Sensex up 111.42 pts

Mumbai, May 24 (FN Agency) The BSE Sensex on Monday surged 111.42 pts to 50,651.90 following gains in Oil and Gas, Realty, Utilities and Power stocks. The Nifty too gained 22.40 pts to 15,197.70. The day opened on a strong note as BSE sensex gained 187 pts to 50,727.28. During the day it surged 317 pts to 50,857.59, days high, before closing at 50,651.90, up by 111.40 pts from its previous close. Meanwhile, it was slipped 75 pts to 50,465.90, days low. The sensex registered days high and low at 50,857.59 and 50,465.90 pts respectively.

The Nifty recorded days high and low at 15,256.25 and 15,145.45 pts respectively. The sectoral indices like Oil and Gas, Realty, Utilities, Capital Goods and Power kept the market strong for another session today In scrips, a top gainer was SBI up by 2.73 pc followed by L& T, Axis Bank, Powergrid and ITC were moved up by more than one per cent. The Mid Cap was up by 0.86 pc and Small Cap by 0.70 pc. In 30 scrips, 15 advanced, 14 declined while one remained unchanged.