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    Markets at close: How the major indices and stocks fared on Tuesday

    Markets at close: How the major indices and stocks fared on Tuesday

    Markets at close: How the major indices and stocks fared on Tuesday
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    By CNBC-TV18  IST (Updated)

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    The Sensex settled 917 points higher, or 2.30 percent up, to close Tuesday's trade at 40,789.

    Indian equity benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 settled Tuesday's trade with sharp gains, recouping losses from the budget day. In the last two days, the Sensex has risen over 1,050 points, while the Nifty is eyeing the 12,000 mark, up 318 points.
    Here's a quick recap of how top market indices and stocks fared on Tuesday:
    Frontline indices
    Sensex: The Sensex settled 917 points higher, or 2.30 percent up, to close Tuesday's trade at 40,789. So far this year, the 30-share benchmark BSE index has corrected 1.13 percent, dipping 464 points.
    Nifty50: The Nifty50 added 271 points, or 2.32 percent higher to settle at 11,979. So far this year, the broader NSE index has fallen 1.55 percent or 189 points.
    Key stocks
    Reliance Industries: The oil-telecom-retail conglomerates' shares ended 2.9 percent higher, quoting at Rs 1,425.85 on NSE.
    Tata Consultancy Services: The IT major settled 0.22 percent higher, closing at Rs 2,107.70 per share on NSE.
    HDFC Bank: The private sector lenders' shares settled 3.04 percent higher in trade today, quoting at Rs 1,229.25 on NSE.
    Hindustan Unilever: The FMCG major's stock closed at Rs 2,155 per share, ending nearly a percent lower at close on NSE.
    HDFC: The NBFC stock settled at Rs 2,345.70, ending 3.76 percent higher.
    Major sectors
    Nifty Bank: The banking gauge settled 2.21 percent higher at 30,686, up 663 points at close. So far this year, Nifty Bank has lost over 4.5 percent.
    Nifty IT: The IT index ended 1.81 percent higher to settle at 16,351. So far this year, it has gained over 4.4 percent.
    Nifty FMCG: The consumer goods gauge settled higher, up 1 percent at 30,744. So far this year, Nifty FMCG has gained over 2 percent.
    Nifty Auto: The index ended 1.4 percent higher to settle at 8,101. So far this year, it has declined 1.8 percent.
    Nifty Metal: The metal index advanced 3.32 percent to settle at 2,594. So far this year, the index has slipped over 7.3 percent.
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