Infosys scrip up 5%, leads sensex to 184-point rise
Better then expected earnings from IT major and index heavyweight Infoys pushed up the S&P BSE benchmark sensex by 184 points and continued its upwards march for the second consecutive day. The S&P BSE benchmark sensex resumed higher at 27,404.19 and shot up further to 27,507.67 on initial strong buying on the back of higher global cues. However, it declined afterwards to 27,119.63 on mid-day selling on profit-booking in select counters before ending at 27,458.38, still showing a gain of 183.67 points or 0.67 per cent. The index has gained by 549.56 points in the two days.