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Aug 6, 2008

Markets bullish, Sensex crosses 15K level

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A good day for the stock market and traders, as market touched 15,000 mark on Wednesday. The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on Wednesday regained the 15,000-level after nearly six week by extending its gains by more than 110 points on strong global cues amid easing crude prices. This was a best trading day for major companies in Indian stock market. The BSE barometer, which rose by 383 points on Tuesday. The key index touched the day's high of 15,422.82 and a low of 15,035.60. Of the 30 Sensex stocks, 20 of them closed higher. The wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved between 4,615.90 and 4,503.90 before ending at 4,517.55, a rise of 14.70 points. Reliance Industries, the heaviest among Sensex scrips, and other blue-chips such as Infosys, Bharti Airtel, Maruti Suzuki, BHEL, Larsen and Toubro, HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank posted gains, according to media reports.


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