Sensex rises 304 points in early trade: The Tribune India | Jobs Vox



Mumbai, December 21

Equity benchmarks rebounded in early trade on Wednesday amid buying at IT counters and mixed trends in global markets.

The benchmark 30-share BSE Sensex rose 304.17 points to 62,006.46 points. The broader NSE Nifty advanced 88.05 points to 18,473.35.

Of the Sensex pack, HCL Technologies, Sun Pharma, Mahindra & Mahindra, Asian Paints, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Tata Consultancy Services, Akis Bank, Infosis, Hindustan Unilever, HDFC Bank and UltraTech Cement were the major winners.

The power grid and ITC lagged behind.

Elsewhere in Asia, stock markets in Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai traded lower, while Hong Kong traded in the green.

US markets ended positively on Tuesday.

The reference index of the Belgrade Stock Exchange ended lower by 103.90 points or 0.17 percent at 61,702.29 on Tuesday. The Nifty fell 35.15 points or 0.19 percent to end at 18,385.30.

The international reference price of Brent oil rose by 0.18 percent to 80.13 dollars per barrel.

Foreign institutional investors bought shares worth Rs 455.94 crore on Tuesday, according to stock exchange data.


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