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Sensex closes 290 points up


Mumbai : A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday closed trade on a high, ending the day 290 points higher. Broader indices did better.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 19,473.93 points, closed at 19,706.42 points (provisional), up 286.03 points or 1.47 percent from its previous close at 19,420.39 points.

The 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange shut shop 1.41 percent higher at 5,908.15 points.

Broader markets did with the BSE midcap index closing 1.67 percent up and the BSE small cap index ending 2.85 percent higher.