contact Us : Privacy Policy : Legal Disclaimer
Copyright © Zee Media Corporation Ltd. All rights reserved