Sensex regains 61K level, to 61,160, 9-month-high

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The equity market was in top as BSE Sensex on Tuesday breached 61K level to 61,160.37, advancing 413.78 points, a nine-month-high in opening trade as buying was witnessed across the board amid mixed global cues.

The Nifty too surged 126.90 points at 18,139.10.

The Sensex registered intra day high and low at 61,172 and 60,998.86 points respectively.

The Nifty recorded intra day high and low at 18,142.20 and 18,084.90 points respectively.

The Mid Cap rose by 0.76 per cent while Small Cap by 0.39 per cent.

In 30 scrips 26 advanced while 4 declined.

The gainers were NTPC by 3.26 per cent to Rs 178.75, Dr Reddy’s Lab by 2.47 per cent to Rs 4540.85, SBI by 1.78 per cent to Rs 584 and Powergrid by 1.67 per cent to Rs 231.90.

The losers were Axis Bank by 2 per cent to Rs 887.70, Tata Steel by 1.28 per cent to Rs 100.25 and L and T by 0.93 per cent to Rs 2005.20.