Mumbai: Continuation of boom in domestic stock markets. On Wednesday, the Sensex crossed the 51,000 mark with a jump of 1,148 points for the third consecutive trading session. At the same time, Nifty crossed the level of 15,200 points. The 30-share Sensex of the BSE closed with a gain of 1,147.76 points, or 2.28 per cent, at 51,444.65 points. This is the biggest single-day gain in the SENSEX since 2 February. During the day's trading, the Sensex had climbed to 1,243 points.
Nifty also recorded a sharp rise
The National Stock Exchange's Nifty gained 326.50 points, or 2.19 percent, to close at 15,245.60. Among the Sensex companies, Bajaj Finserv, Reliance Industries, Bajaj Finance, ICICI Bank, HDFC and Axis Bank (Bajaj Finserv, Reliance Industries, Bajaj Finance, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Axis Bank) registered strong gains. Among the 30 Sensex stocks, 27 saw an increase.
Asian markets also appear to be trading strongly
According to provisional data from the stock markets, foreign institutional investors bought shares worth a net Rs 2,223.16 crore on Tuesday. Other Asian markets were also seen trading strongly. Meanwhile, Brent crude oil futures rose 1.84 percent to $ 63.77 per barrel. In the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee closed at 72.72 per dollar, a gain of 65 per cent.