Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), made healthy gains during Wednesday's session to provisionally close the day's trade 303 points or 1.08 percent up.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also made gains during the day's trade. It closed trade up 95.25 points up or 1.12 percent at 8,586.25 points (provisional figures, subject to change).
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,954.86 points, closed the day's trade at 28,260.14 points (at 3.30 p.m.), up 302.65 points or 1.08 percent over the previous day's close at 27,957.49 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 28,298.34 points and a low of 27,889.02 points in the intra-day trade.