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Sensex breaches 30K mark; Nifty tops 9,100 level

  • 9.50 am The Sensex breached 30,000 mark for the first time and the Nifty topped the 9,100 level buoyed by the 25 bps repo rate by the Reserve Bank of India.
  • 9.15 am The 30-share BSE index Sensex was trading higher by 363.39 points or 1.22 per cent at 29,956.09 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was trading up by 121.05 points or 1.35 per cent at 9,117.30.
  • 9.10 am The S&P BSE Sensex surged over 343.59 points or 1.16 per cent to 29,937.27 in the pre-open session on Wednesday as the Reserve Bank of India has cut the repo rate by 25 basis points from 7.75 per cent to 7.5 per cent.
  • Similarly, the CNX Nifty jumped 112.9 points or 1.25 per cent to 9,109.15.
  • 9.00 am US stocks finished down on Tuesday, a day after the S&P and Dow hit records, and the Nasdaq retreated with technology stocks.
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