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Sensex, Nifty Clock Their Best Two-Day Rally In Over Three Weeks

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Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty Clock Their Best Two-Day Rally In Over Three Weeks

Indian equity benchmarks ended higher for the second day, registering their best two-day rally since Nov. 02.

The S&P BSE Sensex Index closed 0.45 percent higher at 35,513.14 and the NSE Nifty 50 Index ended at 10,685.60, up 0.54 percent.

The market breadth, however, was tilted in favour of sellers. Seven out of 11 sectoral gauges compiled by NSE advanced, led by the NSE Nifty IT Index's 1.43 percent gain. On the flipside, the NSE Nifty Pharma Index was the top sectoral loser, down 1.33 percent.

Sensex, Nifty Clock Their Best Two-Day Rally In Over Three Weeks

Stocks Moving On Heavy Volumes

Zydus Wellness

  • Stock rose as much as 8.6 percent to Rs 1,241.10
  • Trading volume was almost 13 times its 20-day average.

VIP industries

  • Stock rose as much as 8.9 percent to Rs 532.35.
  • Trading volume was more than five times its 20-day average.

Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning India

  • Stock fell as much as 1.4 percent to Rs 1,755.45
  • Trading volume was more than 40 times its 20-day average.

Zensar Technologies

  • Stock rose as much as 4 percent to Rs 227.
  • Trading volume was seven times its 20-day average

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