Mumbai, Jul 6: With Indian equities on a major upswing, the key sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) breached the magic figure of 15,000 points during intra-day trading on Friday for the first time ever.
The key index opened on a positive note and rose further in the opening hour of trading. But soon after it dipped to the negative territory. Then on it was an upward climb all along till it breached the magic level at 15,007.22 points.
But some minor profit taking dragged the index down slightly to 14,963.45 points around 1:40 pm, still 101.56 points, or 0.68 percent, higher than the previous day's close at 14,861.89 points.