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The benchmark indices ended firm on Wednesday ahead of the expiry of derivative contracts for February series on Thursday.
The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 33,845, up 141 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,397, up 37 points.
IT stocks ended 2.3% higher led by a over 4% rise in shares of HCL Technologies and Mindtree Ltd.
Stocks of pharmaceutical companies ended came under pressure, with the Nifty Pharma index settling nearly 2 per cent lower. Sun Pharma was the biggest loser of the day among the pharmaceutical companies, shedding 6.4% to settle at 523.90.
(with wire inputs)