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Statsguru: Sensex recovers from Covid-19 pandemic shock in Samvat 2076

As against the pre-Covid peak of 41,945 that the S&P BSE Sensex attained in January 2020, the Hindu accounting year ended 3.6 per cent up at 43,443 points

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Among the stocks listed on the BSE, it was small-caps that rose the fastest among stock classes, at 18.9 per cent in Samvat 2076

Abhishek WaghmareSameer Mulgaonkar Mumbai/Pune
Samvat 2076 ended last week on a high note. It not just managed to cover the short-term losses towards the end but also recovered fully from the Covid-19 bloodbath. As against the pre-Covid peak of 41,945 that the S&P BSE Sensex attained in January 2020, the Hindu accounting year ended 3.6 per cent up at 43,443 points.

From the 2019 Mahurat till Friday, the stock market gave strong positive returns at 11.2 per cent, shows chart 1. This was quite high compared to the 5.8-6.5 per cent yield range of long-term government securities, but pale in front of 31.5 per

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First Published: Nov 16 2020 | 6:10 AM IST

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