Sensex up 140 points; capital goods stocks gain

Sensex up 140 points; capital goods stocks gain

Sensex up 140 points; capital goods stocks gain

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 140.53 points or 0.50 percent up as capital goods stocks gained.

Good buying was observed in capital goods, banking and consumer durables sectors, while marginal selling pressure was seen in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,450.26 points, was trading at 28,496.15 points (at 09.28 a.m.) in the early session, up 140.53 points or 0.50 percent from the previous day's close at 28,355.62 points.

The Sensex has touched a high of 28,532.46 points and a low of 28,439.04 points in the trade so far.

The S&P capital goods index gained 268.15 points, bankex moved up by 268.12 points and consumer durables index went up by 180.88 points. However, FMCG index dropped by 5.55 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also was trading 44.30 points or 0.52 percent up at 8,609.85 points.

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