Sensex ends at new high of 79476.69 pts

Mumbai, July 1 (UNI) Once again, the equity market ended on top, with the BSE Sensex registering massive gains of 443.46 to 79,476.69, an all-time high on the strength of IT, technology, commodities, and telecommunications stocks.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose 131.35 points to 24,141.95.

Sliding over 200 points on Friday, the Sensex opened almost steady at 79043.35, rising only 11 points.

During the day, it surged 529 points to 79,561 days high before closing at 79,476.69, up 443.46 points from its previous close. Meanwhile, it fell 61 points to 78,971.79, days low.

Support was given by the stocks: IT at 1.84 pc, Technology at 1.46 pc, Commodities at 1.21 pc, and Telecommunications at 1.03 pc.

The NSE registered days high and low at 24,164 and 23,992.70 pts, respectively.

In 30 scrips, 20 advanced while 10 declined. The mid cap rose by 1.11 PC and the small cap by 1.58 PC.

The gainers were Tech Mahindra by 2.94 percent to Rs 1472.25, Bajaj Finance by 2.24 percent to Rs 7274.80, Ultrasemco by 2.11 percent to Rs 11907.40, and TCS by 1.75 percent to Rs 3973.40.

The losers were NTPC by 2.23 percent to Rs 369.90, SBI by 0.80 percent to Rs 842.10, L&T by 0.61 percent to Rs 3527.65, and IndusInd Bank by 0.45 percent to Rs 1457.15.

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