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Stock Market Highlights: Sensex ends 579 pts higher and Nifty reclaims 17,800 as market extends gains — rupee at 79.75 vs dollar

Stock Market Highlights: Sensex ends 579 pts higher and Nifty reclaims 17,800 as market extends gains — rupee at 79.75 vs dollar

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Stock Market Highlights: Indian equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 continued to rise for a second straight day on Tuesday amid gains across sectors. All sectors finished the day well in the green, with financial, healthcare, consumer durables and auto shares being the biggest boosts for both headline indices. Broader gauges Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 finished more than one percent higher each. Globally, investors awaited the outcome of a two-day FOMC meeting due to begin later in the day, wherein the Fed is widely expected to decide on a 75 basis-point hike in the key lending rates.

Stock Market Highlights
: Indian equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 continued to rise for a second straight day on Tuesday amid gains across sectors. All sectors finished the day well in the green, with financial, healthcare, consumer durables and auto shares being the biggest boosts for both headline indices. Broader gauges Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 finished more than one percent higher each. Globally, investors awaited the outcome of a two-day FOMC meeting due to begin later in the day, wherein the Fed is widely expected to decide on a 75 basis-point hike in the key lending rates.
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