BSE Sensex surges 0.31% as market still on weak performance

The BSE 30-share Sensex was up 55.20 points or 0.31% to 18,141.40. The index gained 112.25 points at the day's high of 18,198.45 in early trade. The Sensex fell 28.38 points at the day's low of 18,057.82 in morning trade.

The S&P CNX Nifty was up 7.50 points or 0.14% to 5,428.10.

The BSE Mid-Cap index fell 0.7% and the BSE Small-Cap index declined 0.54%. Both these indices underperformed the Sensex.

BSE clocked turnover of Rs 2420 crore, lower than Rs 2614.85 crore on Wednesday, 18 May 2011.

Market Breadth:

Positive 1071 Negative 1697 Unchanged 145
From the 30 share Sensex pack, 17 fell and rest rose.