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.
So a motorist who chucked a fag-end
on to a motorway last week had to spend three hours crawling on his hands and knees looking for it.
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.
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?
But it later turned negative on fag-end
dollar demand and dipped to a low of 56.
By an unlucky chance, the fag-end
landed on the velvet three-seater and set it on fire.
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.
Shares of ITC and HDFC were the top gainers from the Sensex pack and contributed the most to the sensex gains, mainly helping the fag-end
MUMBAI: : The BSE benchmark Sensex failed to maintain midweek gains, slipping by 72 points due to fag-end
selling pressure mainly in Capital Goods, Refinery, Metal and Power sectors as investors worried about the 'fiscal cliff' after the Barack Obama was re-elected as a US President, and about the eurozone economy.
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
They've come from all corners of the world to take on Barney, Part, Baxter and David and it's to be hoped that Dyson Parody made it to the oche rather than the broom cupboard, where his vacuum-cleaning relatives were waiting to hoover up the fag-ends
Mr Sporborg suggests that critics should look at the facts rather than "picking up fag-ends
of information", but he does not offer us any facts.