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Sensex up 192 points in early trade

February 22, 2010

A benchmark index of Indian equities rose sharply at the opening bell Monday and was ruling about 192 points higher ten minutes into trade.

At 9.10 a.m., the 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 16,191.32 points, was at 16,384.41 points, up 192.78 points or 1.19 percent from its previous close.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 50-share S&P CNX Nifty was at 4,906.35 points, against the previous close at 4,844.9 points, a gain of 1.27 percent or 61.45 points.

Broader markets were also in the green with the BSE midcap index up 1.01 percent and the BSE small cap index trading 1.06 percent higher.

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