MARKET WRAP: Sensex rises for 5th day, ends 304 pts higher; Titan gains 4%

All that happened in the markets today

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Extending their gaining streak into the fifth session in a row, the benchmark indices ended nearly a per cent higher on Wednesday, led by buying in Reliance Industries (RIL) and HDFC Bank.  Among the headline indices, the S&P BSE Sensex ended 304 points, or 0.77 per cent higher at 39,879 levels and the Nifty50 index settled above the 11,700-mark at 11,739, up 76 points, or 0.66 per cent. India VIX rose over 2 per cent to 20 levels.  RIL gained over 2 per cent to Rs 2,257 after the company said Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) ...