Sensex up 156 points in early trade on positive global cues

National Stock Exchange index Nifty rose by 35.45 points or 0.46 per cent to 7,638.65
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Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 156 points in early trade on the back of gains in stocks of realty, capital goods, banking and metal sectors amid positive cues from Asian markets.

The 30-share index, which rose by 149.57 points yesterday, gained 156.91 points or 0.60% to 25,917.01.

On similar lines, the NSE index Nifty was quoting 43.55 points or 0.55% higher at 7,850.15.

Brokers said increased buying by funds tracking a firm trend in other Asian markets amid fading concern about the geopolitical impact of terror attacks in Paris and overnight solid gains on the US markets, buoyed trading sentiments here.

Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was up 1.93% while Japan’s Nikkei gained 1.61% in early trade on Tuesday. Shanghai’s Composite index rose 1.30%.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 1.38% higher in Monday’s trade.


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