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Sensex up 70 points in early trade on GDP data

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Sensex up 70 points in early trade on GDP data
Mumbai, Dec 2 (PTI) Continuing its rising streak for the third straight day, the BSE benchmark Sensex rose over 70 points in early trade today on sustained buying by funds as the economy grew by a higher-than-expected 4.8 per cent in the September quarter amid a mixed trend at other Asian bourses. The 30-share barometer surged 70.67 points, or 0.34 per cent, to 20,862.60. The index had gained nearly 372 points in the previous two sessions.
 

Stocks of banking, realty, capital goods and healthcare sectors led the rally. On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 24.55 points, or 0.40 per cent, to 6,200.65. Brokers said sentiments buoyed after the economy grew by 4.8 per cent in the September quarter on an uptick in agriculture and factory output and a mixed trend in the Asian region.

Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose by 0.23 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei shed 0.12 per cent in early trade today.

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