Sensex zooms 727.71 pts

Mumbai, Nov 29 (UNI) The BSE Sensex on Wednesday registered a massive gain of 727.71 pts to close at 66,901.91 on the strength of Bankex, Auto, IT and Financial Services stocks amid strong global cues.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose 206.90 pts at 20,096.60.

The day opened on a strong note at 66,381.21, up 207 pts. It remained in green throughout

the session, as it spurted 772 pts at 66,946.28, days high, before closing at 66,901.91, surging 727.71 pts from its last close.

The stocks include Bankex, Auto, IT and Financial Services kept the rally intact. Bankex was rallied by 1.67 pc, Auto by 1.57 pc, IT by 1.33 pc and Financial Services by 1.28 pc.

The Mid Cap rose by 0.74 pc and Small Cap by 0.40 pc.

In 30 scrips, 26 advanced while 4 declined.

The gainers were Axis Bank by 3.46 pc to be 1055.70, M& M by 3.26 pc to Rs 1616.95, Wipro by 2.27 pc to Rs 405.95, HDFC Bank by 1.99 pc to Rs 1560 and Tata Motors by 1.98 pc to Rs 711.40.

The losers were Nestle India Ltd by 0.57 pc to Rs 24,071.95, Titan by 0.49 pc to. 3425.05, Bajaj Finserv by 0.34 pc to Rs 1649 and Ultracemco by 0.07 pc to Rs 8721.80.

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