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Sensex up 61 points in early trade


AGENCIES | Mumbai, September 10, 2012 11:27
Tags : sensex | stock market | benchmark index | National Stock Exchange | BSE |


Sensex up 61 points in early trade   The BSE benchmark index Sensex gained over 61 points in early trade on Monday on sustained buying by funds and retailers amid a firming trend in Asian region. The 30-share barometer added 61.25 points, or 0.34%, to 17,810.90 with stocks of healthcare, IT and banking sectors leading the rise. The index had gained almost 437 points in the previous three sessions.
The wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 16.75 points, or 0.31%, to 5,375.45.
Trading sentiment remained firm on continued buying by funds and retail investors largely in tandem with a firming trend in the Asian region on hopes of fresh US stimulus measures to boost economy.
In Asian region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose by 0.18%, while the Japan's Nikkei by 0.10% in early trade on Monday. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.11% higher in Friday's trade.
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