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Sensex provisionally close 280 points up

IANS 18 Jun 2015, 17:15:26 IST

Mumbai : Bullish sentiments prevailed at the Indian equities markets a day after the US Federal Reserve decided to further postpone its rate hike, leading a barometer index to provisionally close more than 280 points up on Thursday.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) gained more than 283.17 points or 1.06 percent during the day's trade.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed the day's trade in positive territory. It closed 83.05 points or 1.03 percent up at 8,174.60 points.

The Sensex which opened at 26,916.99 points, closed the day's trade at 27,115.83 points (at 3.40 p.m.), up 283.17 points or 1.06 percent from the previous day's close at 26,832.66 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 27,175.39 points and a low of 26,910.26 points in the intra-day trade.