Big B came for the event part of promoting his new TV show Yudh where he plays a construction tycoon
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets on Wednesday closed flat -- only 6.58 points or 0.03 percent up -- a day after the markets plunged 167 points on profit bookings.
All the sectoral indices led by oil and gas, PSUs, power, banking, realty and capital goods sectors were trading in the positive zone with gains up to 2.21 percent.
The optimism that the opposition party, seen by markets as being more investor friendly, will win elections comes even as exit polls in previous elections have proved to be unreliable.
Sectors seen most likely to benefit from a Modi win led the gains. Infrastructure shares such as Ambuja Cement surged, while the Bank Nifty hit a record high.
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The 1993 serial blasts in Bombay was the first terror attack in which RDX was used on a large scale since the World War II, the Supreme Court today said while dealing with the havoc caused by 12 coordinated explosions in the country's financial capital.
The firm's share today closed at Rs 1,394.55, a 2.27 percent rise than its previous close at the Bombay Stock Exchange.
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State-run oil companies cut petrol prices by Rs 2.46 (excluding tax) per litre, as a fall in international crude oil prices gave them room to reduce local prices.
Indian markets surge in opening trade as the UPA government is all set to resolve outstanding tax issues in the next couple of weeks
It was a volatile session in the markets, however, both the BSE and NSE managed to close in green (0.14 percent) for the second consecutive today (expiry day for June series)
The rise in markets could also be attributed to reports that central banks of major economies are ready to provide liquidity if needed after crucial elections in Greek on Sunday, 17 June 2012.