Stock market jumps in early trade; Nifty above 20,250

Equity benchmark indices opened higher in early trade on Friday amid positive global cues. In the early trade, the 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 308.52 points to 67,296.96. Meanwhile, the Nifty was also up by 96.1 points to 20,229.25 points, reaching an all-time fresh high.

At 10:17 am, Sensex was trading 433.91 points higher at 67,422.35, whereas Nifty was trading 129.35 points up at 20,262.50.

The rupee rose by 8 paise to 83.29 against the US dollar in early trade on Friday on the back of massive equity buying by foreign institutional investors and softening crude oil prices.


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