Bombay stocks rallied Monday, adding 0.8% and touching a new high.
The BSE Sensex rose 103 to close at 12,463 after earlier trading as high as 12,511, a new intraday peak. The index has risen 95% in the last year.
Stocks in the cement, petrochemical, software, steel and telecom sectors rose, while energy, engineering, consumer and pharma stocks slipped.
Top gainers on the index were
, up 5.1%,
Housing Development Finance
, up 4.3%, and
, up 2.3%.
Major laggards on the index were
, which lost 1.4%, and
, each down 1%.
rose 1.8% after taking a controlling stake in Room Solutions of London.
advanced 2.4% after setting a plan to expand its retail network by 100 outlets.
surged 9.3% on a supply and marketing agreement with Aspen USA.
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