Wed, 18 Jul 2012 17:01:01 GMT | By IANS

Sensex rises 80 points, metal, capital goods stocks up

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday closed almost 80 points up, led by good buying in metal, capital goods, realty stocks and positive European cues.


Sensex rises 80 points, metal, capital goods stocks up

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 17,113.37 points, closed at 17,185.01 points, up 0.47 percent or 79.71 points from its previous day's close at 17,105.30 points.

The wider 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange also closed 0.45 percent higher at 5,216.30 points.

The BSE metal index was high at 153.98 points and so were capital goods and realty indices -- 105.38 points and 15.53 points respectively.

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