Worries remain on earnings-valuations mismatch, global issues; resolution of the MAT row could be biggest positive trigger
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India's overall gold consumption stood at 179.5 tonnes in the quarter, against 190.3 tonnes in the year-ago period
The auto and banking indices surged by more than 2% each, with ICICI Bank and Maruti Suzuki leading the gains
The 30-share Sensex provisionally ended up 154 points at 27,331 and the 50-share Nifty ended up 51 points at 8,265.