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Markets close in green; Sensex surges over 500 points, Nifty settles above 11,400 

File photo of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 17, 2019, 04.01 PM (IST)

The domestic stock market on Friday ended in green with BSE Sensex rallying 537.29 points to finish at 37,930.77. NSE Nifty soared 150.05 points to close at 11,407.15. 

In early trade, Sensex jumped over 200 points while Nifty reclaimed the 11,300 level today morning. 

The rupee depreciated 16 paise to 70.20 against the US dollar in early trade today. 

Meanwhile, global oil benchmark Brent crude was trading 0.26 per cent higher at $72.81 per barrel.

On Thursday, Sensex closed 278.60 points higher at 37,393.48 while Nifty went up by 100.10 points to settle at 11,257.10.

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In early trade, Sensex jumped over 200 points while Nifty reclaimed the 11,300 level today morning.