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Sensex hits 26000, Nifty above 7750; banks, IT, FMCG lead

Shares of HDFC Bank, ITC, ICICI Bank, TCS, Larsen and Toubro, Sun Pharma, Mahindra and Mahindra, Hindalco Industries, Sesa Sterlite and Gail India gained 1-1.7 percent followed by Infosys, Reliance Industries and Tata Motors with marginal gains.

10:15

The News International Team

Equity benchmarks extended early gains with the Sensex hitting 26000 level, up 119.35 points to 26038.30 supported by private banks, technology, FMCG and healthcare stocks. The Nifty rose 27.85 points to 7767.40 while the broader markets remained flat.

About 958 shares have advanced, 932 shares declined, and 72 shares are unchanged.
 
Shares of HDFC Bank, ITC, ICICI Bank, TCS, Larsen and Toubro, Sun Pharma, Mahindra and Mahindra, Hindalco Industries, Sesa Sterlite and Gail India gained 1-1.7 percent followed by Infosys, Reliance Industries and Tata Motors with marginal gains.

However, Hero Motocorp lost more than 3 percent and Bajaj Auto slipped over a percent. ONGC, Axis Bank, Tata Steel, State Bank of India, HDFC, Bharti Airtel and BHEL declined 0.3-0.9 percent.

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