Sensex, Nifty Soar To Record Highs As Markets Resume Rally After A Day’s Pause

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Domestic stock markets soared to record highs on Friday as ONGC surged on the back of higher crude prices, with sentiment also supported by optimism over COVID-19 vaccines. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose 229.14 points — or 0.50 per cent — to touch an all-time high of 46,189.02 in the first few minutes of trade. The broader NSE Nifty 50 benchmark rose to as high as 13,547.05, adding 68.75 points — or 0.51 per cent — to its previous close, inches from its all-time high of 13,548.90.

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