Mumbai, May 6:
Good buying was observed in capital goods, banking and oil and gas sectors, while selling pressure was seen in IT sector.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 22,512.23 points, was trading at 22,539.17 points in the pre-noon session, up 94.05 points or 0.42 percent from the previous day’s close at 22,445.12 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 22,602.71 points and a low of 22,512.23 points in trade.
The S&P BSE capital goods index gained 109.85 points, oil and gas index went up by 92.82 points and bankex inched up by 83.38 points, while IT index slipped by 40.69 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also gained 22.10 points or 0.33 percent and was trading at 6,721.45 points.