Bull run continues on bourses, auto stocks up

Equity benchmark indices rose for third consecutive time during early hours on April 28 after strong corporate earnings with auto and banking scrips leading the rally. At 10:15 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 384 points or 0.78 per cent at 49,328 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 109 points or 0.74 per cent to 14,762. Except for Nifty metal and pharma which dipped slightly, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in green zone with Nifty auto accelerating by 1.9 per cent, PSU bank by 1.6 per cent and financial service by 1 per cent.