Nifty settles above 13,000 for the first time, Sensex at record closing high

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Nov 24, 2020, 04.05 PM(IST)

Sensex rallied 704 points. (File photo) Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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The Sensex closed 445.87 points or 1.01% higher at a record high of 44,523.02. The NSE benchmark Nifty50 index settled 128.70 points or 1% higher at 13,055.15. 

Indian stock market indices ended at a record close on Tuesday with Nifty crossing the 13,000-mark for the first time ever as signs of progress on a COVID-19 vaccine spurred hopes for a faster economic recovery.

The Sensex closed 445.87 points or 1.01% higher at a record high of 44,523.02. The NSE benchmark Nifty50 index settled 128.70 points or 1% higher at 13,055.15. 

This is for the first time the index closed above the 13,000 mark, a new landmark for the index. 

(With inputs from agencies)

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