Sensex advances 259.62 pts

Mumbai, Apr 15 (FN Agency) The BSE Sensex on Thursday added another gains of 259.62 pts to close at 48,803.68 in volatile trade on renewed buying in Bankex, Metal, Power and Energy stocks amid weal global peers. The Nifty too moved up by 76.65 pts to 14,581.45. High volatility was seen during the day, as the Sensex fell by 32 pts to 48,512.77 in early trade, it plummeted nearly 534 pts to 48,010.55 days low. In late trade, it jumped by 343 pts to 48,887.85, days high, before closing at 48,803.68, up by 259.62 pts from its last close.

The Sensex registered days high and low at 48,.887.85 and 48,010.55 pts respectively. The Nifty recorded days high and low at 14,597.55 and 14,353.20 pts respectively. The sectoral indices that rose were Metal, Bankex, Power and Energy stocks. The scrips that boosted the same were TCS by more than 3 pc followed by ONGC, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank by more than 2 pc. While, HDFC by more than 1 pc. The Mid Cap declined by 0.10 pc and Small Cap by 0.03 pc. In 30 scrips, 17 advanced while 13 declined.