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Sensex gains 62 points; capital goods stocks surge

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Mumbai, Oct 28 :

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday was trading 62.41 points or 0.23 percent up as capital goods stocks gained.

stock_exchange sensexGood buying was observed in capital goods and banking sectors, while selling pressure was seen in metal and oil and gas sectors.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,788.73 points, was trading at 26,815.31 points (at 09.17 a.m.) in the early session, up 62.41 points or 0.23 percent from the previous day’s close at 26,752.90 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 26,833.90 points and a low of 26,785.89 points in the trade so far.

The S&P capital goods index gained 92.14 points and bankex moved up by 91.53 points. However, metal index dropped by 71.96 points and oil and gas index fell by 24.15 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 13.05 points or 0.16 percent up at 8,004.75 points.

(IANS)