Sensex surges more than 1 percent in pre-noon session

Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets recovered after two days of fall and was trading at 1.06 percent or 204.04 points up during the pre-noon session Thursday.

All the sectors were trading in the green. The rally was led by consumer durbales, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), IT and capital goods.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 19,256.12 points, was trading at 19,381.80 points in the pre-noon session, up 204.04 points or 1.06 percent from its previous day's close at 19,177.76 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 19,387.84 points and a low of 19,245.01 points in the pre-noon trade.

The S&P BSE consumer durables index moved up by 117.06 points, FMCG surged by 123.01 points, IT moved northward by 111.88 points and capital goods went up by 122.97 points.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 1.06 percent up or 61.25 points up at 5,832.15 points.

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