However, it failed to maintain initial gains due to fag-end
selling pressure as Asian markets turned lower amid weak start in the European markets.
Mumbai: In highly volatile trade, the BSE benchmark Sensex yesterday surrendered over 214-point gain to close 48 points lower at two-week low of 22,417 on fag-end
profit-booking, mainly in realty, power and metal sectors.
The Bombay Stock Exchange 30-share barometer resumed higher and moved in a narrow range till late afternoon before succumbing to sell-off at the fag-end
to settle at 18,552.
But it later turned negative on fag-end
dollar demand and dipped to a low of 56.
In the bullion market, both the precious metals, gold and silver remained under selling pressure during the past week on weak global trend while a fag-end
buying by retailers at existing attractive levels pulled up the prices to settled with gains.
07 boosted by fag-end
buying in metal, banking, IT shares coupled with positive European cues.
By an unlucky chance, the fag-end
landed on the velvet three-seater and set it on fire.
Furious Ian Davidson, Labour MP for Govan, said: "The way the Tories are churning out these contracts at the fag-end
of their reign shows they are making jobs for their chums before Labour gets in.
He added: "Why don't you call a halt to what is the fag-end
of a burnt-out Government?
were blown into wooden panelling surrounding service ducts and caught fire after smouldering for what may have been weeks.
There, they will find all the newspapers, junk mail menus, fag-ends
and magazines they could ever hope for.
Of this piece, Hirst has said in an interview with Stuart Morgan published in the catalogue accompanying the show, "I like the idea of rich people buying my burned-out fag-ends
It was no rose-tinted elegy though, he pointed out the impact of man on the mountains from the sheep that crop the slope of their bio-diversity, to the fag-ends
and plastic bottles that adorn Yr Wyddfa.