A barometer index of the Indian equity markets provisionally closed 300 points up on Monday, as investors’ sentiments were buoyed on account of Greece reaching an agreement for a new bailout package.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed in the green, gaining 99.10 points or 1.19 percent at 8,459.65 points.
The BSE Sensex, which opened at 27,739.32 points, provisionally closed at 27,961.19 points (at 3.35 p.m.), up 299.79 points or 1.08 percent from the previous day’s close at 27,661.40 points.
The BSE Sensex touched a high of 28,005.17 points and a low of 27,635.06 points in the intra-day trade. (IANS)