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Sensex gains over 300 points, markets at 3-week high as volatility eases

Relief rally continues, Sensex adds 300 points second day in a row

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Pavan Burugula Mumbai
The Sensex gained over 300 points for a second straight session on Monday amid positive global cues and value buying by domestic investors.
 
The benchmark index gained 303 points, up 0.9 per cent, to close at 34,445, while the broader Niftly closed at 10,582, up 91.5 points or 0.87 per cent. The broader markets followed a similar trend with the BSE mid- and small-cap indices gaining 0.74 per cent and 0.88 per cent, respectively.
 
According to provisional data, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold equities worth Rs 11.2 billion, while domestic institutions purchased shares worth Rs 14 billion.

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First Published: Feb 26 2018 | 8:28 PM IST

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