Sensex provisionally closes over 150 points up

Sensex provisionally closes over 150 points up

Sensex provisionally closes over 150 points up
A day after it lost over 115 points after the central bank decided to maintain status quo on key lending rates, a barometer index of the Indian equity markets made gains on Wednesday.

The barometer sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally closed over 150 points during the day's trade.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed in the green -- 51 points or 0.60 percent up at 8,567.95 points.

The S&P BSE Sensex, which opened at 28,138.04 points, provisionally closed at 28,223.08 points (3.35 p.m.), up 151.15 points or 0.54 percent from the previous day's close at 28,071.93 points. The Sensex touched a high of 28,315.71 points and a low of 28,135.68 in the intra-day trade.