Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex regained the 25,000-mark by recovering over 206 points in morning trade today mostly driven by a value-buying in blue-chip stocks and recovery in the rupee amid firm Asian cues.
- The broader NSE Nifty too reclaimed the 7,600-mark.
- The 30-share index surged by 206.65 points or 0.83 percent to 25,058.48 points with all the sectoral indices led by oil&gas, power, healthcare and realty, trading back in positive zone, rising by up to 1.35 percent.
- Also, the NSE Nifty was again trading above the 7,600 mark by recovering 65.80 points or 0.86 percent at 7,634.10.
- Brokers said value-based buying in blue-chips, spread over a broad front, after recent losses coupled with covering of short positions by speculators helped markets' mood to improve.
- Besides, rebound in Shanghai shares and a better trend at other Asian markets triggered a fresh round of buying activity, they said.
- Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up by 1.08 percent while Japan's Nikkei up 0.39 percent in morning trade today.
- The US Dow Jones Industrial Average, however, ended 2.32 percent lower in yesterday's trade.
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