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As Sensex rises 11%, investors' wealth swells nearly Rs 21 trn in FY18

The BSE's key index ended the last day of 2017-18 at 32,968.68, down 205.71 points on Wednesday

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Press Trust of India
Investors' wealth surged Rs 20.70 trillion during 2017-18 fiscal helped by robust broader market sentiment where the BSE benchmark index rose by over 11 per cent.

The 30-share Sensex soared 3,348.18 points, or 11.30 per cent, to 32,968.68 during 2017-18. The flagship index touched its all-time high of 36,443.98 on January 29, 2018.

Led by the surge in stocks, the total market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies rose by Rs 20704.72 billion to Rs 142249.97 billion.

“FY18 has largely been a very good year for the equity markets as Sensex notched gains of nearly 12 per cent. In addition to the

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First Published: Mar 29 2018 | 4:42 PM IST

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