Thursday, 12 February 2015

Sensex down Over 140 Point In Trade Today

Indian capital market  benchmarks  Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) index Sensex down  over 140 points in  trade on Thursday, down  for the third straight session,


Besides, expectations of faster economic reforms by the government and optimism over the forthcoming Budget, buoyed trading sentiments.
Brokers said fresh positions created by participants ahead of key economic data - industrial production (IIP) numbers for December and retail inflation - to be released later in the day, contributed to the rise.

Further, a better trend at other Asian markets influenced domestic trading  sentiments, they said.

The 30-issue BSE barometer was trading  down 140 points (or 0.09% per cent) , at 28,509..41 with stocks of auto, consumer durables, power, realty and capital goods sectors, leading the rise.
 Meanwhile The broader 50-share National Stock Exchange (NSE) index Nifty rose by 3.30 points (or 0.04 per cent), at 8,630.70.

Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up by 0.26 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei gained 1.64 per cent in early trade on Thursday.

However, the US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.04 per cent lower in Wednesday's trade.


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