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Stimulus hopes, Brexit deal lift benchmarks; Axis Bank rises over 3%

The Sensex ended the session at 46,973, a gain of 529 points or 1.14 per cent. The Nifty ended the session at 13,749, or up 148 points or 1.09 per cent

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With Thursday’s close, the benchmark indices clocked their longest stretch of weekly gains since January 2018

Sundar Sethuraman Thiruvananthapuram
The benchmark indices gained on Thursday amid positive global cues, ahead of the announcement of a post-Brexit deal between the UK and the European Union. Announced late on Thursday, the deal brought months of negotiations to an end.

The Sensex ended the session at 46,973, a gain of 529 points or 1.14 per cent. The Nifty ended the session at 13,749, or up 148 points or 1.09 per cent. The announcement was delayed amid last-minute issues over fishing rights. “We have got Brexit done, and can now take full advantage of the fantastic opportunities available to us,” said a statement from

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First Published: Dec 25 2020 | 12:34 AM IST

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