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Sensex closes above 31,000 for first time ever, up almost 2% for the week

S&P BSE Midcap and the S&P BSE Smallcap indices gained 2% and 1.6% respectively

Pranati Deva  |  New Delhi 

Markets continued their bull run to settle at fresh closing highs on Friday with the S&P BSE Sensex scaling past the 31,000-mark and the broader Nifty50index hitting 9600-mark for the first time ever as higher derivatives rollover led to strong follow-up buying in index heavyweights on the first day of June series.   Settling at fresh closing high, the 30-share Sensex ended at 31,028, up 278 points. The index was up 1.8% for the week. On the other hand, Nifty50 also ended at new peak of 9,595, up 85 points with a weekly gain of 1.7%. "Market touched another milestone ...

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First Published: Fri, May 26 2017. 15:36 IST
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