Mumbai: Extending gaining streak for the third consecutive session, the BSE Sensex on Wednesday spurted 789.70 points to close at 49,733.84 following gains in Bankex, Finance, Telecom, Auto and Consumer Durable stocks. The Nifty too rose by 211.50 points to 14,864.55.
The Sensex opened higher by 72 points to 49,066.64. During the day, it rallied by 857 points to 49,801.48, days high, before closing at 49,733.84, up 789.70 points from its previous close.
The Sensex registered day’s high and low at 49,801.48 and 49,066.64 pts respectively. The Nifty recorded day’s high and low at 14,890.25 and 14,694.95 pts respectively.
The sectoral indices include, Bankex, Finance, Auto, Consumer Durable and Consumer Discretionary Goods and Services kept the market firm.