Nifty, Sensex clock best day since 2009 on $2 trillion US stimulus package

VCCircle | Mar 25, 2020 at 5:05 PM
  • Indian shares surged to their best single-day percentage gain in over a decade on Wednesday, as a massive stimulus in the United States lifted investor sentiment worldwide and eased some concerns as India entered into a national lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus.
  • The Nifty closed 6.62% higher at 8,317.85 and the benchmark Sensex ended 6.98% higher at 28,525.06.
  • Lender HDFC Bank Ltd jumped over 12%, while public sector peer State Bank of India rose 4%.