Sensex surges 283 points in afternoon trade

Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), was on Monday trading 282.62 points or 1.02 percent up during the afternoon session after Eurozone leaders reached a “unanimous” agreement for a third bailout deal for Greece.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 81.70 points or 0.98 percent up at 8,442.25 points.

The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,739.32 points, was trading at 27,944.02 points (at 1.23 p.m.) in the afternoon session, up 282.62 points or 1.02 percent from the previous day’s close at 27,661.40 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 27,996.97 points and a low of 27,635.06 points in the trade so far.

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