Stock Market: Stock market recovered from lethargy, Sensex jumped 270 points, Nifty crossed 17200

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The Indian stock market opened after recovering from the heavy fall of the previous day amid positive Asian markets. Both the indices of the market started on the green mark. The 30-share Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange opened at 57,436 with a gain of 269 points or 0.47 per cent, while the Nifty of the National Stock Exchange opened at 17,266 with a gain of 93 points or 0.54 per cent.

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With the opening of the market, about 1687 shares have risen, 328 shares have declined and 65 shares have remained unchanged. Earlier on Monday, there was a big earthquake in the stock market on the last trading day and both the indices closed with a huge fall. The BSE Sensex index closed at 57,166, down 1172 points or 2.01 per cent, while the NSE Nifty index slipped 292 points or 1.67 per cent to end at 17,184.

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