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Sensex soars 600 points on global cues, macroeconomic data

Sensex soars 600 points on global cues, macroeconomic data

FMCG, IT, Teck, oil & gas, metal, capital goods, bankex and auto counters saw heavy buying activity ahead of key IIP and inflation numbers, to be released after market hours today. The index posted its biggest single-day gain since March 1, 2016, when it had jumped 777.35. For the week, the domestic stock markets continued to choke under selling pressure, with the Nifty tumbling 231.50 points to 10,226.85 and the Sensex sliding 739.80 points to settle at 33,307.14.

Bharti Airtel rallied 5.2 percent on fund raising reports. At 9:20 am, the Sensex was trading at 33,548, up 241.33 points, while the broader Nifty50 was ruling at 10,303, up 76.40 points.

Index major ITC surged 4.09 per cent after cigarette cess was kept unchanged at the GST Council meet.

Market participants will keep a close eye on domestic macro-economic data releases.

Indian shares rallied on Monday, tracking firm global markets as geopolitical tensions eased somewhat, trade-war worries subsided and a robust U.S.jobs report stoked optimism about global growth.

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Busch didn't seriously challenge Harvick after that, finishing 0.774 seconds back. "I needed to be a little more aggressive". Harvick took the lead with 22 laps left when Ryan Newman finally made his last stop on the sunny day after morning rain.

Trading was brisk across global markets.

South Korea rose 1 percent while Australia's main index added 0.7 percent, boosting by mining shares on news that Australia could be exempt from new USA trade tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.

European stocks were also trading higher as France's CAC gained 0.3 percent and Germany's DAX was up 0.6 percent at the time of writing this article. Both the benchmark indices gained 2 per cent during the day.

Private bank stocks ICICI Bank (up 1.37 per cent), IDFC Bank (up 1.20 per cent) and IndusInd Bank (up 1.03 per cent) were gaining over 1 per cent in morning trade on Monday, keeping the sectoral index in the green.


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