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Sensex soars 301 pts, reclaims 33,000-mark

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Market benchmark surged 301 points to close at 33,250.30 today on unabated buying by domestic institutional investors amid positive global leads.

The wider too went past the 10,250-level.

The 30-share opened on a strong footing at 33,034.20 and maintained its upward trend to hit the day's high of 33,285.68 before ending at 33,250.30, up 301.09 points, or 0.91 per cent.

The index had rallied 352.03 points in the previous session on value-buying by investors in recently-battered blue-chip stocks.

The finished the day at 10,265.65, a hefty gain of 98.95 points, or 0.97 per cent, after shuttling between 10,270.85 and 10,195.25.

On a weekly basis, the gained 417.36 points, or 1.27 per cent, while the advanced 143.85 points, or 1.42 per cent.

Most Asian and European markets rallied as investors awaited major economic data from and the US amid overnight gains at following reports that President Donald Trump is planning to unveil a big-spending public works plan.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 16:00 IST