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Equity benchmarks defy global cues, finish nearly 1% in the green

The 30-share BSE Sensex rallied 562.75 points or 0.94 per cent to settle at 60,655.72

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The market breadth was in favour of the bulls, with 22 advances and 8 declines

Press Trust of India  Mumbai
Equity benchmarks shrugged off lacklustre global cues to clock gains on Tuesday, buoyed by strong buying interest in index heavyweights Reliance Industries and the HDFC twins.

However, a depreciating rupee and unabated foreign fund outflows capped the gains, traders said. The 30-share BSE Sensex rallied 562.75 points or 0.94 per cent to settle at 60,655.72. The broader NSE Nifty climbed 158.45 points or 0.89 per cent to 18,053.30.

Larsen & Toubro topped the Sensex gainers chart with a jump of 3.51 per cent, followed by Hindustan Unilever, HDFC, HCL Technologies, HDFC Bank, and Reliance Industries. In contrast, SBI,

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First Published: Jan 17 2023 | 10:29 PM IST

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