Indian equities open on a higher note

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Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Indian equity markets opened on a higher note during the early morning trade session on Tuesday as broadly positive global cues and healthy buying in banking, automobile and healthcare stocks buoyed investors’ sentiments.

The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 45 points or 0.50 per cent to 9,090.20 points.

The barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 29,301.22 points, traded at 29,343.08 points (at 9.16 a.m.) — up 105.93 points or 0.36 per cent from the previous close at 29,237.15 points.

The Sensex has so far touched a high of 29,364.62 points and a low of 29,301.22 points during the intra-day trade.

The BSE market breadth was in favour of the bulls — with 325 advances and 61 declines.

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