Indian stocks leap 1.19% on high opening

12:31, July 08, 2010      

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Indian main stock index Sensex opened at 17,536.48 points Thursday, 65.45 points higher from previous close of 17,471.03 points on overnight rises of stocks in Europe and the United States.

The index shot up 207.19 points or 1.19 percent after 23 minutes of trading in the morning session, with all of the sectors in green.

Metal, IT, realty and technological sectors gained 1.89 percent, 1.73 percent, 1.61 percent and 1.53 percent, respectively.

Copper maker Sterlite Industries, Tata Steel, software outsourcing giant Infosys, house builder DLF and ICICI Bank lead the rally jumping 3.23 percent, 2.36 percent, 1.91 percent, 1.85 percent and 1.86 percent, respectively.

Sensex is the common name for the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index. It consists of the 30 largest and most actively traded stocks, representative of various sectors, on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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