Friday, November 23, 2007

Markets on upward trend, Sensex up 326 points

Mumbai (PTI): The stock markets today witnessed an uptrend on Friday after a six-day long downtrend, with the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex gaining over 236 points.

The Sensex, which remained on downward march since last Friday, gained 326.55 points to close at 18,852.87, after touching the day's high of 18,910.46 and a low of 18,548.06.

Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty spurted by 89.25 points to close at 5,608.60. It touched the day's high of 5,638.60 and a low of 5,514.75 points.

The major pusher was the metal index which gained 548.96 points at 16,594.08, followed by capital goods index by 500.94 points to 19,316.12. Realty index also rose by 325.99 points to 9783.36, oil and gas index was up by 295.40 points at 11,987.47 and power index by 131.28 points at 4,282.35.

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