Indices end at record closing highs on Modi win hangover; Sensex up 623 pts

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The benchmark indices ending Friday's session at record closing highs, after investors' optimism was boosted by Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA's) return to power the previous day. While the gains were across the board, bank stocks and financials made the highest contribution to the indices' rise. The S&P BSE Sensex ended the day 623 points, or 1.6 per cent, higher at 39,435, with ICICI Bank, Larsen & Toubro, Bharti Airtel, Vedanta, and Tata Motors leading the list of gainers. Oout of the 30 BSE constituents, only Hindustan Unilever and NTPC ...