Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A slew of reforms announced by the government and relief from Greece crisis led a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to provisionally close with healthy gains on Friday.
The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally closed the day’s trade with gains of over 160 points or 0.58 percent.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed in the positive territory. It was up by 40.90 points or 0.48 percent at 8,485.80 points.
The 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex, which opened at 27,973.12 points, was trading at 28,109.12 points (at 3.30 p.m.), up 163.32 points or 0.58 percent from its previous day’s close at 27,945.80 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 28,135.43 points and a low of 27,897.45 points so far in the trade.