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Indices' winning streak continues on US Fed stance; HDFC rises 2.9%

After touching its lifetime intra-day high of 46,992.57, the Sensex settled 223.88 points or 0.48 per cent up at 46,890.34 - its new closing record

People walk past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. Photo: Reuters
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Press Trust of India Mumbai
The Sensex and Nifty sprinted to all-time highs for the fifth session on the trot on Thursday, in tandem with global markets, after the US Federal Reserve’s accommodative stance further fuelled risk-on sentiment.

After touching its lifetime intra-day high of 46,992.57, the Sensex settled 223.88 points or 0.48 per cent up at 46,890.34 — its new closing record.

Similarly, the broader Nifty rose 58 points or 0.42 per cent at a new closing high of 13,740.70. It hit a lifetime peak of 13,773.25 during the day.

HDFC topped the Sensex gainers’ chart, spurting 2.92 per cent, followed by Bajaj Finance, HDFC Bank, IndusInd

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First Published: Dec 18 2020 | 12:46 AM IST

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