Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex climbed 200 points on 14 June on the back of a rally in blue chip stocks, led by metals and capital goods sectors.
Firming global markets also influenced the trading sentiments here, triggering the buying spree.
The Sensex moved in a one-way direction throughout the session and ended 200.69 points, or by 1.43%, up at 14,203.72 after touching the day’s high of 14,219.24. It had lost nearly 128 points on 13 June.
Similarly, the second wide-based National Stock Exchange index shot up by 56.95 points to close the session at 4,170.
Stock brokers said apart from firming global stock markets, government’s announcement of a package for exporters, who are hit by rupee appreciation, too acted as a positive factor.
They said covering-up of short positions by speculators also accelerated recovery in stock prices.
All the sectoral indices ended in the positive zone with sizable gains, extending support to the Sensex.