Mumbai, May 29:
A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed on Friday with healthy gains during the day’s trading.
It ended the day with gains of 329 points or 1.20 percent.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed with gains. It rose by 114.65 points or 1.38 percent up at 8,433.65 points.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,553.03 points, closed the day’s trade at 27,836.11 points (at 3.35 p.m.), up 329.40 points or 1.20 percent from the previous day’s close at 27,506.71 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 27,888.32 points and a low of 27,467.23 points in the intra-day trade. (IANS)