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PSU banks, Magma Fincorp drive S&P BSE SmallCap index near record high

In the past one week, Bank of Maharashtra and Indian Overseas Bank have surged up to 67 per cent on report that the government has shortlisted four mid-sized state-run banks for privatisation

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The S&P BSE Smallcap index has advanced 2.04 per cent in one week

SI Reporter Mumbai
The S&P BSE Smallcap index hit a fresh 52-week high of 20,064 points, up 1 per cent on the BSE in the intra-day trade on Thursday, on the back of continued upward movement in public sector undertaking (PSU) banks. The smallcap index is 133 points away from its all-time high level of 20,183 points touched on January 15, 2018.

Indian Overseas Bank and Central Bank of India rallied 20 per cent each while Bank of Maharashtra was up 10 per cent on the BSE today. In the past one week, these banks have surged between 64 per cent and 67 per

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First Published: Feb 18 2021 | 10:00 AM IST

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