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Market Highlights: Sensex rallies 460 points on last trading session of 2021 - The Indian Express

stock market, sensex live, sensex share price People stand outside the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), after Sensex surpassed the 60,000 level for the first time, in Mumbai, India, September 24, 2021. (REUTERS/File Photo)

Share/Stock Highlights: The frontline equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended the last day of the 2021 calendar on a higher note after they jumped nearly 1 per cent on Friday.

The SP BSE Sensex surged 459.50 points (0.80 per cent) to end at 58,253.82 while the Nifty 50 climbed 150.10 points (0.87 per cent) to settle at 17,354.05. With this, the Sensex registered a 21.99 per cent rally in 2021 while the broader Nifty recorded a 24.12 per cent hike during the year.

On the Sensex pack, Titan was the top gainer on Friday, rising 3.5 per cent, followed by Kotak Bank, SBI, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Finance, HUL, Axis Bank and Sun Pharma. On the other hand, NTPC, Tech Mahindra, PowerGrid and Infosys were the laggards.

(with inputs from agencies)

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Equity benchmarks indices Sensex and Nifty ended marginally down on Thursday due to losses in Reliance Industries, Bajaj Finance and Maruti as investors remained cautious amid surging Omicron cases.

The 30-share index ended 12.17 points or 0.02 per cent lower at 57,794.32. Similarly, the broader Nifty fell 9.65 points or 0.06 per cent to 17,203.95.

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