Stock Market LIVE Updates: Indian equity benchmarks touched new record highs on Wednesday, shrugging off weakness in global markets as investors worried about global growth. The Nifty50 index touched the 17,500 mark for the first time ever. Broad-based gains led by IT, oil & gas, consumer and PSU banking stocks pushed the market higher. Broader markets outperformed the headline indices. Buying interest in heavyweights such as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys and Bharti Airtel also boosted investors’ morale.
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