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Sensex, Nifty Extend Gains For Third Day; Tech, Metal Stocks Shine

Indian equity benchmarks on Monday extended their winning run for the third straight session, led by gains in technology and metal stocks. The domestic indices continued the upward move, tracking gains in Asian markets today, following a sharp rise in Wall Street on Friday.

Market participants remained positive as easing crude oil prices tempered inflation fears. Brent crude traded at $113 barrel today.

The 30-share BSE Sensex jumped 433 points or 0.82 per cent to close at 53,161 today, while the broader NSE Nifty moved 133 points or 0.85 per cent up to settle at 15,832.

Mid- and small-cap shares finished on a strong note as Nifty Midcap 100 rose 1 per cent lower and small-cap moved 2.04 per cent higher.

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