Markets end at fresh lifetime highs; Sensex above 49,700
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 The 30-share Sensex advanced by 393.83 or 0.80 per cent to close at its fresh record of 49,792.12. The broader NSE Nifty jumped 123.55 points or 0.85 per cent to settle at a lifetime high of 14,644.70. World stocks advanced on Wednesday after US Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen called for a hefty stimulus to protect the US economy. President-elect Joe Biden, who will be sworn into office on Wednesday. Has laid out a USD 1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal to boost the economy.
The S-P BSE Sensex crossed historical milestone of 50,000 in Thursday's session as benchmark indices scaled fresh lifetime highs but closed 0.4 per cent lower as traders booked profit in the last hour of trading. At the closing bell, however, the S-P BSE Sensex was down by 167 points or 0.34 per cent...
Equity benchmark indices scaled fresh lifetime high levels on Wednesday led by heavy buying in IT, auto and public sector bank stocks. The BSE SandP Sensex closed 394 points or 0.8 per cent higher at..