Sensex rises by nearly 300 points led by HDFC, ITC

The Sensex closed the day at 35,732, up 299.84 points, while the Nifty closed at 10,833, up 92.85 points.

Indian equity benchmarks were stuck in a narrow range, because gains in ITC and HDFC were offset by losses in Reliance Industries and Tata Consultancy Services.

The Indian rupee appreciated for the third day in a row to a over one -week high against the U.S dollar.

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