Sensex, Nifty Close at Record Highs for Third Consecutive Session

The market breadth was tilted in favour of buyers. About 915 stocks advanced and 842 shares declined on the NSE.

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The Indian bourses on Thursday, 19 December, closed at record highs for the third consecutive trading session, led by gains in RIL and TCS, BloombergQuint reported.

The S&P BSE Sensex rose 0.28 percent to end at 41,673.92 and the NSE Nifty 50 rose 0.31 percent to to close at 12,259.70. The broader markets represented by the NSE Nifty 500 Index rose 0.28 percent.

The market breadth was tilted in favour of buyers. About 915 stocks advanced and 842 shares declined on the National Stock Exchange.

Six out of 11 sectoral gauges compiled by NSE ended higher, led by the NSE Nifty Auto Index’s 1.03 percent gain. On the flipside, the NSE Nifty Financial Services Index was the top sectoral loser, down 0.32 percent.

(With inputs from BloombergQuint.)

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