Sensex regains 28,000 level, Rupee recovers 2 paise

August 12, 2016 3:16 pm
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The BSE Sensex recaptured the 28,000-level by surging 278 points and NSE Nifty breached the 8,600-mark in middle of the day trading on Friday on continued buying by investors ahead of IIP and inflation data scheduled to be released later in the day. The 30-share Sensex has been trading 278.52 points, or 1 per cent, higher at 28,138.12 with all sectoral indices led by FMCG, metal, capital goods and bank stocks in the positive zone. The rupee has recovered by 2 paise to 66.83 against the dollar in early trade today on mild selling of the US currency by exporters amidst higher opening in the domestic equity market.

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