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

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

    Markets at close: How the major indices and stocks fared on Wednesday
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    By Anshul   IST (Updated)

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    The S&P BSE Sensex index advanced as much as 387.62 points to touch 41,177.00 during the session.

    Domestic equity benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 settled Wednesday's trade on a positive note. The S&P BSE Sensex index advanced as much as 387.62 points to touch 41,177.00 during the session, and the broader NSE Nifty benchmark rose to as high as 12,098.15, up 118.5 points from the previous close.
    Here's a quick recap of how top market indices and stocks fared on Wednesday:
    Frontline indices
    Sensex: The Sensex gained 353.28 points, or 0.87 percent, to settle Wednesday's trade at 41,142.66.
    Nifty50: The Nifty rose 109.45 points, or 0.91 percent, to end at 12,089.15.
    Key stocks
    Reliance Industries: The oil-telecom-retail conglomerates' shares ended 1.40 percent higher, quoting at Rs 1,446.30 on NSE.
    Tata Consultancy Services: The IT major settled 1.89 percent higher, closing at Rs 2,147.50 per share on NSE.
    HDFC Bank: The private sector lenders' shares settled 1.32 percent higher in trade today, quoting at Rs 1,246.00 on NSE.
    Hindustan Unilever: The FMCG major's stock closed at Rs 2,159.30 per share, ending 0.17 percent higher on NSE.
    HDFC: The NBFC stock settled at Rs 2,390.50, up 1.90 percent on the NSE.
    Major sectors
    Nifty Bank: The banking gauge settled 1.10 percent higher at 31,013.85.
    Nifty IT: The IT index rose 0.62 percent to settle at 16,451.20.
    Nifty FMCG: The consumer goods gauge settled higher, up 0.52 percent at 30,917.55.
    Nifty Auto: The index ended 0.46 percent higher to settle at 8,134.70.
    Nifty Metal: The metal index advanced 3.12 percent to settle at 2,671.50.
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