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Sensex ends at 2-wk-high of 31,814.22 pts on brisk buying across board

Sensex ends at 2-wk-high of 31,814.22 pts on brisk buying across board

Mumbai, Oct 6 (UNI) The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) rebounded today by 222.19 points to a two-week-high of 31,814.22, on sustained buying across the board amidst positive cues from Asian peers. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too increased by 91 points to 9,979.70. The Sensex, which had shed by 79 points yesterday, went up this morning by 41 points to 31,633.34 in early trade. It remained in green throughout the day. It registered a day's high at 31,844.28, up by 397 points, before closing at 31,814.22, advancing by 222.19 points as compared to its last close. Buying in sectoral indices like Materials, FMCG, Finance, Health Care and Industrials pushed the Sensex up. Scrips of Tata Steel, Sun Pharma, NTPC, SBI and Hindustan Unilever gained which supported the market sentiment, while Tata Motors DVR, Dr Reddy's Lab and HDFC remained under pressure that capped its further gains, brokers informed. The S&P BSE Mid-Cap index shot up 0.95 per cent. The S&P BSE Small-Cap index moved up 1.09 pc. Both these indices outperformed the Sensex. The market breadth was stronger on BSE, as 1,700 shares rose while 965 others fell and 112 were unchanged. The total turnover on BSE amounted to Rs 3,673.65 crore, compared with a turnover of Rs 3,348.15 crore registered during the previous trading session. More UNI NV SS SM1708

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