Business

Sensex rises 95 points in early trade

Mumbai,July 2: The benchmark Sensex rose over 95 points in early trade today, extending gains for the third straight session, on sustained buying by funds and investors.

A stronger global market driven by hopes of a Greece deal kept up the pace.

The 30-share index, which had gained 375.72 points in the past two sessions, gained another 95.09 points, or 0.33 per cent, at 28,115.96.

All the sectoral indices led by FMCG, healthcare and oil & gas were in the positive terrain.

On similar lines, the 50-share Nifty moved up 24.45 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 8,477.50.

Brokers said, continued buying by participants, backed up by a solid trend at other Asian markets on hopes of an agreement over Greece, and overnight gains in US markets on strong economic data lifted trading sentiment.

Besides, revival of buying by foreign funds after remaining sellers for several sessions supported the upside, they said.

Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 0.41 per cent while Japan's Nikkei was trading 1.16 per cent higher in early trade.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.79 per cent higher in yesterday's trade.

Sanitary napkin exempted from GST

New Delhi : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said sanitary napkin has been exempted from the Goods and Services Tax (GST).Speaki...

IMG Group comes up with reality based web series "SURVIVORSS"

New Delhi : IMG Group, who has always recognized new and fresh talent and gifted the industry with amazing actors and models, is coming up with a new ...

Enerparc India commissions rooftop solar project for Bharat Fritz Werner

Bengaluru : Enerparc India, a subsidiary of global solar solution provider Enerparc AG is glad to announce the commissioning of 980 kWp solar project ...

Select CITYWALK adds Japanese luxury brand Onitsuka Tiger to its growing portfolio

New Delhi : Introducing the Japanese Luxury Footwear Brand, Onitsuka Tiger, Select CITYWALK, the most popular shopping Centre in Delhi NCR, becomes ga...