Business News | Sensex Rises 211 Points; HDFC, RIL, L&T Climb

Business News | Sensex Rises 211 Points; HDFC, RIL, L&T Climb

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 17 (ANI): The Indian stock markets benchmark Sensex rose 211 points on Thursday led by good buying support in HDFC, Reliance Industries, Tata Steel, and L&T.

The 30 stock S&P BSE Sensex was trading at 58,208.44 points at 13.04 pm, which is 211.76 points or 0.37 per cent higher from its previous day’s close at 57,996.68 points.

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Earlier, the Sensex opened in the positive at 58,217.69 points and surged to a high of 58,346.00 points. The Sensex briefly also slipped into the negative touching a low of 57,635.43 points.

The broader Nifty 50 of the National Stock Exchange was trading 54 points or 0.31 per cent higher at 17,376.20 points.

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HDFC soared 1.94 per cent to Rs 2416. The index heavyweight Reliance Industries was trading 1.52 per cent higher at Rs 2448.90. L&T was trading 0.97 per cent higher at Rs 1878.10.

Tata Steel, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Titan, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Infosys were among the major Sensex gainers.

ICICI Bank slipped 1.62 per cent to Rs 752.95. Ultra Tech Cement 1.38 per cent down at Rs 7085.15; Axis Bank 1.25 per cent down at Rs 787.20 and Nestle India 1.05 per cent down at Rs 18052.10 were among the major Sensex losers. (ANI)

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