Sensex rallied 330 pts

Mumbai, Feb 5 (Agency) The equity market on Friday remained strong as the Sensex shot up by 330 pts to 50,944.73 till noon session, the apex bank kept the key rates unchanged in its last bi-monthly policy. The Nifty too rose by 79.45 pts to 14,975.10 , Prior, the sensex breached 51,000 level to open at 51,031.39, up 417 pts a historic high.
The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 51,073.27 and 50,565.29 pts respectively. The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 15,014.65 and 14,864.75 respectively. In 30 scrips 18 advanced while 12 declined. Mid cap fell by 0.38 per cent while Small Cap by 0.12 per cent. The sectoral indices that went up were Materials, Energy, Finance and Health Care stocks.
The gainers were SBI by 12.57 per cent to Rs 399.75, Kotak Bank by 4.08 per cent to Rs 1989.25 ITC by 2.91 per cent to Rs 236.70 and NTPC by 2.52 per cent to 101.70. The losers were Bharti Airtel by 2.97 per cent to Rs 582.70, M& M by 1.33 per cent to Rs 854.95 and Maruti Suzuki by 1.18 per cent to Rs 7549.55.