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Last Updated : Jul 22, 2011 05:25 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Sensex rallies 286 pts on Greece news, Bankex top performer

The 30-share BSE Sensex shot up 286 points, to close at 18,722 and the 50-share NSE Nifty jumped 92 points, to end at 5,634, supported by rise in 46 shares.


Finally, not only the European markets but the Indian market too sighed a breathe of relief after the second bailout package for Greece was announced yesterday. Euro zone announced a second bailout package worth Euro 109 billion (USD 157 billion) for the Greece on Thursday, which will reduce Greek debt by 24% of GDP.


The 30-share BSE Sensex shot up 286 points, to close at 18,722 and the 50-share NSE Nifty jumped 92 points, to end at 5,634, supported by rise in 46 shares.


The much awaited announcement has improved investors' sentiment. However, experts warn that the positive attitude will not last long.

Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura International is cautious that sentiments may have improved but clouds of concern is still hovering around Spain and Italy. He adds that looking at the high level of Greece debt GDP,

First Published on Jul 22, 2011 03:51 pm