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On the second day of the week, S&P BSE Sensex climbed 456 points to end at 60,571, while the Nifty reclaimed the 18,000-mark to close at 18,070, up 133 points. The broader 50-pack index touched the 18,000 level after 4 months.
23 of the 30 Sensex stocks, and 34 of the 50 Nifty stocks ended in the green led by Bajaj Finserv, IndusInd Bank, Bharti Airtel, Tata Consumer Products, L&T, Britannia, Bajaj Finance, SBI Life, and Tata Motors. The losers were Shree Cement, Cipla, Eicher Motors, TCS, BPCL, Dr Reddy’s, and Bajaj Auto.
In the broader markets underperformed the benchmarks today, rising up to 0.2 per cent. Sectorally, the gains were led by the Nifty Metal index (up 1.3 per cent), the Nifty Financial Services index (up 0.9 per cent), and the Nifty Bank index (up 0.71 per cent).