Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed on Monday with healthy gains ending 522 points or 1.90 percent up.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also gained substantially during the day’s trade. It provisionally closed 161.55 points or 1.94 percent up at 8,502.95 points (provisional figures, subject to change).
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,655.79 points, closed at 27,980.92 points (at 3.30 p.m.), up 522.28 points or 1.90 percent from the previous day’s close at 27,458.64 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 27,990.90 points and a low of 27,624.76 points in the day’s trade.