The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange(BSE) on Tuesday advanced 29.63 points to 34,335.00 , after forecastof a normal monsoon for the year.
The Indian Meteorological Department yesterday said the country willreceive "normal" monsoon rainfall this year, raising hopes forhigher farm output and a boost to the rain-dependent rural economy.
The Nifty of National Stocks Exchange (NSE) too advanced by2.65 points to 10,531.00.
The sensex registered intra day high and low at 34,413.83 and34,284.67 points respectvely.
The Nifty recorded intra day high and low at 10,557.55 and10,519.00 respectively.
The gainers were Power Grid by 2.74 pc to Rs 205.50,NTPC by 1.82pc to Rs 176.95, M&M by 1.13 pc to Rs 810.25, Tata steel by 1.10 pcto Rs 598.90 and Coal India by 1.09 to Rs 288.20
The losers were Wipro by 1.66 pc to Rs 285.15, Sun pharma by 1.59pc to Rs 551.40, Axis Bank by 1.17 pc to Rs 535.85, Tata Motors by 1.11 pc to Rs 335.20 and ONGC by 1.05 pc to Rs 79.60UNI JS NP AE 1234
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