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Bombay Stocks Rise Again

The Sensex hits another high.

Bombay stocks notched another record Wednesday, gaining for the third straight session.

The BSE Sensex rose 109 points to close at 11,747. Bank, pharma and auto stocks contibuted to the rally.

The top gainer was generics major


, which shot up 7.3%. Cement maker


surged 5.3% and engineering company

Larsen & Toubro

gained 4.2% in news it got a big highway project.

The top loser on the BSE Sensex was software outfit


, which fell 1.8%. Meanwhile



lost 1.2% and infotech major


dropped 0.9%.

Asian Electronics

gained 5% on reports that the company will raise $60 million in a stock offering.

Sasken Communication Technologies

rose 4.9% on reports that the company has acquired Chennai-based SoftTech Solutions.

3i Infotech

rose 3.2% on reports that the company has acquired Datacons.

This story was created through a joint venture between and IRIS.