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Sensex jumps 800 points; RIL, HDFC shares surge
Sensex jumps 800 points; RIL, HDFC shares surge

Mumbai, Jan 20 (TIWN) The Indian equity indices surged on Tuesday, with the BSE Sensex gaining over 800 points.

Surge in the index-heavyweights Reliance Industries (RIL) and HDFC led the rise on Sensex, which closed at 49,398.29, higher by 834.02 points, or 1.72 per cent, from its previous close of 48,564.27.  It touched an intra-day high of 49,499.86 points.  The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed at 14,521.15, higher 239.85 points or 1.68 per cent from its previous close.  RIL shares on the BSE reclaimed the Rs 2,000 mark on Tuesday. Its shares closed at Rs 2,016.30, higher by Rs 32.80 or 1.65 per cent.  Shares of HDFC closed at Rs 2649.80, higher by Rs 83.40 or 3.25 per cent.

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