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Sensex closes 212 points up; auto stocks rally

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed on Wednesday's trade up 211.58 points (provisional) or 0.80 per cent as auto stocks surged.

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Updated:October 22, 2014, 10:02 AM IST
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Sensex closes 212 points up; auto stocks rally
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed on Wednesday's trade up 211.58 points (provisional) or 0.80 per cent as auto stocks surged.

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed on Wednesday's trade up 211.58 points (provisional) or 0.80 per cent as auto stocks surged.

All the sectors ended the day's trade in green and the rally was led by auto, capital goods, healthcare and consumer durables sectors.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,782.57 points, closed the day's trade 26,787.23 points (provisional), up 211.58 points or 0.80 per cent from the previous day's close at 26,575.65 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 26,818.33 points and a low of 26,712.21 points in intra-trade.

The S&P auto index surged by 519.45 points, capital goods index gained by 307.33 points, healthcare index moved up by 227.89 points and consumer durables index increased by 110.04 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed trade up 68.15 points or 0.86 per cent at 7,995.90 points.

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