India's Sensex gains 4.1 per cent on global cues

New Delhi - India's benchmark Sensex index gained 4.1 per cent in early trade Thursday to regain the 13,000 level on fresh buying by funds and investors tracking the global markets.

By (DPA)

Published: Thu 17 Jul 2008, 1:38 PM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 12:50 PM

The 30-share-sensitive index, which lost 1,350 points in the last four sessions to drop to a 15-month low, climbed 523.81 points to 13,099.61.

Market analysts said there was significant buying in blue-chip stocks as firming global stock markets influenced trading sentiments.

The broader S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange also rose by 152.05 points to 3,968.75.

On the Sensex, 1,197 shares advanced, 330 declined and 29 remained unchanged, the IANS news agency reported.

Reliance Industries, Tata Consultancy Services and Maruti Udyog were among the gainers in early trade.

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