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Sensex closes 68 points up


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Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex) Thursday provisionally closed the day’s trade up 68 points or 0.23 percent.  The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed the day’s trade flat, up 15.10 points or 0.17 percent at 8,937.75 points (provisionally subject to change).   The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 29,436.77 points, closed the day’s trade at 29,448.95 points (at 3.30 p.m.) up 68.22 points or 0.23 percent from the previous day’s close at 29,380.73 points.   The Sensex had touched a high of 29,518.32 points and a low of 29,162.47 points in the intra-day trade.