Bombay stocks surged for the fourth straight session Thursday, breaking 12,000 for the first time and setting an all-time high.
The BSE Sensex jumped 144 points to settle at 12,040.
rose 5.8% and
, the top aluminum company, gained 3.4%. Other gainers included
, IT name
( SAY) and chemical outfit
Losers on the index were power company
, down 2.5%,
, off 2%, and
, down 1.7%.
slid 3% despite doubling net profits.
, an agribusiness company, was down 6.5% on posting a loss in the most recent quarter.
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