BSE Sensex jumps nearly 60 points, crosses 20,000-level

The wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty too edged up by nearly ten points to 5,937.

Sensex gains most in two months on US cues, adds 512 pts

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex was up by over 512 points at mid-session on Monday, boosted by strong buying activity in the IT, realty and banking sectors after the US Federal Reserve indicated that the US economy was poised to grow in the second half of 2011.