Sensex zooms over 456 points, reclaims 26,000-level

The 50-share NSE Nifty ended the day at 8,114.30, up 148.80 points, or 1.87 percent after shuttling between 8,122.25 and 7,976.75.

PTI| Updated: Nov 25, 2016, 16:25 PM IST
Sensex zooms over 456 points, reclaims 26,000-level

Mumbai: Market benchmark Sensex surged over 456 points -- its biggest single-day gain in over one month -- to reclaim the 26,000-mark after investors created fresh long positions in the new December series amid the rupee rebounding from record lows.

The Sensex opened strong at 25,953.24 and stayed in the positive zone through the session as buying activity gathered momentum.

It touched the day's high of 26,343.95 before closing at 26,316.34, a gain of 456.17 points, or 1.76 percent -- its biggest single day rise since October 18 when it had gained 520.91 points.

The 50-share NSE Nifty ended the day at 8,114.30, up 148.80 points, or 1.87 percent after shuttling between 8,122.25 and 7,976.75.