BSE Sensex expands 1.49% as market in upbeat mode

The BSE Sensex was up 271.22 points or 1.49% to 18,503.28, its highest closing level since 13 May 2011. The Sensex jumped 294.74 points at the day's high of 18,526.80 in late trade. The index rose 34.55 points at the day's low of 18,266.61 in early trade.

The S&P CNX Nifty was up 87.05 points or 1.59% to 5,560.15, its highest closing level since 11 May 2011. The Nifty hit a high of 5,571.60 in late trade.

The BSE Mid-Cap index rose 1.8% and outperformed the Sensex. The BSE Small-Cap index gained 0.99% and underperformed the Sensex.

BSE clocked turnover of Rs 3018 crore, higher than Rs 2467.57 crore on Monday, 30 May 2011.

Market Breadth:

Positive 1835 Negative 1007 Unchanged 104
From the 30 share Sensex pack, 29 rose and rest fell.