Rising for the fourth consecutive session, benchmark Sensex surged 259 points to end at a fresh two-week high of 26,652 on unabated fund inflows by domestic institutional investors amid positive global cues. The broader NSE Nifty too ended above the 8,200-mark. The Sensex opened higher at 26,441.02, continued its upward march to hit a high of 26,680.55 before settling 258.80 points, or 0.98 per cent, up at 26,652.81. This is its highest closing since November 11, when it had closed at 26,818.82.
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