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Sensex soars in morning trade


Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities Monday shot up into the green soon after opening bell and was ruling 265 points higher than its previous close, about an hour into trade.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 17,654.81 points, was ruling at 17,835.35 points, 264.53 points or 1.51 percent up from its previous close at 17,570.82 points.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 50-share S&P CNX Nifty was ruling at 5,336.7 points, up 1.41 percent from its previous close.

Broader markets indices were also in the positive, with the BSE midcap index ruling 1.21 percent higher and the BSE smallcap index 1.37 percent up.