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Jun 11, 2012, 12.47 PM IST
Indian equity benchmarks continued to hold early gains amid somewhat volatility. The news of European Union agreed to lend euro 100 billion to Spain helped markets globally.
The BSE benchmark climbed 156 points or 0.93% to 16,874.78 and the NSE benchmark was up 51.05 points or 1.01% to 5,119.40. The broader markets outperformed benchmarks; the BSE Midcap Index moved up 1.12% and Smallcap up rose 1.25%.
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Back home, all sectoral indices were in green barring healthcare. The BSE Realty Index surged over 2% while Metal and Power gained 1.8% each. Bankex and Auto went up over 1%.
Shares of Sterlite Industries, Reliance Infrastructure, Jaiprakash Associates, Tata Power and BPCL were top gainers among largecaps, rising 3-4%.
Country's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank rose 1.9% while its rivals State Bank of India and HDFC Bank gained 1% each. Housing finance company too was up 1%.
Infosys, India's No. 1 software services exporter rose 1%; TCS and Wipro were marginally higher.
Index heavyweight Reliance Industries, top telecom operator Bharti Airtel and top cigarette major ITC were up around 0.5%.
Among metals and minings, Coal India, Hindalco and Tata Steel moved up 1.5-2%.
Country's second largest two-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto surged nearly 3% and top commercial vehicle maker Tata Motors was up over 1%.
In the second line shares, Anant Raj Industries, Videocon Industries, Bajaj Electricals, Sintex Industries and IFCI shot up 5-9% whereas S Mobility, Marico, Edelweiss Capital, Pidilite Industries and Bayer Cropscience fell 1.5-2.5%.
SENSEX-NIFTY-HDFC-BANK-ICICI:Sensex extends rally; banks lead
The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty opened 1% higher on Monday on the back of positive developments in euro zone over the last weekend. The Indian rupee appreciated 27 paise to 55.15 as against the US dollar.
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