BSE Sensex rose as much as 2.2 percent on Tuesday, breaching the 24,000-pt level for the first time, a third consecutive record high, as stocks of companies focussed on the domestic sector surged after exit polls showed the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies winning a majority in the elections.
The NSE Nifty index rose as much as 2.25 percent to hit a record high of 7,172.35. The BSE index rose as much as 2.2 percent to hit a record high of 24,068.94, surpassing the psychologically important 24,000 mark for the first time.
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