Sensex regains 813.94 points

Mumbai, Jan 31 : Snapping a losing streak of last two sessions, the BSE Sensex on Monday rallied 813.94 points, touching 58k to close at 58,014.17 on the strength of realty, IT, technology and energy stocks amid positive global cues. The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) too moved up 237.90 points at 17,339.85. Tumbling down 657 points in last two sessions, the equity market opened on a strong note at 57,845.91, up 645 points. It remained in green throughout the session. During the day it spurted 1,057 points at 58,257.63, the day’s high, before closing at 58,014.17, advancing 814.94 points from its previous close. The Sensex registered the day’s high and low at 58,257.63 and 57,746.15 respectively. The Nifty recorded the day’s high and low at 17,410 and 17,264.15 respectively. Sectoral indices that realty, IT, technology, energy and consumer durable pushed the market up. Realty was a major gainer up by 3.17 per cent followed by IT by 2.70 per cebt, technology by 2.54 per cent, consumer durable by 2.50 per cent and energy by 1.83 per cent. The Mid Cap rose by 1.76 per cent and Small Cap by 0.99 per cent. In 30 scrips, 27 advanced while 3 declined. In Asian Market, Japan’s Nikkei went up 0.5 per cent and Hang Seng by 0.3 per cent. Similarly, Kospi surged 2 per cent and Straits Times by 0.7 per cent


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