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Market LIVE updates: Nifty scales 17,000 for the first time; Sensex up 200 points – The Indian Express

BSE in Mumbai. (Express photo by Ganesh Shirsekar)

Share/Stock Market LIVE updates: The benchmark equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) were trading at their day’s highs during the early afternoon deals on Tuesday with the Nifty hitting the 17,000-mark.

The S&P BSE Sensex breached the 57,000-mark for the first time ever and hit a record high of 57,135.44. The Nifty 50 too breached the 17,000-mark to an all-time high of 17,004.00.

At 12:26 pm, the Sensex was up 239.42 points (0.42 per cent) at 57,129.18, while the Nifty was at 17,003.15, up 72.10 points (0.43 per cent).

Bajaj Finserv, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance, Ultratech Cement, Asian Paints and Titan Company were among the top gainers on the Sensex pack in the early afternoon trade while Nestle India, IndusInd Bank, Reliance Industries (RIL) and Infosys were among the laggards.

In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap index was trading at 23,817.21, up 160.83 points (0.68 per cent) while the S&P BSE SmallCap was at 26,920.63, up 230.35 points (0.86 per cent).

(with inputs from agencies)

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