Press Esc to close
Friday 12 February 2016
News updated at 5:35 PM IST
Weather
Max: 32°C
Min : 19°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

Sensex surges 69 points in early trade; Wipro falls 8.06 pc

Mumbai, Apr 22, 2013 (PTI)

The BSE benchmark Sensex today rose by nearly 69 points in early trade on buying by funds amid a firm trend in other Asian bourses.
The 30-share index rose by 68.72 points, or 0.36 per cent, to 19,085.18 points with banking, metal and auto sectoral indices leading the rise by gaining up to 0.71 per cent. The index had gained 285.30 points in the previous session on Thursday.
The wide-based Nifty of the National Stock Exchange moved up by 27.15 points, or 0.47 per cent, to 5,810.25.
Brokers said sustained buying by funds as well as retail investors after government announcing measures to boost exports in the foreign trade policy and a firming trend on other Asian bourses, mainly buoyed the trading sentiment here.
Besides, recent fall in gold and global oil prices has boosted the market sentiment as it eased worries of high current account deficit (CAD) and fiscal deficit, they said.
Stocks of IT major Wipro fell by 8.06 per cent to Rs 338.95 even as company reported 16.73 per cent increase in net profit to Rs 1,728.7 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2013.In the Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose by 0.11 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei by 1.94 per cent in early trade today.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.07 per cent in the previous session on Friday. 


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Relatives of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad mourn his death at his home in Betador in Hubli...

Relatives of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad mourn his death at his home in Betador in Hubli...

Vehicles stranded at Jawahar Tunnel, which connects the valley to the rest of the country during...

Vehicles stranded at Jawahar Tunnel, which connects the valley to the rest of the country during...

Girls taking selfie during the lok Mela at Punjabi University in Patiala...

Girls taking selfie during the lok Mela at Punjabi University in Patiala...

President Pranab Mukherjee walks at the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan during its press...

President Pranab Mukherjee walks at the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan during its press...

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi inspects guard of honour during...

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi inspects guard of honour during...

Gold medal winners Prarthana Thombare and Sharrmadaa Baluu of India, pose during the presentation...

Gold medal winners Prarthana Thombare and Sharrmadaa Baluu of India, pose during the presentation...

Bangladesh Goalkeeper Md Rasel Mahmud in action against Nepal during the group matches of the...

Bangladesh Goalkeeper Md Rasel Mahmud in action against Nepal during the group matches of the...

Shooters of India and Pakistan take part in the individual 25m center fire pistol men's...

Shooters of India and Pakistan take part in the individual 25m center fire pistol men's...

Sri Lanka's Nalantha De Silva, right approaches as India's P.L.Thiamanna, tries to control the...

Sri Lanka's Nalantha De Silva, right approaches as India's P.L.Thiamanna, tries to control the...

T Gopi of India winner of gold medal (front ) and Suresh Kumar of India winner of silver medal...

T Gopi of India winner of gold medal (front ) and Suresh Kumar of India winner of silver medal...

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