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Sensex closes 244 points up


Mumbai, April 6:

A day ahead of the first monetary policy review of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for 2015-16, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), ended Monday’s trade with healthy gains.

Sensex UpThe wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also made gains during the day’s trade. It provisionally ended 67.25 points or 0.78 percent up at 8,653.50 points (provisional).

The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,351.94 points, ended the day’s trade at 28,504.46 points (at 3.30 p.m.), up 244.32 points or 0.86 percent from the previous day’s close at 28,260.14 points (provisional).

The Sensex touched a high of 28,530.81 points and a low of 28,221.99 points in the intra-day trade. (IANS)