Sensex closes above 59K mark, Vodafone spurts 26 pc

New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): Key equity indicators scaled fresh highs on Thursday as several government incentives to industries boosted investor morale. At the closing bell, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 418 points or 0.71 per cent at 59,141 while the Nifty 50 gained by 110 points or 0.63 per cent to 17,630. Except for Nifty IT and metal which dipped by 0.6 per cent each, all sectoral indices were in the green with Nifty PSU bank ticking up by 5.4 per cent, private bank by 2.6 per cent and FMCG by 1.2 per cent. Among stocks, Vodafone Idea surged by 26 per cent after the government announced a relief package for the sector.

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