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Sensex up 112 points in afternoon trade


Mumbai : Indian equities were trading in the green Wednesday afternoon, with a key index ruling 112 points higher than its previous close about 40 minutes before the closing bell.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened higher on strong Asian cues at 15,763.09 points, was trading at 15,800.22 points, up 111.75 points or 0.71 percent.

The broader-based Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also ruling in the green at 4,686.95 points, up 0.59 percent.

Broader market indices were also in the positive terrain, with the BSE midcap index ruling 1.28 percent higher and the BSE smallcap index up 2.21 percent.