Sensex up 397.04 points

Mumbai: Snapping a losing streak of last three sessions, the BSE Sensex on Tuesday bounced back by 397.94 points to close at 52,769.73 following gains in Bankex, Finance, Metal and Materials stocks.

While the Nifty too surged by 119.75 points to 15,812.35.

Sliding by 346 points in the last three sessions, the Sensex opened higher by 322 points to 52,694.89 and it remained in green throughout the session.

During the day, it rallied 434 points to 52,806.86, a day’s high, before closing at 52,769.73, up by 347.04 points from its previous close.

The Sensex registered day’s high and low at 52,806.86 and 52,545.68 points respectively.

The Nifty recorded day’s high and low at 15,820.80 and 15,744.60 points respectively.

The sectoral indices like Bankex, Finance, Materials, Metal and Oil and Gas stocks lifted the market.

In scrips, ICICI Bank was a top gainer, rising by 2.74 per cent to Rs 664 followed by HDFC, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma and NTPC.

The Mid Cap rose by 0.01 pc and the Small Cap by 0.46 per cent.

In 30 scrips, 22 advanced while eight declined.

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