Amidst Greek crisis, Sensex crosses 28000


Mumbai: Even as the Greek Tragedy continues to create havoc in European markets, Indian equities are continuing their uptick today. The key benchmark Sensex opened on a firm note and raced past the crucial 28,000 mark.At 10.50 am, the 30-share BSE S&P CNX Sensex was at 27,966.92, up 186.09 points, or 0.7 percent, after hitting a high of 28,007.42.

Similarly, the broader 50-share CNX Nifty was quoted at 8,421.75, up 53.25 points, or 0.6 percent. Top gainers in the Sensex were Cipla (up 2.6 percent at Rs 632.45), Bharti Airtel (up 1.9 percent at Rs 428), L&T (up 1.7 percent at Rs 1,813), BHEL (up 1.7 percent at Rs 252) and Coal India (up 1.6 percent at Rs 428).