Mumbai, Dec 4:
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday was trading 208.40 points or 0.73 percent up as fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) stocks surged.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,616.93 points, was trading at 28,651.11 points (at 09.27 a.m.) in the early session, up 208.40 points or 0.73 percent from the previous day’s close at 28,442.71 points.
The Sensex has touched a high of 28,808.78 points and a low of 28,587.75 points in the trade so far.
The S&P FMCG index gained by 200.87 points, bankex went up by 105.17 points and healthcare index moved up by 67.73 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 21.80 points or 0.26 percent up at 8,559.45 points. It has touched a record high of 8626.95 in the trade so far.