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Sensex rises over 150 points in early trade, Nifty crosses 15,700


Leading stock index Sensex rose over 150 points in early trade on Thursday led by gains in big stocks like Reliance Industries, Infosys and HDFC Bank amid positive trend in global equity markets.

Mumbai. Leading stock index Sensex rose over 150 points in early trade on Thursday led by gains in big stocks like Reliance Industries, Infosys and HDFC Bank amid positive trend in global equity markets. During this, the 30-share BSE index was trading 160.07 points or 0.31 per cent higher at 52,101.71. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 58.75 points or 0.38 per cent to 15,694.10. The biggest gain of two percent in the Sensex was in PowerGrid.

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In terms of gains, it was followed by ITC, Tech Mahindra, IndusInd Bank, NTPC, Sun Pharma and Dr Reddy’s. On the other hand, Bajaj Auto, Asian Paints, Maruti and Nestle India saw a decline. In the previous session, the Sensex was down 333.93 points or 0.64 per cent at 51,941.64 and the Nifty was down 104.75 points or 0.67 per cent at 15,635.35.

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Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 846.37 crore on a gross basis on Wednesday, according to provisional stock market data. International oil benchmark Brent crude was trading 0.72 per cent lower at $71.70 per barrel.

Disclaimer:Prabhasakshi has not edited this news. This news has been published from PTI-language feed.

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