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Sensex sprints 569 pts, ends at 61,306; Nifty atop 18,300; IRCTC gains 11%

The BSE m-cap stood at Rs 272.8 trillion by close

Sensex sprints 569 pts, ends at 61,306; Nifty atop 18,300; IRCTC gains 11%
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SI Reporter New Delhi
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Market bulls reigned on the bourses for the sixth consecutive session on Thursday as strong Q2 show by Infosys and Wipro, along with hopes of a better-than-anticipated economic recovery, lifted sentiment. The benchmark BSE Sensex reached the 61,000-mark milestone for the first time while the Nifty50 index surpassed 18,300 today.

An across-the-board rally lifted the 30-share pack 569 points or 0.94 per cent on the bourses, helping the index to settle at 61,306 levels. The Nifty50, meanwhile, shut shop at 18,336 levels, up 174 points or 0.96 per cent. Both the indices hit fresh record peaks of

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First Published: Oct 14 2021 | 8:12 AM IST

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