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Stock Market Live: Sensex Crosses 43,000 For First Time, Nifty Nears 12,600

Healthy buying was witnessed in banking, finance and capital goods stocks, while IT and healthcare stocks witnessed a selloff.

Mumbai: BSE Sensex crossed the psychological 43,000-mark for the first time on Tuesday as bull run continued on the Indian indices in line with a positive trend in the global markets, after pharmaceutical major Pfizer said its experimental Covid-19 vaccine was more than 90 per cent effective based on initial trial results.

Healthy buying was witnessed in banking, finance and capital goods stocks, while IT and healthcare stocks witnessed a selloff.

At 12.27 p.m., Sensex was at 43,039.00, higher by 441.57 points or 1.04 per cent from its previous close of 42,597.43.

It opened at 42,959.25 and has touched an intra-day high of 43,118.11 and a low of 42,660.09 points.

The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange was trading at 12,570.20, higher by 109.15 points or 0.88 per cent from its previous close.
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IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance and Larsen and Toubro were the top gainers on the Sensex. Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies and Infosys were the biggest losers.

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