Mumbai, Oct 29 :
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets on Wednesday was trading 124.06 points or 0.46 percent up as auto stocks gained.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,017.44 points, was trading at 27,004.88 points (at 09.18 a.m.) in the early session, up 124.06 points or 0.46 percent from the previous day’s close at 26,880.82 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 27,059.70 points and a low of 26,991.03 points in the trade so far.
The S&P auto index surged by 184.25 points, capital goods index moved up by 67.40 points, IT index gained by 50.10 and healthcare index moved up by 43.93 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 40.25 points or 0.50 percent up at 8,067.85 points.