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Markets start Samvat 2076 on a positive note; Sensex gains 192 points

Mid- and small-caps outperform benchmarks

Actor Rajkummar Rao rings the opening bell for Samvat trading at the BSE on Sunday, along with other officials 		PHOTO: Kamlesh Pednekar
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Actor Rajkummar Rao rings the opening bell for Samvat trading at the BSE on Sunday, along with other officials | Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

Sundar Sethuraman Mumbai
Samvat 2076 started on a positive note for the equity markets with the benchmark Sensex ending the ceremonial one-hour-long trading session with a gain of nearly 200 points on Sunday. Across-the-board buying was seen with the broader market mid- and small-cap indices outperforming the benchmarks. After gaining as much as 344 points, the Sensex settled at 192 points, or 0.5 per cent, higher at 39,250, while the Nifty 50 index logged gains of 0.38 per cent, or 44 points, to end at 11,628. 

A lot of individual stocks witnessed high trading activity, reacting to news flow over the weekend. Shares

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First Published: Oct 27 2019 | 11:55 PM IST

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