Sensex recovers 115 points in early trade on Asian cues
The BSE benchmark Sensex rebounded
about 115 points in early trade today on fresh buying in
select bluechips amid a firm trend in Asian markets.
The 30-share index was trading higher by 114.94 points or
0.36 per cent to 31,776.91 with all the sectoral indices led
by realty, auto, FMCG, metal and bank leading the recovery.
The gauge had lost 147.58 points yesterday, tracking
global weakness on lingering worries about North Korea and
the rupee hitting three-week low against the dollar.
The NSE Nifty was up 48.65 points or 0.49 per cent at
9,964.85 in early trade.
Stocks of Reliance Industries in ex-bonus transaction,
was quoting higher by 0.07 per cent at Rs 822.90 against the
previous close of Rs 1,645.40 (cum-bonus). The company has
rewarded its shareholders with a one bonus share for every
Other gainers were Adani Ports, Dr Reddy's, M&M, Hero
MotoCorp, Kotak Bank, ICICI Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Coal India,
Axis Bank, Sun Pharma, Wipro and Bharti Airtel, rising by up
to 1.55 per cent.
Brokers said emergence of buying coupled with a better
trend in other Asian markets following overnight gains at
the Wall Street lifted the stocks. Investors welcomed US
President Donald Trump's deal to raise the US debt ceiling.
Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up
0.23 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei gained 0.37 per cent in
early trade today. Shanghai Composite Index, however, shed
0.23 per cent.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.25 per cent
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