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Bank, metal stocks lift Sensex 166 points higher, Nifty over 11,950

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SI Reporter  | New Delhi 


Benchmark indices ended higher, lifted by bank and metal stocks, for third consecutive trading session on Tuesday that also saw and reclaim the 40,000-mark and 12,000-mark, respectively, during intra-day trade although the indices settled at lower levels by the end.

The benchmark S&P BSE rose 166 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 39,950, with Tata Motors, ONGC, YES Bank, IndusInd Bank, and Vedanta among the top gainers. Only seven out of the 30 BSE constituents ended the day in the red.

The broader Nifty50 index added 43 points, or 0.36 per cent, to 11,966. About 1,141 shares advanced, 1,393 declined, and 153 remained unchanged on the NSE. 

Among sectoral indices, only FMCG and Nifty Pharma indices were trading in the red, with Nifty PSU Bank, up 1.69 per cent, leading the list of gainers, followed by Nifty Metal index, up 1.32 per cent.

In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap index jumped 118 points, or 0.79 per cent, to 15,040, while the S&P BSE SmallCap index rose 34 points, or 0.24 per cent, to 14,619.


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