Mumbai, Jan 15: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets gained 230.80 points or 1.10 percent in the pre-noon trade Wednesday.
The rally was led by banking index (bankex), capital goods, metal and auto sectors.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 21,091.46 points, was trading at 21,263.68 points in the pre-noon session, up 230.80 points or 1.10 percent from the previous day’s close at 21,032.88 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 21,284.62 points and a low of 21,091.46 points during the trade so far.
The S&P BSE bankex went up by 206.25 points, capital goods index gained 119.53 points, metal index got augmented by 132.61 points and auto index inched up by 122.37 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also gained 69.10 points or 1.11 percent and was trading at 6,310.95 points.