Briefly Business: Sensex up 154 points,closes at 16,859

The Sensex rallied by 153.97 points at 16,859.80 points after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured that the government

Written by Agencies | Published:June 20, 2012 1:15 am

Sensex up 154 points,closes at 16,859

Mumbai: The Sensex on Tuesday rallied by 153.97 points at 16,859.80 points after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured that the government would take “tough” decisions to reverse the rising fiscal deficit. The rupee,meanwhile,touched a two-week low of 56.13 but recovered to close at 55.96 against the dollar.

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