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Nifty ends above 7,800, Sensex up 692 pts as FM announces relief measures for corporates

Tuesday,   24-Mar-2020   03:54 PM (IST)

After a Monday mayhem the benchmark indices ended in the green but off day's high amid some measures announced by the Finance Minister. The Sensex was up 692.79 points or 2.67% at 26674.03, while Nifty was up 190.80 points or 2.51% at 7801.05.About 927 shares have advanced, 1310 shares declined, and 145 shares are unchanged. Infosys, Adani Ports, Britannia Industries, Bajaj Finance and HUL were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Yes Bank, M&M, Grasim, IndusInd Bank and Power Grid Corp. Except realty all other sectoral indices ended in the green. BSE Midcap up 1.5 percent, while Smallcap index ended flat.