Friday 25 April 2014
News updated at 9:48 AM IST
Weather
Max: 34.6°C
Min : 22.7°C
In Bangalore
Generally cloudy

Moody's rating perks up stocks, Sensex up 305 points

Mumbai, Nov 27, 2012, DHNS:

Key benchmark indices on Tuesday surged and settled at their highest closing level in over 2-1/2 weeks as investor sentiment got a boost by global credit rating agency Moody's retaining its stable outlook on India's sovereign rating followed by a healthy savings and investment rate that exceeded other emerging economies.

The market sentiment was also boosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's comments
that he was confident of the UPA government numbers in Parliament -- after a meeting with UPA leaders.

Sensex at BSE gained 305.07 points or 1.65 percent to 18,842.08, its highest closing since November 8, 2012. The 50-unit S&P CNX Nifty at NSE rose 91.55 points or 1.62 percent to 5,727.45, its highest closing from November 8, 2012. The index hit a high of 5,733.20 and a low of 5,658 in intraday trade.


Also news of Greece's official creditors,including International Monetary Fund and European Union, had agreed on a deal to lower the country's debt burden also buoyed investor sentiment in D-Street.

Market sentiment was also boosted by data showing that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net buyers of Indian stocks on Monday as they bought shares worth a net Rs 206.30 crore from the secondary equity markets as per data released by market regulator Sebi. 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A digital image called 'Venus, 1985' created by Andy Warhol retrieved from disk 1998.3.2129.3.22...

A digital image called 'Venus, 1985' created by Andy Warhol retrieved from disk 1998.3.2129.3.22...

Crew members of Colombian-registered sailing ship Gloria stand on the ship's masts during a...

Crew members of Colombian-registered sailing ship Gloria stand on the ship's masts during a...

A rainbow appears over the sky of the city of Sao Paulo April 24, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the...

A rainbow appears over the sky of the city of Sao Paulo April 24, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the...

27 year old white polar bear Uslada shakes off water in her pool at the Leningrad Zoo in St...

27 year old white polar bear Uslada shakes off water in her pool at the Leningrad Zoo in St...

U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he departs Haneda International Airport...

U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he departs Haneda International Airport...

Singer-songwriter, Leslie Grace arrives at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday...

Singer-songwriter, Leslie Grace arrives at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday...

A model of a pink fisherman and bicycle are positioned on a rock in the Irish Sea near the...

A model of a pink fisherman and bicycle are positioned on a rock in the Irish Sea near the...

Actress Emma Stone arrives for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere in New York April 24, 2014...

Actress Emma Stone arrives for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere in New York April 24, 2014...

A girl leaps over headstones at the Jakarta War Cemetery following the ANZAC Day dawn service in...

A girl leaps over headstones at the Jakarta War Cemetery following the ANZAC Day dawn service in...

A fire-fighter walks past a school bus leaning against a eucalyptus tree after it veered off the...

A fire-fighter walks past a school bus leaning against a eucalyptus tree after it veered off the...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523